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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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Council Meeting – Jan 6

You can watch the January 6 Sumner City Council meeting live here and as an archive after the meeting ends.
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DM Disposal Rates

The City of Sumner is increasing the refuse rates in accordance with the contract with D.M. Disposal. The contract calls for an annual CPI adjustment of eighty percent (80%) of…
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Council Mtg – Dec 16

Watch the December 16, 2019, City Council meeting here. You can stream it live or watch the archive video after the meeting.
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Police Recruitment Incentives

The Sumner Police Department is offering lateral incentives including $10,000 dollar hiring bonus 40 hour starting sick leave bank 40 hour starting management leave bank Starting salary $6,348 – $7,357…
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Gas Line Replacement

Puget Sound Energy will be replacing a gas line through Park Street and some on Wood Avenue. This project is expected to last from December 11 through January 10. Work…
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Bridge Lighting Video

Thank you to Pierce County TV for filming this snapshot of the 2019 Bridge Lighting. Thank you also to The Old Cannery for once again hosting a great party.

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Upcoming Events
  • February 24, 2020
    • Drop-In Resource Referrals10:00 am - 12:00 pmMeet one-on-one with the Sumner Family Center. Get connected to services such as SNAP, parenting classes and local community programs for individuals and families. Services available in Spanish. Sumner Pierce County Library
      1116 Fryar Avenue
      Sumner WA 98390
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    • Study Session6:00 pmThe Council meets to discuss upcoming policy decisions in more detail. There is no public comment and no votes are taken. City Hall
      1104 Maple Street
      Sumner WA 98390
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  • February 26, 2020
  • February 27, 2020
    • Arts Commission5:30 pmVolunteers whose mission is to improve citizens’ quality of life through art experiences. City Hall
      1104 Maple Street
      Sumner WA 9390
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  • February 29, 2020
    • Trip to Olympia Farmer's Market9:30 am - 4:00 pmJoin the Sumner Senior Center for a trip to the Olympia Farmer's Market to enjoy unique vendors, musical entertainment and more. Cost $10 15506 62nd Street Court East
      Sumner, WA 98390
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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.

CITY HALL
1104 Maple Street
Sumner, WA 98390

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253-863-8300