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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Mayor’s 2023-24 Proposed Budget

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Mayor Pauly presented the 2023-24 Proposed Budget to the Issaquah City Council on Sept. 19, 2022. 

Staff budget presentations and Council review sessions begin on Sept 28. Final budget adoption is anticipated on Nov. 7.

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

It's Nearly Time: Salmon Days

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Join us for our community celebration to mark the return of spawning salmon to our lakes, creeks and the historic Issaquah Salmon Hatchery on October 1 and 2 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. each day.

In rain or shine, enjoy a new walking parade, hundreds of vendors, d...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Take a Story Stroll Through Issaquah

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Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week is a national event when a chorus of thousands—in communities large and small, rural and urban—celebrate the benefits of an inclusive society and deepen their commitment to creating places that are welcoming to everyone, inclu...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Youth Ride Transit for Free

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Beginning on September 1, 2022, all riders 18 and younger can take area transit for free, including King County Metro and Sound Transit.

Transit will also be free for Community Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit and Seattle Streetcar. Beginning on Oct...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Time Capsule: What Would You Add?

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The City of Issaquah is celebrating its 130th birthday! As part of the ongoing celebrations, Issaquah is filling a time capsule for the community to open in 25 years. You can view the capsule at the July 22 Farmer's Market or on July 26. Click he...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

2021 Water Quality Report

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We have met all water quality requirements. Our top priority is simple: Providing Issaquah residents the highest quality water possible.

We are consistently testing to ensure our water quality. Safety is our top priority – and Issaquah meets all standards ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Public Safety Tip: Access Control

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There are critical but simple steps to improve the safety and security of your business’s physical environment. One small step is to control access to your business's physical space. Access control means instituting practices to limit o...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Council: Tenant Protections

The Issaquah City Council recently adopted Ordinance No. 2986 regarding tenant protections. This ordinance goes into effect on Oct. 6, 2022 and adds new sections to the City’s code to:

  • require landlords to provide not less than one hundred twenty...
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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Mayor’s 2023-24 Proposed Budget

Mayor Pauly presented the 2023-24 Proposed Budget to the Issaquah City Council on Sept. 19, 2022. 

Staff budget presentations and Council review sessions begin on Sept 28. Final budget adoption is anticipated on Nov. 7.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

City Council to Receive Update on Wayfinding

City Council will receive an informational update on the Wayfinding and City signage project at the September 19, 2022 City Council meeting.

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Wayfinding is a system of signs and visual cues that helps people navigate through a city, guiding them t...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Survey: Community Investment Strategy Fund

The City recently received federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars and we want your help in determining how to spend $2 million of that funding to improve transportation in Issaquah.

We’re asking for your help in prioritizing a list of fi...

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Community
Posted on: September 9, 2022

King County Survey: Seeking Input

King County is seeking public input around affordable housing and climate change. The County is updating its Comprehensive Plan, a 20-year plan that guides land use in unincorporated areas (places outside of city limits). This update will focus on actions...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Pilot: Parklets on Front Street

Have you had a chance to check out the new parklets on Front Street?

Open until the end of summer, these spots make a great option for those looking to meet friends, eat a quick bite, or just enjoy being on Front Street!

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Preparedness Month: Are You Ready for Emergencies?

September is National Preparedness Month. Take action now — make a plan with your community, your family and for your pets. Plan ahead so you can stay safe and communicate during the disasters.

It's not a question of if, but when, a disaster will
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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) through Hopelink

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides emergency assistance to low-income households who are disconnected or are in imminent threat of disconnection of services. 

To be eligible for the program you must owe a current o...

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Human Services
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Free Transportation for Seniors to Medical Appointments

Do you need help getting to or getting your loved one to appointments? Sound Generation Volunteer Transportation Services offers a FREE service for seniors to and from medical appointments including appointments to the doctors, dentist, eye exams, pharmac...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Free Mediation Services for Issaquah Residents, Landlords and Small Businesses

The City of Issaquah is offering FREE conflict resolution services provided by the Dispute Resolution Center of King County to local business owners and residential tenants who’ve been impacted by COVID19.

To request these services, call (206) 44...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Senior Specific Services

Everyone ages, you don’t have to do it alone. Aging in place is possible with some of the services provided to older adults in Issaquah! 

At-Home Care Services:

  1. Full Life Care - Support for adults of all ages with chronic illness and physical disab...
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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Teen Link Confidential Help Line

You’re not alone. There is someone that’s willing to listen to you without judgment. Teen Link is a program of Crisis Connections that serves youth in Washington State. 

Teen volunteers are trained to listen to your concerns an...

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Human Services
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Homeless Outreach Dashboard

To meet the community needs, our city has taken a more active approach to addressing homelessness. In 2021 we started a Homeless Outreach Program, to help connect residents to services they need to begin transitioning out of homelessness. To help inform t...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Find and Post Volunteer Opportunities on JustServe

JustServe is a free community resource sponsored as a service by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that helps link community volunteer needs with volunteers. The website is used by faith, nonprofit, community, and government organiz...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Adoption of the Human Services Strategic Plan

City Council adopted the Human Services Strategic Plan on March 7th, 2022. Issaquah’s first Human Services Strategic Plan is created to guide the Human Services initiatives for the next five years, to help inform priorities, and to provide a roa...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Register: Youth Basketball

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Winter youth basketball registration is back for grades Kindergarten – 12th! 

This league provides an opportunity for the recreational basketball player to sharpen skills and broaden their knowledge of basketball with an emphasis on fun,...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Senior Center: October Newsletter is Here!

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The October Newsletter is here! We have tons of resources, events and classes. Be sure to check out the lunch menu to see what is being offered daily!

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Learn More About the Issaquah Senior Center!

New to town or yet to check out the Issaquah Senior Center?

Now is a great opportunity to come visit us and see what all the excitement is about!

The Issaquah Senior Center is a great place to meet new friends and stay active. We are open Monday-Friday and ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Senior Center: September Newsletter is Here!

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The September Newsletter is here! We have tons of resources, events and classes. Be sure to check out the lunch menu to see what is being offered daily!

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Heat Pumps: Sustainable Heating and Cooling

Switching to electric heat pumps for heating and cooling your home can dramatically reduce your personal carbon emissions, improve your comfort, indoor air quality and reduce utility bills.

Energy Smart Eastside is an opportunity for homes in Bellevue, Iss...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Traffic Alert: Newport Way NW

The City is constructing a new pedestrian bridge across Anti-Aircraft Creek and a raised intersection and pedestrian crossing where the Cougar Precipice Trailhead meets Newport Way NW. More information about this project can be found here.

Crews will begin...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Traffic Alert: 2nd Avenue SE and SE Bush Street

City crews are working on a series of improvements to the intersection of 2nd Avenue SE and SE Bush Street in Olde Town. 

From Aug. 24-28 work crews will operate during the hours of 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Flaggers will be onsite to assist with traffic cont...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Trail Opened: Issaquah-Preston Trail

The Issaquah-Preston Trail has been reopened. 

A section of the trail between Interstate 90 and Highlands Drive had been closed as a part of the larger South SPAR Booster Pump Station project.

Thank you for your patience as we completed this projec...

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Transportation
Posted on: September 21, 2022

King County Metro: Fall Service Changes

Service Changes: 214 and 218

King County Metro announced service changes. In Issaquah, the affected routes include Route 214 and Route 218. The changes include the elimination of several trips during the morning and afternoon hours. 

Explore the up...

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Transportation
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Survey: NW Sammamish Rd Non-Motorized Improvement Project

The City of Issaquah is adding bicycle and pedestrian improvements on NW Sammamish Road between 193rd Place SE and the Lake Sammamish State Park entrance.

Benefits of this project include:

  • Increased safety for bikes and pedestrians
  • Better connections to regi...
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Transportation
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Youth Ride Transit for Free

Beginning on September 1, 2022, all riders 18 and younger can take area transit for free, including King County Metro and Sound Transit.

Transit will also be free for Community Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit and Seattle Streetcar. Beginning on Oct...

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