The City of Lakewood is soliciting project proposals that support and encourage tourism and cultural activities in Lakewood, Washington. The source of monies from which projects will be funded is the city’s share of taxes collected on overnight stays at hotels and motels within the City of Lakewood.
The August 2014 edition of ‘Around Town’, the Town of Steilacoom’s newsletter, is available. Click here to download it.
Scam calls to Tacoma Public Utilities customers have increased in the past couple of weeks, and the utility wants to help ensure no one loses money.
Scammers have mainly targeted commercial customers, demanding they make an immediate payment with a prepaid card or risk having their service disconnected. Customers are often directed to purchase a Green Dot or Money Pak card. [Read more...]
The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill six (6) vacancies on the Lakewood Arts Commission.
DESCRIPTION: The role of the Lakewood Arts commission is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. The Lakewood Arts Commission will do the following: [Read more...]
The Pierce County Council voted Tuesday, July 22, to clarify that a new ordinance is intended to ban overnight parking by tractor-trailers, not other large vehicles. [Read more...]
On Monday, July 21, the Lakewood City Council, acting in its capacity as a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) Board, approved a motion to set Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, as the date for a public hearing on implementation of a $20 Motor Vehicle Licensing Fee (VLF) to finance 11 new pavement and other transportation improvement projects between 2015 and 2020. [Read more...]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue is collecting school supplies to help local students. Donations can be made at Station 31 (3631 Drexler Drive West) or Station 20 (10928 Pacific Hwy SW) until noon, Aug. 20. Supplies that are needed: [Read more...]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. – 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment will welcome a new commander and bid farewell to their present commander 10 a.m. Thursday at Watkins Parade Field on JBLM Lewis Main.
Lt. Col. Jay Bartholomees will assume command from Col. Gregory K. Anderson during the change of command ceremony.
Recently, Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield appeared on a segment of “Comcast Newsmakers.” Hosted by Sabrina Register and filmed at Lakewold Gardens, Caulfield discusses economic development in Lakewood, as well as the City’s role in addressing congestion issues along the Interstate 5 corridor near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. [Read more...]