Traffic Avenue/SR 410 Fully Funded

We are pleased to announce that the SR 410/Traffic Avenue interchange is fully designed and fully funded.  We’re now in the permit stage and plan to go out to bid this spring for construction. Funding Partners Please help us in thanking the many partners who came together to fund this Read more…

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Help Santa with Sumner’s Toy Box

Sumner Police are once again holding the Toy Box drive to collect new toys to make sure every kid in the Sumner School District gets a gift. Drop off unwrapped toys in designated boxes at City Hall or participating downtown merchants, and our elves will match them with local kids’ Read more…

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Sumner – Come On In!

 Are you inspired? Here’s how to enjoy Sumner even more. Doing Business – Manufacturing Sumner has the recipe for success for international corporations like GKN aerospace, Cummins and Amazon.com as well as home-grown businesses like Penny’s Salsa, Dillanos Coffee Roasters, Bellmont Cabinets, Northwest Delights and more. What can we Read more…

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Preliminary Budget

The Preliminary Budget is now available for review. This is a large document with multiple funds, so you may want to use the Table of Contents buttons in the e-reader to help find the section for which you are looking. During meetings over the next few months, the City Council Read more…

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Town Center Plan

The Draft Town Center Plan is Ready! After hearing your ideas at meetings and workshops over the last year, City planners have developed a Draft Town Center Plan, code, and environmental documents. Description of Proposal The proposal includes adoption of a Town Center Subarea Plan Update that would alter Future Read more…

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Wastewater Facility Report

Sumner’s Regional Wastewater Facility collects waste from 15+ square miles, serves 28,700 residents, processes 860,000,000 gallons of flow annually, treats 2,800,000 pounds of solids, removes 98.2% of solids, and gives away 338 tons of biosolid to gardeners. While most people don’t, and don’t want to, think about the work of Read more…

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Bill Pay Timing

Finance staff have noticed that a few utility customers are confused about the path and timing of your bank’s online bill pay function. It is not an immediate transfer of funds: it still requires the mailing of a physical check; it’s just that the bank does it for you now. Read more…

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New Permit Counter Hours

The Permit Center counter at City Hall is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 2 pm. Why the change? A lot of permits and questions are now coming in electronically through email. By devoting the hours after 2 pm to focus on reviewing permits, we will be able to Read more…

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Cemetery Awarded Grant

The State of Washington’s Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation awarded the Sumner Cemetery with an $18,000 grant to replace the roof on the Chapel Mausoleum. Built in 1971, this flat-roof, concrete building holds indoor and outdoor crypts, as well as glass front and bronze niches inside.  The inside chapel Read more…

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Crack-Sealing Streets

Starting on Wednesday, August 15, we will be crack-sealing Maple, Meeker, Meade and  Academy Streets between Valley Avenue and Wood Avenue. There will be no full road closures, and we will not tow cars; however, your assistance in moving cars off the road will allow us to do a more Read more…

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