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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Thinking of running for elected office?

2021 is an election year in Gig Harbor.

Elections will be held in November for the following positions:


  • Mayor (currently held by Kit Kuhn)
  • Councilmember Position 1 (currently held by Jeni Woock)
  • Councilmember Position 2 (currently held by Bob Himes)
  • Councilmember Position 3 (currently hel...
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Posted on: February 16, 2021

City of Gig Harbor now Accepting 2021 Lodging Tax Applications

For the first time, the City of Gig Harbor is opening a Spring call for 2021 events and tourism-related projects funded through Lodging Tax grants. The total grant amount of $50,000 will be available, with a maximum award of $20,000 per application.

OPEN NOW - Applications are due by March 31, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Events will need to happen within the 2021 calendar year. 

WHO CAN APPLY? Non-profits operating events or installations that attract tourism to Gig Harbor. Examples o...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Volunteer Needed - Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The City of Gig Harbor is looking for a volunteer interested in serving on the Gig Harbor Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the committee is to advise the City Council on matters of lodging tax collection and expenditures.  Applicants must be representatives of a business required to collect the lodging tax. The committee meets monthly on the second Thu...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

City of Gig Harbor 2020 Employee Engagement Survey Results

On Wednesday, December 16, council and administration were presented a summary overview of the employee engagement survey results from the company that administered it.

We will carefully review the outcomes of the survey, continue to get employee feedback and will work together to help create a better working environment for our employees.  We look forward to additional conversations in the coming months to bett...

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