Submitted by Employment Security Department Washington’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth month in a row to hit a new low of 5.2 percent in December, according to state Employment Security Department. “Washington’s economy finished strong in 2016 and the short-term job outlook remains positive,” said Paul Turek, economist for the department.
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Study Session followed by a Special Meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, 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. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to consider Motion 2017-05, confirming the […]
The Rainier Communications Commission (RCC) elected its leadership for 2017. University Place Mayor and Councilmember, Javier Figueroa, will continue as President. Puyallup Councilman Tom Swanson is the Commission’s vice president for the year.
Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – February 7, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall Planning Commission – February 13, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Preservation and Review Board – January 25, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall. Civil Service Commission – February 2, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
The seven-member Pierce County Council has elected its leadership and made assignments on Council committees and other boards and commissions.
Vehicle leaks can cause havoc for drivers and the environment. Motorists in Pierce County can find an affordable fix and keep pollutants out of Puget Sound, thanks to Puget Sound Starts Here’s “Don’t Drip and Drive” program.
Ben Meikle, a student at Steilacoom High School, traveled to Olympia to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives the first week of the 2017 legislative session, Jan. 9-13. He was sponsored by Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom. “Its been great, having lunch with Rep. Muri and seeing him as a person just like you […]
Tuesday, Roger Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), announced the appointment of Amy Scarton as assistant secretary for the Washington State Ferries Division.
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s January 18, 2017 Board of Health Regular agenda is now available. The Board of Health meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Auditorium, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA. The public is welcome.
The DuPont City Council will hold a Council Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the Council Chambers (1700 Civic Drive, DuPont). Access the agenda on the City’s website.