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Posted on: June 1, 2023

City Council Study Session & Meeting June 5, 2023

City Council Meeting

The next Ellensburg City Council meeting will be Monday, June 5, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting agenda is available on the City Council webpage. The City Council will hold a study session at 6:00 p.m. ahead of the regular meeting, at City Hall, 501 N. Ande...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Road Closures On Saturday, June 3

Road Closures sign

There will be some road closures on Saturday, June 3 for the Kittitas County Pride Parade.  

Pearl Street will be closed completely from Third Avenue to University Way from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All vehicles will need to be moved off the Pearl Street c...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Building Code Cycle Changes

Application

The 2018 Washington State Building Code Cycle expires October 29, 2023. The City of Ellensburg will adopt the 2021 IRC, IBC, UPC, IFC, IEBC, IMC, IPMC code on October 30, 2023.

Please see the attached guidance document for more information.

Permits applied ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Take The Natural Gas Safety Survey

Grill next to 811 sign

The City of Ellensburg is conducting its annual natural gas survey. The purpose of the survey is to verify you know what to do in the event of a natural gas leak. This year participants can take the survey online and enter to win Kittitas County ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

First Friday Art Walk June 2, 2023

First Friday Art Walk

Don't miss First Friday Art Walk from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 2 in downtown Ellensburg!

The Palace Gallery: Paintings by Jane Orleman. 

Dark Moon Craft Beer & Wine: Verne Rainey Ellensburg Ranch-Photography and live music by The Collecti...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Arts Treasure Award Recipient Announced

EllensburgArtsCommission

The Ellensburg Arts Commission has selected musician Carrie Rehkopf as the recipient of the annual Arts Treasure Award for 2023. 

The Arts Treasure Award goes annually to a local artist in recognition for their contributions and/or service to the ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Rodeo Mural Design Selected

RodeoMural

The Ellensburg City Council approved the selection of a Rodeo-themed mural to be installed on the Craig’s Hill Water Reservoir, visible from the Kittitas Valley Event Center Rodeo Arena, in honor of the Ellensburg Rodeo’s 100-year anniversary.

The selected...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

R/C Boat Races at Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park

sailboat

Ellensburg Parks & Recreation is hosting R/C boat races at Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park starting Saturday, June 24 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For safety reasons, the grass area and upper pond will be closed to the public and their animals from 8 a.m. to ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Touch A Truck Scheduled For June 21

Touch A Truck

Touch A Truck will be held at Rotary Park on Wednesday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children can see, touch, climb on, and learn about City vehicles and equipment in a safe environment. The event is free to attend. The Bike Rodeo will be he...
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Posted on: May 6, 2023

Annual Comprehensive Plan Docket

Application

The City of Ellensburg is currently accepting Comprehensive Plan amendments for the 2023 annual docket cycle. The City's Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 1995, with major updates in 2007 and 2017.

The Comprehensive Plan is the City's 20-year plan...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Natural Gas Division Public Awareness Campaign

Natural Gas Awareness

The City gas division regularly advertises for its Public Awareness Program throughout each year. This March-July we will begin a new advertising campaign utilizing internet and social media marketing. Don't be surprised to see City gas division ads for 8...

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