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Coronavirus Response in Sumner

The City of Sumner remains in contact with our public health officials and community partners. We are all working together to share information, monitor developments and assess the needs of our community as we work together to slow or stop the virus from spreading further.

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“If you went looking for Main Street America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prettier one than Sumner, Washington.”
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“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
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Social Media Webinar Series

Open in Sumner Social Media Webinar Series

The Sumner Business Coalition that includes the City and Sumner Downtown Promotion Association has put together a series of free online trainings to help local businesses. COVID-19 has been a…
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Special Message from Mayor Bill

Everyone who lives in or visits Sumner say that the best trait is our small-town charm. What contributes to this the most is the people. Sumner is a changing community.…
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Social Media Grants

Purpose: Give Sumner businesses a bit more amplification to drive sales now while using a common message to cross-promote. Secondary Goal: Learn more about social media ad trends and what…
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Message from Mayor Pugh about Businesses

There’s been a lot of debate about phases, masks, opening businesses, etc. I’ve been getting questions lately, and I want to clarify my intent behind a co-signed letter released yesterday.…
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Open in Sumner Launches

While most physical stores are closed with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, a lot of businesses are Open in Sumner to serve you in different ways, using online sales,…
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Notice of Change to Sumner Planning Commission Meeting

THE CITY OF SUMNER PLANNING COMMISSION will hold its Regular monthly meeting on June 4, 2020 at 6 pm, as a call-in meeting only.  City Hall remains closed during Governor…
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3 Gardening Tips

Tip 1: Street Trees A lot of homeowners wonder what’s the protocol for the maintenance of the street trees in front of your house. Here’s the answer from Dan Gates,…
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Take the Budget Survey

We can do almost anything. It all comes down to money–your money. Depending on the economy, deciding what happens and what does not can look like an episode of Shark…
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Stay Home Order FAQs

What phase are we in with the Governor’s Stay at Home Order? What does that mean? Sumner is currently in the Governor’s Phase One. You can link here to find…
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Taking Care of Businesses

For the most up-to-date information on the City’s response to COVID-19, please click here. For common and questions about the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order and how to comply, especially…
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Spring Newsletter

The Spring issue of Community Connection is at the post office and will be delivered to Sumner mailboxes soon. If you just can’t wait, or don’t live in Sumner, you…
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Census 2020

If you haven’t already, take the 2020 Census right from home so that you can be counted. Click here to begin online. You can also use the link to review…

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CALENDAR

  1. City Council Study Session

    June 8 at 6:00 pm
  2. Public Works Committee

    June 9 at 4:00 pm
  3. Pop-Up Blood Drive

    June 10 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Finance Committee

    June 10 at 5:30 pm
  5. Pop-Up Blood Drive

    June 12 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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June 3, 2020
The Donor Portal

Join the Sumner Blood Drive! Bloodworks Northwest will be in Sumner June 3 (today), June 5, June 10 & June 12, thanks to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints hosting them at 512 Valley ... See more

Donating blood save lives. You can donate blood at: Pop-Up @ Sumner 512 Valley Ave E Sumner, WA 98390 on Wednesday, June 03, 2020

June 2, 2020
Special Message from Mayor Bill – City of Sumner

Please take the time to read a special message from Mayor Bill Pugh.

https://sumnerwa.gov/special-message-from-mayor-bill/

Everyone who lives in or visits Sumner say that the best trait is our small-town charm. What contributes to this the most is the people. Sumner is a changing community. We are getting more diverse, ... See more

June 2, 2020

Just a reminder that our social media channels are not monitored 24/7. We also would like to remind you that we cannot take reports via Facebook or Facebook messenger.

If you have a question or ... See more

June 1, 2020

🚨 Important Informational Update 🚨

The Sumner Police Department has been monitoring regional events and working with our local partners to remain prepared to serve our citizens and protect our ... See more

June 1, 2020
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🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

For the next three weeks there will be daily repaving on West Valley Highway, Expect single lane closures, flaggers and short delays. Please plan your commute/travel time ... See more

May 29, 2020

Stats are out for April. Not surprisingly all numbers across the board were down from last year at this time. We would still love to see the DUI number and collision number at 0.

May 28, 2020

Did you know that Pierce County businesses may now submit requests for free PPE thanks to funding from the CARES Act? Businesses must submit a request form at ... See more

May 27, 2020

With weather this beautiful, you think being stuck at home is bad? Try being a pet locked in a rapidly warming vehicle. Car temperatures rise fast, putting pets in distress if left "even for only a ... See more

May 26, 2020
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🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

We had a car hit and run to a fire hydrant at 16th St & Bonney Ave near Seibenthaler Park. The car took the hydrant completely off the main line. Please avoid the ... See more

May 26, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

Single-lane closures start today at the intersection of East Valley Highway and Forest Canyon Rd.

This work is being done by Pierce County and will last through 7/31 to ... See more

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taking care of business

This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled.

As easy as (rhubarb) pie.
From independent boutiques to Fortune 100 corporations, successful businesses find their home in Sumner. With three freeways, two rail lines, getting to Sumner is easy.  With an excellent school system, picture-perfect neighborhoods and quality infrastructure, leaving becomes harder.
Check out online tools to assist your potential or established business and see why, when it comes to doing business, Sumner hits the sweet spot.

CITY HALL
1104 Maple Street
Sumner, WA 98390

Lobby closed to public visitors.

253-863-8300

Remote Hours:
MON-FRI 8 am – 5 pm