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Funding Sumner: 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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Open House

October 2, 6-8 pm Sumner Pierce County Library Join your neighbors to chat with planners, engineers and other experts to get the latest update on big projects in and around the City of Sumner. New Bridge SR410/Traffic Ave Interchange New Library Location 2019-2020 City Budget Parks & Trails Red Apple 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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Meet Sumner’s “New” Chief!

Eight-year-old Reid Watkins is Sumner’s Chief for a Day! On August 16, a state-wide event celebrates the lives of children who have been diagnosed with a chronic or life-threatening illness. Reid will join Chief Moericke for a motorcade, swearing-in ceremony, lunch and other special surprises. He’s already been helping out Read more…

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Update on Traffic Avenue

Take a look at the latest story from Pierce County TV highlighting progress to relieve the congestion on Sumner’s Traffic Avenue/Puyallup’s East Main interchange with SR 410.