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Coronavirus Response in Sumner

The City of Sumner remains in contact with our public health officials and community partners. We are all working together to share information, monitor developments and assess the needs of our community as we work together to slow or stop the virus from spreading further.

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“If you went looking for Main Street America, you’d be hard-pressed to find a prettier one than Sumner, Washington.”
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“Downtown Sumner…is reminiscent of the idyllic ‘Main Street’ towns found across the US and romanticized in film.”
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Build the Community Float

Spring is coming, we promise! If for no other reason than it’s already time to build Sumner’s Community Float for the Daffodil Festival. The first work party is Saturday, March…
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About Property Taxes

Property owners just received their 2019 property tax bills from Pierce County. Every year when this happens, the City receives a number of calls about the amounts, how these taxes…
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Meter-Side Chats

Join Meter Tech Joe McKinney for Meter-Side Chats to understand your meter and how it works. This is just the first in a series of videos to help you understand…
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Small Works: WOMRR-Mausoleum Roof Repair

REQUEST FOR BIDSSMALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT Bids are due by 10:00 a.m.  Friday, March 1, 2019Prevailing Wages Are Required To Be Paid Please examine the enclosed sample contract documents and…
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Notice of Special Meeting of the Sumner City Council

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SUMNER CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Sumner has scheduled a special study session for Tuesday,…
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Request for Bids: Main St. Property Demos

REQUEST FOR BIDSSMALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT Bids are due by 10:00 AM, Monday, March 4th, 2019 Prevailing Wages Are Required To Be Paid Please examine the enclosed sample contract documents…


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June 29, 2020
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Have you "herd"? Sumner has its own sheep and goats once again clearing storm ponds just by snacking this summer! Don't be alarmed if you see them out grazing. There is no need to call animal control ... See more

June 26, 2020
Face Masks or Cloth Face Covering

We have gotten this question quite a bit over the past few days.How are Sumner Police officers going to enforce the Governor's law requiring face masks in public spaces indoors and outdoors when you ... See more

WHEN AM I REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK OR CLOTH FACE COVERING? Effective June 26, a statewide order requires individuals to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces such as stores, offices and ... See more

June 25, 2020

Volunteer Needed! We are looking for a citizen representative to serve on the Independent Investigation Team (IIT) as part of the Law Enforcement Training and Community Safety Act. See the attached ... See more

June 24, 2020
Policing in Sumner – City of Sumner

We have fielded a lot of questions the past weeks about our policies and practices here at Sumner PD. Our Chief took the time to address these questions and more.

We hope you will take the time to ... See more

As your police chief, I wanted to thank everyone who has expressed their support, concerns, and willingness to engage in open dialog in light of recent events locally and around the country. The ... See more

June 23, 2020

Since it's almost July, we thought we should remind everyone about fireworks.Fireworks are only allowed in the City Limits of Sumner on July 4th from 12pm until 12am.

If you have a fireworks ... See more

June 22, 2020

🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

City crews will be doing asphalt restoration on 62nd St Ct E between 152nd Ave E and 153rd Ave E.

Please expect partial lane obstruction/single lane closures and minor ... See more

June 19, 2020

We would like to say thank you to everyone who has shown us some love this past week or two. We are honored, humbled and grateful for your appreciation and support. We could not be more proud to ... See more

June 18, 2020


The work on Forest Canyon and West and East Valley Highway continues, but it is going to be changing in working hours starting June 22nd through July ... See more

June 17, 2020
East Pierce Fire & Rescue

Words of wisdom from our friends at East Pierce Fire & Rescue

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June 16, 2020
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🚨 Traffic Alert 🚨

There will be a rolling operation on 142nd, 60th, Main Street beginning tomorrow evening at 7PM and going until possibly 5AM. This begins Wednesday, June 17th, and carries ... See more

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This is a place where history still matters, but dreams for tomorrow are fueled.

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From independent boutiques to Fortune 100 corporations, successful businesses find their home in Sumner. With three freeways, two rail lines, getting to Sumner is easy.  With an excellent school system, picture-perfect neighborhoods and quality infrastructure, leaving becomes harder.
Check out online tools to assist your potential or established business and see why, when it comes to doing business, Sumner hits the sweet spot.

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