The Kirkland City Council will hold its annual retreat on Monday, March 21, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, March 22, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Kirkland City Hall, Peter Kirk Room, 123 5th Avenue. The first day of the retreat will be broadcast live on the City’s website and available for current city residents to watch on Comcast Channel 21 and Frontier Communications Channel 31. On March 21 the City Council will discuss strategic planning and the 2013-2014 budget process. On March 22, the City Council will hold general discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. and then tour the annexation area. To view the complete agenda and to watch the March 21 meeting, go to and select “on-demand”.  [3.18.11]