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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Ancich Water Access Update

On Tuesday, October 29th, a users group meeting was held to discuss water access at Ancich Waterfront Park. You can listen to the meeting recording here.

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination in Gig Harbor

COVID-19 vaccine may be available from Pierce County and Gig Harbor medical providers with limited availability. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department provides official updates on vaccination availability and access.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit tpchd.org/vaxtothefuture. Use the state’s Phase Finder tool to learn if you’re eligible and where you can get vaccine.

The City will continue to work with TPCHD to schedule mobile pop-up...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Pierce County Enters Phase 2 of “Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery”

As of February 1, Pierce County is now in Phase 2 of the "Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery" plan.

On January 11, Governor Inslee announced the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan in response to increased COVID-19 cases. The guidelines affect restaurants and bars, retail and grocery stores, religious services, funerals and weddings, gyms and ...

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City of Gig Harbor COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Civic Center Closed to the Public

The Civic Center will be closed until further notice due to the on-going restrictions in effect caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Once a decision to re-open the Civic Center has been made, it will be announced in advance to the community.

City staff continue to be available via phone and email. The main phone number to City Hall is (253) 851-8136.

All payments must take place over the phone (253) 530-7030, submitted via drop box, or made online. Visit: https://www.cityofgigharbor.n...

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City of Gig Harbor COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 3, 2020

Extension of COVID-19 Related Special Use Regulation Suspension

The suspension of Special Use Permit regulations and encroachment permit fees for qualifying businesses has been extended through December 31, 2021.

 Requirements to utilize temporary suspensions: 

  1. Must be a business with a physical location in the City of Gig Harbor, and 
  2. Must have an approved City Business License, and 
  3. Must have legally established land use approval...
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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Regional Planning as it relates to: the Growth Management Act

The Planning Division would like to invite you to a presentation on Regional Planning as it relates to: the Growth Management Act; regional, local, county roles and plans; and, regional processes.

The Planning Division would like to invite you to a presentation on Regional Planning as it relates to: the Growth Management Act; regional, local, county roles and plans; and, regional processes. We are fortunate enough to have Anne Fritzel, Senior Plann...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation and by directive of Governor Inslee, flags are lowered to half-staff in remembrance of the 500,000 Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, February 26, 2021.                                 &...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

City of Gig Harbor now Accepting 2021 Lodging Tax Applications

For the first time, the City of Gig Harbor is opening a Spring call for 2021 events and tourism-related projects funded through Lodging Tax grants. The total grant amount of $50,000 will be available, with a maximum award of $20,000 per application.

OPEN NOW - Applications are due by March 31, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Events will need to happen within the 2021 calendar year. 

WHO CAN APPLY? Non-profits operating events or installations that attract tourism to Gig Harbor. Examples o...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Volunteer Needed - Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The City of Gig Harbor is looking for a volunteer interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the committee is to advise the City Council on matters of lodging tax collection and expenditures.  Applicants must be representatives of a business required to collect the lodging tax. The committee meets monthly on the second Thu...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

2021 Creative Endeavor Grant Program

The program supports the work of local individuals and organizations involved in arts and culture to increase arts and cultural opportunities available to the people of Gig Harbor.

Gig Harbor-area individuals and arts and cultural organizations are encouraged to apply. Funding will help local individuals and arts and culture organizations to bring more artistic experiences to Gig Harbor. 

The Arts Commission will hold a virt...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Volunteers Needed: Parks Commission

The City is seeking citizens interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Parks Commission.

The Parks Commission advises the Mayor and City Council on park and recreation facilities, open space acquisition and development, maintenance and operation of parks and recreation public facilities, operation of parks and recreation programs and other ma...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

City of Gig Harbor 2020 Employee Engagement Survey Results

On Wednesday, December 16, council and administration were presented a summary overview of the employee engagement survey results from the company that administered it.

We will carefully review the outcomes of the survey, continue to get employee feedback and will work together to help create a better working environment for our employees.  We look forward to additional conversations in the coming months to bett...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Volunteers Needed - Salary Commission

The Independent Salary Commission consists of five members that must be residents of the City of Gig Harbor. They cannot be city officials, city employees, or immediate family members of city officials or employees.

The commission is responsible for the elected officials’ salaries and will make a recommendation to increase, decrease, or maintaining the current salaries for each position. The commission will meet no later than April 30th of each even-numbere...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Ben B. Cheney Foundation Withdraws Application

The Ben B. Cheney Foundation has withdrawn its application for a development agreement for the One Harbor Point project. No additional City review or processing will occur on this application. This project page will be deactivated in 30 days.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Regional Planning as it relates to: the Growth Management Act

The Planning Division would like to invite you to a presentation on Regional Planning as it relates to: the Growth Management Act; regional, local, county roles and plans; and, regional processes. We are fortunate enough to have Anne Fritzel, Senior Plann...

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Planning Commission Agenda Planning Public Notices
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Design Review Board

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

If you wish to submit any public comment please provide your input / questions to the Planning Department by Wednesday February 24, 2021. All written comments must be able to be read in 3 minutes or less to be included in the recor...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Summary of Ordinance No. 1451

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1451

of the City of Gig Harbor, Washington

 

On the 25th of January, 2021 the City Council of the City of Gig Harbor, passed Ordinance No. 1451, the main point of which may be summarized by its title as follows: 

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Stinson Ave Overlay and Intersection Improvements Stormwater Permitting

City of Gig Harbor, Aaron Hulst, 3510 Grandview St Gig Harbor, WA 98335, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.

The proposed project, Stinson ...

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