Regional Issues

Open House Information

Did you miss last week’s Open House? We’re sorry we didn’t get the chance to talk with you in person. Below are the informational boards that were available at the Open House. Please note they are not the full story, but they are a good abridged version of the information Read more…

Transportation

New Bridge in Service

We are now using the new bridge. Workers are already preparing the old bridge for its upcoming move. Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate the old bridge in video, photos and events over the past decades, especially this past week. Photos on the New Bridge What’s Next? The new Read more…

Around Town

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…

Around Town

Back to School Safety Tips

It’s Back to School time!  That means lots of new and excited students, plus a few nervous parents, are on the streets and sidewalks, learning their new routines.  Plus the days are getting darker.  Here are a few tips to help keep everyone safe. Drivers Obey the speed limit, especially Read more…

Featured

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…

Featured

24th Street/142nd Avenue Done

There will be short intermittent lane closures as the contractor works through the punch list, but for the most part, the 142nd Avenue/24th Street repaving project is complete and newly repaved lanes are back open to traffic. We’re very excited to complete this large project for you and appreciate your Read more…

Transportation

TIP for Traffic

There’s no denying we have a challenge with transportation and traffic congestion. What not everyone knows is the lengthy list of projects that are being done, are underway or are on the list trying to get funding. The City Council just passed the annual updated 2019-2024 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan. Read more…

Around Town

Sumner Trail Now on WTA Site

The Sumner Link Trail is now listed on the Washington Trails Association (WTA) website. This handy resource offers a Hike Finder Map, and hikers and walkers can now locate Sumner’s trail this way. And only a few days after being posted, the trail already has its first Trip Report. “Hiking Read more…

Around Town

Bridge Replacement Project

Replacing the Bridge Street bridge is a big deal in Sumner. Keep track of timelines, milestones and more as we bridge the past and future together. Timeline The Bridge Street bridge replacement is on time and on budget. Here’s the schedule of what’s coming next: Remove temporary work bridge – Read more…

City Council

2018 Legislative Agenda

The Legislative Agenda is the tool through which Sumner tells legislators at the County, State and Federal levels of government how their actions affect Sumner.  This Agenda also helps other cities, the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Washington Cities, Sound Transit, the Port of Tacoma and other partners Read more…