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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Arts Commission announces Creative Endeavor Grants Program

The Gig Harbor Arts Commission has launched a Creative Endeavor grants program to support the work of local arts and culture organizations. The goal is to award grants to increase arts and cultural opportunities available to the people of Gig Harbor. All ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Memorial Day Half-Staff Reminder

Flags will be lowered on Monday in remembrance of those who have died in our nation's service. The Civic Center will be closed.

The US flag on city properties will be flown at half-staff  until noon this Memorial Day, May 27th, 2019.  We encourage all citizens to join us in this remembrance.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Maritime Gig Festival Street Closures

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Beginning Saturday, June 1 at 5:00am and ending on Sunday, June 2 at 7:00pm there will be street closures to accommodate the Maritime Gig Festival and associated events.

Beginning on Saturday, June 1 at 5:00 a.m. and ending on Sunday, June 2 at 7:00 p.m., the following streets will be closed:

  • Harborview Drive – Rosedale Street to 3026 Harborview Drive (Tickled Pink Retail Shop)
  • Pioneer Way – Tarabochia Street to Harborview ...
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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Join Our Team!!

The City of Gig Harbor is currently hiring for: Senior Wastewater Treatment Operator, Associate Engineer, Building Inspector, City Attorney, and Stormwater Engineering Technician!!

For more information or to apply please visit www.govjobstoday.com and select City of Gig Harbor. 

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Apply for a Fireworks Permit Starting Monday, April 15

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A reminder that the City will be accepting fireworks stand permit applications during the period between April 15 and June 1. All packets must be postdated or dropped off within that time frame.

Click here for instructions and applications. If you need additional information, contact Helia Johnston at johnstonh@cityofgigharbor.net.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Bring Your Own Bag Law Goes Into Effect on June 18th

The Gig Harbor City Council passed the Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) ordinance on December 10, 2018. This law goes into effect June 18, 2019. At that time all retail establishments in Gig Harbor will be required to comply.

The purpose of the BYOB law is to encourage shoppers to choose reusable bags which will help reduce waste and litter from disposable carryout bags.

The Main Elements of the Law Are:

  • Thin plastic carryout bags may no longer be distributed at any Gig Harbor r...
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