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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Nighttime closure on 5th St NW June 29-30, 2022

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Sound Transit contractors will be closing a section of 5th ST NW between W Main and W Stewart Avenue for improvements related to the new parking garage on June 29 through June 30, from 9PM to 5AM.

  • Signed detours will be in place. 
  • The work may crea...
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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Lane Shifts, Street and Sidewalk Closures on 7th and W Stewart

Lane shifts Stewart and 7th

Starting on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Sound Transit’s contractor will shift travel lanes on W Stewart Ave at 7th Street NW, close a section of 7th Street NW, restrict parking, and close sidewalks at the intersection to accommodate construction of t...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs

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Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs and Renovations

Starting on Monday, March 14, 2022, the Puyallup Recreation Center, located at 808 Valley Ave NW, will be closed for exterior wall and roofing repairs and renovation.  While the Recreat...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

3rd Avenue NW to close between 5th and 6th

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Sound Transit will permanently close one block of 3rd Avenue Northwest, the site of the new Puyallup Station parking garage. Adjacent sidewalks will also be temporarily closed during construction.

 Closures will start as early as Tuesday, Oct. 13....

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Traffic Avenue Bridge Construction Closures 10/31 and 11/01

Sumner will be paving the Traffic Avenue bridge this weekend. Plan ahead for these closures:

Saturday 10/31 from 4am to 7pm, the Traffic Ave bridge and the south intersection/eastbound SR410 ramps will be closed.

Sunday 11/01 from 6 am* to 7 pm*, the Traffi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Shaw Road Partial Closure 10/09 & 10/16, 9 am to 3 pm

The intersection of Shaw Road and 23rd will be closed from 9 am to 3 pm on Friday, Oct 9th and again on Friday, Oct 16th for paving. Southbound vehicles will be detoured off of Shaw at 15th and northbound vehicles will be detoured at 27th during this full...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Milwaukee Bridge to Close on Oct 7th for 18 months

The Milwaukee Bridge will be closed for construction on Wednesday, October 7th for 18 months.

To learn more about this project, see the webpage.

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

5th Street & West Main Intersection Work Continuing

UPDATE: Although this intersection has been re-opened, we ask that motorists slow down and use caution as the road has been planed in preparation for the final pavement installation. It will be left in this condition for approximately two months (until mi...

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Closures & Construction
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Shaw Road at 12th Traffic Delays June 1st-5th

Shaw Road One Lane Closure at 12th June 2020

Installation of a vault for a water line will require closing one lane of Shaw Road just south of 12th Avenue SE next week. Starting Monday, June 1st, flaggers will control traffic on all approaches while work is being done between 8 am and 3 pm. Because ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Partial closure of SR 410 @ Traffic Ave bridge Mar 20-22

From the City of Sumner:

There will be a full closure of both the Traffic Avenue bridge over SR 410 and SR 410 itself under Traffic Avenue coming up. On Friday, March 20, both lanes of Traffic Avenue over SR 410 AND all lanes in both directions of SR 410 a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Partial Closure of 14th Street SW Nov 19th-21st

14th St SW - Detour Nov 19-21

14th Street SW will be closed in front of the fish hatchery from Nov. 19th to 21st. Accordingly, 15th Avenue SW between 14th and 9th as well as 14th Street up to 9th Ave SW will be local access only--see closure and detour map for details.

The closure is n...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Traffic Signal Work on 5th Street downtown Nov 18-21

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The installation of new signal equipment will disrupt traffic along the 5th Street corridor from Nov. 18th to 21st.

The signals at five intersections will need to go dark on different days. Although a uniformed police officer will direct traffic at each un...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Sumner Starts Key Project at SR-410 and Traffic Ave

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The City of Sumner, in collaboration with WSDOT, is embarking on construction of improvements at the Traffic Ave./SR-410 interchange. This project will reconfigure two intersections and add travel lanes plus multi-modal lanes across SR-410. Interested per...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Free hand sanitizer for Puyallup businesses

Businesses in Puyallup are invited to request one or two gallons of free gel hand sanitizer for use by employees and customers. The sanitizer will be distributed on a first come, first served basis until gone. Use this form: https://bit.ly/363bquS.

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Nighttime closure on 5th St NW June 29-30, 2022

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Sound Transit contractors will be closing a section of 5th ST NW between W Main and W Stewart Avenue for improvements related to the new parking garage on June 29 through June 30, from 9PM to 5AM.

  • Signed detours will be in place. 
  • The work may crea...
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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Celebrates We are One Project

We are One-Council Chambers

Puyallup, WA – The City is hosting a public ceremony to dedicate the “We Are One” project, a collaboration with the Puyallup School District to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through artistic expression. The ceremony will be held on the second f...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Take our Website Survey

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The City has recently redesigned its website, www.CityofPuyallup.org. We'd like to ask for your impressions of our new website redesign. This survey should take a few minutes to complete. Your feedback with help us better serve you. Take our onli...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Lane Shifts, Street and Sidewalk Closures on 7th and W Stewart

Lane shifts Stewart and 7th

Starting on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Sound Transit’s contractor will shift travel lanes on W Stewart Ave at 7th Street NW, close a section of 7th Street NW, restrict parking, and close sidewalks at the intersection to accommodate construction of traffic imp...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Puyallup Launches New Emergency Alert System

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Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is excited to announce the launch of its new emergency alert system. Called “Puyallup Alerts,” this new system will help the City communicate with the public during emergency events. To sign up for Puyallup Alerts, plea...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs

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Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs and Renovations

Starting on Monday, March 14, 2022, the Puyallup Recreation Center, located at 808 Valley Ave NW, will be closed for exterior wall and roofing repairs and renovation.  While the Recreat...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Pioneer Park Restrooms to be Renovated

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Pioneer Park Restrooms to be Renovated 

Puyallup, WA – Pioneer Park in Downtown Puyallup is about to get some upgraded restroom facilities. Starting in October 2022, construction will begin on renovations to the restroom building. The Puyallup Cit...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Veterans Memorial Bridge Opens March 1, 2022

Veterans Memorial Bridge Opens on March 1, 2022

Puyallup, WA – After an eighteen-month closure, the Veterans Memorial Bridge (also known as the Milwaukee Bridge) in Puyallup will reopen on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, for motorists and pedestrians at 2 pm. The ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

City Revises Comprehensive Plan Amendment Schedule

City Revises Comprehensive Plan Amendment Schedule

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is revising the deadline to submit for amendments to the 2022 Comprehensive Plan update. The new deadline is February 28, 2022, to submit privately initiated site applic...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Puyallup to Host Open House on Downtown Streetscapes

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is hosting virtual Open Houses on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, to gain public input on the Meridian Streetscapes Project in downtown. The public will have two opportunities that day to weigh in, with the first session o...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

City Sells Downtown Parking Lot to Housing Developer

Puyallup, WA – The Puyallup City Council has approved the sale of a parking lot in downtown Puyallup to a local developer, with the intention of bringing more downtown housing opportunities. This transaction is a key step towards realizing the v...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Puyallup Implements New Permitting Software

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is pleased to announce the launch of its new online permitting software system. Starting on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:30 am, City customers will be able to submit building permit applications conveniently...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

City Hosting Open House about Shaw Road Improvements

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is hosting a Public Open House to gain feedback from residents about improvements to a section of Shaw Road. The Open House will be held online, via Zoom and Facebook Live, on December 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm.

The C...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Puyallup Extends Outdoor Dining Program

Puyallup, WA – The Puyallup City Council, at their September 28, 2021 meeting, approved extending the City’s Outdoor Dining Program for another year. Additionally, the Council approved making the City’s Food Truck Pilot Proje...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Sam Peach Park Playground Upgrades Coming This Fall

Puyallup, WA – Puyallup Parks and Recreation is delighted to announce that Sam Peach Park will be receiving playground upgrades this fall. Located at 1621 10th Ave NW, this charming neighborhood park will soon have brand new playground equipment...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Temperatures Are Very Hot

Temperatures are hot

Please be aware that temperatures are currently very hot in the library as our AC is currently out of order. We ask that if you need to venture to our 2nd level that you do so briefly to collect your items and exit to the 1st story quickly. Water bottles ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Curbside Book Drop Closed

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Notice: Our curbside book drop is temporarily closed. Please return all items to our manual book drop located inside the library (halfway down our hallway) during library hours. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Author Talk with Alka Joshi

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We will be meeting in person at the library to participate in a live, online author talk featuring Alka Joshi, who wrote the novel The Henna Artist.  Please register in advance. For those who can't make it to the library, it is also possible to s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Storytime in the Park

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This summer, we are excited to provide two Storytime sessions in the great outdoors.  We will be at the picnic shelter, come rain or shine!  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and join the fun.  These sessions are targeted for ages 3...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Storytime Live at the Library

Storytime at the library summer

June 14 through August 26

Enjoy a storytime this summer!  Storytime
helps your child practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabularyand attention span, plus nurture a lifelong love of reading! Whether your
child ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Bermuda Triangle Adventure

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Every
month of summer we'll have a different escape room or scavenger hunt inside thelibrary. Embark on a journey throughout the Puyallup Public Library where we
are trying to navigate through the Bermuda Triangle during the month of June.T...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Take and Make: Watercolor Art

Watercolors

Let
your creative juices flow by picking up one of our watercolor kits for teensand adults. Each kit comes with a 12 color watercolor paint set, watercolor
paper, a flat paint brush, and a pencil. We also include examples that wechallenge you to cre...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Library Card Art Contest

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The last day to submit your artwork for the contest is July 31, 2022.  For full details and how to participate, please see our Library Card Art Contest flyer.

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Take and Make Kit: Flextangle

Flextangle

Pick up your Flextangle Take and Make Kit at the library, while supplies last. Also called a kaleidocycle,  it’s a paper toy that you color, fold, glue/tape and then as you turn it, the design changes like a kaleidoscope. &n...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Independence Day Celebration!

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The Library will be closed on Monday, 7/4/22.  Have a safe holiday!

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Summer Reading Begins June 1st

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This year's Summer Reading theme is Oceans of Possibilities. Join in the fun and receive a prize for signing up on Beanstack. Kids and teens who sign up get a free book. Adults who sign up get a free tote bag. Stop by the main desk to pick up reg...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Celebrates We are One Project

We are One-Council Chambers

Puyallup, WA – The City is hosting a public ceremony to dedicate the “We Are One” project, a collaboration with the Puyallup School District to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through artistic expression. The ceremon...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Puyallup Launches New Emergency Alert System

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Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is excited to announce the launch of its new emergency alert system. Called “Puyallup Alerts,” this new system will help the City communicate with the public during emergency events. To sig...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Pioneer Park Restrooms to be Renovated

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Pioneer Park Restrooms to be Renovated 

Puyallup, WA – Pioneer Park in Downtown Puyallup is about to get some upgraded restroom facilities. Starting in October 2022, construction will begin on renovations to the restroom building. The Puyallup Cit...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Veterans Memorial Bridge Opens March 1, 2022

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Veterans Memorial Bridge Opens on March 1, 2022

Puyallup, WA – After an eighteen-month closure, the Veterans Memorial Bridge (also known as the Milwaukee Bridge) in Puyallup will reopen on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, for motorists and pedestrians at 2 pm. The ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

City Revises Comprehensive Plan Amendment Schedule

City Revises Comprehensive Plan Amendment Schedule

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is revising the deadline to submit for amendments to the 2022 Comprehensive Plan update. The new deadline is February 28, 2022, to submit privately initiated s...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Puyallup to Host Open House on Downtown Streetscapes

Puyallup, WA – The City of Puyallup is hosting virtual Open Houses on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, to gain public input on the Meridian Streetscapes Project in downtown. The public will have two opportunities that day to weigh in, with the first...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Puyallup Valley Warehouse Development Proposal: Commencement of Environmental Impacts Process

Public input is sought on potential impacts from the proposed development of seven buildings totaling 2.6 million square feet for a warehousing, distribution and freight movement facility in the vicinity of 6719 134th Avenue East (Knutson Farms)....

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

City of Puyallup Recognized by School District for Pandemic Support Activities

Wildwood Elementary Prinicpal Jennifer Fox and Assistant Prinicpal

On Monday, October 5th, the Puyallup School District Board recognized the City of Puyallup for two initiatives to support the local community during the pandemic.

The PSD Board saluted the City for its efforts to obtain and distribute child-sized masks to ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Call for Artists: Puyallup Signal Cabinet Wraps

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The City of Puyallup is seeking artists to propose an original design for reproduction and installation on signal cabinets in Puyallup. The wraps will deter graffiti and add visual interest and beauty to our shared streetscapes.

Deadline: 5 pm on November ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Puyallup City Council Approves $250,000 to Help Small Businesses and Non-Profits

The Puyallup City Council has authorized $250,000 of federal CARES Act funds for emergency relief grants to help small businesses and non-profit organizations.

The City will allocate $150,000 in support of small businesses which have been impacted by the p...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Puyallup to Dismantle Temporary Emergency Homeless Services Site

The temporary homeless services site established by the City of Puyallup to facilitate good hygiene and social distancing for the purpose of hindering the spread of the coronavirus will be dismantled following the lifting of the governor’s stay-...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Court Absolves Puyallup from $1.1 Million in Contractor Attorney Fees

The Washington Court of Appeals, Division I has reversed the award of $1.1 million plus interest for attorney fees in the public works construction dispute between the City of Puyallup and Conway Construction Company.  In March of 2016, safety co...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Response Measures Involving Homeless in Puyallup

In the last few weeks, a number of homeless persons pitched tents or parked vehicles near Puyallup’s skate park. In the interest of public health, safety and sanitation, portable restrooms and a handwashing station were temporarily set up to hel...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Puyallup Declares Emergency Regarding Coronavirus

The City of Puyallup, like the State, Pierce County, and other local governments, has declared a state of emergency regarding the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. This was done to more quickly and easily mobilize staff and supplies needed to respond to ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Puyallup Cuts Fees for Accessory Dwelling Units

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In the interest of increasing access to various housing types and making housing more affordable, the Puyallup City Council has modified regulations and reduced fees related to building ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units).

“The cost of housing has so...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Puyallup Hires Economic Development Manager

The City of Puyallup has named Meredith Neal as its Economic Development Manager.

Neal was previously the director of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s Manufacturing Industrial Council. She has extensive experience in resource management and in ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Puyallup prevails in challenge to homeless facility regulations

The City of Puyallup’s “Homeless Drop-In Centers And Overnight Shelters” ordinance has been upheld in a unanimous decision by the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.

The ordinance was originally adopted by th...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

City of Puyallup Receives Clean Audits from the State

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The routine annual audit of the City of Puyallup’s 2018 finances and its corresponding standard accountability audit which examined various potential areas of risk were both returned “clean,” with no findings or concerns iden...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Washington State Supreme Court Upholds Puyallup Review Authority of Massive Warehouse Development

Earlier this month, the Washington State Supreme Court rejected the appeals from Pierce County and Running Bear Development Partners, LLC of the previous Court of Appeals decision concerning the City of Puyallup‘s authority to assume SEPA jurisd...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Department of Justice Closes Investigation of City of Puyallup

The Department of Justice has closed its investigation of the City of Puyallup regarding possible violations of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.

The investigation was opened in 2016. The City cooperated fully with the DOJ and provi...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Puyallup Awarded Critical Review Authority of Massive Warehouse Development

In 2016, a St. Louis developer proposed the construction of a massive warehouse/industrial complex comprising approximately 2.6 million square feet on a 162-acre site located in the area of Shaw Road and East Pioneer. See here for a brief history of this ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Puyallup Community Court Receives Grant from Department of Justice

The Puyallup Municipal Court is one of five applicants nationwide that will receive a grant for its community court from the U.S. Department of Justice in partnership with the Center for Court Innovation. 

Puyallup will receive up to $200,000 as w...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Pierce County Hearing Examiner Issues Decisions on Knutson Farms Development

On November 21st, the Pierce County Hearing Examiner issued his decisions on the City’s appeals of Pierce County’s approval of the Knutson Farms warehouse development plan.  The project involves construction of approximately 2...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Puyallup PD Recognized for DUI Enforcement Efforts

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) recognized the Puyallup Police Department with its "Partnership in Public Safety Award" for Puyallup's efforts in capturing Place of Last Drink (POLD) data during fiscal year 2018. POLD data i...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Hearing Examiner Decision Entered on New Hope Significant Impact Business License

UPDATE: Although the hearing examiner spent over 150 hours reviewing records, listening to testimony and issuing her findings and decision on New Hope’s appeal of the City’s requirements relating to its significant impact business lice...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

City of Puyallup to Join in New West v. Vermillion Motion

Today, former Puyallup City Council member Steve Vermillion filed a motion in the West v. Vermillion lawsuit seeking the application of a recent Court of Appeals ruling to the facts of his case. The City of Puyallup will join in this motion.

On February 21...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

City of Puyallup Prevails in Counterclaims Against 39th Contractor

Trench Photo that led to LI Citation

The City of Puyallup prevailed in many of its counterclaims and defenses against Conway Construction in Pierce County Superior Court according to a final judgment entered by Judge Stanley Rumbaugh on February 21, 2018 as well as other court documents. &am...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Portable defibrillator donated to City of Puyallup

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Jamie’s Heart Foundation, a local non-profit organization dedicated to assisting families who are battling childhood heart disease, has donated a portable automated external defibrillator (AED) to the City of Puyallup. At the request of the dono...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Volunteers Sought for Downtown Beautification

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Puyallup City Councilmember Robin Farris is seeking volunteers to join her “One-Woman Clean-Up Crew” which serves to improve the appearance of highly visible locations in the interest of community aesthetics, cohesion and pride.

Since M...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Puyallup Receives "Bee City" Designation

Puyallup was the second city in the state of Washington to receive an official "Bee City" designation from Bee City USA, a not-for-profit organization committed to developing and maintaining sustainable habitats for pollinators such as native be...Read on...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Puyallup’s Adaptive Signal System Earns WSDOT Award of Excellence

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has named the City of Puyallup’s Adaptive Signal System as the winner of its 2016 Award of Excellence for Best Special Project.

This project implemented adaptive signal control technology at sev...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs

Puyallup Recreation Center Closed for Repairs and Renovations

Starting on Monday, March 14, 2022, the Puyallup Recreation Center, located at 808 Valley Ave NW, will be closed for exterior wall and roofing repairs and renovation.  While the Recreat...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Puyallup Trails to Reopen for Public Use on April 25th

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Trails located within City of Puyallup Parks and the Riverwalk Trail will reopen to the public Saturday, April 25.

All other park amenities remain closed. This includes playground equipment, sports courts (tennis, basketball, pickleball), baseball fields, ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Puyallup Recreation Center Sports Fields—Play More Ball!

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On June 10th, the public is invited to help celebrate the completion of the first phase of improvements to the fields at the Puyallup Valley Sports Complex.

Last year, the Puyallup City Council approved expending $2,000,000 in lodging tax revenues to conve...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Puyallup Valley Warehouse Development Proposal: Commencement of Environmental Impacts Process

Public input is sought on potential impacts from the proposed development of seven buildings totaling 2.6 million square feet for a warehousing, distribution and freight movement facility in the vicinity of 6719 134th Avenue East (Knutson Farms)....

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Puyallup's Economic Development & Safe School Route Plans Gain Exposure

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Puyallup's Downtown Economic Development Plan & Safe Routes to School Plan will be shared at the American Planning Association’s Washington Annual Conference in Tacoma on October 16th.

At the conference, a panel that will include Puyallup Sen...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

2023 Community Funding process now open

June 21, 2022

The City of Puyallup is accepting funding proposals from social service agencies which provide services to the local community.  Organizations interested in submitting a proposal for funding in 2023 must meet the Eligibility Informat...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Lodging Tax (LTAC) funding process now open

The City of Puyallup is soliciting applications for Lodging Tax revenues in 2023. Organizations wishing to apply must use the Application for 2023. All proposals must meet the Lodging Tax Guidelines as adopted by the City Council.

In accordance with state ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Solid Waste Collection Rate Increase

In accordance with RCW 35A.21.152, notice is hereby given that rates charged by D.M. Disposal Co., Inc. for solid waste collection in the City of Puyallup will increase effective March 1, 2022, according to the following average aggregate increases: Resid...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Lahar Warning Siren System Change

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Starting in November, the lahar warning sirens will wail only in an emergency. The system will continue to be tested at noon on the first Monday of each month, but the tests will sound very different. Pierce County has upgraded the sirens and system to al...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Parking in the Downtown: Good? Bad? We're Listening!

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We know, we know. Some days you love it! Other days ... not so much. 

Tell us what we can do to help make parking in the downtown better. We’ll get you started by asking some questions, and we’ll keep you informed about the sta...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Senior Lunch Program at Puyallup Activity Center

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Alternative Meals to Go, a takeaway lunch service through Catholic Community Services, is now offered at the Puyallup Activity Center. Meals are provided in the form of a hot lunch and are available for pick up Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Pre-orders ar...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Fireworks Regulations in the City of Puyallup

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Persons may set off consumer fireworks in the city limits of Puyallup from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm on July 4th.

Consumer fireworks are the kind which can be purchased from various retailers or at licensed firework stands. Many fireworks available for purchase ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

Message to the Puyallup Community

The City of Puyallup is an organization that values all people without regard to race, ethnicity, gender or background. We do not tolerate harassment or mistreatment of any kind, period.  The issues that must be addressed at this historic junctur...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Reliably Supplying You With Safe Water

water from faucet

Reliably supplying you and your family with safe drinking water is our water division’s highest priority. The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water, and customers can continue to use and drink water straight from the tap. Althou...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Puyallup City Council Message to Community on Covid-19 Response

The Puyallup City Council has issued a message to the public regarding the response to COVID-19.

The members of the Council welcome your emails and phone calls; their contact information can be found here.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

You Don't Want a Sewer Backup (You Also Don't Want to See Pics)

Practicing good hygiene and keeping surfaces clean is essential now more than ever. But baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, paper towels and even smaller makeup-remover wipes must be thrown away in the trash. On a not-good day, wipes and other products clog p...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Pollinator-Friendly Businesses: We Want to Hear From You!

Bee near white blossoms

The City of Puyallup is an official Bee City, which means that we support and encourage pollinator-friendly habitat creation and enhancement on public and private properties. As our local business owners can be significant partners in this effort, we want...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Reserved Parking for Puyallup Sounder Commuters

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Starting June 1, Sounder riders who park at the Puyallup station will be able to reserve a spot up to 8:00 am by purchasing a permit or signing up for a free carpool permit. The single-occupant vehicle permits go on sale Wednesday, May 1st and will be ava...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

What's Better Than Good Eats? More Good Eats!

Tacos for food truck notice

The City has commenced with a food truck pilot program in the downtown. This six-month pilot program will continue through mid-October.

The program will allow food trucks along certain streets, on private property within the Central Business District (CBD)...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Puyallup's Water: Best in the South Sound

Glass of water

Q: The City of Puyallup provides clean, safe water to its customers. What could be better than that?

A: Award-winning taste!

The City of Puyallup was recently declared to have the best-tasting water in the South Sound*, and will advance to compete with othe...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Safety Staffing: What's Sufficient?

Cops on Bikes

One of the most basic and critical functions of local government is the provision of public safety services. In the interest of ensuring that Puyallup’s public safety needs are met, the City commissioned a study to  determine the staffi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

More Sidewalks Coming to Puyallup

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The City of Puyallup is constructing $1.95 million worth of sidewalks as part of its Sidewalk Link Program.

At its August 21st meeting, the Puyallup City Council authorized two construction contracts with Reed Trucking & Excavating for the 2016 and 201...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Initial Court Ruling on Puyallup's Pedestrian Safety Zones

Roy Ruffino, a signature gatherer, sued the City of Puyallup because the City implements pedestrian safety zones at the two busiest gates (Gold and Blue) of the Washington State Fair during the fall and spring fairs. Pedestrian safety zones are small desi...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Who Represents Me? What is my Property Zoned? Do I Live in a Floodplain?

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To answer these and other questions, the City recently added interactive mapping services to our website. The first set of these new applications make it easy to look up your City Council district and the zoning of any property. You’re ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Your Puyallup Address--In the City? Or Out?

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Many people who have Puyallup addresses naturally think they live in the city, but some of them do not. That’s because a large number of Puyallup addresses (as assigned by the US Postal Service) are located in unincorporated Pierce County, beyon...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

A Library in Wildwood Park? Why, Yes!

Little Free Library Wildwood Park

A local Girl Scout troop has built and installed a “Little Free Library” in Wildwood Park in Puyallup. The books offered are for all ages, from pre-readers to adults.

Troop #43636 spent nine months from start to finish on this project, ...

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