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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Upcoming Openings On City Commissions & Boards

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Do you want to get involved with a City board or commission? Multiple boards and commissions have terms expiring in December.  Attend a meeting for the board or commission you are interested in joining, and then apply!

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Take The Electric Utility Survey

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On May 7, 2019 Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA), which commits Washington to an electricity supply free of greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. As a customer of a public utility your voice matters. The City has l...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Temporary Trail Closure At Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park

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The Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park trail will be closed starting September 21 for a project that will enhance fish and wildlife habitat. The project will remove the gated culverts at the side channel and replace them with a bridge. The trail closure is es...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Finance/Utilities Counter Special Hours Sept. 27-29

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Please note the Finance/Utilities counter will be closed September 27-29 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and also from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Regular hours will resume September 30. 

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Utility Moratorium Proclamation Expires September 30, 2021

The statewide utility moratorium proclamation will expire on September 30, 2021. City utility customers with a past due balance will be required to sign a repayment agreement within 60 days of the expiration of the proclamation if unable to pay the past d...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City Hires New Human Resources Director

Lisa Young

The City of Ellensburg is excited to announce the hiring of Lisa Young as the City’s new Human Resources Director.

Young brings a significant amount of Human Resources experience from Kittitas County where she worked for almost 22 years, most recently as t...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Take The Broadband Survey

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The City of Ellensburg is conducting a broadband survey to understand if our area residents and businesses have access to quality Internet services. The survey takes about 5 minutes and is purely informational - there is absolutely no commitment, and your...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Arts Commission Accepting Grant Applications

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The Ellensburg Arts Commission invites artists and organizations to submit a request for funding for art projects FOR 2022 in the City of Ellensburg. All artistic disciplines are welcome to apply for grants between $100 and $2500. The application will clo...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

September 15-October 15 Is Hispanic Heritage Month

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The Ellensburg City Council has issued a proclamation designating Hispanic Heritage Month for September 15-October 15, 2021. Read the proclamation in Spanish or in English to learn more, and celebrate in this monthly observance.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

History

The Ellensburg City Council has issued a proclamation designating September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Read the proclamation to learn more.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Natural Gas Leak Survey

Natural Gas Leak Survey

The City Natural Gas Division will be performing annual field survey work, during the next several months. Crew members will need unobstructed access to the gas meter. Please assist us by clearing all debris, animals and other objects, including unlocking...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Road Signalization Project Starts September 13, 2021

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The University Way and Reecer Creek Road signalization project is scheduled to begin Monday September 13. 

This project will improve the intersection of University Way and Reecer Creek Road by installing a traffic signal system. The work will incl...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Tree Trimming Starts September 13, 2021

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Tree trimming in the City starts on September 13th. Please be advised that the City of Ellensburg Light Department will trim trees and other vegetation in and around the City. Our qualified utility contractor will trim trees and vegetation that could inte...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Apply To The EPD Citizen's Academy

The Citizen’s Academy is a program designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the Ellensburg Police Department. It consists of classes and discussions where citizens learn about the duties and responsibilities of our department and the c...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Apply to EPD's Reserve Officer Program

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Apply to join the Ellensburg Police Department's Reserve Officer Program. We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2022 Reserve Academy. Candidates must be 21 years of age, be able to pass a written examination, oral board interview, backgro...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

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