The Lakewood City Council will meet on Monday, March 2 (7 pm) in Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW). Download the meeting agenda packet here.
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Council Meeting on Monday, March 2, 2015, 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West). Download the meeting agenda here.
Topics of Interest and Updates
Lakewood Station at the Walkable Washington Symposium
The Feet First Walkable Washington Program – which recognizes and supports communities creating “walkable places” throughout the state – will recognize the Lakewood Station Connection Project at its annual symposium and awards ceremony April 2 in Redmond. [Read more…]
One of Lakewood’s newer landmarks is getting some statewide attention for its pedestrian-friendly design and overall accessibility. [Read more…]
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants you to know there is a toxic algae bloom in Lake Steilacoom. Areas of the lake with algae are unsafe for people and pets. [Read more…]
Four Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation to reauthorize, reform and re-energize the Export-Import Bank, an agency that supports hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs and levels the playing field so that American businesses are able to compete successfully in global markets. [Read more…]
This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.
Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms. [Read more…]
The Lakewood Senior Activity Center, located at 9112 Lakewood Drive SW, keeps a busy schedule. After all, the LSAC exists to promote healthy minds and bodies by providing recreation and social opportunities for older adults. Courses for fitness, art, writing and even computer literacy run for weeks. Day to day, there are plenty of other events freely open to the public, or with only a couple days’ advance. [Read more…]
Representative Dick Muri and Senator Steve O’Ban will be hosting a telephone town hall at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. To participate, call 253.200.3122 to join in the conversation, or you can follow along online and entering the PIN: 381448.