News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is BACK!!

12 Days Newsflash

Kennewick Parks and Recreation is offering a festive holiday activity for the entire family.  We realize the new state restrictions can make it difficult for families to enjoy the holiday season and are providing an activity that can help get you...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Stand Up For Local and Shop Small All Season Long!

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Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive and stay vibrant. Founded by American ...

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Additional Info... City Front Page News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Jobsite Inspection Information on COVID-19 Safety Requirements

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The City of Kennewick complies with all of the requirements set by the State of Washington and the increased efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

These steps are intended to protect our citizens, business owners, inspectors and all city staff....

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City Front Page News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Pathway Completed Between Edison Street and Union Street

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A paved pedestrian/bicycle pathway project between Edison Street and Union Street was just completed. The City is very grateful to the contributions of our community partners who made this project a success.

 

The City received $353,000 through the...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

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The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

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To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

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Additional Info... City Front Page News

News Flash

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Business Licensing

Business Licensing

Before applying for a business license, it is very important that you verify that your business activity meets the zoning requirements for the location you have selected if operating business from any premises within the City limits of Kennewick.

Read More... City Spotlights
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Recreation

Recreation

City of Kennewick takes pride in the park and recreational facilities available for residents and visitors. There are 34 maintained public parks and facilities spread throughout the city with 855 total acres of which about 400 is green space.

Recreation Website City Spotlights
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Kennewick Maps & GIS

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a spatial model of City facilities & infrastructure in the “real” world. This collection of maps and data can help you visualize information. Property owners can also find parcel information, zoning, utilities, etc.

Go to Maps... City Spotlights

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is BACK!!

12 Days Newsflash

Kennewick Parks and Recreation is offering a festive holiday activity for the entire family.  We realize the new state restrictions can make it difficult for families to enjoy the holiday season and are providing an activity that can help get you...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Jobsite Inspection Information on COVID-19 Safety Requirements

Contractor Update Newsflash-01

The City of Kennewick complies with all of the requirements set by the State of Washington and the increased efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

These steps are intended to protect our citizens, business owners, inspectors and all city staff....

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Stand Up For Local and Shop Small All Season Long!

Shop Small NewsFlash-01

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive and stay vibrant. Founded by American ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Best Places to Live on a $60,000 Salary

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According to Census data, more than 17% of American households earn between $50,000 and $74,999, making it the income bracket comprising the highest number of people. This large cohort may not be among the most handsomely paid in the U.S., but strategical...

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Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

Home Consortium NewsFlash-01

The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Best Housing Markets

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Financial technology company SmartAsset released the rankings from its annual Housing Markets Study  and Kennewick made the list. The study measures market health by growth and stability. 

For a look at how Kennewick compares with the nat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

Temporary outdoor expansion-01

To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2020

Council Workshop Presentation

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On July 14, 2020, the Kennewick Police Department presented to city council about the department’s policy governing use of force. The workshop presentation is just over two hours in length and covers many important topics related to use of force...

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Workshop Video Police Department
Posted on: July 22, 2020

WASPC Accreditation

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The Kennewick Police Department is a Washington Association of Sheriff’s and Police Chiefs (WASPC) accredited agency and has been since 2003. The purpose of law enforcement agency accreditation is to professionalize the law enforcement industry ...
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WASPC Law Enforcement Accreditation Standards Police Department
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Use of Force Policy

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The Kennewick Police Department’s highest priority is safeguarding the life, dignity and liberty of all persons.  Officers shall demonstrate this principle in their daily interactions with the community they are sworn to protect and ser...

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Law Enforcement Role and Authority Police Department
Posted on: July 14, 2020

#MaskOn2MoveOn

Covid-19

Let’s all do our part to save lives and help our community get back to work by continuing to move forward into phase 2 and beyond! Friends don’t let friends spread COVID-19. SPREAD KINDNESS, NOT COVID-19!

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Benton-Franklin Health District Police Department
Posted on: February 5, 2019

KPD Pantry Patrol

KPD Pantry Patrol

The Kennewick Police Department is starting a new program today in support of the Kennewick School District. Our new program, titled "Pantry Patrol", is designed to help supplement the food pantry that the Kennewick School District maintains for...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Did You Know?

Med Return Box

If you have any unwanted prescription medications, prescription patches, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples or pet medications, you can drop them off no questions asked in a secure collection box in the Kennewick Police Station lobby. &nb...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is BACK!!

12 Days Newsflash

Kennewick Parks and Recreation is offering a festive holiday activity for the entire family.  We realize the new state restrictions can make it difficult for families to enjoy the holiday season and are providing an activity that can help get you...

Read on...

Recreation
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Youth Basketball League

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Kennewick Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball League sponsored by Seattle Children's Tri-Cities is now open for registration.  League starts in January.  Grades 1-6 and Kindergarten League.  

Discount day for grades 1-...

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Recreation
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Modified Hybrid Fall Day Camp

Hybrid Fall Day Camp Newsflash

October 1-9: Monday - Friday
October 12-30: You pick which days depending on your child’s hybrid learning schedule.  M-W or W-F
November - December : M-W or W-F depending on your child’s hybrid learning schedule.  
Regis...
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Recreation