City of Tukwila News
The Tukwila Community Connectors Program intends to improve outreach and engagement with with communities historically underrepresented in the civic process and decisions that impact their community. Do you live, work, or attend school in Tukwila? Are you interested in learning more about how the City of Tukwila works? Do you want to partner with the City to build relationships and improve communication between the City and your community? If yes, we want to hear from you! We are now accepting applications for Community Connectors in Tukwila.
The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, colleges, trade schools and universities. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is March 30, 2018.
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.
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.
The core purpose of the annual Point in Time (PIT) Count is to collect data on the needs of people experiencing homelessness in our community. Volunteers will be asked to work in teams of 2-3 to conduct a visual count of individuals experiencing homelessness across King County.
At the January 2, 2018 meeting of the City Council, Council President Verna Seal announced the names and membership of the four standing Council committees for 2018.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Holiday Lights Contest!
In partnership with Waste Management, the City of Tukwila’s Cleanup Event allows residents to drop off hard to dispose of items such as electronic waste, scrap metal, large appliances, furniture, cardboard boxes and yard waste.
Celebrate the season by entering the 2017 Holiday Lights Contest! Judging will take place the week of December 11, between the hours of 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Winners will receive a yard sign to show off to the whole neighborhood.