City Issues

Important matters facing the city

Planning for growth

Port Orchard's success depends on a holistic view of our city. The commercial corridors of Bethel, Mile Hill and Pottery/Sidney, as well as the historic waterfront, deserve attention and planning.   The development of sub area plans for our local centers  are...

Transportation – the flow of traffic

Transportation planning and funding are complicated issues.   Transportation - the flow of traffic through and around Port Orchard, the condition of the streets,  pedestrian  and bicycle safety - has been a focus of my attention during my first term as a council...

History of code cities

At its March 28th meeting, the Port Orchard City Council passed a resolution declaring the City Council's intention to adopt the classification of a Non Charter Code City for Port Orchard.  If no timely and sufficient referendum petition has been filed, within 90...