News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2022

Harborview / Stinson Intersection Improvement Project - June 27th Traffic Delays Expected

On Monday, June 27th, the City's contractor Active Construction Inc. will be onsite to excavate a failed water system connection and install a new one.

Flaggers will be present to control traffic but delays should be expected. This work should only take one day to complete.  We thank you for your continued patience.

City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

City of Gig Harbor Accepting 2023 Lodging Tax Applications

2023 Lodging Tax funding requests are now being accepted by the City of Gig Harbor.

Applications for Lodging Tax funding are due Wednesday, August 31. CLICK HERE for the application packet. 

For application assistance please contact City Clerk Josh Stecker at (253) 853-7613 or cityclerk@gigharborwa.gov prior to ...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Address Climate Change

To further the goals of the Gig Harbor City Council, City staff has convened a Climate Change Comprehensive Plan Amendment Committee (CCCPAC) to thoughtfully incorporate climate change into the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

The Gig Harbor City Council has prioritized goals and actions within the City’s Two-Year Strategic Plan (2022-2023) to promote environmental sustainability and address the climate change emergency. To further this priority, City staff has conven...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Katrina Knutson to be Appointed City Administrator for the City of Gig Harbor

The City of Gig Harbor is pleased to announce the appointment of Katrina Knutson to the leadership position of City Administrator. This appointment comes with unanimous support from the City Council.

The appointment will become official upon approval of the City Administrator’s contract at the June 27 City Council Meeting.

“I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to serve the City in this new role. Above all else, the City of ...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

New 2022 Dates and Times for the Discharge of Fireworks

Starting this year, fireworks may only be discharged with Gig Harbor City limits between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on July 4.

Allowed Fireworks Hours

Sales of Fireworks Permitted

June 28                                   ...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Seasonal Job Opportunities

Interested in working for the City of Gig Harbor this summer? Seasonal job opportunities are available!

Please visit our partner, West Sound Workforce, to apply.

Additional Info... City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Call for Art Proposals - Sidewalk Art Element of the Harborview/Stinson Intersection Project

The Gig Harbor Arts Commission announces an opportunity for an artist or artists to create and install one or more art pieces in the sidewalk on Harborview Drive at its intersection with Stinson Street in downtown Gig Harbor.

Proposals are due by September 7, 2022. For more information, please review the Gig Harbor Arts Commission Call for Art Proposals.

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City of Gig Harbor News

News Flash

Posted on: June 13, 2022

Campaign Signage

Sign Flow Chart

With campaign season heating up for the August Primary and November General Elections, it's important to remember that the City's Sign Code needs to be observed for all temporary signs on public and private property.

There are regulations which govern the allowable sign area, the number of temporary signs allowed, and the maximum duration a temporary sign may be displayed.

Permits to place a temporary sign on public right-of-way can be easily and freely obtained throug...

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