Cable Call Scam

Please be alert for a new scam targeting seniors in Sumner. An alert Sumner resident shared this story from late last week. The resident, a Comcast customer, received a call from “Comcast,” asking the amount of their monthly bill and offering a 30% senior discount if they would commit to Read more…

Masks Mandated

The State of Washington requires everyone to wear a mask when in all indoor public spaces and outdoors when you can’t maintain a 6′ distance. In addition, the Governor has ordered businesses “to require and enforce the use of face coverings by all customers or visitors.” Useful Links: Washington State’s Read more…

2020 Legislative Agenda

Fund 166th/SR410 Interchange Design We’ve done it once, and we need to do it again. With Traffic Avenue, Sumner demonstrated how smart cities can use State investments to build public-private partnerships funding WSDOT interchanges improvements for a fraction of what it would cost the State to fully fund in the Read more…

New Helmet Law

Sumner has joined most of our neighboring jurisdictions in requiring you to wear a helmet with a neck or chin strap fastened when operating a wheeled recreational device. What are those? They include roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, scooters, bicycles, motorized foot scooters, or electric personal assistive mobility devices, whether Read more…

Cannery Way Bridge Opening

On October 9, we celebrated the Cannery Way Bridge with a small ceremony for our funding partners. There are still more details coming–like the pedestal lanterns–but on the whole, the bridge is completed. Because the former Bridge Street bridge was dedicated in 1927, we used a similar vintage Model A Read more…

Sumner’s Clean Audit

Audits are quite dry and frankly, not the most exciting to read. However, they are among the most important documents for a City. Our complete FY2018 Audit from the Washington State Auditor includes no exit items, management letters or findings. An audit is not as visual as a bridge being Read more…