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  • Federal Way, WA —

    With an emphasis on public safety and maintaining a clean and litter-free city, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell presented his proposed 2021-22 Biennial Budget to the City Council on Tuesday night.

    The mayor’s proposed 2021-22 Biennial Budget, which is structurally...

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:45am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City of Federal Way will host “Clean up Federal Way!”, a litter removal event, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 12, which will focus on cleaning up key areas throughout the city as well as various neighborhoods.

    Volunteers who wish to participate in the event...

    Monday, August 31, 2020 - 3:00pm
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City of Federal Way Parks Department will close Steel Lake Park indefinitely starting Thursday, Aug. 13.

    The gates to the vehicle entrances will be locked and the pedestrian entry points will be clearly marked with signage indicating the closure.

    “The...

    Monday, August 10, 2020 - 5:15pm
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Small businesses may now begin applying online for Round 2 of the Federal Way COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant Program. Named "2 Victory/19," the program was proposed by Mayor Jim Ferrell and approved by the Federal Way City Council to distribute federal CARES Act funds...

    Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 10:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City of Federal Way is now accepting applications for the vacant Position 5 on the City Council, after the July 31 resignation of Council member Mark Koppang.  

    Interested candidates can access the application by...

    Monday, August 3, 2020 - 8:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell will host a public forum via Zoom with the African American/Black Community from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.

    The virtual meeting, which is open to everyone, will feature presentations from several guest speakers and provide ample...

    Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 3:30pm
  • Federal Way, WA —

    Small businesses may now begin applying online for the Federal Way COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant Program. Named "2 Victory/19," the program was proposed by Mayor Jim Ferrell and approved by the Federal Way City Council to distribute federal CARES Act funds to local...

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City of Federal Way has the authority to tax water and sewer utilities, the Washington State Supreme Court wrote in a ruling issued Thursday.

    In March 2018, the City Council passed an ordinance to impose a 7.75-percent tax on water and sewer utilities not already...

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:00am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The City will host a flag-raising ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday, June 19, in front of City Hall to commemorate Juneteenth Week in Federal Way.

    “I want to thank those who asked me to display the flag, including the Rogers family (Keith, Trenise, and Anisah) in recognition...

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 9:30am
  • Federal Way, WA —

    The Federal Way City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a plan to distribute federal CARES Act funds to local businesses.

    In April, Governor lnslee announced the award of nearly $300 million to local governments across Washington from the state's...

    Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 3:00pm