Poulsbo City Council

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

City of Poulsbo acquires first rights of way for Johnson Parkway project

The City of Poulsbo took another step forward with the Johnson Parkway project by approving the right of way acquisitions for portions of two properties… Continue reading

Forest Rock Lane pavement preservation project completed

The pavement preservation project on Forest Rock Lane in Poulsbo was completed Aug. 29 and came in nearly $25,000 under budget. The project began on… Continue reading

City will accept applications for Poulsbo City Council Position 7 from Dec. 15 to Jan. 15

POULSBO — Poulsbo city officials will accept applications for City Council Position 7 between Dec. 15 and Jan. 16, with a new council member appointed… Continue reading

Bukowsky will not accept Poulsbo City Council position

POULSBO – John R. Bukowsky has decided to not accept the Poulsbo City Council position to which he was elected on Nov. 7. That’s according… Continue reading

Poulsbo adjusts public records fees, raises property tax levy | Updated

Editor’s note: This version corrects the amount of the 2018 property tax levy in the fifth paragraph. The adjusted levy is lower than originally reported… Continue reading