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  5. Calendar Overlay Earth Month (5)
  6. Calendar Overlay Parks & Community Services (2)
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Boards & Commissions

  1. Environmental Board - Special Joint Meeting

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special joint meeting of the Environmental Board, Park Board, Planning Policy Commission and Transportation Advisory Board to allow board members to receive a presentation on the 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, including Transportation Improvement Program, occurring at the April 19 City Council meeting.

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  2. Park Board - Special Joint Meeting

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special joint meeting of the Environmental Board, Park Board, Planning Policy Commission and Transportation Advisory Board to allow board members to receive a presentation on the 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, including Transportation Improvement Program, occurring at the April 19 City Council meeting.

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  3. Planning Policy Commission - Special Joint Meeting

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special joint meeting of the Environmental Board, Park Board, Planning Policy Commission and Transportation Advisory Board to allow board members to receive a presentation on the 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, including Transportation Improvement Program, occurring at the April 19 City Council meeting.

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  4. Transportation Advisory Board - Special Joint Meeting

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special joint meeting of the Environmental Board, Park Board, Planning Policy Commission and Transportation Advisory Board to allow board members to receive a presentation on the 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, including Transportation Improvement Program, occurring at the April 19 City Council meeting.

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  5. Economic Vitality Commission

    April 21, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    Unless otherwise posted, meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month.

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  6. CANCELED: Development Commission

    April 21, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This meeting has been canceled.

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  7. Hearing Examiner: Mine Hill Plat

    April 22, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Virtual

    The City of Issaquah Hearing Examiner will be holding a public hearing on Apr. 22, 2021 at 2 p.m. to hear testimony on an application for the Mine Hill Plat. VAR20-00001 is a variance request to install utilities in the inner 25% of the critical area buffer; and, PP18-00003 seeks preliminary plat approval to subdivide a 4.90-acre site into 20 single-family residential lots.

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  8. CANCELED - Civil Service Commission

    April 22, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This meeting has been canceled.

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  9. Planning Policy Commission

    April 22, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    Unless otherwise posted, meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

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  10. Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to Issaquah Municipal Code (IMC) 18.11, Signs

    April 22, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    The Planning Policy Commission will hold a hearing on April 22, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the proposed amendments to Issaquah Municipal Code (IMC) including but not limited to an extensive re-write of Chapter 18.11 Signs, which would be applicable to all areas of the City but excludes those areas currently under Development Agreements. Consequently, the sign regulations within the Central Issaquah Development and Design Standards, and the Olde Town Design Standards, would be repealed with relevant components integrated into the revised IMC 18.11. The proposed Sign Code is intended to bring the City’s existing regulations into compliance with the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling on Reed v. Town of Gilbert (2015) including how to treat temporary non-commercial signs.

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  11. Park Board

    April 26, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    Unless otherwise posted, meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month.

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  12. CANCELED - Human Services Commission

    April 27, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This meeting has been rescheduled to Wed., April 28 at 6:00 p.m.

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  13. Human Services Commission - Special Meeting

    April 28, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special meeting of the commission due to the date and time change.

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  14. Environmental Board - Special Meeting

    April 28, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special meeting of the board.

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City Council

  1. City Council Regular Meeting

    April 19, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    AGENDA IN BRIEF

    • AB 8136 - Consolidated Appeal of Hearing Examiner's Denial of the Preliminary Plat of High Street Collection at Issaquah Highlands, QUASI-JUDICIAL, APP21-00001 & APP21-00002
    • AB 8141 - Port of Seattle Economic Development Partnership Program Grant
    • AB 8145 - 2021 Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Funding Recommendations
    • AB 8147 - Boards & Commissions Annual Appointments
    • AB 8163 - First Quarter Reports: Citywide Workplan, Capital Projects, 2020 Yearend Financials & Performance Measurements
    • AB 8166 - Title 18 Update Professional Services Contract
    • AB 8167 - Washington Cities Insurance Authority Risk Mitigation Grant
    • AB 8123 - 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan, including Transportation Improvement Program

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  2. City Council Study Session - Special Meeting

    April 26, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    This is a special Council study session. The agenda will be posted on or before April 23.

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  3. City Council Study Session

    April 27, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    Unless otherwise posted, study sessions occur the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The agenda will be posted on or before April 23.

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Community Events

  1. Farm Fresh & Fresh Flower Markets

    April 17, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Historic Shell Station

    Join the Downtown Issaquah Association at the Historic Shell Station this Spring for a weekly Fresh Flower & Farm Fresh Markets! Every Saturday from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. starting March 27, 2021 and runs until April 24, 2021! Take advantage of the flower season and support local farmers while making your home or office beautiful!

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  2. Cascade Gardener: Designing the Northwest Garden

    April 17, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Virtual

    Cascade Water Alliance is pleased to provide the 2021 Cascade Gardener virtual class series. All classes are free and will be held through Zoom. Presenters are regional gardening experts who will help you create beautiful gardens and landscapes that are water efficient and sustainable.

    In this class you will learn to create a landscape that is lower maintenance, eco-friendly and looks great. With an emphasis on native plants, you will leave this class with strategies to help your yard become a healthy space for people, pets and wildlife.

    Space is limited, so register today.

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  3. Donation Drive

    April 17, 2021, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Multiple

    Issaquah has risen to the challenge to help hungry neighbors, but that doesn’t mean family budgets aren’t stretched. Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) helps meet the needs of the youngest family members, and Kiwanis Club of Issaquah helps EBC. You can, too! This month’s neighborhood collection drive focuses on EBC’s most urgent needs.

    • Shampoo and conditioner for textured/curly hair
    • Detangler
    • Baby wash (gentle/sensitive skin)
    • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
    • Packaged diapers
    • Diaper wipes (unopened)
    • Formula (unopened)


    Porch pick-up of donations is available through April 16. Call 425-392-5393 to leave a message.

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  4. Capital Improvement Plan Community Meeting

    April 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual

    Join us for a virtual community meeting to learn more, and provide your feedback, on the City’s proposed plan for future capital investments and projects for 2022-2027.

    The City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains valuable information concerning Issaquah’s planned infrastructure investments over a six-year time frame. Project design, land acquisition, construction costs and the projected means of financing are integral components of this plan.

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  5. Farm Fresh & Fresh Flower Markets

    April 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Historic Shell Station

    Join the Downtown Issaquah Association at the Historic Shell Station this Spring for a weekly Fresh Flower & Farm Fresh Markets! Every Saturday from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. starting March 27, 2021 and runs until April 24, 2021! Take advantage of the flower season and support local farmers while making your home or office beautiful!

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  6. Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day

    April 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Downtown Issaquah Association is planning the annual Keep Issaquah Beautiful Day – a city wide clean up and beautification day.

    Individuals, families and groups are all welcome to help with trash pickup, vegetation maintenance and flower planting.

    Participants will be required to wear masks, social distance and encouraged to bring their own work gloves. This is a rain or shine program.

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  7. Cascade Gardener: Healthy Soils

    April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Virtual

    Cascade Water Alliance is pleased to provide the 2021 Cascade Gardener virtual class series. All classes are free and will be held through Zoom. Presenters are regional gardening experts who will help you create beautiful gardens and landscapes that are water efficient and sustainable.

    In this class you will learn the value of healthy soils by understanding soil basics and soil biology. The connection between healthy soils and how we can reduce the damage done by storm water runoff will be discussed. The program will go over the importance of soil building, including different types of mulch and composting.

    Space is limited, so register today.

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Development

  1. Neighborhood Meeting: SPAR Booster Pump Station

    April 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual

    The City's Community Planning and Development team is hosting a virtual neighborhood meeting on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. to afford the community an opportunity to understand the proposal with particular focus on critical areas, generate discussion and raise issues before a decision is rendered.

    Staff, along with the applicant’s technical area experts, will be in attendance to answer questions and address concerns about the project.

    SPAR Booster Pump Station Project Description: The City of Issaquah Public Works Department proposes to construct a drinking water booster pump station and approximately 8,000 linear feet of water-related water transmission lines. The project would provide redundant facilities to move drinking water to the Issaquah Highlands, including Swedish Hospital, which serves as a critical care facility, as well as over 5,000 residents.

    Location of Project: 614 1st Avenue NE

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  2. Neighborhood Meeting: ISD High School #4 & Elementary School #17

    April 28, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

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Earth Month

  1. Arbor Day - Tree City USA

    April 24, 2021, All Day @ Virtual

    Issaquah planted 10,000 trees in 2020 and is a “Tree City USA”. This Proclamation recognizes Arbor Day in the City and will be accompanied by a virtual celebration of trees in Issaquah via social media.

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  2. Environmental Stewardship: Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Pick-up

    April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Pickering Barn

    Compost your food scraps at home or collect rainwater to use on your lawn or garden. Register to pick up a free compost bin, a rain barrel, or both by April 11. Masks and social distancing required.

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  3. Celebrate the Earth Walk at Lake Sammamish State Park

    April 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Enjoy a hike through the park from April 20th to May 2nd and learn what you can do to protect our environment. Come to the Park on April 24th and April 25th to receive free water conservation and planting aids (while supplies last) from Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park. There is also space for volunteers to sign up for habitat restoration events on these two days.

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  4. Celebrate the Earth Walk at Lake Sammamish State Park

    April 25, 2021, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Enjoy a hike through the park from April 20th to May 2nd and learn what you can do to protect our environment. Come to the Park on April 24th and April 25th to receive free water conservation and planting aids (while supplies last) from Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park. There is also space for volunteers to sign up for habitat restoration events on these two days.

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  5. Environmental Awards Ceremony at the Environmental Board Meeting

    April 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Virtual

    The recipients of the Ruth & Dan Kees Award for a Sustainable Environment and the Community Environmental Award will be recognized at the Environmental Board meeting.

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Parks & Community Services

  1. CANCELED: 7th Annual State of Mind

    April 24, 2021, 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Virtual

    Update: This event has been canceled.

    This year’s virtual State of Mind is our 7th annual event filled with fantastic discussions, forums and presentations about behavioral health issues impacting our community’s teens. The event begins with a student-led presentation followed by our keynote speaker inspiring us to move forward through this pandemic. Much of our time is spent in engaging 40-minute “breakout sessions” facilitated by mental health professionals. This event is hosted by the Issaquah Youth Advisory Board with incredible support from Influence the Choice and Issaquah Schools Foundation.

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  2. Blackberry Park Neighborhood Meeting

    April 28, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual

    Join us for our second family-focused discussion on play area improvements that will be occurring this summer/fall at Blackberry Park. At this meeting, we will talk about what we heard in prior feedback and share some new play area design ideas. Blackberry Park, located in the South Cove section of the neighborhood, was transferred into City ownership by King County in 2016. Park neighbors worked together with King County to make the current park improvements which consist of a small playground, sport court and trellised sitting area. The play structure is in need of replacement to meet City safety and ADA standards.

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Public Hearings

  1. Public Hearing: Proposed Amendments to Issaquah Municipal Code (IMC) 18.11, Signs

    April 22, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Virtual Meeting

    The Planning Policy Commission will hold a hearing on April 22, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the proposed amendments to Issaquah Municipal Code (IMC) including but not limited to an extensive re-write of Chapter 18.11 Signs, which would be applicable to all areas of the City but excludes those areas currently under Development Agreements. Consequently, the sign regulations within the Central Issaquah Development and Design Standards, and the Olde Town Design Standards, would be repealed with relevant components integrated into the revised IMC 18.11. The proposed Sign Code is intended to bring the City’s existing regulations into compliance with the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling on Reed v. Town of Gilbert (2015) including how to treat temporary non-commercial signs.

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Sustainability

  1. Recycling Webinar: What Goes Where?

    April 17, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Virtual

    Become a recycling expert!

    You want to do the right thing, but the rules around recycling can be confusing. We are here to help!

    In this free, one-hour session you’ll learn:
    -which materials are accepted in your blue recycling bin
    -how to properly prepare your recyclables for collection
    -why proper sorting and preparation of your recyclables is so important

    You’ll also get tips and information that will help make the recycling process easier, simpler, and less time-consuming.

    We hope to see you there and that you join our community effort to recycle right!

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