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Planning Commission Members Sought »


Wanted—Bright, motivated people who care about the future of

Leavenworth to serve on the City of Leavenworth

Planning Commission.

Now is a great time to become involved with the City Planning Commission!
The Planning Commission is beginning to create their 2012 work plan and a range of updates to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commission is focusing their work plan on the creation of a Parks Plan, update of the Shoreline Master Program, review of the City’s Comprehensive Plan for potential updates, necessary Municipal Code amendments, and other amendments. The overall role of the Planning Commission is to draft new development regulations and to develop long-range planning documents related to local need and pursuant to State law under the Growth Management Act.
The Planning Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Now is the time to get involved! Two positions are open and available (Positions No. 2 and 5). If you reside or own property inside the city limits of Leavenworth, or reside or own property within the urban growth area, and want to get involved in your community, contact Cary Siess, Development Services Staff at 509-548-5275 for information.
Applications will be accepted until January 1, 2012, and the selection process will be on or before January 15, 2012.

Holiday Office Closures and Garbage Collection »



City Hall will be closed on Friday November 11th, in observance of Veteran’s Day, and also on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.


City Hall will be closed Friday December 23th at noon and Monday December 26th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.


City Hall will be closed on Monday January 2nd to celebrate the New Year.



Residential garbage collection normally scheduled for Thursday November 24th will be picked up on Monday, November 28th.

Commercial garbage collection will be picked up on Friday, November 11th; however collections normally scheduled for Thursday, November 24th will be picked up Friday, November 25th. 


Residential garbage collection, no change

Commercial garbage collections normally scheduled for Sunday, December 25th will be picked up Monday, December 26th. 


Residential garbage collection, no change

Commercial garbage collections normally scheduled for Sunday, January 1st will be picked up on Monday, January 2nd.


Business/Property owners who have dumpsters are reminded to keep snow and ice removed from the dumpster area to facilitate movement of the dumpster to be emptied.  The area needs to be cleared by 6:00 a.m.

Winter Parking Regulations are in effect from November 15, 2011 to March 15, 2012.

Town Hall Meeting »

Please join the Residential Advisory Committee at 7:00 PM Tuesday November 9, 2011 to learn more on the City of Leavenworth snow removal policies and priorities. The City’s Public Works Department will provide information on the procedures, equipment and decision making used during a snow removal event. Cost of the equipment and manpower to which routes are the priority to what are the winter parking regulations and how are they enforced will be reviewed. Your comments, questions and suggestions are welcomed.

Location:  Leavenworth Fire Hall

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