Our online utility bill pay system is currently down. The software vendor is looking into the issue. In the meantime, we will not proceed with shut-offs as scheduled for 2/28/23 and will update the timeline when the system returns. You can still pay by credit card, check or cash at City Hall.

Loyalty Park Loo – Now Open

Great news for park visitors! The restroom facility at Loyalty Park, featuring the Portland Loo, is now open for use. We kindly request that everyone refrains from entering the designated lawn repair zone surrounding the restroom. Thank you for your cooperation and enjoy your time at the park!

Police Citizens Academy

Go beyond TV dramas to experience the real thing. FREE! You get to drive a police car, visit the jail (visit, just visit) and learn about criminal investigations. Learn and experience what real officers face in real situations.   May 16 – June 15 Every Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8:30 pm […]

March Holidays & Cultural Celebrations

The City of Sumner and the DEI committee would like to recognize and celebrates the following holidays and celebrations for the month of February. February is filled with holidays and celebrations for people of all backgrounds and cultures. March is a month of various events and observances. Irish American History […]

Arrest for 2-1-22 Overdose

From Chief Brad Moericke: Today, the Sumner Police arrested a 32-year-old transient male suspected of delivering fentanyl to a 15-year-old male and his 16-year-old girlfriend in Sumner on February 1, 2022. The 15-year-old male subsequently died hours later as a direct result of an overdose using the deadly drug in […]

Police Incident 2-13-23

On Monday 2-13 at around 7:30pm, Sumner Police were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery of the Tobacco Time smoke shop at 15105 Main Street. Witnesses reported two armed males wearing masks and dark clothing entered the store and fired a single shot into the ceiling striking the […]

Better Roads Ahead

At long last, Sumner is getting improved utilities & improved roads. We’re combining utility projects with road upgrades, so these areas serve us for decades without further work. But, there’s no way to improve roads without construction, which impacts drivers, pedestrians, residents and businesses in the short-term. Follow us through […]

A new tax credit for Washington workers

The Working Families Tax Credit is a new program that will provide payments up to $1,200 to low-to-moderate income individuals and families. The amounts are based on income level and the number of qualifying children (if any).  The purpose of the Working Families Tax Credit is to stimulate the local […]

Budget in Brief

We always recommend you review the full 2023-2024 Budget for specific details about funding, staffing and the projects that will happen because of this budget. This Budget in Brief gives you a quick overview of Sumner’s numbers and key strategies. Budget Process Budget Principles Strategic Priorities Staffing by Function Full-time […]

Commuter Connector

This new service connects regional Sound Transit trains with Sumner industrial businesses, providing the link needed to move employees efficiently to and from work by mass transit. How It Works Initial Schedule Costs There is no cost to employers who choose to participate in the program as the City of […]

Keep in Touch with Sumner

In today’s media-driven world, it may be difficult to remember all the different ways you can stay in touch with the City of Sumner and get the latest information. Here’s a quick snapshot with links to guide you:

Understanding Sumner’s Proposed Property Tax Rate

Every year, the City of Sumner sets the City’s portion of your property tax rate for the next year. When you pay your property taxes, the funds are distributed to many agencies. Last year, we received 8% of what you paid. See the graph for more information on where else […]

Building the Budget

Remember when you used to play Monopoly or another board game and fought over who was “the banker”? Sometimes, you wanted that job because you had easy access to all that (play) money. Sometimes, you avoided that job like the plague because people demanded their payment on time, they shoved […]
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