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Neighborhoods

The City of Renton's vision is to create a vibrant place to live, work and play.  Renton offers a wide range of neighborhoods from historic homes to well-established areas to brand new developments, all with easy access to shopping, parks and schools.    Renton's diverse neighborhoods remain the foundation of our city and we continue to witness positive improvements in many of our unique neighborhoods.  The City supports the vitality and positive appearance of neighborhoods through community involvement which is one of the primary reasons Renton residents enjoy such a high quality of life.

The Neighborhood Program is a means for the City to successfully maintain good lines of communication with its citizens.  Neighborhood grants allow neighborhoods to apply for matching funds to implement projects that will improve the viability and livability of their neighborhoods.  Neighborhood picnics help foster community ties by bringing neighbors together for food, fun and creates an opportunity to discuss neighborhood ideas, issues and concerns.

  

 

See Neighborhood News for neighborhood stories, upcoming Neighborhood Program events, picnic highlights, and current grant ideas and information.

 brochure

The Neighborhood Program has an exciting full color brochure that is available as a PDF.

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Renton Recognized as a Tree City USA Community

The Arbor Day Foundation named Renton a Tree City USA community for 2008 to honor the city's commitment to community forestry.  Communities that receive the Tree City USA recognition have met the following four standards:  having a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.  For more information, see the Arbor Day Foundation press release.