Cold Weather Pet Safety

Please follow a few simple tips to keep your pets safe and comfortable in winter. When the weather is severe, bring your pets inside and make sure they have a warm place to sleep at night. Don’t leave your pets unattended in a cold car. Watch out for cold-weather chemicals, […]

Snow in Sumner?

Like you, we prepare each winter for snow. Sometimes we get “Snowmageddon” and sometimes snow predictions just “flake out.” Either way, it’s better to be prepared. Keep in mind a few things about our response if it snows: We lay down de-icer before ice or snow and plow afterward. The […]

Help Us Fill the Toy Box

Every year with the generosity of our local businesses and community members we are able to provide 250+ families with gifts and food to celebrate the holidays. We are so appreciative each year for all of your support to make the Toy Box a success! We are currently accepting donations […]

Main Street Fire Update

Following the fire that occurred on Friday, October 28, 2022, at 1003 Main Street, Sumner Police, East Pierce Fire & Rescue, and the Pierce County Fire Marshal have been investigating the cause. On Saturday, October 29, several area businesses shared with Police security footage that showed individuals in the area […]

Sumner Fire and Business Recovery

Ryan Windish, our Community Development Director, has been reaching out to various state and local agencies seeking assistance for businesses following the disastrous downtown fire. In order for the impacted businesses to be eligible for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) the fire needs to have […]

Preliminary 2023-2024 Budget

The City Council will be holding public hearing on November 7 and considering the 2023-2024 Biennial Budget through November with a vote expected December 5. So, what’s in the budget? Here is the preliminary version. A paper copy is also available for review at City Hall. Click here for more […]

December Holidays and Cultural Celebrations

The City of Sumner and the DEI committee would like to recognize and celebrates the following holidays of December. The city hosts events such as a Santa parade, Bridge Lighting ceremony and other celebrations to honor the season. 12/18 – Hanukkah12/25 – Christmas12/26 – Kwanzaa If we missed holidays or […]

Main Street Fire Recovery

On Saturday, Public Works is putting up the perimeter fencing around The Attic building. We will then be able to reopen Main Street and its sidewalks as well as the alley and parking lot in back. The Attic building is obviously unsafe to enter. The tenants on the two adjacent […]

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 […]
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