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The Puget Sound region's population is projected to grow 30 percent by 2040. Join the conversation about how to maintain the region's mobility, economy and environment. Let us know your thoughts, take Metro's Long Range Plan survey and Sound Transit's ST3 survey.
FREE Financial Literacy Classes, July 29 - August 19
The City of Renton, First Savings Bank, the YWCA and The Salvation Army are excited to offer the FIRST series of FREE Financial Literacy classes in Renton. The classes will be Wednesdays from 11am - 2pm starting July 29 and running through August 19. We are using the YWCA's Money Matters curriculum. The classes will be at CityView church. There is free childcare, food, bus passes, and participants may be eligible to receive up to $50 for completing the class. Classes are open to anyone, and both women and men are welcome to attend. Classes will cover banking, budgeting, credit and much more. To enroll, call Constance at 425-264-1416 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions, contact Karen Bergsvik, City of Renton at 425-430-6652.
Renton's Pop-Up Piazza, kicks off July 1, 5-7pm
Highlights of the July 1 Pop-Up include:
- Food Trucks including Happy Grillmore, K.C. DEEZ BBQ and others
- Free musical entertainment from Tribal Order and Laci Jane & P.O. Boxx
- A beer and wine garden to benefit the Renton Chamber of Commerce
- Awesome Aloha products from Hawaiian Vibe
- Hawaiian Shirt contest
Emergency Notification Service
Sign up now for Renton RedAlert. WithRedAlert the city can contact you immediately and send you critical messages by phone or TDD, text or email. To learn more and sign up.
City of Renton urges citizens to log valuables with TrackMole
TrackMole, a new software program that helps police departments, businesses, organizations and individuals recover lost or stolen property. The program is free and available to all. Read more.
Online Donations Encouraged
The public is encouraged to join with City of Renton employees to collect food and other donations for the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank and the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County. The need is great. For ease of giving, see the new online donation pages. For more information, please read.
Renton’s non-emergency number, 425-235-2121, is for non-emergency situations where police, fire department, or animal control is needed. Read more.
Renton Trails and Bikeway Master Plan
Renton Trails and Bicycle Master Plan was adopted in May 2009. The master plan supports a city where residents and visitors can enjoy recreation and exercise contributing to a healthy lifestyle, and where commuting by bicycle using an integrated trails/road network, becomes a realistic transportation alternative. For more information or to download the Trails and Bikeway printable map.
Renton's Email Alert System
The City of Renton is offering a free E-alert Service which enables residents to subscribe to emergency alerts and topics of interest for email notifications of updates. To get started, click here or here for additional information.
Court Online Payments
Renton Municipal Court is now accepting online payments for traffic infractions, fines, fees and other costs. Visa and MasterCard debit or credit cards are accepted. To utilize this service, click here. These payments will take up to two full business days to post to your court account. Please note that online payments for bail cannot be accepted, bail monies must be paid in person. Also note that payments by phone can no longer be accepted. Payments for accounts that have been assigned to collections will not be accepted.