Poulsbo City Council

Poulsbo City Council considers canceling July 3 fireworks display

Date would mark one-year anniversary of police shooting that killed Stonechild Chiefstick

 

COVID-19, city street maintenance discussed at council meeting

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Poulsbo City Council, discussion topics ranged from the response to a possible COVID-19 outbreak, to the city’s plans to preserve… Continue reading

 

Poulsbo task force makes affordable housing recommendations

The Affordable Housing Task Force, the which has been tapped to help the City of Poulsbo decide how to spend funds allocated for the development… Continue reading

 

Properties could be rezoned as part of Poulsbo’s comprehensive plan amendments

Two applicants have requested that their properties be rezoned to fit the City of Poulsbo’s comprehensive plan. Part of the City of Poulsbo’s Feb. 5… Continue reading

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

The City of Poulsbo’s Johnson Parkway Project, which would see the construction of a roundabout along SR 305 at the Johnson Road intersection, is one… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)

New Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

The first Poulsbo City Council meeting of the new year began with the swearing-in of the newly elected council members. Prior to the new year,… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)
Layout for the play for all park (photos courtesy of PNK Rotary)

Playground at Raab Park to welcome children of all abilities

In early December, the Poulsbo City Council received an update from the Rotary Club of Poulsbo - North Kitsap on fundraising and design efforts to… Continue reading

Layout for the play for all park (photos courtesy of PNK Rotary)

City of Poulsbo cancels meetings due to snow

Due to inclement weather, the City of Poulsbo has canceled all of its public meetings scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15. In addition to the 7… Continue reading

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council declares intent to appoint city administrator in 2022

The City of Poulsbo signed a resolution of intent to hire a City Administrator in 2022. Last April the city began looking into possibly creating… Continue reading

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.

McVey sworn into Poulsbo City Council Position 7

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council during its Dec. 4 council meeting. McVey ran unopposed during the 2019 election… Continue reading

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.

Poulsbo approves new position within behavioral health program

During its first meeting of December, the Poulsbo City Council approved a new position within the Behavioral Health Outreach Program, better known as the “navigator”… Continue reading

Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.

Sen. Rolfes shares office hours with Poulsbo mayor

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson was joined by Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes during her “office hours” last Saturday, in order to hear what Poulsbo would… Continue reading

Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.

Poulsbo City Council will return to public comment period rules

New year will see return of old rules, allowing 15 minutes of public comment at the top of meetings

Poulsbo Police and Legal Departments request budget funds to aid in increasing efficiency

Children may be writing lists for Santa this time of year, but the various departments within the City of Poulsbo are writing lists as well… Continue reading

Poulsbo approves surplus goods, ILA and lease for cell tower

Multiple items on the Poulsbo City Council’s consent agenda were approved by the council during its Nov. 6 meeting. Among the agenda items was the… Continue reading

Family, public respond to footage from fatal police shooting

On Nov. 12 the North Kitsap Herald received another release of documents and body camera footage from the investigators of a July 3 police shooting… Continue reading

Mix of new and familiar faces vying for spots on Poulsbo City Council

The Poulsbo City Council race has four new faces and three familiar faces running for spots on the dais. Two of the spots consist of… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo extends ordinance restricting LRA development

The Poulsbo city council held a public hearing last Wednesday to extend an ordinance established back in April that prohibits the development of high risk… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

League of Women Voters hosts candidate night for North Kitsap voters

The League of Women Voters Kitsap hosted a candidate forum at Poulsbo City Hall Monday evening, offering folks a chance to ask questions of the… Continue reading