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2016 State of the City

Mayor Denis Law 2016The state of our city today is very good, for a host of reasons. Our city has become a popular place to live and work, and is envied by many other communities. Newcomers to Renton quickly realize the deep sense of community spirit and pride that makes Renton so different from most other places.

There are a lot of positive things taking place in Renton today. The community has earned a positive reputation throughout the region. We build the best airplanes in the world and we’re home to Super Bowl champions. Young people leave for school and return to raise families. We’re an inclusive community, and we’re working to improve the quality of life for everybody. These are exciting times in Renton. 


Renton Mayor Denis Law delivered the 2016 State of the City address before Renton City Council members, business leaders, community partners and residents on Wednesday, March 16. Below are links to resources from the address.

2016 State of the City Address

2016 State of the City Handout

2016 State of the City Presentation

Opening Video

John Keister Video

Press Release