News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Road Construction - Canyon Lakes Area

Road Construction Notice Canyon Lakes-01

The City’s Contractor for the City-Wide Overlay project will be performing work at various location in Canyon Lakes. Work began Monday September 8th and is expected to take approximately a month. All work is currently scheduled to take place dur...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

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The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

$3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program

Benton County CARES Newsflash-01

July 15, 2020Benton County Commissioners Designate $3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant ProgramKennewick, WA – Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, which will p...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

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To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Plan Your Public Art Tour

Public Art Newsflash-01

From several reflective pieces in historic downtown and the waterfront, to the Happy Human at the Southridge Sports & Events Complex and roundabouts throughout the city, use the interactive Kennewick Art Map for a self-guided tour of public art treasu...
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News Flash

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Business Licensing

Business Licensing

Before applying for a business license, it is very important that you verify that your business activity meets the zoning requirements for the location you have selected if operating business from any premises within the City limits of Kennewick.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Recreation

Recreation

City of Kennewick takes pride in the park and recreational facilities available for residents and visitors. There are 34 maintained public parks and facilities spread throughout the city with 855 total acres of which about 400 is green space.

Recreation Website City Spotlights
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Kennewick Maps & GIS

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a spatial model of City facilities & infrastructure in the “real” world. This collection of maps and data can help you visualize information. Property owners can also find parcel information, zoning, utilities, etc.

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News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

Home Consortium NewsFlash-01

The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Best Housing Markets

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Financial technology company SmartAsset released the rankings from its annual Housing Markets Study  and Kennewick made the list. The study measures market health by growth and stability. 

For a look at how Kennewick compares with the nat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 15, 2020

$3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program

Benton County CARES Newsflash-01

July 15, 2020Benton County Commissioners Designate $3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant ProgramKennewick, WA – Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, which will p...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

Temporary outdoor expansion-01

To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

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Additional Info... Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2020

Council Workshop Presentation

KPD Coin

On July 14, 2020, the Kennewick Police Department presented to city council about the department’s policy governing use of force. The workshop presentation is just over two hours in length and covers many important topics related to use of force...

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Workshop Video Police Department
Posted on: July 22, 2020

WASPC Accreditation

WASPC Logo

The Kennewick Police Department is a Washington Association of Sheriff’s and Police Chiefs (WASPC) accredited agency and has been since 2003. The purpose of law enforcement agency accreditation is to professionalize the law enforcement industry ...
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WASPC Law Enforcement Accreditation Standards Police Department
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Use of Force Policy

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The Kennewick Police Department’s highest priority is safeguarding the life, dignity and liberty of all persons.  Officers shall demonstrate this principle in their daily interactions with the community they are sworn to protect and ser...

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Law Enforcement Role and Authority Police Department
Posted on: July 14, 2020

#MaskOn2MoveOn

Covid-19

Let’s all do our part to save lives and help our community get back to work by continuing to move forward into phase 2 and beyond! Friends don’t let friends spread COVID-19. SPREAD KINDNESS, NOT COVID-19!

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Benton-Franklin Health District Police Department
Posted on: February 5, 2019

KPD Pantry Patrol

KPD Pantry Patrol

The Kennewick Police Department is starting a new program today in support of the Kennewick School District. Our new program, titled "Pantry Patrol", is designed to help supplement the food pantry that the Kennewick School District maintains for...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Did You Know?

Med Return Box

If you have any unwanted prescription medications, prescription patches, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples or pet medications, you can drop them off no questions asked in a secure collection box in the Kennewick Police Station lobby. &nb...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Modified Hybrid Fall Day Camp

Hybrid Fall Day Camp Newsflash

October 1-9: Monday - Friday
October 12-30: You pick which days depending on your child’s hybrid learning schedule.  M-W or W-F
November - December : M-W or W-F depending on your child’s hybrid learning schedule.  
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Recreation
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Reopening of the Numerica Pavilion

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We are very excited to announce the reopening of the Numerica Pavilion on Saturday, September 26.  During this initial reopening, a hybrid of rental/drop-in play has been created and modified to comply with the Washington State business Safe Star...
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Recreation
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Harvest Bazaar Postponed

Harvest Bazaar Postponed

Our annual Harvest Bazaar will be postponed. The event was scheduled for October 16-17 but due to current and projected Washington State restrictions on large gatherings, the event will be postponed.  We held off as long as we could in hopes we c...

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Recreation