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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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Notice of Availability of Planned Action Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)

Notice is hereby given under WAC 197-11-455 and 510 and SMC 18.56.090 that the City of Sumner is issuing a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) addressing the 2020…

Request for Qualifications/Proposed Approach: Sharepoint Implementation Planning and Project Consulting

The City of Sumner is soliciting a Request for Qualifications/Proposed Approach (RFQ) from qualified firms interested in providing expertise in designing and implementing SharePoint Online to replace City’s internal staff…

Notice of Decision: Top Down Brewing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner’ Hearings Examiner has issued a decision for a Conditional Use Permit for the project described below.  Project Name: Top Down Brewing…

Fall Open House

We are proud to welcome you to the City of Sumner’s Virtual Open House! Although we had hoped to host our regular Open Houses in person in 2020, Covid-19 had…
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Show Your Sumner

We could use a virtual celebration this fall. So, let’s use 20-20 to take a closer look at all the people and places that make Sumner special. Use #ShowYourSumner to…
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Free COVID Testing in Sumner

Pierce County brings free testing to you. Anyone can be tested. Saturday, December 1910 am – 3 pmSumner High School Walk Up or Drive Through! Field staff help you register…



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November 26 - November 27
Mon 30

Special Council Meeting/Study Session

November 30 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner
Dec 01

Public Works Committee

December 1 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner
Dec 02

Finance Committee

December 2 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner
Dec 03

Planning Commission

December 3 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organizer: City of Sumner


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November 24, 2020

City offices will be closed Thursday 11/26 and 11/27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

November 23, 2020
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taking care of business

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

As easy as (rhubarb) pie.
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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Sumner, WA 98390

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