Recruitment opens for new members of Kenmore Library Advisory Board

KENMORE, Wash. (October 15, 2014) – The Kenmore City Council is seeking dedicated Kenmore citizens interested in serving on the Kenmore Library Advisory Board. The Kenmore Library Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees of the King County Library System and to the local library officials. The Library Advisory Board also reports to the Kenmore City Council, as deemed necessary. The City seeks applicants for several board positions and one Young Adult board position.

The Library Advisory Board consists of eight (8) voting members, one of whom is a young adult member. The members serve a three-year term, except for the young adult member who serves a one-year term. All members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of a majority of the Kenmore City Council. Board members serve without compensation. The Library Advisory Board will hold regular and special meetings as may be necessary to complete its responsibilities.

Positions are open to all citizens residing within the City of Kenmore city limits. Applicants with a variety of skills, interests and experience are encouraged to apply. To be considered for appointment, please complete an application form and submit to the City Clerk at the City Hall address. Application forms are available from City Hall, PO Box 82607, 18120 68th Ave. NE, Kenmore, WA 98028 or from the City’s website Completed application forms will be accepted until October 31, 2014. If you would like additional information, contact Patty Safrin, City Clerk, at (425) 398-8900, or via e-mail at

The Kenmore Library Board meets five or six times a year, typically on the first Tuesday of the month.

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Kenmore Employment and Education Fair Sat May 17, 10am -1pm

Kenmore City HallLooking for your next employment or educational opportunity? Attend workshops on interviewing, networking, organizing a job search and more. Bring your resume and meet employers and representatives from local educational institutions to discuss employment and education opportunities. Open to both teens and adults.

Events will occur at both Kenmore City Hall and Kenmore Library.

Schedule of Events-10:00-1:00 Education and Employer Booths
10:15-12:05 Library Resources for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs
10:15-1:00 Mock Interviews
10:15-11:05 Interview Skills
10:15-11:05 Build Confidence and Optimize Your Job Search by Identifying and Conveying Your Personal Strengths
11:25-12:15 Effective Networking
11:25-12:15 Organizing a Job Search
Events will occur at both Kenmore City Hall and Kenmore Library.
Library: Kenmore Library
Location: Room 1
Registration Ends: 5/17/2014 at 10:00 AM

Other Information:

Registration preferred but not required. Register online at or at the Kenmore Library, 425.486.8747. Extra parking available at Kenmore Village. Interested employers should email for more information about participating.

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Kenmore to Take Steps to Address Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

KENMORE, Wash. (March 21, 2014) – The City Council and officials of the City of Kenmore are concerned by several pedestrian accidents that have taken place in recent months, including three crosswalk accidents that have occurred within six days of each other (3/14, 3/18 and 3/20).

The City is taking these incidents seriously and is proposing a number of short and long term actions intended to improve safety and awareness in our community.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety has been added to the agenda for the March 24, 2014, City Council meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE. Public comment is welcome at the meeting. To review the report for this agenda item, go to and click on the March 24 meeting.

Our thoughts go out to the victims, their families, and others who have been involved in these tragic circumstances.

City of Kenmore News Release

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