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New Sewer Averages

Did the sewer portion of your bill change this month? Yes, why? Every June the City recalculates your sewer rates for each individual residential property. How? Calculations are based on water that you used in the prior six months (November through May). This sets your sewer rate for the next Read more…

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Reserved Parking on Sale

Reserved parking is now on sale, including spaces in the Red Apple Lot for three months ($225) or six months ($450).  The Station Lane Lot is full.  Passes will be mailed toward the end of June.  Commuters who already bought 9- or 12-month passes at the start of the year Read more…

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Sk8 Park Closed

For the safety of all users, the Sumner Sk8 Park is closed until further notice due to vandalism over the weekend. There are no time or cost estimates yet for repairs as we are currently assessing the damage. Here are some nearby options in the meantime: Puyallup –  1299 4th Read more…

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Sewer Smoke Testing

This summer, the City of Sumner will be conducting tests of the sanitary sewers throughout the city.  These tests involve blowing harmless “smoke” into the sewer to find where unwanted storm water enters the sewer.  As a result, you may see “smoke” coming from roof vents, building foundations, manhole covers Read more…

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Doing Business in Sumner

Some call us the best little town the Pacific Northwest has to offer, but don’t let our small-town charm fool you. Behind that friendly smile is an award-winning planned community, four freeway interchanges, commuter rail station and access to two major Pacific Coast ports…all waiting to serve your customers!  Give Read more…

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New Chapter Possible for Library Site

At the May 7 Council Meeting, the Sumner City Council took the first step in potentially moving and expanding the Sumner Pierce County Library. The City Council voted unanimously to purchase a parcel of land on the south side of Main Street in the 15000 block of East Main Street, Read more…

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Six Simple Steps to Save $$

People always ask how to get more city services for lower taxes. The answer? Do a few simple tasks yourself. If everyone did this, the City would have hundreds of hours of staff time for bigger projects. 1. Pick up pet waste. A humble task but oh, so important. 2. Read more…

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Daffodil Parade Pictures

It may have poured rain right before, but once the parade started, a rainbow came out, the daffodils turned Main Street a sunny yellow. Nothing could keep Sumner’s spirits down to celebrate the 85th Annual Daffodil Festival with Traditions in Bloom. Click here to take a look at pictures from Read more…

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2017 Annual Report

Priority: Long-range financial stability to provide a balance of City services Upgraded office/reception area at Sumner Cemetery Helped Cummins open state-of-the-art new facility and Amazon.com expand their facility Hired Meter Technician and transferred most residential readings to monthly for more immediate reporting on water use Conducted surveys, outreach and pop-ups Read more…

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