The City of Stanwood works to provide clear, transparent, useful information about City projects, programs, and processes.  We enjoy helping our residents understand what we are working on, why, and how it helps residents. We do this through social media, news releases, events, community involvement, and meetings. 

Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Communications Specialist duties include:

  • Establishing and administering a citywide public information program
  • Managing city social media accounts
  • Managing the city website
  • Producing city newsletters and other publications
  • Producing news releases
  • Serving as media liaison to news outlets
  • Responding to citizen inquiries
  • Graphic Design
  • Technical Services Manager

Media Inquiries:

Krista Hintz
Communications Specialist
10220 270th St NW
Stanwood, WA 98292

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City of Stanwood

Press Release

Contact:    Jennifer Ferguson


STANWOOD - The City of Stanwood Prepares to Reopen Buildings to Public
On March 22, 2021, the State of Washington moved to Phase 3 of the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery reopening Phase three of the plan allows for “customer-facing government services”. The City of Stanwood is excited to be able to open our doors and has begun preparations to safely welcome the public back.  City facilities will reopen to the public on a revised schedule beginning April 6, 2021.

Stanwood City Hall and Stanwood Police Department will have the following public hours:

Tuesday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm

Wednesday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm

Thursday - 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm


Both locations will close for the lunch hour from 12:00 pm. to 1:00 pm.


*Services will remain limited or by appointment only*


STANWOOD CITY HALL will reopen for Utility Payment Services and Community Development Services. Community Development Services include Building Permits and Land Use and Planning Services. This counter will run by appointment only with limited in-person meetings.  To schedule an appointment with a planner, please call 360-454-5211.   *We will not be offering Passport or Notary Services at this time.


STANWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT will reopen for customer service activities.  Please note: Fingerprinting services will be by Appointment Only. Stanwood PD anticipates incorporating this service at, or soon after, opening.  The online scheduling link will be provided on the Stanwood PD webpage as soon as it is available. 


CITY OF STANWOOD PARKS will open restrooms April 1st.

While able to open our doors, we must continue to take precautions for the safety of staff and visitors and ask that you follow COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:

  • Wear a mask when visiting a City facility.
  • Practice social distancing when visiting a City facility.
  • Do not bring additional people with you, capacity is limited, and additional visitors may be asked to wait outside.
  • Whenever possible, drop utility payments into the secured night drop box at City Hall to avoid entering the building.
  • Continue to utilize online services for permits and utility billing services.

  Visit our website for additional information and available online services.


City of Stanwood. 10220 270th ST NW, Stanwood, WA 98292