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Posted on: February 11, 2020

League of American Bicyclists Survey

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At the recommendation of the Sustainability Commission and the approval of Kent City Council, City of Kent staff submitted a Bicycle Friendly Community application to the League of American Bicyclists (the League) in February 2020.

The League represents bi...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Small Business Administration: Resources During COVID-19

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The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) is here to help during the COVID-19. View information for small business guidance and loan resources at their website

Resources include

  • Paycheck Protection Program
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan...
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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Social Security Launches New Campaign to Fight Scammers

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The Social Security Administration launched a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign to continue warning people about the ongoing nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. The PSAs feature a message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul. ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

The Primary Election will be concluded on April 28, 2020

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The Primary Election will be concluded on April 28, 2020.  Please request your absentee ballot by completing this form and returning it to the The Portage County Administrative Building.

Return the form either 

1. Through mail - Administra...

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

United States Census 2020

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The Federal Government is getting ready to roll out the 2020 Census. On April 1, 2020 the Census Bureau plans to send a letter or a door knocker to every U.S. household. The Census is required by the U.S. Constitution and is part of a once every 10-year t...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Income Tax Information

rita notice for tax deadline

Municipal income tax returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 have been extended to July 15, 2020.  Estimated payments for the first and second quarters of tax year 2020 have also been extended to July 15, 2020. &a...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Yard Waste Transfer Site

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Due to the state of emergency during the coronavirus pandemic, the yard waste transfer site is temporarily closed.

Yard Waste Transfer Site is located at the entrance to Plum Creek Park. Open everyday during daylight hours. 

Accepted Materials Lis...

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