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614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598

Date: November 22, 2006
Contact: Lisa Kirkemo
Phone: (360) 307-5870
Fax: (360) 478-9802
No. 06-96

County Declares Emergency Due to Flooding and Landslides

PORT ORCHARD, WAŚBecause of landslides starting to occur in the Manchester area due to heavy rains, the Kitsap Board of County Commissioners has declared an emergency. Commissioners Jan Angel and Chris Endresen signed the Declaration of Emergency/Disaster at the request of Phyllis Mann, Director of Emergency Management. The declaration allows Kitsap County government to assist citizens in mitigating any flood or landslide damage. The declaration is also the first step in requesting federal assistance.

Citizens who need sandbags can obtain them at no charge at the following locations:

North Kitsap County Road Shed
304 Bernt Rd NE
Bond Rd/Hwy 305, Poulsbo

Central Kitsap County Road Shed
1971 Seabeck Hwy NW

South Kitsap County Road Shed
2339 SE Cedar Rd
Port Orchard

The county encourages all citizens to contact the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management at 360-307-5870 and let them know of any damages due to flooding or email them at

To contact the Kitsap County Public Information Office, 
call PJ Callahan at 360-337-4481 or email:

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014