- Council Meeting – November 3, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall
- Civil Service – November 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Community Center.
- Planning Commission – November 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM at Town Hall.
- Preservation and Review Board – October 28, 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.
Please contact Public Works at 581-1912 if you observe a nonfunctioning street light. Please provide the location of the light.
Chief Schaub and Detective Yabe participated with the City of Lakewood in a training as part of the Lakewood Police Department being a certified child rescue agency.
Chief Schaub, Sergeant Whelan, and Sergeant Rodriguez attended Incident Coordinator Training and Use of the PCAlert system training this week.
An entry level and lateral applicant oral panel is scheduled for Monday, November 16. Up to 12 applicants may be interviewed.
Prescription Drug Drop-Off:
At the Town’s Public Safety Building during normal public hours (10 AM to Noon; 1 PM to 3 PM), residents have the ability to dispose of unwanted, out of date medicines/pills on an ongoing basis. Simply place the items in a plastic bag and place in the secure container in the lobby. Please no liquids or sharp objects.
Streets and Storm:
The crew participated in the Union Avenue inspection, swept streets, cleared catch basins, removed vegetation, and performed other right of way.
Union Avenue Grind and Overlay:
The contractor installed thermal plastic markings, center lane reflector buttons, ferry lane markings, and participated in the project walk-thru. One sidewalk panel will need to be replaced and some other minor concrete work refinished. This work is scheduled to be completed next week.
The crew terminated cables in preparation for a planned outage next week on Powell Street, terminated cables in vaults on Western Road, repaired overhead lights in the Community Center Youth Room, repaired several street lights throughout Town, and performed other system maintenance.
The crew commenced raising hydrants at four locations on Union Avenue, repaired a water leak in the 2300 block of C Street, flushed sewer mains, and performed other system maintenance.
Parks, Buildings and Grounds:
Staff continued winterizing sprinkler systems, performed parks and grounds maintenance, and coordinated the Cedar Creek Work Crew at Sunnyside Park.
Kiwanis Breakfast Fundraiser October 24, 2015
Top Side Restaurant from 8 AM to 10 AM. Please come and support your local Kiwanis Club.
Wanted: Photos of Steilacoom
The Steilacoom Chamber of Commerce is putting together its 2016 Chamber Directory as is looking for cover photos. “I’d really like to see an image of Steilacoom from the water,” said Steilacoom Chamber member Cindy McKitrick. “And maybe overhead.”
The directory is 5.5? wide by 8.5? tall. It will be mailed to all residents of Steilacoom the first week of January 2016. Email Cindy McKitrick if you are interested. See digital versions – for photo ideas – of past Chamber directories at this link. (OCTOBER 8, 2015 BY THE SUBURBAN TIMES)
Steilacoom High School Luau:
Enjoy a LUAU and help support the Steilacoom High School Class of 2016 on Saturday, October 24th; at the Steilacoom Community Center from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Proceeds from the dinner and entertainment will help provide SHS seniors with a safe graduation party in June.
The buffet dinner will feature Polynesian foods including kalua pork. The program includes live entertainment by local talent, including some SHS students. The tickets are $45 pre-sale and $55 at the door, if available.
To reserve your place at the luau, bring a check made out to the SHS Booster Club to the DuPont General Store or the senior table at SHS home varsity games in September. You can also reserve a space by bringing a check to the SHS office. Parent volunteers will then contact you to confirm your reservation.
The SHS Class of 2016 will also sell raffle tickets for $5 at all SHS home varsity football games in September. Raffle prizes include a 40 inch flat screen TV, Nutribullet, 7 inch Samsung tablet and a Fitbit. Winners will be announced at the annual Red Ribbon Bazaar at SHS on Saturday, December 5th. Winners don’t have to be present to win. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the bazaar.
Oberlin Holiday Bazaar:
1603 Rainier Street Steilacoom, WA 98388
Nov.7 – 9 AM to 3 PM
The Oberlin Holiday bazaar will be held Saturday, November 7, 9 AM to 3 PM. Once again, they will be having the famous soup and sandwich luncheon available for all hungry shoppers.
Oberlin is proud to carry items that are 99% made in the USA! Help support your local businesses, artisans, and craftspeople. You will find seasonal decorations, year-round items, many gift opportunities, and you may even find something for the “hard-to-buy-for” person on your list. Don’t miss the hard to resit Bake Shop.. There will also be a silent auction and lovely Grand Prize Raffle basket, containing items from our vendors!
If you have any questions or if you are a vendor and would like to reserve a space, please call the Oberlin Church office at 584-4623.