- Council Meeting – May 19, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall
- Civil Service – June 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
- Planning Commission – June 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Preservation and Review Board – May 27, 2015 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.
Quasi-Judicial Hearing Striken:
The quasi-judicial hearing scheduled for May 19, 2015 has been striken (cancelled). Please continue to not discuss this matter with anyone other than Town Attorney or me and refer any inquiries to me.
Free talk on Steilacoom and Tacoma Railways, May 17:
The Steilacoom Historical Museum Association is offering a free program this Sunday at 2:00 in the lower level of the Museum. Steilacoom and Tacoma Railways is the topic of a talk by Paul Curtiss.
Paul will share the history of the streetcar that stopped in Steilacoom at the Bair Store and much more about the railroads and streetcars in the area. He has a real affection for and knowledge about the railways and will share his information and research with maps and pictures via a powerpoint presentation. (The museum is located at the corner of Rainier and Main Streets in Steilacoom.) (Suburban Times, May 12, 2015)
Garden Club Plant Sale:
Thank you to all who participated in the Garden Club’s annual plant sale.
On Wednesday, staff trained with WPFR on emergency response to a railroad incident.
Detective Yabe is focusing on an identity theft case that we believe will resolve 5-6 total cases.
PSO Bailey recently completed an identity theft case where the suspect was charged with 15 counts of identity theft.
Streets and Storm:
The crew concentrated on mowing, sweeping, and spraying right-of-ways. The crew also assisted the Electric Department with a large wire pull between Cedar Street and Western Road.
Chambers Creek Road Grind and Overlay Project:
The contractor paved Thursday and Friday.
Hewitt Drive Grind and Overlay Project:
The Hewitt Drive grind and overlay project contracts were sent to the contractor on May 6th. We are awaiting their reply.
Union Avenue Grind and Overlay:
On Thursday, Gray and Osborne sent updated versions of the plans to WSDOT for final review and authorization to proceed.
The crew pulled approximately 900 feet of new three-phase primary wire on Chambers Bay Road between Cedar Street and Western Road. They also continued working on the plan for the July 17th Town-wide power outage and inspected conduit for the new lots on Rainier Street adjacent to Cedar Street.
Union Avenue Electrical Conduit Project:
The Union Avenue Electrical Conduit Project was awarded Tuesday night and contracts were sent to the contractor Wednesday morning.
The crew replaced a water meter at 44 Chapman Loop, set a new meter in the 900 block of First Street, assisted the Electric Department pulling wire, and jetted sewers.
Parks, Buildings and Grounds:
Staff continued work on the downtown kiosk project, activated sprinkler systems, mowed parks as the weather allowed, and coordinated with the contractor installing the new roof on Town Hall.
Town Hall Roofing Project:
The Town Hall reroofing project is scheduled to be completed Friday the 15th.