City of Tukwila News

Volunteer needed for vacant position on Tukwila Arts Commission

The Tukwila Arts Commission encourages citizen participation in the arts, promotes arts in the Tukwila community and advises City officials on arts matters. The Arts Commission will be seeking to fill this vacancy immediately as they are in the midst of planning the 22nd Annual Fine Arts Show in conjunction with the Backyard Wildlife Festival. The position is open until filled, but a first review of applicants will happen on March 26, 2018.

Free tax preparation available at the Tukwila Community Center

Come down to the Tukwila Community Center on Tuesdays/Thurdays from 5:00pm – 8:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm from January 9th through April 19th, 2018. Take the stress out of filing your taxes and have United Way of King County prepare your return for free! Households that make less than $66,000, with tax returns that do NOT involve business taxes, rental income, or sale of property or stocks, are eligible for this free service.

The City of Tukwila is currently recruiting for two community members to serve on a new Port of Seattle community committee.

Starting in February of 2018, the Port of Seattle will convene a new community roundtable called SEA Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART). StART will provide an opportunity for Tukwila community members to discuss concerns and voice feedback regarding Sea-Tac Airports construction project, programs, and operations.

Sort it Out: New recycling rule starts January 2 at Bow Lake Recycling & Transfer Station

Starting Jan. 2, 2018, self-haul customers at Bow Lake Recycling &Transfer Station will be asked to keep cardboard, scrap metal, yard waste and clean wood separate from their garbage and to place these items in marked recycling bins or areas at the facility. Customers can save time by separating recyclable materials from garbage before arriving at the facility.