In its continuing public education campaign around the fast trains scheduled to speed through Lakewood later this year, the state Department of Transportation has planned a free public event Sunday at Clover Park Technical College.
The Lakewood City Council is currently seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Public Safety Advisory Committee and the Landmarks & Heritage Advisory Board:
A long-simmering feud between police leaders of Lakewood and Ruston and a former colleague leads to a surprising public refusal to provide assistance. Read more: Internal feud prompts Lakewood police chief to deny police aid to Ruston | The News Tribune
No later than January 1, 2020, Pierce County residents in the Medicaid system will receive both physical and behavioral care through a state mandated initiative called Integration 2020. Through this whole-person approach, physical and behavioral healthcare will be delivered via one system through an integrated network of providers, offering better coordinated care for patients and […]
Athletes from around the South Sound, including Lakewood, shared their stories about the Lakewood SummerFEST Triathlon presented by St. Clare Hospital. The videos have aired since the end of April on the city’s YouTube channel, Facebook, and Twitter.
There are a number of road projects underway around the city, including on some of our busiest roadways. To better help drivers navigate their way around the city – and avoid getting stuck in traffic – here’s just some of the work being done next week. Where possible please use alternate routes.
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Study Session on Monday, May 22, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.
Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – June 6, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall Planning Commission – June 12, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Preservation and Review Board – May 24, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Civil Service Commission – June 1, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
Submitted by Washington Senate Democrats A property tax plan passed by Senate Republicans to fund basic education was billed as impacting only “property rich” school districts, but nonpartisan information tells a very different story. The plan, Senate Bill 5607, creates a new statewide property tax that beginning in 2019 would charge $1.55 per $1,000 in […]
Submitted by Rep. Heck’s Office Wednesday U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) joined a bipartisan discharge petition to allow a vote on H.R. 356, the Protecting Our Democracy Act. If the discharge petition gains 218 signatures of House members, the House will vote on the bill to create a 12-member, bipartisan, independent commission to examine attempts […]