Senior Advisory Board Application
City seeks candidates for Senior Advisory Board
04/20/2022
The City is seeking candidates to serve on the Senior Advisory Board.
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City Accepting Applications for Second Round of Tourism Grants
04/08/2022
The city is accepting applications for a second round of 2022 Tourism Promotion Grants. Deadline is May 13.
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Renton Multicultural Festival Call For Performers
03/15/2022
The city is looking for interested performers and fashion designers to participate in the sixth annual Renton Multicultural Festival on May 6 and 7.
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Wells and Williams Conversion
02/14/2022
Weather permitting, we plan to convert Wells Avenue S and Williams Avenue S to two-way traffic as early as Thursday, Feb. 17.
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Black History Month
Black History Month
02/14/2022
Black History Month events schedule in Renton and surrounding communitie
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Youth Traffic Court
01/27/2022
Renton Municipal Court offers an innovative option for 16- & 17-year-old drivers charged with low-level offenses.
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Arts Commission accepting 2022 grant applications
01/24/2022
Renton Municipal Arts Commission is accepting grants or a first round of funding. Applications are due by February 16.
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Mayor's Update - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
01/16/2022
During his all-too-short life, Dr. King worked tirelessly to ensure that equality, justice, peace, respect, and inclusion were a part of our lives. These ideals are reflected in our community.
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Mayor's Update - Republic Services: Jan. 14. 2022
01/14/2022
Mayor Pavone: I have heard loud and clear your frustration, and discontentment for the weeks of delayed and lack of service from Republic Services.
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Mayor's Update - Republic Services: Jan. 12, 2022
01/12/2022
Republic Service to Renton on January 12, 2022 was interrupted to to a strike in San Diego.
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City Council 2022
01/03/2022
City Council includes two new members. Ryan McIrvin serves as 2022 Council President.
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Severe Weather Update
01/01/2022
(Updated 1/3/22 am) Updates on city facilities and services during severe weather.
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Severe Weather Shelter Activated
12/27/2021
Severe Weather Shelter at the Highlands Neighborhood Center is open 24 hours a day through Jan. 2, 2022
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Winter Weather Preparations
Winter Weather Plans
12/26/2021
The city's street maintenance crew is ready for winter weather, completing their preparations weeks ago.
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Rivera Takes Oath
Carmen Rivera Takes Council Oath
12/01/2021
Carmen Rivera was sworn in on Nov. 30 to fill the vacant position two on the Renton City Council.
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City of Renton seeks applicants for Equity Commission
11/10/2021
The city is seeking candidates to serve on the newly created Equity Commission.
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Holiday Events - 2021
11/08/2021
The city and its partners have planned a variety of events for this holiday season.
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City to host tuition-free Bezos Academy Preschool in 2022
10/26/2021
The city has signed a 15-year lease with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschool in the North Highlands Neighborhood Center in 2022.
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Mayor's Update - Sunset Oaks Ribbon Cutting
10/22/2021
Today, we officially opened Sunset Oaks adding 60 much-needed affordable housing units to our city..
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Navigating Contracting With The City
10/20/2021
If you’ve ever wondered how to do business with the city, join city leaders for this Zoom workshop on Nov. 17, 12-2 p.m.
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Investing In Our Parks and Trails
10/15/2021
Investing in our parks and trails. The city completed five projects in 2021 and has six more scheduled for 2022.
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Help Clear Storm Drains
10/14/2021
Fall is here, and the city can use your help keeping storm drains clear of debris.
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Jon Schuldt Appointed Chief of Police
10/11/2021
Mayor Armondo Pavone has appointed Jon Schuldt as Chief of the Renton Police Department.
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Willowcrest Project Wins Governor's Award
10/11/2021
Willowcrest Townhomes has won a 2020-2021 Governor’s Smart Communities Award.
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Don Persson In Memoriam
Don Persson Passes
10/04/2021
Don Persson, whose public service to the residents of Renton spanned 53 years as a police officer and city council member, passed away Monday, Oct. 4.
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Vaccination Information
09/17/2021
Getting vaccinated has never been easier. Here's a list of vaccination clinics closest to Renton.
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Ready in Renton
September is Ready in Renton Month
09/10/2021
Emergency management director Deb Needham issues her “Ready in Renton” challenge: how to build a resilience network in your neighborhood.
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Renton AmeriCorps VISTA Openings
09/10/2021
The Renton AmeriCorps VISTA program has openings for the 2021-2022 service year.
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City Accepting Applications for Tourism Grants
09/09/2021
The city is accepting applications for 2022 Tourism Promotion Grants. Deadline is Oct. 22.
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City Accepting Applications for Tourism Grants
07/15/2021
The City of Renton is accepting applications for the second round of 2021 tourism promotion grants.
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July 4 at Coulon
July 4 at Gene Coulon
06/30/2021
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park will be open on Sunday, July 4, for modified day use from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Fireworks Banned in Renton
06/29/2021
A reminder that since 2005, the sale and use of fireworks is prohibited within Renton city limits.
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City To Open Cooling Centers
06/28/2021
We're hosting cooling centers at RCC & the senior center (hopefully) from 2-7 pm. Renton Senior Activity Center. RTC will open a center at 10 am
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Henry Moses Aquatic Center Opens June 26
06/16/2021
The Henry Moses Aquatic Center will open on Saturday, June 26. Reservations are now being accepted.
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Back on Track
06/14/2021
June 30 is the deadline for individuals to quash qualified bench warrants from a municipal court in King County through the Back on Track warrant amnesty program.
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Public Works Week
05/27/2021
Saluting Abdoul Gafour's 41 years of service to Renton during Public Works Week
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Renton Farmers Market opens June 1
05/25/2021
Renton Farmers Market opens its 20th season on June 1 at 3 pm.
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Free Virtual Renton Career Fair
05/10/2021
The sixth annual free virtual Renton Career Fair is Wednesday, May 19, 2021, from 1 to 5 p.m.
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Councilmember Benedetti awarded CML from AWC
04/26/2021
City Councilmember Angelina Benedetti earned her Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
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Chalk Your Walk
Chalk Your Walk
04/22/2021
The city and the Hyatt Regency invite sidewalk chalk artists of all ages and abilities to participate in the second annual “Chalk Your Walk" from May 3-9.
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Mayor's Statement on Chauvin Verdict
04/20/2021
City of Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone has issued the following statement in response to the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
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Blood Drives
04/09/2021
Appointments are now being accepted for 6 Bloodworks NW pop-up donor centers in Renton this March and April..
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Jessica Giner appointed Renton Municipal Court judge
04/07/2021
Jessica Giner has been appointed to the Renton Municipal Court bench by Mayor Armondo Pavone and unanimously confirmed by the City Council.
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Water and Sewer District Q&A
03/25/2021
Beginning January 1, 2021 water and sewer districts may begin collecting a water and sewer utility tax on behalf of the cities they serve ...
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Cold Weather Street Maintenance
Winter Weather Information
02/09/2021
A look at how the city prepares for winter weather and tips for residents.
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Our Renton Weekly
Our Renton Weekly
02/02/2021
Our Renton Weekly contains news and information about city events, activities, and initiatives. Subscribe.
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Shop Local This Holiday Season
12/03/2020
It’s more important than ever to shop locally during the holidays. Renton’s small businesses have stepped up with incentives starting with Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28.
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Holiday Fun 2020
11/27/2020
Our Recreation and Neighborhoods Division proudly presents fun events designed for ages to entertain during the 2020 holiday season.
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Support Our Local Businesses
11/18/2020
We need the help of all Renton residents to support our local shops and services at this time. Buying local can indeed make a difference
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Mayor Pavone's Statement on Boeing 737 MAX
11/18/2020
City of Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone has issued the following statement in response to The Boeing Company’s official statement on 737 MAX production.
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"Unity in Hope"
11/06/2020
"Unity in Hope” our virtual multicultural festival premieres on Channel 21 in Renton and our YouTube Channel on Nov. 7 and 8.
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O'Halloran Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership
10/30/2020
City Councilmember Valerie O’Halloran recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
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Halloween Safety Tips
10/26/2020
The Washington State Department of Health has compiled a list of considerations designed to help protect individuals and communities this Halloween.
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Renton earns “Age-Friendly City” designation from AARP and WHO
10/21/2020
The City of Renton has been designated an “Age-Friendly City” by AARP and the World Health Organization (WHO). The designation recognizes Renton’s commitment to providing a livable community where all generations are valued, thrive and age with respect.
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Eastside Job Fair
Eastside Cities Virtual Job Fair is Oct. 29
10/21/2020
Renton is partnering with four other eastside cities in the Eastside Cities Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Renton Accepting 2021 Tourism Promotion Grants Applications
10/20/2020
The city is now accepting applications for grants to fund 2021 tourism promotion. Deadline is 4:30 pm on Nov. 30.
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2020 General Election Information
10/13/2020
2020 General Election Information from King County Elections
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Sustainable Renton
Renton Allocates over $900k in COVID-19 Human Services Funding
10/09/2020
Using CARES funding, we have allocated over $900,000 to assist with rent and utilities, plus support feeding programs.
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HealthPoint Clinic comes to Sunset Neighborhood
10/09/2020
We're excited to welcome a new HealthPoint healthcare clinic to the Sunset area on Oct. 12.
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
10/09/2020
We have proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Renton.
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Our Renton TV
10/09/2020
Our new television show, Our Renton TV, either on Channel 21 on on our website.
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REACH Celebrates 50 Years in Renton
REACH Celebrates 50 Years in Renton
09/30/2020
REACH Renton celebrates 50 years in Renton with October 13 virtual celebration; finds a new home
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Landfill Service Facility
County Proposes Landfill Service Facility in Renton
09/25/2020
Comment period on draft EIS for proposed county facility in the Highlands open until October 30
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Information Systems Update
08/20/2020
Access to some of the city's information systems is currently limited as a result of a cybersecurity incident discovered on August 19..
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City cancels annual Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar for 2020
08/18/2020
The city has decided to cancel the 2020 edition of the annual Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar scheduled for November 20 and 21.
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Police Want to Know
Renton Police Survey
08/03/2020
Renton Police Department want your input on a survey covering policies, practices and procedures.
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Beach Closed
Coulon Beach Closed Effective July 30
07/30/2020
Public Health – Seattle & King County has closed the swimming beach at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park be closed effective July 30 until further notice because of high bacteria levels in the water.
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City makes almost $1.4 million available to Renton small businesses
07/25/2020
July 30 is the deadline to apply for CARES Act relief funds available to Renton small businesses affected by COVID-19.
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Barrier Free Mobility Plan
07/25/2020
The City of Renton is working towards barrier-free mobility in the city and you can help us.
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Trivia Tuesday
City to present Tuesday Trivia
07/14/2020
July 14 is night 2 of Tuesday Trivia. It's "Disney Trivia" starting at 6:30.
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2020 Renton Farmers Market
07/14/2020
The 2020 Renton Farmers Market is held every Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at the corner of South Third Street and Logan Avenue South in downtown.
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Updated Fourth of July Holiday Information
07/04/2020
The city wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July. As we combat the effects of COVID-19, we’d like to provide updated information for the coming holiday and remind you of a few “do’s and don’ts.”
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Fireworks Ban
Fireworks Prohibited Within City Limits
07/04/2020
A reminder that the sale and use of fireworks is prohibited within Renton city limits
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City to distribute 20,000 masks free to residents
07/01/2020
The city will start distributing 20,000 masks free to residents starting Thursday, July 2 to help combat the spread of COVID-19
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Renton Issues Finding of Code Violations to King County
06/30/2020
The City of Renton today sent a Finding of Violation to King County and others who operate and manage the de-intensification shelter at the Red Lion Inn.
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City Reopens Sports Courts and Play Areas
06/29/2020
The city re-opened basketball and volleyball courts for recreational play last Friday.
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Juneteenth 2020
06/17/2020
Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when the last remaining slaves were set free in Texas. In Renton, we have celebrated this event with community gatherings, workshops and music.
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COVID-19 Testing Site on June 13
06/09/2020
Somali Health Board is co-sponsoring a free COVID-19 Testing Event in Renton on Saturday, June 13.
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Mayor Armond Pavone
Mayor Pavone's Statement on Protests
06/07/2020
"George Floyd did not deserve to die and racism is never an answer to anything and must stop."
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Renton Farmers Market Postpones June 2 Opening
06/01/2020
The city and farmers market organizers have postponed Tuesday’s opening day in an overabundance of caution.
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2020 Renton Farmers Market opens June 2
05/27/2020
The 19th annual Renton Farmers Market will open on Tuesday, June 2 at 3 p.m. in Gateway Park.
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Martin Pastucha named public works administrator
05/13/2020
Mayor Armondo Pavone’s has appointed Martin Pastucha as the city’s new public works administrator.
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Chalk Your Walk
04/30/2020
The city invites sidewalk chalk artists of all ages and abilities to take part in the first “Chalk Your Walk” on May 4-10
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City Closes Outdoor Recreational Facilities
03/25/2020
In response to Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” executive order, the city has closed outdoor recreation facilities
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Municipal Court continues all non-essential hearings
03/13/2020
Renton Municipal Court has continued all non-essential hearings from March 16 through April 3
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City Council to conduct March meetings via teleconference
03/11/2020
The Renton City Council will hold their regular council meetings in March via teleconference to help prevent the spread of coronoavirus
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Cedar River Trail Closed
City Closes Portion of Cedar River Trail
02/14/2020
The City of Renton has closed a portion of the Cedar River Trail between Cedar River Dog Park and Riverview Park as a precaution due to damage from the recent rain storms.
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Our Renton
02/04/2020
The February edition features high tech police training, Black History Month activities, money & environmental tips and more.
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Angelina Benedetti
Council chooses Benedetti to fill vacant seat
02/04/2020
The Renton City Council has unanimously chosen Angelina Benedetti to fill vacant seat #2 on the council.
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Council chooses six to interview for vacant seat
01/29/2020
The City Council has chosen six Renton residents to interview on Feb. 3 to fill vacant seat #2 on the council
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Community Marketing Campaign RFP
01/23/2020
The Renton Community Marketing Campaign partners are seeking a professional consultant to help develop a refreshed strategy to market the city.
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Council Group
City looks to fill vacant Council position
01/10/2020
The City of Renton is seeking applicants to fill the vacant position 2 on the City Council.
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City Council Meets Monday
01/01/2020
The Renton City Council meets the first four Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 7th floor of City Hall.
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Severe Weather Shelter
City to open severe weather shelter
12/29/2019
The city and Catholic Community Services will open the city’s severe weather shelter on Thursday, Jan. 16.
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Polar Bear Plunge 2019
Polar Bear Plunge
12/17/2019
Celebrate the new year with an exhilarating plunge into Lake Washington with family and friends from the beach at Coulon Memorial Beach Park.
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