City Council

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BI council passes hazard pay for grocery workers

The Bainbridge Island City Council passed an emergency ordinance Tuesday related to hazard pay for grocery workers. The law is effective immediately but only applies… Continue reading

 

This 30" by 24" sign will be placed at Agate Pass and Waypoint Park. Courtesy photo

BI appoints REAC member, OKs Race Equity Welcoming Signs

The Bainbridge City Council appointed Deanna Martinez to the Race Equity Advisory Committee, filling the spot left by Brenda Fantroy-Johnson when she joined the council.… Continue reading

 

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BI council looks to improve its procedures

Other proposed changes to manual to be considered in future

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BI council OKs pop-up spots for walking, biking to school

Project is intended to limit traffic congestion when in-person learning starts next week

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The Fort Ward Trail System is operated by the Bainbridge Island Metropoliatan Park & Recreation District. Review File Photo

BI, parks to work together to improve trails

This week, the Bainbridge Island City Council approved an agreement with the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District. The agreement was developed in efforts… Continue reading

The Fort Ward Trail System is operated by the Bainbridge Island Metropoliatan Park & Recreation District. Review File Photo
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An example of a pop-up walk/bike lane that was presented to the Bainbridge City Council. Courtesy Photo

Pop-up walk/bike lanes proposed for students to commute to school

With fewer students riding buses due to COVID, traffic a concern

An example of a pop-up walk/bike lane that was presented to the Bainbridge City Council. Courtesy Photo
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Council approves $65,000 in funding for Friends of the Farms

Request based on claim that FOF can’t afford to provide same services without financial compensation

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Brenda Fantroy-Johnson

North Ward council vacancy down to two candidates

Fantroy-Johnson, Lindley finalists for BI council spot

Brenda Fantroy-Johnson
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Bainbridge council passes ‘historic’ Climate Action Plan

Approval culmination of 3 years work by Climate Change Advisory Committee

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The Morales farmhouse after it was remodeled by Friends of the Farm in 2012. Review file photo

Council hears about farm’s affordable housing project

3 affordable housing structures would be built at city-owned Morales property

The Morales farmhouse after it was remodeled by Friends of the Farm in 2012. Review file photo
Kol Medina

Medina to resign from council to lead nonprofit in Walla, Walla

Medina will continue serving on the council through November 10

Kol Medina
Courtesy of the City of Bainbridge Island

Council approves COVID-19 testing site proposal

Testing site is expected to start Nov. 2 at City Hall in BI

Courtesy of the City of Bainbridge Island
Courtesy of the City of Bainbridge Island

Climate Action Plan presented to Bainbridge council

A long-anticipated plan was presented to the Bainbridge Island City Council Tuesday by the Climate Change Advisory Committee. “This is really the culmination of three-years… Continue reading

Courtesy of the City of Bainbridge Island
BI budget plan: COVID means $2 million less; 3 staff cuts

BI budget plan: COVID means $2 million less; 3 staff cuts

Behavior Health Navigator would replace 1 police officer

BI budget plan: COVID means $2 million less; 3 staff cuts
Council discusses “digital general store” to help island businesses

Council discusses “digital general store” to help island businesses

Intent is for businesses to use eCommerce to sustain in altered COVID-19 economy

Council discusses “digital general store” to help island businesses
BI council considers reimbursing up to $91K in parks expenses
BI council considers reimbursing up to $91K in parks expenses
Race Equity Task Force closer to becoming a standing committee

Race Equity Task Force closer to becoming a standing committee

Council also approves proposal for a ‘Welcoming Community Sign’

Race Equity Task Force closer to becoming a standing committee
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