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City News Bytes: Win a Composting Bin, Haggar-Scribner Tabled, Founders Tourney on Tap, Zero Emission Tools

Compost binWin a Composting Bin in City’s Climate Smart Challenge!
Have you been eying a new composting bin? You may get the chance by participating in the City of Bainbridge Island’s latest Climate Smart Challenge.

The City has a goal to …

Haggar Scribner Project Could Transform Parts of Downtown Winslow with new Commercial and Housing Options. But Will it Move Forward? ill

Dr. Tom Haggar, a highly respected, and now retired, Bainbridge physician and the Scribner family are joining forces with other well-known Bainbridge families and investors to develop what has come to be called the Haggar Scribner Project – a

City New Bytes: Share Your Feedback on COBI’s Waste Reduction Ordinance, Eagle Harbor Drive, Winslow Subarea Plan, Island Speed Limits, Vehicle Break-ins and Prowlers, Free Sandbags and more!

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MLK Chamber of Commerce closure announcement 2023 image courtesy of the BI Chamber of Commerce

 

 

 

 

Share your Feedback Waste Reduction with COBI image courtesy of BI Chamber of CommerceWASTE REDUCTION FEEDBACK: Bainbridge’s new regulations to reduce single-use waste became effective on January 1, 2023, introducing a 25c fee on take-out cups for consumers, and a requirement to use home compostable service ware items …

City News Bytes: Non-profits get boost, Moratorium on Inns, Drainage Projects Move forward, Island-wide Speed Limit?

Bainbridge Island City Hall image courtesy of Google - photo by Andrew Lingbloom Nov 2016Bainbridge Non-Profit Orgs. get a Boost from City Hall
Some 13 island non-profit organizations will receive funding over the next two years from Bainbridge taxpayers. The City typically awards funding to local non-profit organizations through a competitive proposal process on …

City News Bytes: Update on Police/Courts Building, Contractors Sought, Local Businesses Feted

City News BytesPOLICE STATION AND COURT FACILITY MAKING PROGRESS 

Admittedly, the on-going construction and retrofitting of the new Police Department and Municipal Court facility at 8804 Madison Ave. N., is a bit out of sight. But work at the former home of …

Fish Barrier Removal Project on 305 Won’t Wrap Up until November 2023

Don’t expect the State Highway 305-Murden Cove construction project to end any time soon. The Washington State Department of Transportation’s fish barrier removal work at Murden Creek isn’t expected to wrap up until November 2023. That’s almost a year away …

City News Bytes: Lawsuit against Former Mayor, Bethany Moves Forward, New Waste Regs for Businesses

City News BytesLawsuit Alleges Conflict of Interest by former City Councilor 

Former Bainbridge Mayor and City Council member Kol Medina is the subject of a lawsuit alleging a conflict of interest over a donation made by CHI Franciscan to a foundation Medina …

City News Bytes: Bethany On Tap, E-Bike Survey, Traffic Changes, Drug Take Back Day!

Bethany Lutheran 11-2022City News BytesCity Council to Vote on Affordable Housing Tonight

The Bainbridge Island City Council is planning to vote Tuesday evening October 25th on the somewhat controversial affordable housing density bonus plan for Bethany Lutheran Church property.
The Council took in nearly

Affordable Housing on Bainbridge? City to Weigh in on Bethany Project

Bethany Lutheran propertySolving the affordable housing challenge on Bainbridge Island – and many other similarly affluent communities in Washington State and around the country – is a major hurdle in a world of escalating real estate prices, higher building costs and diminishing …

A Tour of Lumen Field – Home of the Seahawks – is Quite a Thrill, as Football Season gets Rolling

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and the leaves are beginning to turn. That means football season is right around the corner.

Even though the Mariners are rolling this season and may actually make it into …

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