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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Council Chambers 203 S. Pacific Ave Kelso @ 6:00 pm September 1, 2015-Regular Meeting
Date Posted: Monday, August 17, 2015
The City of Kelso and Love Overwhelming have come to a mutual agreement to resolve the issues in the drug abatement lawsuit pertaining to the non-profit agency’s emergency shelter facility at 304 Cowlitz Way and other security concerns that impact the community.  The City of Kelso, Cowlitz County and Love Overwhelming will continue to work collaboratively to provide services to the homeless population of our community while ensuring the safety and livability of the surrounding neighborhood.
Date Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015
The City of Kelso, in association with Socrata today announced the implementation of Open Budget, a suite of breakthrough open data financial transparency apps for government.
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Would you like to stay up-to-date on happenings within the City?  "Like" one or all of our Facebook pages! City Hall - General citywide information Police Library
Date Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments, in partnership with the city of Kelso, Washington, requested technical assistance from EPA's Smart Growth Implementation Assistance Program to develop a smart growth economic development strategy focusing on the South Kelso neighborhood, specifically downtown Kelso, the South Kelso residential community, and the Talley Way industrial area.
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Online Utility Payments

The City of Kelso is pleased to announce that you can now make your utility payments online or by phone!

Pay By Phone with Credit or Debit 855-857-3351*
Pay Online with Credit or Debit https://waterpay.kelso.gov*
*2.5% convenience fee will be charged with a minimum of $2.00