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  • Welcome to Renton

    Renton is the center of opportunity where families and businesses thrive.
    The city welcomes you to our website designed to serve current and prospective residents, businesses, employees, and visitors.

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    Utility Billing Information
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    Spotlight News Page

    Read about the latest events and news happening in Renton here.

    New Information Regarding Donations to Renton's Park System

    Online Donations Encouraged

    Renton Gives LogoThe public is encouraged to join with City of Renton employees to collect food and other donations for the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank, the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County, and the Gift of Play Recreation Scholarship Program. See the online donation pages.

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    For Current Critical Emergency Information, click here.

    Sunset Neighborhood Park Master Plan Adoption

    The Preliminary Sunset Neighborhood Park Master Plan was presented to, and adopted by the Committee of the Whole on November 3, 2014! This future public neighborhood park will be a place for people to enjoy, relax, contemplate, plan and connect. Read more.

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    Temporary Renton Library Open

    The Renton temporary library is open at 64 Rainier Avenue, Suite #A across the street from McDonalds.   For hours and other nearby KCLS libraries.

    Renton Library Information: Highlands & Liberty Park

    KCLS LogoThe Renton and Highlands Libraries are now part of the King County Library System. Please visit www.kcls.org to see the many library services, programs, resources, and materials available and for policy and location information.  Renton Library Information.

  • Renton Police Chief Milosevich

    Renton Reporter Op-Ed
    January 23, 2015

     Race, Equity and Inclusion -- Serious Issues for Renton Police

    By Chief Kevin Milosevich, Renton Police Department

    I’d like to commend the Renton Reporter for its series of articles on “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” This is a very important and serious issue, not only for the nation but for our city and community. And specifically for the Renton Police Department.

    Last week the Renton Reporter interviewed Officer Mark Coleman, former police guild president, who offered his perspective and that of the Police Guild on the issue. I would like to respectfully state that I do not agree with all of Officer Coleman’s comments. As Renton’s police chief, representing over 150 officers in the Renton Police Department, and the nearly 100,000 residents of Renton, I would like to take this opportunity to share my viewpoint and that of the Mayor’s Office.

    Officer Coleman’s description of the department as a “close-knit organization of comrades” could lead the reader to the misconception that law enforcement is more concerned about their own people than with taking care of the needs of the community. The fact is that the most important duty of police is to protect our community and the rights of the people in our community.  Continue Reading...