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Posted on: January 13, 2020

January 9 City Council Meeting brief

  • Judge Hays administered the oath of office to newly elected and re-elected Councilmembers Wallin, Strobel, Schott, and Kendall.
  • Council selected Councilmember Wallis to serve as Mayor for the next two years.
  • Council selected Councilmember Wallin to serve as...
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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Altered Book Workshops

Longview Public Library invites you to sign up for free Altered Book Workshops with local artist, Susan Supola. Susan will teach you the how-tos to take a book and make it into something spectacular- no experience necessary! You can use any book (old, new...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Book Sale January 23 - 25

The Friends of the Longview Public Library are holding their winter book sale Thursday, January 23 – Saturday, January 25. The sale runs 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day in the auditorium on the lower floor of the Longview Public Librar...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Display of Address

The City of Longview would like to remind residents that all homes and business must have approved address numbers on the building that are plainly visible from the street and from the alley, per Longview Municipal Code.

 “It’s...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Determination of severe weather event

Pursuant to Ordinance No. 3357 codified as LMC 7.30, Severe Weather Shelters, City Manager Kurt Sacha has determined that a severe weather event is imminent based on forecasted cold weather conditions beginning Sunday, January 12, 2020. Low temperatures i...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Applications being accepted for new Complete Streets Advisory Committee

The City of Longview invites applications for membership to the newly formed Complete Streets Advisory Committee. The purpose of this committee is to assist and advise the City of Longview regarding complete streets elements, transportation system plans a...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

RiverCities Transit Offers Free Bus Pass to Youth

RiverCities Transit is excited to announce the launch of a three-year pilot program to give those aged 6 - 18 a free Annual Youth Bus Pass. The Cowlitz Transit Authority Board established this program in an effort to encourage youth to try transit by elim...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

It’s BACK! Free Movie Night with Popcorn at the Library!

Longview Public Library is very excited to welcome everyone back to Family Movies at the Library! Join in the fun every 4th Tuesday of the month for Tuesday Movie Night. Great movies will be shown inside the Library through May, and then out on the Librar...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

City Utility Bill Drop Box

A new city utility bill drop box is being constructed in the grassy median of Broadway Street north of City Hall. The new drop box will be located east of the existing USPS boxes and will be ready for use in late December.

Once the new drop box is in use, ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Free Tickets to Local Plays and Performances Ready for Check Out on January 8

Use your Longview Public Library card to check out tickets to Stageworks NW, and Columbia Theatre for FREE! The Culture Card program has tickets available for checkout starting January 8 for these upcoming shows:

Stageworks Northwest, Longview Theater:

Mayb...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Help Us Make an Impact for Parks

Since 1997, the City of Longview has annually approved $25,000 for the Neighborhood Park Grant Program.  2020 marks 23 years in matching funds given to groups, organizations, and schools to improve our park system.  The City of Longview ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

December 5 Council Meeting in brief

  • Issued a proclamation for Longview Salvation Army Red Kettle Day, December 2, 2019.
  • Approved Ordinance No. 3414 amending the LMC regarding the Business and Occupation Tax.
  • Approved Ordinance No. 3416 authorizing a franchise agreement and master license agre...
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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Registration for Winter/Spring is open

Online, walk-in, and phone registration for Longview Parks & Recreations Winter/Spring classes and programs is open! Sign up for your favorites early so you don't miss out!

Visit us at www.mylongview.com/recreation for convenient online registration, c...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Washington State Car Seat Laws are Changing!

Effective January 2020 Washington State car seat laws are changing. You may be asking what this means for you. Washington laws will be more in line with recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and will require the following:

  • Rear facing unt...
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Posted on: October 29, 2019

October 24 City Council meeting in brief

  • Issued a proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month – October 2019
  • Adopted Ordinance No. 3412 authorizing a local sales and use tax credit to fund investments in affordable and supportive housing
  • Approved Resolution No. 2312 designating Ci...
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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Pickup of leaves from City owned trees runs October through January

From October through January, leaves from City of Longview maintained trees may be placed in the street for pick up by the City’s Stormwater Division.

“It is important that we remove fallen leaves from these areas so that vehicles and p...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Tents, canopies and other temporary structures may have restrictions

The City of Longview would like to remind residents that the placement of temporary structures of any size or type is a regulated activity within city limits. Placement of this type of structures, whether temporary or permanent, may require a permit from ...

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