September is Disaster Preparedness Month. Check out these tips to help keep your family safe, courtesy of Emergency Management Coordinator Christine Badger:
Taking one last trip before summer winds down? Make sure you plan ahead for stress-free travel and a fun, relaxing Labor Day weekend.
It’s National Food Safety Month, and here in Pierce County, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department works with many businesses and residents to ensure that your food is safe to eat.
“When you go out to eat, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting sick,” said Rachel Knight, program manager, Food and Community Safety. “We work with food establishments to ensure that they are permitted and they know how to properly and safely prepare, handle and serve food,” she said. [Read more…]
In a performance audit posted Monday, the Washington State Auditor’s Office maps the complex state workforce development system. Workforce development is a system that serves hundreds of thousands of job seekers and thousands of employers. This is a system that spends more than $1 billion a year in federal and state funds across a network of 55 programs, managed by 12 state agencies and multiple service providers. [Read more…]
The Steilacoom Town Council will meet on Tuesday, September 1 at 6:30 pm. Read the meeting agenda below: [Read more…]
- Council Meeting – September 1, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall
- Civil Service – September 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
- Planning Commission – September 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Preservation and Review Board – September 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Parks Task Force – September 9, 2015 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Town Hall.
Mayor Testifies on Lakewood Projects in Sound Transit 3
On Thursday, Aug. 27, Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson testified at the Sound Transit Board of Directors meeting in support of project priorities of Lakewood and the Pierce County communities south of Tacoma in the Sound Transit 3 (ST3) package that voters could decide in 2016. [Read more…]