Services and Status

Important Notice Regarding City Services Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

 

Updated May 1, 2020 

City Facility Closures & Operational Changes
The coronavirus pandemic continues to simpact our region, and we all need to take additional steps to slow the spread. State and federal health officials continue to provide even more aggressive guidance for the public and employersPublic Health – Seattle & King County recommendations and the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order from Governor Jay Inslee’s office, all City of Kenmore staff are being mandated to work from home, unless they are needed to provide essential city services, until further notice.

As a result, the City is currently operating with the following changes:

 

Kenmore City Hall is closed to the public and most City employees until further notice. Receptionists are not available to answer phone calls and in-person visits. We encourage the public to conduct city business via the following methods:

 

All park play structures and sports courts are closed until further notice. Park restrooms are also currently closed. Park trails and open spaces will remain open to the public, however practicing social distancing and excellent hygiene is REQUIRED while using the parks to help limit the spread of COVID-19. 

 

The public portion of the Hangar Community Building will be closed to the public until further notice. The portion of the Hangar leased by Diva Espresso will continue to be open for business for to-go orders only. Diva Espresso will take additional precautions and may choose to operate at limited hours. Diva Espresso patrons will be able to enter the Hangar via the south door.  

 

The Kenmore Senior Center is closed until further notice. The Northshore Senior Center is providing a variety of services to seniors in our area during this time. Click here for more information.

 

Meeting Rooms Reservations and Events in City Facilities are Canceled until further notice.
All meeting room reservations in city facilities are cancelled until further notice. These cancellations include public events, classes, organized recreation activities, committee meetings, etc. in both the Hangar and City Hall. Exceptions are as follows:

 

The following special events have been canceled or updated:

  • 4th of July Fireworks Show – Canceled
  • Movies @ the Square (July 8, July 22, Aug. 5, Aug. 19) – Canceled
  • 18th Annual Summer Concert Series – Reduced to two concerts at Saint Edward State Park on Aug. 13 and Aug. 20, or may be held virtually.
  • Play Day (Aug. 15) – Canceled
  • National Night Out (Aug. 26) – Canceled
  • Holiday Tree Lighting (Dec. 5) – Canceled but working on an alternative way to celebrate the holiday season.

 

Some examples of essential services that will continue to operate normally are:

  • Police services

  • Fire and EMS services (provided by the Northshore Fire District)

  • Roadway safety, including traffic signal maintenance

  • Limited parks maintenance to empty garbage cans and perform safety checks

  • City construction projects, including the West Sammamish River Bridge Replacement

 

City News Updates and Press Releases

  

Resources for Businesses

Visit this page for resources and information for businesses.
 

 

Community Support Resources

 

Language Support Resources

Fact sheet available in 21 languages on the COVID-19 homepage

WA State Department of Health's COVID-19 webpages in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

U.S. CDC's Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpages in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean

Resources in American Sign Language for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind

 

How to Volunteer/Donate:
The King County Regional Donations Connector is now available online to link up individuals, businesses, non-profits, and others who have resources with those who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Donations Connector will help make sure services, supplies, and funding reach health care providers, first responders, and social service entities working on the front lines.

 

Stay Informed

Sign up for email updates at www.kenmorewa.gov/stayinformed

 

Learn More

Find out more about the latest recommendations from Public Health - Seattle & King County

Read the complete Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Kenmore Community Update

King County COVID-19 Data Dashboard

 

 

 

Last updated: Tue, 05/26/2020 - 4:20pm