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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan

Bremerton Parks and Recreation staff in conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Commission have been working over the past 11 months to update the city’s Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan, which provides a road map to develop a quality syste...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Kitsap Salmon Tours

Bring family and friends to celebrate the return of salmon to Kitsap streams at these FREE events on Saturday, November 9! Go to www.kitsapsalmontours.org for event information and a list of all locations. The City of Bremerton and Kitsap Poggie Club are ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

City of Bremerton Cannot Extend Kitsap Rescue Mission’s Temporary Occupancy Permit for Shelter Use 

'I cannot in good conscience extend temporary occupancy for a shelter that is unsafe.'

Mayor Wheeler sent the following email today to Kitsap Rescue...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Eastside Employment Center/Harrison Hospital District

Bremerton community members, give your input on the future of the Eastside Employment Center (Harrison Hospital District)! Participate in an Interactive Story Map & Survey of the area.

The Eastside Employment Center is a long-standing employment center...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Salvation Army has Agreed to Open Overnight Shelter When Kitsap Rescue Mission Shelter Closes on October 13; No Gap in Service to Community’s Homeless 

On Wednesday, the Salvation Army in Bremerton announced it would open its doors early as an ove...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Statement on groundbreaking of CHI Franciscan's new primary care facility on Kitsap Way

The Kitsap Sun published an article today about the groundbreaking of CHI Franciscan’s new primary care facility on Kitsap Way on Monday. Please see the following state...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Charleston District Center

You're invited to participate in the Charleston District Center Community Workshop and Walking Tour on Thursday, September 26

The Community Workshop will be held from 6:30-8:30 PM in the First Floor Meeting Chambers, Norm Dicks Governme...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Our Region

Published in the Kitsap Sun on Friday, September 6, 2019.

By, Mayor Greg Wheeler

As the mayor of Bremerton, the largest city in Kitsap County, I want to encourage you to provide public comments on the future of Bremerton and our region. Yo...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 6, 2019

WSDOT SR 304 Paver Project

Public Service Notice: WSDOT SR 304 Paver Project Work Detour. 

Due to paving the westbound lane on Burwell Street, westbound traffic on Burwell Street and southbound traffic on Warren Avenue between 6th Street and Burwell Street will be detoured ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 29, 2019

WSDOT SR 304 Paver Project

Public Service Notice: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) SR 304 Paver Project Work at Night will start Tuesday, September 3, 2019. 

Work will occur between the hours of 8 pm – 6:00 am. During this time, work will include noise ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Bremerton Fire Department Job Opportunities

The City of Bremerton is hiring! Learn about the Firefighter Paramedic and Lateral Firefighter employment opportunities with Bremerton Fire Department. Download the job flyers (http://bit.ly/2Hs4xrL and http://bit.ly/2ZgVq8c) or visit the Current Jobs web...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2019

New Offerings by Bremerton Municipal Court

Mayor Greg Wheeler announces two new offerings by Bremerton Municipal Court

30-Day Amnesty for Court FinesDo you have old court fines? Are collection fees and interest preventing you from paying off your fines? Are you trying to reinstate your license?&...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Press Release

Director of Financial Services, Assistant Director of Financial Services Appointments

Michael Riley has been named Director of Financial Services for the City of Bremerton. Previously, Riley has held the role of Assistant Director of Financial Services for...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Kitsap County Fails to Protect Families, Signs Off on Sexual Predator Housing Zones in Neighborhoods

It’s hard to understand why Kitsap County failed to protect families and signed off on Sexually Violent Predator (SVPs) housing zones in neighborhoods. Bre...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Bremerton Rental Assistance Program

“Bremerton’s Rental Assistance Program has changed my life! I don’t know how I would have been able to afford moving into my apartment without it.” – Bremerton Rental Assistance Program Participant

Do you need help with rent, eviction or security ...

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Bremerton Housing Authority Website Public Notices
Posted on: July 18, 2019

BPD Safe Place

BPD Safe Place

Launching July 19, 2019!

Bremerton Police Department Safe Place is a partnership with the Bremerton business community and schools. The program aims to create safe locations for individuals to visit if they feel they have been the victim of hate (or bias) ...

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BremertonWA.gov/BPDSafePlace Public Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Urban Forest Management Grant

The Parks and Recreation Department has just completed Forest Management Plans for six forested parks and established an electronic Park Tree inventory database to assist with monitoring, documentation and evaluation in the field. This project was funded ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Mayor's Youth Leadership Award

Mayor Greg Wheeler Selects Haley Michaelson for 2019 Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award

Mayor Greg Wheeler is proud to announce the selection of Haley Michaelson as the recipient of the first Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award and a $250 scholarship.

Michaelson cur...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Bremerton's First Poet Laureate

Mayor Greg Wheeler Selects Tia Hudson as City of Bremerton’s First Poet Laureate

In recognition of Poetry Month in April, Mayor Greg Wheeler announced the selection of Tia Hudson as the City of Bremerton’s first Poet Laureate at the Wednesday, April 3 City...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Today, Our Neighborhoods are at Risk of Having Housing for Sexually Violent Predators Due to Kitsap County Decisions

Kitsap County has adopted regulations that make it legal today to locate new group housing for violent sexual offenders in several Bremerto...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Parking Changes Update

Get ready, Bremerton. Construction is starting on Marina Square, a private development on the city’s waterfront, that will create temporary changes to parking in downtown. On March 22, 2019, the City will lose 30 public spaces in the Washington ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Keep Our Neighborhoods Safe

Citizens – Kitsap County is seeking public comment on a proposal to locate housing for Level III Sexually Violent Predators in neighborhoods very close to Bremerton and other sections of the county. The City of Bremert...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Down Payment Assistance Program

The City of Bremerton, in partnership with Community Frameworks, presents the Bremerton Homeownership Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program. The program is designed to provide deferred payment, low-interest subordinate loans that make home buying affordab...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Please visit Mayor Wheeler's webpage to view his 2019 Initiatives.

Public Notices
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Quincy Square on 4th Project

The City of Bremerton is proud to announce the area on 4th Street between Pacific and Washington Avenue will be officially renamed Quincy Square on 4th. 

Mayor Greg Wheeler received a letter by Fed Ex today (Tuesday, January 22) from Quincy Jones ...

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Quincy Jones Letter (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mayor's Youth Leadership Award

The City of Bremerton is proud to announce the new Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award. This award is an opportunity to recognize exceptional youth in our community. One Bremerton student will be selected for the award and will be nominated for the s...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Free Parking after 5 in Downtown

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in downtown Bremerton. The City’s on-street parking in the downtown core offers free parking after 5 p.m. and the City has expanded to offering free parking in the Washington Garage at 405 Washington Avenue from 5 p....

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 8, 2019

2019 Annual Budget

The city is offering the 2019 Annual Budget in both separate parts and as one document. To download these files please follow the link below.

2019 Annual Budget Public Notices
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Please visit Mayor Wheeler's webpage to view his Diversity Statement and 2019 Initiatives.

Public Notices
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Happy Thanksgiving

Adoption of the 2019 City Budget

I want to wish our community a Happy Thanksgiving. I have a lot to be thankful for this year. One year ago you elected me to be your next Mayor, and in January of this year I began implementing the goals and priorities that...

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