Over the last 10 months, over 500 asylees have passed through an encampment site owned and managed by the Riverton Park United Methodist Church (RPUMC) in Tukwila. Learn more about the actions the City is taking to help address the crisis and raise awareness.
City of Tukwila News
With the Recology Tukwila Solid Waste Contract taking effect on November 1st, we want to ensure that all customers have access to the necessary resources for a successful transition.
Today, pursuant to powers granted under the Tukwila Municipal Code, Mayor Allan Ekberg has declared a State of Emergency to address the growing number of asylum seekers in the region who are seeking assistance in the City of Tukwila.
We have had an unusually dry summer and the Seattle Regional Water System is facing a potential water shortage this fall. Cascade is asking customers to voluntarily reduce their water use.
A community Open House to talk about the City’s 2024-2044 Comprehensive Plan is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 20 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at Showalter Middle School (NEW LOCATION). The Open House will focus on housing issues and the choices Tukwila must make in addressing the regional and local housing crisis.
To help Tukwila residents get to know the candidates for the Mayor and Council positions in the upcoming election, the City of Tukwila offers this Video Voters’ Guide as a resource for voters.
This community event will take place on Tuesday, June 6, from 12pm to 2pm at the Sullivan Center in Tukwila Village and will focus on discussing changes the City can make to incorporate more “Middle Housing” and gathering valuable input on housing and the overall update of the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
In 2020, Tukwila’s City Council adopted Resolution 1992, declaring that Juneteenth will be recognized in our community every year. The event is a celebration of emancipation as well as an opportunity to honor African
Americans through continued learning and understanding of the impacts of slavery and resiliency.
The Tukwila Planning Commission currently has a Resident representative opening for the remainder of a 4-year term ending 12/31/2026. Interested parties should complete a City of Tukwila Boards and Commissions Application and return it to the Mayor’s Office by June 25, 2023.
The City of Tukwila is seeking High School Student Interns to assist the City with various projects and programs, and to learn about working in city government.