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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Salmon Days is Here!

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Salmon Days is Here!

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, hu...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Interactive Sustainability Classes

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The Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of complimentary in-person and virtual 'Eco Action' Classes. The classes are interactive and hands-on, presenting ways to reduce waste, properly recycle and create your own cleaning supplies. 

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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 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: 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: 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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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Comp Plan: Proposed 2022 Amendments

Every city in Washington state is required to adopt (and update) a Comprehensive Plan, which establishes the City's future vision and policy direction.

The City's 2022 updates include the redesignation and rezoning of the following three parcels:

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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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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: September 28, 2022

Traffic Alert: Salmon Days Road Closures

Prepare for street closures as Salmon Days returns October 1-2, 2022.

Residents should plan on additional travel time throughout the weekend in Olde Town.

Starting 6 a.m. Saturday, Front Street will close to all traffic from Northeast Holly Street to SE And...

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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. 

The intersection will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m for road overlay. City crews will repave and restore th...

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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

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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. 

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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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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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