Around Town

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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City Council

2017 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.  Once the City Council sets its Agenda, the Mayor and City staff convey its messages to legislators, especially before and during the hectic State legislative Read more…

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Around Town

Special Message About Our Police

In light of the tragic events of last night in which a member of the Tacoma Police family lost their life, I was reminded again of the sacrifices that our police and their families make for our communities.  A safe community doesn’t just happen.  It takes commitment, sacrifice, hard work, Read more…

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Around Town

A “look” inside sewers

Thanks to the Association of Washington Cities (AWC), this video literally illustrates the importance of sewers and a sewer utility infrastructure.  (All of the information, none of the mess of a real look!) Sumner’s Wastewater Treatment Facility, which also serves the City of Bonney Lake, recently underwent a large expansion Read more…

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Regional Issues

SR 410 Virtual Open House

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE Couldn’t make it to look at the materials in person?  Here are the highlights.  At the bottom is your chance to give us your feedback on how you think we should proceed. Project Needs Statement The SR 410/Traffic Avenue interchange is a key element of the transportation Read more…

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Regional Issues

We’ve Got #SumTraffic

We need your help.  We all know that in mornings and evenings, the Traffic Avenue/East Main intersections and overpass over SR410 is a mess.  Traffic backs up past Shaw Road in Puyallup, past Station Lane on Thompson and past the Library on Zehnder–even over the bridge toward the Cannery!  But Read more…

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City Council

2016 Legislative Agenda

The 2016 Legislative Agenda conveys Sumner’s top priorities, given issues arising in Olympia this year.  Many issues do not recognize legislative district boundaries. Topics like shared revenue and public records affect all of us. In addition, Sumner sits at the crossroads of rivers, rail, and freeways. We are also the Read more…

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Around Town

Recycling Changes

As the City looks toward the future of the end of State Street with the newly expanded Wastewater Treatment Facility, the recycling center no longer fits well with that location.  This parking area will still provide the kiosk for picking up the Sumner Grow soil amendment, but its increasing use Read more…

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Regional Issues

Hwy 167 Construction

WSDOT is doing road work on Highway 167 just north of Sumner.  If you come through that way, you may want to review the following schedule and plan your route accordingly. More information about the project

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