The City of Des Moines is currently operating under a Proclamation of Emergency issued on March 5, 2020 in response to the COVID 19 Pandemic.  As of June 1, 2022 Governor Inslee rescinded the Stay-at-Home order issued on March 23, 2020 and accordingly all Council meetings will be held in Council Chambers, 21630 11th Avenue S, Suite C. 

Public Comment is encouraged and will be accepted in the following manner:

(1) In writing, either by submitting the online public comment form or by mail; Attn: City Clerk Office, 21630 11th Avenue S., Des Moines WA 98198 no later than 4:00 p.m. day of the meeting. Please provide us with your first and last name and the city in which you live. Your full name and the subject of your public comment will be read into the record at the Council Meeting. Incomplete forms will not be read into the record, however the full correspondence will be attached to the Council packet and uploaded to the website as part of the permanent record.

(2) In person at the Council meeting by signing up to speak prior to public comment portion of the meeting.

City Council meetings can also be viewed live on Comcast Channel 21 or live streamed on YouTube.

Projected Future Agenda Items

Packets are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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Council Committees

Economic Development
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Municipal Facilities
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Public Safety & Emergency Management
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Current Agenda | Past Agendas | Minutes

If you live within the City limits of Des Moines and you subscribe to Comcast Cable TV, you may watch council meetings on Channel 21. They are broadcast on the Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday following a council meeting at 9:00 am, 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. You can also live stream the meeting from the city website.