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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Salary Commission issues press release on City Council salary determination


On May 4, the City Council removed the former Salary Commission's presentation and discussion in its entirety from the May 11 meeting agenda.


The City of Bainbridge Island Salary Commission made a determination April 12 to increa...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

City Council unanimously approves city manager contract with Blair King


The Bainbridge Island City Council on March 9 unanimously approved an employment agreement with its next city manager. 

Blair King, currently the city manager of Coronado, California, accepted the position and plans to start May 17.

“I am...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Wayfinding signs installed in downtown


Fourteen new wayfinding signs went up in downtown this week, directing visitors to businesses, parks and museums, and facilities like government buildings and public restrooms. 

The signage will reduce sidewalk congestion by helping pedestrians re...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

New Boat Engine Cutoff Switch Law Goes into Effect April 1

GovAff Engine Cut Off Device required photo Credit NSBC 3_15_21

Effective April 1, in response to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, vessel operators are required to use either a helm or outboard lanyard or wireless Emergency Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) on certain vessels less than 26 feet when traveling...

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New Engine Cutoff Switch Law Police
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Kelsey Lynch hired as Community Health Navigator

Kelsey Lynch

The Bainbridge Island Police Department welcomes Kelsey Lynch as its first full-time Community Health Navigator. The role is intended to support a more integrated approach between law enforcement and social services. 

Kelsey previously worked out ...

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