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Posted on: March 23, 2021

City seeks volunteers to serve on advisory groups

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The City is seeking volunteers to serve on its advisory groups that assist and advise the City Council on topics that range from climate change and land use to utility-related policies. 

Most of the committee positions require a three-year term co...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Three juveniles die in single-vehicle collision

The Bainbridge Island Police Department and Bainbridge Island Fire Department responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision in the 11000 block of Sunrise Drive just before 9:00 p.m. March 16. 

The vehicle had been traveling south, then left ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Crews to begin water main flushing March 15

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The City of Bainbridge Island utility crews will begin flushing of City water mains in the Winslow and Fletcher Bay areas on Monday, March 15. This is annual work that is done to improve water quality by removing naturally-occurring sediments from the lin...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

City Council unanimously approves city manager contract with Blair King

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The Bainbridge Island City Council on March 9 unanimously approved an employment agreement with its next city manager. 

Blair King, currently the city manager of Coronado, California, accepted the position and plans to start May 17.

“I am...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Wayfinding signs installed in downtown

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Fourteen new wayfinding signs went up in downtown this week, directing visitors to businesses, parks and museums, and facilities like government buildings and public restrooms. 

The signage will reduce sidewalk congestion by helping pedestrians re...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Council approves 2021-2022 budget

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At the Nov. 24 business meeting, the City Council approved the 2021-2022 budget with climate change response as its top priority. 

The $87 million citywide biennial budget reflects an annual reduction in overall tax-supported revenues of approxima...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

New Boat Engine Cutoff Switch Law Goes into Effect April 1

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Effective April 1, in response to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, vessel operators are required to use either a helm or outboard lanyard or wireless Emergency Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) on certain vessels less than 26 feet when traveling...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Kelsey Lynch hired as Community Health Navigator

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The Bainbridge Island Police Department welcomes Kelsey Lynch as its first full-time Community Health Navigator. The role is intended to support a more integrated approach between law enforcement and social services. 

Kelsey previously worked out ...

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