Tag: City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)

Local Non-Profit Tapped for City’s new Car Share Program

Pac Westy logoGreg Dronkert is at it again. The Bainbridge Island entrepreneur and founder of Pac Westy (https://pacwesty.com/), a tourism and transportation company located in the Day Road Business Park, recently formed Mobility for All – a non-profit devoted to …

Big task lies ahead for City to implement Climate & Transportation Plans

Creating long-term plans on paper and then turning them into real world solutions is no easy task.

That’s one reason why the City of Bainbridge Island will soon begin work with a transportation consulting firm, Fehr & Peers, to help …

New City Manager Blair King is Finding His Way and Getting Things Done!

Blair King Bainbridge Island City Manager For Bainbridge Island City Manager Blair King local governance is every thing.

“A city provides an array of services and is the closest (governmental entity) to the public,” he says unabashedly. “What drives me crazy is that people think the …

ReFashion Trashion Show 2022 “Fashion in the Forest” Coming to IslandWood on June 12th

ReFashion Trashion Poster 2022The Bainbridge Island ReFashion Trashion Show is an entertaining fashion show, sponsored by Bainbridge Island Zero Waste, an initiative of Sustainable Bainbridge. The Show features a variety of outrageously creative garments made from an assortment of recycled materials, such …

City Manager Blair King to present at BBC on Friday!

Blair King, Bainbridge Island City ManagerBainbridge Island City Manager (bainbridgewa.gov) Blair King will be the keynote speaker Friday May 13 at the regular Bainbridge Business Connection (BBC) group meeting. The BBC is a loosely-knit amalgam of entrepreneurs and small business people who meet …

City Eying One-Way Streets to Solve Vexing Traffic Flow Problems

Solving Bainbridge’s traffic flow challenges has become a bit of a thorny issue over the past decade, as the island’s population has crept up and commuters and locals find themselves competing for use of the city’s main arterials to drive

The Bainbridge Island Native Food Forest – Open and Free to All – Join Friends of the Farms and their partners for the May Day 2022 work party!

Bainbridge Food Forest logoThe Bainbridge Island Native Food Forest is located on 13-acres of land at the end of Charles Place NE (off of NE Lovgreen Road). Once part of the Suyematsu family farmstead, where strawberries were grown, it was eventually sold and …

Planning Commission will Continue Discussion of Bethany Lutheran Affordable Housing Option

Affordable Housing is a major issue for Bainbridge Island and many other upper income communities, not only across Washington State but throughout the country at large.

There’s lots of good reasons why providing affordable, or “workforce” housing – as some

GRAND OLD 4TH POSTER CONTEST NOW OPEN FOR 2022

GO4th 2022 image courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of CommerceYoung Island creative artists, listen up! The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce and Bainbridge Youth Services are excited to invite all the current elementary, middle and high school students of Bainbridge Island to participate in our Annual Grand Old 4th Poster …

Nonprofit is Here to Help Bainbridge Restaurants Move from Plastic to Renewable Service Ware

Back in October* and December* of 2021, my co-blogger Kevin Dwyer wrote about the City of Bainbridge Island’s new ordinance that would require businesses to reduce plastic and single-use food service products. The first part of that ordinance went …

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