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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Planning Commission Vacancy

Application

Applications are currently being accepted to fill a vacant seat on the Ellensburg Planning Commission. The Planning Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.14 of the City Code and is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the...
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Posted on: February 16, 2024

City Seeks Affordable Housing Proposals For First/Pine Property

Application

The City of Ellensburg is seeking proposals for a multifamily affordable housing development on city surplus property at First and Pine. We welcome applications from nonprofit organizations, private developers, and public housing authorities or collaborat...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Ellensburg Selected As A Washington State Certified Creative District

highway sign that reads Washington Creative District ahead

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — On February 8, 2024, Ellensburg received a unanimous vote by the ArtsWA Board of Commissioners, becoming the newest designated Certified Creative District in Washington state. The road to certification began in 2021 with several commun...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Ellensburg City Council Appoints Delano Palmer to Vacant Seat

new Councilmember

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — The Ellensburg City Council interviewed applicants during Monday’s special meeting and appointed Delano Palmer to fill the vacant Council seat previously occupied by Adam Winn.

Palmer is the Director of Capital Planning and Pro...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Unity Park Construction Starts Feb. 22

Construction sign

Due to the favorable weather conditions that Ellensburg has been experiencing, the contractor for Unity Park will be starting to install construction fence as early as Feb. 22. Parking at the park site and in the alley between Main St. and Pearl St. will ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Submit A Nomination For 2024 Historic Preservation Awards

Historic Preservation Awards

2024 Historic Preservation Month Celebration and Awards

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Coffee With City Council Feb. 28

Coffee With City Council

The Ellensburg City Council is hosting Coffee With City Council on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. Stop by the Adult Activity Center, 506 S. Pine St., from 9-11 a.m. for a cup of coffee and conversation with two Councilmembers.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

February Is National Black History Month

Proclamation

At the February 5, 2024 City Council meeting, the Council adopted a proclamation designating February 2024 as National Black History Month in Ellensburg. Read the proclamation: https://ci.ellensburg.wa.us/DocumentCenter/View/17406/National-Black-History-M...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

New Submittal Timeline For Annual Comprehensive Plan Docket

Application

Annual Comprehensive Plan Docket

New Submittal Timeline for 2024

The City of Ellensburg is currently accepting Comprehensive Plan amendments for the 2024 annual docket cycle. The City's Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 1995, with major updates in ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Craig's Hill Water Pressure Improvements Project In Progress

Construction sign

The Craig’s Hill Water Pressure Improvements Project starts December 18, and traffic disruptions will occur near the project area.  

The project will increase water pressure to residences and businesses in the Craig’s Hill neig...

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