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Parks & Trail Plan

The City of Sumner has been working with Berk Consulting to take all of your ideas, dreams, and wishes from the past months of open houses, surveys, and even Pop-Ups in the Parks. They distilled those ideas and thoughts into a Parks & Trail plan for Sumner’s next 20 years. Read more…

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City Council

2018 Legislative Agenda

The Legislative Agenda is the tool through which Sumner tells legislators at the County, State and Federal levels of government how their actions affect Sumner.  This Agenda also helps other cities, the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Washington Cities, Sound Transit, the Port of Tacoma and other partners Read more…

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Regional Issues

Fall Yard Care 101

The leaves are falling, bushes and shrubs grew over the hot summer, and there are some yard care tips specifically to keep in mind during this time of year: Do not blow leaves into the street. It clogs the street sweeper; it causes storm drains to flood roads; and it’s Read more…

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Virtual Open House: Manufacturing Area

The Cities of Sumner and Pacific are jointly creating a Subarea Plan for the Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing and Industrial Center (MIC), approximately 2,100 acres in the two cities with over 14,000 regional jobs. This plan will explore strategies for enhancements, improvements, and future planning. It also helps obtain designation from the Read more…

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Watching Your Water Use

Although our wells are holding out fine with this dry spell, it’s still a great idea to watch your water use.  It’s still a precious resource that can be so easily wasted in dry months, and you’ll thank yourself when you pay your utility bill later this fall, based on Read more…

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Regional Issues

Honoring Police Week

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, this week is National Police Week.  In light of the recent Pierce County Peace Officers Memorial and recent other news reports of the impact of the job on officers, I wanted once again to thank our officers for the work they do Read more…

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Regional Issues

10 Ways to Reduce Car Prowl Risk

Believe it or not, there are fair-weather criminals.  Every year, as soon as the weather starts getting nicer, we see an increase in property crimes of opportunity such as car prowls.  While nothing is a guarantee, there are things you can do to reduce your risk. These are great tips Read more…

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Sumner Gets South Sound Proud

A number of you have already noticed and even adopted the Live Like the Mountain Is Out tagline and graphics.  What are these? South Sound Proud represents the emotional and intellectual energy that enlivens the spirit of our region. It proclaims our confident authenticity as individuals and as a community. Read more…

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Thank you, SoundCorps

The Urban Forestry Restoration Project, administered by the Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) Urban and Community Forestry Program has provided a crew from Department of Ecology’s Puget SoundCorps team to help the city improve and maintain our Urban Forests. The crew is working along the Puyallup River to Read more…

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