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Why would Sumner Police invest in a BWC program?

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our 2021 Spring Open House is now live! Tune in for a word from the Mayor as well as updates on: Parks Master PlanMain Street VisioningAcademy Street Bike LanesPre-treatment ProgramWood & Main StreetSumner Sidewalk Repair Spring 2021 Virtual Open House

Come and check out Sumner's New Pop Up Dog Park located at Seibenthaler Park, 1602 Bonney Ave. This initial stop for the traveling dog park has plenty of room to burn off some much needed energy for pets and owners alike.…

At the April 26 Council Study Session, City staff updated the Council on the comprehensive issue of homelessness in Sumner and the steps that staff have taken to address it. You can also learn more by visiting our Homeless Response…

The Sumner Police Department is offering lateral incentives including $10,000 dollar hiring bonus 40 hour starting sick leave bank 40 hour starting management leave bank Starting salary $6,348 - $7,357 per month Variable annual vacation accrual rates DOQ Other benefits…

The Academy Street Bicycle Lanes project will develop an east-west bicycle corridor extending east from the Sumner Sound Transit Station to Wood Avenue. Improvements will be within existing right-of-way. Funding for this project is being provided by Sound Transit through…

Are you wondering when Sumner will finally get a parking garage at our Sound Transit Station? Guess what: you have a say in how soon that garage gets built. The COVID-19 recession and rising real estate and construction costs have…

The City of Sumner is proud to partner with the Sumner Pierce County Library to bring StoryWalk® to Rainier View Park. Enjoy the charming story, The Big Umbrella by Amy June Bates and Juniper Bates. The story unfolds on signs…

Know someone who would love to work outdoors all summer? We're currently recruiting 5-month Seasonal Laborers for Parks and Cemetery as well as 3-month Seasonal Laborers for Public Works. Below is a link to the job description and where to…

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Upcoming Events
Jun
16
Wed
5:00 pm Public Safety Committee @ Virtual Only
Public Safety Committee @ Virtual Only
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Public Safety Committee @ Virtual Only
To Participate: Click here to join the Zoom meeting Or dial 253-215-8782 US Meeting ID: 889 4344 6719
Jun
21
Mon
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ Virtual Only
City Council Meeting @ Virtual Only
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ Virtual Only
To Participate: City Hall remains closed during Governor Inslee’s “Healthy Washington – Recovery Roadmap” order, a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. The public is invited to attend the meeting virtually by using the ZOOM Meeting Read more…
Jun
23
Wed
5:00 pm Community Development Committee @ Virtual Only
Community Development Committee @ Virtual Only
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Community Development Committee @ Virtual Only
To Participate: Click here to join the Zoom Meeting. Meeting ID: 851 9772 0366 Or call 1-253-215-8782
Jun
24
Thu
5:30 pm Cultural Arts Commission @ Virtual Only
Cultural Arts Commission @ Virtual Only
Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cultural Arts Commission @ Virtual Only
To Participate: Join Zoom Meeting https://sumnerwa-gov.zoom.us/j/84052403505 Meeting ID: 840 5240 3505 One tap mobile +12532158782,,84052403505# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US
Jun
26
Sat
9:00 am Compassion Sumner @ Faith Covenant Church
Compassion Sumner @ Faith Covenant Church
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Compassion Sumner @ Faith Covenant Church
A Compassion Clinic is a free community health clinic led by local Churches and supported by Compassion Connect. Each Compassion Clinic is designed to provide compassionate services to our neighbors who lack access to basic Read more…
Jun
28
Mon
6:00 pm City Council Study Session @ Virtual Only
City Council Study Session @ Virtual Only
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Study Session @ Virtual Only
To Participate: City Hall remains closed during Governor Inslee’s “Healthy Washington – Recovery Roadmap” order, a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. The public is invited to attend the meeting virtually by using the ZOOM Meeting Read more…
Jun
29
Tue
6:00 pm ARPA Committee @ Virtual Only
ARPA Committee @ Virtual Only
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ARPA Committee @ Virtual Only
Committee of Councilmembers to discuss spending the funding provided through the Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). To Participate To join the Zoom meeting: https://sumnerwa-gov.zoom.us/j/89282697106 Meeting ID: 892 8269 7106 Or dial in with 253-215-8782 Read more…
Jul
5
Mon
12:00 pm Lahar Siren Test
Lahar Siren Test
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Lahar Siren Test
This monthly test of the lahar sirens uses a test “chime” pattern and verbal communication that it’s just a test. The full “wail” of the lahar sirens is reserved for a real emergency. Click here Read more…
Jul
6
Tue
4:00 pm Public Works Committee @ Virtual Only
Public Works Committee @ Virtual Only
Jul 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Public Works Committee @ Virtual Only
To Participate: Click here to join the Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 871 0196 4344 One tap mobile +12532158782,,87101964344# US (Tacoma)  
Jul
7
Wed
5:30 pm Finance & Personnel Committee @ Virtual Only
Finance & Personnel Committee @ Virtual Only
Jul 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Finance & Personnel Committee @ Virtual Only
To Participate: Click on this link to join the Zoom meeting Or call 253-215-8782 Webinar ID: 852 2651 2749

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This week started out tough, but today is National Smile Power Day. Did you know smiling can boost your mood, make others happy and create trust?

Today the sun is shining, we get to work in an awesome community and best of all, we love what we do. Today we choose to smile! What do you have to smile about today?
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Sumner Police Department
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Christy Curtis. Christy dedicated many years serving as a dispatcher. We want to thank her for her dedication and service. We know she will be very missed.
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Sumner Police Department
Sumner Police Department
🚨 Traffic Alert for SR167 🚨
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Sumner Police Department
Sending our heartfelt condolences to the Seattle Police Department today as they lost one of their Officers. Our hearts are with you all as you deal with this devastating loss.
As easy as (rhubarb) pie.

“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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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.

“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
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