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Posted on: June 21, 2019

2020 City of Bremerton HOME Funds

The City, in collaboration with Kitsap County are releasing funding recommendation for the use of City of Bremerton and Kitsap County HOME funds and Kitsap County CDBG funds in the amount of $225,000. Please see the funding recommendations here.If you hav...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

2020 CDBG/HOME Funding

The City of Bremerton has released the 2020 CDBG/HOME Policy Plan for public comment. This plan includes the policies and procedures for use of CDBG and HOME funding. This document begins the funding process for the 2020 Program Year. This document contai...

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CDBG
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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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 13, 2019

Bremerton Police Department Press Release

Hit and Run w/ Injury Collision 

On 8-30-19 about 0200 hours, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 1500 block of 5th Street. The vehicle did not stop and left the scene. Investigators used surveillance video, and debris left at the scene to...

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Bremerton Police Department Press Releases 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: June 27, 2019

Press Release

Director of Public Works and Utilities, City Engineer Appointments

Thomas Knuckey has been named as Director of Public Works and Utilities. Knuckey has worked for the City of Bremerton for the past 24 years. Prior to his new role, Knuckey held the position...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide

Want to know what is happening in Bremerton? Check out the Parks & Recreation Activity Guide for complete details on all the great programs and activities offered by Bremerton Parks & Recreation.

Summer Activity Guide (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Bremerton Police Department Press Release

Fatal Collision on Kitsap Way at Highway 3

On June 25, 2019, a woman in her mid-50’s was traveling alone in her vehicle, westbound on Kitsap Way, approaching Highway 3, when she lost control of her vehicle and struck two other vehicles traveling ...

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Bremerton Police Department Press Releases 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 29, 2019

Integrated Vegetation Management

The City of Bremerton will be hand-applying a diluted solution of the herbicide Glyphosate to city arterial street sidewalks beginning this spring, depending on weather. This application will be performed under the direction of licensed applicators to con...

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Integrated Vegetation Management Plan (PDF) 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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Public Notices
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Greg Wheeler

2019 Budget is Available for Public Review & Comment

I am pleased to submit for your consideration the City’s 2019 Proposed Annual Budget. This budget prioritizes resources for many of the key initiatives from my campaign last year while also focusing ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton is Safe

My proposed budget for 2019 is nearly ready for public review and comment and adoption by the City Council. Over the past several weeks I’ve been providing highlights of the programs that are included in my budget. The initiatives that I’...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Possible Telephone Scam

The Bremerton Fire Department is issuing this advisory to warn city residents of a possible telephone scam. The caller is seeking “donations” for the Bremerton Fire Department. The Bremerton Fire Department DOES NOT conduct any solicit...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton is Beautiful

Each week I have been sharing with you the initiatives that are included in my 2019 proposed budget so that you can see what I’m doing to accomplish the direction you have given me as your mayor. So far, I’ve highlighted my proposal ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton Accelerates Phase Out of B&O Tax 

Last week I shared with you my first initiative that is included in my proposed budget for 2019 – increased support for affordable housing (see that message here). This week I am pleased to share wit...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton Fosters Affordable & Quality Housing For Our Citizens

This time last year I was walking door to door talking with each of you about your thoughts about the City and you shared with me what your concerns and priorities are for our community. T...

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Public Notices

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

SR 303 Corridor Study

The City of Bremerton and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) have launched a comprehensive study of the SR 303 (Warren/Wheaton) corridor. The City has engaged Parametrix Inc. to undertake the study and they began gathering existing cond...

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SR 303 Corridor Study