City Council

Joe Deets, Courtesy Photos

3 challenge incumbent Deets for BI council seat

Incumbent Joe Deets is being challenged in the Aug. 3 primary election by three opponents for the North Ward position on the Bainbridge Island City… Continue reading

 

Artist Abe Singer stands next to his creation "Reflection" outside of City Hall. Courtesy photo

‘Reflection’ sculpture bought by BI for $11,500

Art piece will be stored until new location at Waterfront Park is ready in 2022

 

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BI awards grants to 40 small businesses

The results of the Small Business Grant Recovery program were given to the Bainbridge Island City Council Tuesday, and less than half of those that… Continue reading

 

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BI OKs contract for Senior Center renovations

The Bainbridge Island City Council recently approved an $84,232 contract with Coates Design, Inc. for renovations to the Senior Center. According to city documents, the… Continue reading

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BI considers contract to help local businesses

With many local businesses still feeling the economic effects of COVID-19, the Bainbridge Island City Council is considering preparing a contract with the Kitsap Small… Continue reading

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2 new REAC members appointed by council

Two new members were recently appointed to the Race Equity Advisory Committee by the Bainbridge Island City Council. Renni Bispham will serve Position 8 and… Continue reading

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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

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

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