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Posted on: February 22, 2024

City Council to Consider Placing a Public Safety Sales Tax Increase on the August 6 Primary Ballot

On February 26, council will consider a resolution to place a public safety sales tax increase before the voters on the August 6 primary election. If approved by the voters, sales tax in Gig Harbor would increase by 0.1% to a total sales tax rate of 9.0%.

This sales tax increase would generate approximately $1 million annually in revenue for the city's general fund. One-third of the revenue generated in this way must be used for law enforcement expenditures. This funding would allow the city to fu...

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City of Gig Harbor News
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Now Accepting Applications for the 2024 Creative Endeavor Grant

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 15.

Applications for the 2024 Creative Endeavor Grant are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 15, 2024. Funding recommendations will occur at the special Arts Commission meeting on March 20. For questions on filling out the application or t...

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City of Gig Harbor News

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News Flash

Posted on: February 9, 2024

Volunteers Needed - Arts Commission

The city is seeking residents interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Arts Commission.

The Arts Commission provides guidance and recommendations to the city council on public art. Meetings are conducted on the second Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. The position is voluntary and is not subject to compensation by the city. Visit our we...

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Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Volunteers Needed - Parks Commission

The city is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Parks Commission.

Parks Commissioners are charged with advising the mayor and city council on parks and recreation facilities, open space acquisition and development, maintenance and operation of parks and recreation public facilities, and other matters as directed by city...

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Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Volunteer Needed - Civil Service Commission

The city is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Civil Service Commission.

Commissioners must live within city limits and will be selected for a six-year term. The Civil Service Commission provides direction for the establishment of eligibility lists for the various classes of positions in the Police Department, certifies these ...

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Volunteer Opportunities