Upcoming Meetings: Council Meeting – May 2, 2017, at 6:30 PM at Town Hall Planning Commission – May 8, 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 – May 4, 2017, at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
Improvement projects totaling $56.5 million are planned for Lakewood’s roads over the next six years. Between now and 2018 there are 30 projects slated for completion, totaling $28 million. That’s a lot.
The crime stats are in for the first quarter and the numbers look good. Total crime in Lakewood is down 5 percent compared to the same time last year and crimes against persons (or crimes committed by one person against another person) is down 8 percent. It is also the lowest it’s been in two […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Study Session on Monday, April 24, 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.
On Wednesday 4/19/17, the contractor for Sound Transit and WSDOT integrated the 3 sets of traffic control signals on both sides of I-5 Exit 119, and at the intersection of Barksdale AVE/Wilmington DR. This integration of traffic lights was intended to improve the safety of vehicles by mitigating vehicles queuing at the rail stop. Unfortunately the […]
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications The governor signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, that would help the on-going efforts of the Puget Sound Partnership. The Partnership leads the region’s collective effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. The new law makes a change to their reporting requirements. The adjustment will […]
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.9 to 4.7 percent in March – the lowest rate since August 2007, according to the state Employment Security Department.
The Pierce County Council passed 6-1 Ordinance 2017-6s which adopted the 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendments with no changes to current Agricultural Resource Land (ARL) policies.
Rep. Dick Muri’s bill supporting to the growing mead production industry, was signed into law Friday, April 14 by the governor. The measure provides for the legal definition of mead and prevents it from being classified as wine. This product definition will help producers work with regulators and encourage growth in the industry.
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, April 17, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.