- Council Meeting – February 4, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Preservation and Review Board – February 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Civil Service – February 6, 2014 at 3:00 PM at the Community Center
- Planning Commission – January 127, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Town hall.
Council Future Agenda “Look-Ahead” Issues:
- Copies of the Agenda and staff reports are available at all Town facilities once published.
- The Agenda and Council meeting minutes are posted to the Town’s official website.
The Daddy-Daughter Dance is February 1 at the Community Center. Tickets are available at the Bair.
Saltar’s Point Park:
Saltar’s Point Park remains closed. If anyone notices trespassers on the beach, please contact Public Safety using the non-emergency number – 253 798-4721. Staff continues to work with BNSF officials pursuing design of a replacement structure.
Comprehensive Plan Update:
Your input is needed to update to the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Over the next several months, the Planning Commission will review the Comprehensive Plan by topic, and public input is vital to the success of this exercise. Remaining topics to be covered are; Economic Development on January 13, and Transportation on January 27. All meetings will be at 6:30 PM in the Town Hall, 1717 Lafayette Street. More information is available from Town Planner Doug Fortner at 581-1912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to receive advance notice of Planning Commission meetings and hearings by email? You can sign up at any Planning Commission meeting or send an email request to email@example.com.
Public Safety will be performing traffic emphasis patrols along Union Avenue focusing on speeding, failure to come to a complete stop at stop signs, and driving while distracted.
Streets and Storm:
Sequalish Street Project;
The contractor recommenced work on Monday with crews at both ends of the project working on the sewer main (lower end) and the water connections at the Main Street end. Additionally, they continued constructing retaining walls.
The crew picked up tree limbs along streets/right of ways, cleaned storm lines on Rainer St. and near the intersection of Union Ave./Sequalish St., cleaned driveway culverts on Rowell St., inspected Joey Hollow storm, roadway and erosion control and processed various right of way permits for work contemplated by other utility companies.
The crew assisted the sewer department performing sewer jetting in the Steilacoom Woods Apartments area. Additionally they installed a temporary power at 65 Puget St., inspected an electric conduit installation in the 2100 block of Lafayette St. (new home) and coordinated installation of new electric conduits on the Sequalish St. project and potholed existing utilizes along Frederick St.
The crew coordinated the water main testing on Wilkes St. (part of the Sequalish St. Change Order #1), worked on the creation of the annual water use efficiency report (State required), cleaned sewer mains in the Steilacoom Woods Apartments area, reviewed/approved the Joey Hollow sewer main installation and created maps/plans for use in determining alignment for possible future electric conduit installation on Frederick St.
Parks and Grounds:
The crew concentrated on cleaning park areas of storm debris in the vicinity of the Cherrydale Park area, around the “Steilacoom was First” sign, and at Sunnyside Beach. They also performed maintenance/repair activities including roof repair (shingles) at the DSHS (Administration) Building. The crew also picked up debris piles from last weekend’s Parks Task Force work party project and delivered trail chips and signs to the Eagle Scout candidate (Jarod Rambo) for installation this next weekend.