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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Prepare Now: COVID-19 Information

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King County has confirmed cases of novel coronavirus. Learn how to help keep our community prepared.

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

COVID-19: Resources for Businesses

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King County has confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The virus is spreading from person-to-person, and the number of cases detected in the United States and many other countries is growing.

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The vast majority of the illnesses around the ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Learn More: 2020 Census

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What is the census? 

The census is a count of every person who lives in the United States and its territories. It happens every 10 years. In early 2020, you will be asked to count everyone who lives in your home as of April 1. Responding to the 20...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Plan Ahead: Utility Rates/Taxes

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Attention ratepayers: Your utility bills are changing in 2020 to support ongoing City services.  The changes reflect previously adopted rate increase on water, sewer and stormwater utilities, plus an increase in the utility tax rate.

See the 2020 ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

COVID-19: Resources for Businesses

King County has confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The virus is spreading from person-to-person, and the number of cases detected in the United States and many other countries is growing.

Overview

The vast majority of the illnesses around the ...

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Business
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19: Unemployment Insurance Update

Have you been recently denied from Employment Security Department (ESD) for unemployment insurance? There have been some auto-generated denials that are not in line with the updated rules. 

ESD encourages you to file your weekly claim anyway. If y...

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Business
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Disaster Assistance to Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

The interest rate is 3.75 percent for small busin...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Proclamation of Emergency: Moratorium on Late Payment Fees

The Mayor issued a Proclamation of Emergency stating landlords or owners shall not require payment of late fees or charges due to delinquent payment of rent during this temporary moratorium.

“We need to be there for people who are losing their wa...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Proclamation of Emergency: Suspension of Paper Bag Fee

The Mayor issued a Proclamation of Emergency requiring payment of a pass-through charge on recycled paper bags to be suspended.

“I encourage patrons to leave their reusable bags at home when they shop, as they have the potential to increase the t...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Plan Ahead: New Utility Rates/Taxes

Attention ratepayers: Your utility bills are changing in 2020 to support ongoing City services.  The changes reflect previously adopted rate increase on water, sewer and stormwater utilities, plus an increase in the utility tax rate.

See the 2020 ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Utility Bills: Low-Income Discount Programs

The Issaquah City Council recently expanded programs for low-income discounts on utility bills:

  • A program for seniors is now expanded to include both renter and owners.
  • A new household program will provide a $100 rebate check each year. Enrollment will star...
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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Council Adopts Citywide Strategic Plan

After ayear of reflection, research, planning and engagement, City Council unanimously
adopted Our Issaquah, a citywide strategic plan, on May 6, 2019.

 

Our Issaquah is focused on driving meaningful outcomes for our community. The goals and objec...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

New Middle School: Land Use Application Approved

Issaquah’s Development Commission recently approved a Site Development Permit application related to the proposed middle school in Talus.

The commission started its public hearing for the proposed middle school on Jan. 15 and concluded it Feb. 10...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Newport: Riva Construction Update

Starting Dec. 2, crews will begin installing a speed table in the 1900 block of Newport Way Northwest as part of planned roadwork improvements for the Riva Development.

Drivers can expect lane shifts as construction crews will be shifting both east and wes...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Construction Starts: Westridge Block 4

Construction will start soon for Polygon Northwest’s Westridge Block 4 development, located at the northwest corner of Northeast Ellis Drive and Westridge Way Northeast in the Issaquah Highlands.   Crews will be onsite later th...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

2020 Issaquah Citizen Corps Training & Events

The Issaquah Citizen Corps (ICC) has published their 2020 calendar of events and training. Radio training, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, Rapid Impact Survey training and much more is on the schedule for 2020.

If interested in taking par...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Highlands: Expect Real Estate Appraiser Visits

Real estate appraisers for the King County Department of Assessments will be performing physical inspections in the Issaquah Highlands area this fall through the summer of 2020.These inspections take place once every six years for all real estate in King ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Construction Starts: Westridge Block 4

Construction will start soon for Polygon Northwest’s Westridge Block 4 development, located at the northwest corner of Northeast Ellis Drive and Westridge Way Northeast in the Issaquah Highlands.   Crews will be onsite later this week to...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Highlands

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Ground Water Sampling Study

The City of Issaquah, in partnership with the Department of Ecology and Eastside Fire and Rescue, will be drilling wells for water sampling and monitoring to inform a pilot study on polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

The pilot study will allow further inve...

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Neighborhoods: Issaquah Valley

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Newport: Riva Construction Update

Starting Dec. 2, crews will begin installing a speed table in the 1900 block of Newport Way Northwest as part of planned roadwork improvements for the Riva Development.

Drivers can expect lane shifts as construction crews will be shifting both east and wes...

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Neighborhoods: Newport

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Ground Water Sampling Study

The City of Issaquah, in partnership with the Department of Ecology and Eastside Fire and Rescue, will be drilling wells for water sampling and monitoring to inform a pilot study on polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

The pilot study will allow further inve...

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Neighborhoods: Olde Town

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

SE 43rd Intersection: Site Work Starting

The City of Issaquah is starting its project to realign the driveways of Providence Point and Forest Village, and install a traffic signal at the new intersection.

Starting the week of March 16, crews will begin to bring equipment onsite, and prepare the a...

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Neighborhoods: Providence Point

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

I-90 Auxiliary Lane Project Resumes March 9

Beginning March 9, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced it will be resuming the I-90 project to create added capacity between the Eastgate and SR 900 interchanges by adding auxiliary lanes.

Work on the project previously ...

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Neighborhoods: South Cove

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Talus: Middle School Water Main Work Beginning

Work on a previously approved water main relocation for the new middle school campus located in Talus, will start this week and is expected to last two weeks.

Drivers can expect no through traffic on Timber Ridge Way Northwest and Falcon ...

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Neighborhoods: Talus

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

2020 Pass Fee Changes

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Each year the Parks and Recreation department conducts a comparative study for the services we deliver to our community. This review employs a ‘best practices’ approach to inform our annual fees which are adopted by City Council in the annual budget.

In pr...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Message from Police Chief

Community of Issaquah,

The Issaquah Police Department is working hard to ensure public safety during this difficult time. 

It is critically important that we as a community follow the steps requested or ordered by federal, state, and local governme...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Issaquah School Pool

Did you know that in 2018, 14% of morning traffic was parents driving children to school? We can reduce that number with SchoolPool! 

Issaquah SchoolPool serves to help inspire families to connect and set up carpools, walking or biking groups. Sch...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Traffic Alert: Issaquah-Fall City Road Capital Project

The City of Sammamish is undertaking a project that will
impact traffic along Issaquah-Fall City Rd adjacent to the Klahanie neighborhood. 

The project will be widening the roadway between 242nd Ave SE and Klahanie Dr SE from two to five lanes. ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

I-90 Auxiliary Lane Project Resumes March 9

Beginning March 9, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced it will be resuming the I-90 project to create added capacity between the Eastgate and SR 900 interchanges by adding auxiliary lanes.

Work on the project previously ...

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Transportation
Posted on: March 6, 2020

SE 43rd Intersection: Site Work Starting

The City of Issaquah is starting its project to realign the driveways of Providence Point and Forest Village, and install a traffic signal at the new intersection.

Starting the week of March 16, crews will begin to bring equipment onsite, and prepare the a...

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Transportation
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Issaquah School Pool

Did you know that in 2018, 14% of morning traffic was parents driving children to school? We can reduce that number with SchoolPool! 

Issaquah SchoolPool serves to help inspire families to connect and set up carpools, walking or biking groups. Sch...

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Transportation
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Issaquah Hobart Rd. Proposed Speed Limit Reduction

King County is proposing to reduce the speed limit on a 3.2-mile segment of Issaquah Hobart Road SE in the near future. After receiving public comments about congestion and collisions between the Issaquah City Limits (near SE 104th Street) and Mirrormont ...

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