The Tukwila Clean and Green Program provides opportunities
for residents to improve their homes and neighborhoods
and present a positive image of Tukwila year-round through
cleanup and environmental action events. Here is a list of
events and activities. Check back periodically for updates and
for additional details. View the Clean and Green Flyer here.
Park Appreciation Day – April 25
Crystal Springs Park, 15832 -51st Ave. S., Tukwila
Join us in celebrating the newly revitalized park and
lend a hand keeping your park beautiful – planting,
spreading bark or removing ivy.
15th Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival – May 9
9:00am–3:00pm, at the
Tukwila Community Center, 12424 - 42nd Avenue S.
A FREE all-day event to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife –
such as birds and butterflies – into their backyards, gardens and communities.
This event features family fun activities, and presentations from local
experts including Sue Goetz and Marianne Binetti, along with a variety of
educational exhibitors, arts & craft vendors and native plant sales. Learn
more at BackyardWildlifeFestival.org.
Residential Recycling Drop-off Event &
Rain Barrel/Compost Bin Sale – May 16
Foster High School, 4242 S 144th Street, Tukwila
Drop off “hard to recycle” items, including appliances & scrap metal, bulky
wood, cardboard, styrofoam blocks, batteries and more. Fees are applicable
for some items (sinks & toilets, propane tanks, mattresses & box springs,
etc.) See complete details on the event flyer.
For Tukwila residents, take advantage of reduced-price compost and rain
barrels – $25 each, cash only. Supplies are limited. Bring proof of your
Earth Day Every Day
April 1 - April 30, 2015
During the month of April, Tukwila residents who take the
Recycle Often. Recycle Right. recycling pledge will help the
City of Tukwila earn a $5,000 grant for the Tukwila Pantry. Each recycling pledge counts as a point toward the grant and the pledges will be counted live on the campaign website in a running tally. If 25% of Tukwila households take the pledge, the City will earn the grant!
Your pledge supports Tukwila's recycling goals and helps build community connections in Tuwkila through recycling, composting and waste prevention. Don't delay - take the pledge today!
STEP 1: Visit http://recycleoftenrecycleright.com/tukwila
STEP 2: Take the Tukwila recycling pledge
STEP 3: Recruit friends and neighbors to take the pledge!
2015 Election and Campaign Filing Information
Following is an overview of information for candidates interested in running for local election in Tukwila this year. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact King County Elections at (206) 296-1565 or email to
email@example.com. Election information may also be found on King County’s website at http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx.
Candidates must be registered voters in the jurisdiction they want to represent. Candidates in a Code City, such as Tukwila, must have lived within the Code City for one year before the date of the election (RCW 35A.12.030). The election officer with whom declarations are filed shall
review each declaration for compliance with the law (RCW Chapter 29A.24).
Candidates wishing to file for an elected office must obtain a
Declaration of Candidacy form from King County Elections at http://www.kingcounty.gov/elections.aspx.
Declaration of Candidacy forms will be available online approximately 30 days prior to the candidate filing period. For more detailed information, follow the link below.
Candidate filing deadlines:
Mail: April 27 - May 15, 4:30pm, regardless of postmark.
In-Person: May 11, 8:30am - May 15, 4:30pm.
Online: May 11, 9:00am - May 15, 4:30pm.
Seattle City Light Construction Notice
Emergency Cable Replacement on 42nd Ave South
Feb. 27, 2015
Seattle City Light has begun working to safely replace nearly two miles of electrical cable along 42nd Avenue South and side streets. A major power line was recently damaged by an outside contractor, leaving the area vulnerable to unplanned outages that could last days. The project is expected to last approximately two months and repair outages will be necessary to perform the work safely. Customers will be notified by letter or phone in advance of repair outages in their area.
For more detailed information please view Seattle City Light’s Construction Notification Flyer.