News and Updates
Moss Bay Neighborhood (virtual) Meeting, Monday, September 11th
You are warmly invited to participate in our upcoming Fall community meeting. Here is what we have planned for the event:
Meeting Recording and Notes posted here
2023 Kirkland Tree GiveawayThe City of Kirkland is offering two (2) free trees for pick up at 132nd Square Park (13159 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034) on Sunday, October 22 from 12-4pm. Trees must be planted on private property (with permission from the landowner) within Kirkland.
Neighborhood Happy Hour Monday, June 12th, 5:00-7:00pm
Calling all wine enthusiasts. We are excited to invite you to our June Happy Hour at the Grape Choice. Join us on Monday, June 12th, at 5:00pm at the Grape Choice in downtown Kirkland.
9 Lakeshore Plaza Kirkland, WA 98033
Special thanks to Katya for organizing this event! As always it’s going to be relaxed, informal and fun, so please drop by and say hello.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Neighborhood Meeting (Virtual) ; Monday, May 8th, 7:00pm
1. Proposed ballot measure for expanded aquatics, parks, open spaces and recreational opportunities in Kirkland.
2. Houghton Village development planning update.
3. Lake St Pedestrian Scramble project update
4. 'Welcome to Kirkland' mural project on Lake St.
Meeting recording now posted
Community Survey – Share your input for potential Parks ballot measure
The City has published an online survey on expanded aquatics, parks, open spaces and recreational opportunities in Kirkland. We’d like to invite all community members to take the survey now through May 11. Access it online at https://cityofkirkland.research.net/r/SurveyKirklandParks.
Feedback from the community will help inform the City Council’s decision on whether to move forward with placing a measure on the ballot to create an aquatics and recreation center, more open space and trails, expanded recreation programs, and parks facilities.
Please take 10 minutes to participate in this important survey and please share the survey with your friends or forward this email. We want to hear from as many Kirkland community members as possible!
Want to learn more about the Parks Ballot exploratory process? Visit www.kirklandwa.gov/parks2023ballot
Neighborhood Meeting (Virtual) ; Monday, March 13th, 7:00pm
We would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Spring community meeting. Our agenda promises to be both concise and captivating :
Future of Houghton Village
This one-hour small group conversation is a follow-up to the Town Hall that was held March 6. Attendance will be virtual only and limited to 20 people. (Another opportunity will be offered on March 27.)
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM
Neighborhood Happy Hour
It was a fun happy hour event at the Side Hustle: Local Brewery Taproom on Monday, Feb 13th ! Thank you to everyone that turned up - next one will be in April.
Invitation to Participate
The Future of Park Lane Consultant Study– Stakeholder Listening Sessions
The City of Kirkland has engaged a consulting firm to evaluate the future of Park Lane as it pertains to vehicular traffic. At its August 3, 2022 meeting, the City Council directed staff to engage a consulting firm to evaluate three possible scenarios for Park Lane. The selected consultant MIG, Inc. www.migcom.com, is tasked with evaluating:
The City and consultant seek stakeholder input related to these three potential scenarios and has organized a schedule of Listening Sessions hear from stakeholders including building owners, business owners and tenants, community and neighborhood representatives and others who are directly impacted by potential decisions surrounding Park Lane.
If you would like to engage in the discussion about the future of Park Lane, please sign up to participate in a scheduled Listening Session. Details are as follows:
Listening Sessions Registration Information - Future of Park Lane Stakeholders
Advanced Registration Required
Dates Monday, January 30, 2023 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location The Heathman Hotel, first floor meeting rooms
220 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland WA 98033
Timeslots 15 minute time slots/ 2 simultaneous Listening Sessions. Up to 4 people per timeslot.
Sign-Up Advanced registration required. Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/ParkLaneSessions
If you are already signed up for a Listening Session, you do not need to sign up again. If you are unable to attend a Listening Session and want to engage in the process, please visit the City’s webpage https://kirklandwa.gov/parklane where you can ‘Provide a Comment’.
If you have additional concerns or questions, or require a virtual listening session, please contact Martha Chaudhry at email@example.com
Special Projects, Economic Development
City Manager's Office
(425) 587-3266 (work)
(425) 499-2765 (cell)
Neighborhood Meeting (Virtual) ; Monday, Jan 9th, 7:00pm
Please join us for the first neighborhood meeting of the year, as everyone is coming back from holidays we are still in the process of firming up the agenda. Come back to this post in a couple of days for the agenda.
Kirkland Police Department : Answer to questions around some recent robberies
Kirkland Planning: Comprehensive Plan : What is the plan and where we are in the process of the update
Neighborhood Safety Program : Where are we in the process of new project selections
Parks Funding Exploratory Committee : What this committee is working on and give your opinion on what parks initiative and locations you think are best
Meeting Video on Next tab
Grand Menorah Lighting
Hosted by: Chabad of Kirkland
Date: Sunday December 18, 2022
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Location: Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza, 98033Join Chabad of Kirkland at this holiday celebration, which marks the beginning of Chanukah, an eight-day wintertime festival of lights. Chabad of Kirkland welcomes the community as it shares the story of Hanukkah with all who attend. The menorah will remain on display through December 26, 2022 at Marina Park.
Winterfest Tree Lighting
Hosted by: Kirkland Downtown Association
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022
Time: 3 – 6 p.m.
Location: Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza Dr, 98033
Celebrate Winter in magical Kirkland with the ultimate tribute to the holiday season. Activities include: Nightly Tree Lighting, Kirkland Winter Market, Merchant Decorating Contests, and Gingerbread House Contestant.
Google’s Musical Holiday LightsHosted by: Google
Date: Friday, December 2, 2022
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Feriton Spur Park on the Cross Kirkland Corridor, 509 6th St. S., 98033
An evening of hot chocolate and cookies, a petting zoo, a photo booth, and the annual musical holiday lights on the Cross Kirkland Corridor. The event opens at 5 p.m., carolers will take the stage at 5:15 p.m., and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. when Mayor Penny Sweet will flip the switch to turn on 10,000 LED lights with a show custom-programmed to holiday music by Google Kirkland engineers.
Google’s Musical Holiday Lights will be available for public viewing daily from Dec. 2-early January from 5-10 p.m. each night.
To get there, walk or bike along the CKC, take Metro’s 245, 250, or 255 bus or parking is available. Parking will be based on a first come first serve basis. Please utilize Google Building D L1 for your parking needs.
Detail on the event page
Association Meeting (Virtual) ; Monday, November 14th, 7:00pm
Please join us for the last neighborhood meeting of the year where we will have another busy agenda.
recording on 'meetings and video page'
Neighborhood Happy Hour
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2023 Meeting Dates
We meet the 2nd Monday of odd months, except for July.
Our 2023 meetings are:
Meetings will be held online until we are permitted to resume in-person meetings at Heritage Hall. Check meetings section for details.