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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Redondo Fishing Pier and Restroom Replacement Project

The Redondo Fishing Pier and Restroom Replacement Project is currently being designed and permitted. This initial preliminary engineering is anticipated to be completed in 2021, while at the same time funding sources pursued for construction. A project up...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Public Art - SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab and Research Marine Wildlife Hospital Fence Project

The Des Moines Arts Commission (DMAC) is pleased to announce the instillation of a new public art piece at the Des Moines Marina.

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

A Letter from the Des Moines Police Guild

A letter on behalf of Des Moines Police Guild President and Vice President, Justin Cripe and Isaac Helgren.

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Community Survey: King County Metro Seeks Community Input

As our country and county continue to transition through the pandemic’s recovery phases, King County Metro is making plans to gradually restore suspended service. 


In Spring 2020, Metro suspended a significant amount of transit...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

COVID Vaccination Distribution to Pharmacies - How to Get An Appointment

On February 2, 2021 the Federal Government announced that starting February 11th they will be distributing vaccinations directly to pharmacies. They will start with 1,000,000 doses to 6,500 pharmacies nationwide. Below is information on some of the area&a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020


On July 1, 2020 the City implemented a new online business license and B&O tax filing program called FileLocal. With this transition renewal letters were not automatically sent out. Please see directions below on how to renew.  Renewals start...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020


Updated: 2/17/2021 at 9:30 a.m.

City of Des Moines Comprehensive COVID-19 Plan

Public Health-Seattle & King County – 206-477-3977 For King County residents who believe they have been exposed to COVID-19, or for healthcare providers wi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

State Audit Finds Conflict of Interest Led to Diversion of Public Funds

On December 3, 2020 the Washington State Auditor presented the results of their 2019 audit of the City of Des Moines to the City Council. Although the financial condition of the City remains solvent and sustainable, the Auditor issued a finding /...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Grant Relief Opportunity Program Check Distribution

The City finished its distribution of the Grant Relief Opportunity (GRO) Program to its business community. As a result, over $500,000 was provided to assist our businesses during this pandemic.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Restaurants in Des Moines


Kaihana21816 Marine View Drive South(206) 824-1776

Mandarin Kitchen22612 7th Avenue South(206) 878-8511

Origin Vietnamese Bistro & Bar727 S 223rd Street(206) 592-2637ht...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of Des Moines - Proclamation of Emergency

The City of Des Moines proclaims emergency for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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