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"George the Conductor"

"Sometimes a hydrant is just a hydrant. But sometimes a hydrant is more than that." Meet Renton artist Sybil Ania McIntyre the creative force behind “George the Conductor” the first piece of the Hydrant Art Project in South Renton. The project was funded by South Renton Connection.


The Installation

Let's look at how "George the Conductor" got to his current location. Our thanks to our public works and community & economic development staffs, and to the South Renton Connection.

Earth Day Tips from Renton's Elected Officials

Renton Mayor Denis Law and City Council members celebrate Earth Day 2019 by offering tips and pledges to help protect the environment in 2019.


Realizing the Dream: Justice for All

The city celebrates Black History Month (February 2019).

Arbor Day / Earth Day

Each year the City of Renton celebrates Arbor Day and Earth Day in April. Volunteers join with city staff to beautify a park and enjoy a alfresco lunch.

Cherry Blossoms at City Hall

April 2019

Polar Bear Plunge

It's a Renton tradition to usher in the new year by joining family and friends for the Polar Bear Plunge, a dip into the icy waters of Lake Washington on January 1. Then we warm up with some delicious Ivar's clam chowder. Come join us.

Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar

Renton's Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar is an annual two-way event designed to help get a head star on those holiday shopping lists. Over 100 vendors from around the Puget Sound are set up shop in the Renton Community Center. The bazaar is held the third week of November.

The annual Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar is a perfect way to get a head start on your holiday shopping.

The two-day event is held at the Renton Community Center and attracts visitors and vendors from around the Puget Sound area. Admission is free to shoppers.

Winter Weather Preparations

As winter weather approaches, the City of Renton's Maintenance Services Division completed their winter preparations in October by outfitting and testing their fleet of ten plows, nine sanders and three anti-icing trucks. See how they completed the process to help ensure our streets are safe for all.

Downtown Tree Lighting and Small Business Saturday

The city traditionally starts the season with the lighting of the downtown holiday tree in Piazza Park the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The lighting caps off a day of activities including prize drawings from merchants, music, holiday treats, and activities for children at the Renton Pavilion Event Center. These activities coincide with the national Small Business Saturday campaign.

Holiday Package Tips / Safe Exchange Zone

Package thefts from homes and businesses are a constant concern. If you’re expecting package deliveries, the Renton Police Department has this short video with tips on protecting those deliveries.

The video focuses on the holiday season, but the tips are valid year-round.

The "Greening" of Renton

Each day the city of Renton works to protect the environment and save our residents time and money. From improvements along the Cedar River to protect salmon runs to automatic water meters that save thousands of gallons a year Renton is at the forefront of being a “green” city.

SAFELY & Emergency Preparedness

Get prepared for emergencies with simple, easy steps with theSAFELY video series produced by Renton Emergency Management.

New Website

City staff who worked on the website share their tips on navigating the new site.


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