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Posted on: September 15, 2023

North Bend Weekly Recap: City Council meeting, clean-up events, Dahlgren Family Park, and more

Weekly Recap, 09.15.23

Happy Friday, North Bend! Welcome to the newest edition of your Weekly Recap. Remember to click linked headlines for articles and posts.

The community is invited to join City staff and elected officials for the September 19 City Council meeting at 7 p.m.: Topics include:

  • An introduction to Interim Finance Director Drew Bouta and Economic Development Manager James Henderson
  • A motion authorizing an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) with the City of Snoqualmie for Meadowbrook governance, operations, and maintenance
  • A motion authorizing a King County grant for the Meadowbrook Trail Project 
  • A motion approving the Housing Action Plan

Two opportunities to clean up your North Bend property on Saturday:

How to learn more about water conservation in North Bend: Click the linked headline for a few online resources with insight on water conservation and Stage 3 of the Water Conservation Ordinance. If you’d prefer to connect in-person, please stop by City Hall. We look forward to meeting you!

Big plans for the new Dahlgren Family Park and Tanner Landing Park: A new, four-acre city park is coming to North Bend! The Dahlgren Family Park will include playground equipment, trails, a picnic shelter, a sand volleyball court, a restroom, and trail connection to King County’s existing Tanner Landing Park.

Pavement overlay project coming to western portion of North Bend Way: On Monday, September 25, Lakeside Industries will begin a pavement grind and overlay project on a portion of North Bend Way, from the west end of the Ribary Creek Bridge to the intersection of Meadowbrook Way SE and North Bend Way. The project is expected to take approximately two weeks, reaching completion by October 6, though schedules are subject to changing weather conditions.

Art Off the Rails and the North Bend Blues Walk, coming to town on September 23: For a full day of community fun, visit the Art Off the Rails festival for art, music and food, from 11 to 5 p.m., located at Taylor Park. At 6 p.m., join the North Bend Blues Walk, for live music and more community! Both events are within walking distance of one another in downtown North Bend. Visit and to learn more.

Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association Summer Newsletter: The Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association released their summer 2023 newsletter, and it is packed with information about our local open spaces and the people who work hard to preserve it.

Keep up with the City on social media: One of the easiest ways to keep up with City happenings and breaking news is to follow us on social media. We are active on Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram, and NextDoor.

Photo of the Week: Local photographer Don Detrick shared a photo on Twitter this week of battling bull elk on a foggy North Bend morning, “with an onlooker waiting to take on the winner,” he wrote.

Picture of the Week, Don Detrick

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