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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Public Notice/Civil Service Commission

Notice is hereby given that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Civil Service Commission for Monday, November 18, 2019, has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

The next regular meeting of the commission is scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2019...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Utility Customer Service Hours Change

Beginning Monday, November 4th, the City's utility services customer hours will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Wednesdays only, the service hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (excluding holidays).

The Utility S...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Puyallup's Economic Development & Safe School Route Plans Gain Exposure

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Puyallup's Downtown Economic Development Plan & Safe Routes to School Plan will be shared at the American Planning Association’s Washington Annual Conference in Tacoma on October 16th.

At the conference, a panel that will include Puyallup Sen...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Fall Clean-Up is Nov. 11-15

Fall clean up

Extra Garbage: On your regular garbage day, you may leave up to three extra bags of garbage for curbside pickup:

*Garbage must be in covered cans or garbage bags

*Containers or bags should not exceed 40 pounds

*Tires will not be accepted

*Place conta...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Public Hearing - Puyallup Municipal Code Amendments

On September 10, 2019, the Puyallup City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider proposed amendments to the City's Municipal Code related to homeless-serving zoning. At this hearing, public comment will be received for these items. The City Coun...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Come Learn About Your Local Government!

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The City is offering a new civics course for those interested to learn about their local government.

Puyallup 101: Your Community's Civics will provide insight into the operations of the City over the course of ten weeks. Residents and business owners as w...

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To learn more and sign up ... Public Notices
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Pollinator-Friendly Businesses: We Want to Hear From You!

Bee near white blossoms

The City of Puyallup is an official Bee City, which means that we support and encourage pollinator-friendly habitat creation and enhancement on public and private properties. As our local business owners can be significant partners in this effort, we want...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Reserved Parking for Puyallup Sounder Commuters

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Starting June 1, Sounder riders who park at the Puyallup station will be able to reserve a spot up to 8:00 am by purchasing a permit or signing up for a free carpool permit. The single-occupant vehicle permits go on sale Wednesday, May 1st and will be ava...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: April 17, 2019

What's Better Than Good Eats? More Good Eats!

Tacos for food truck notice

The City has commenced with a food truck pilot program in the downtown. This six-month pilot program will continue through mid-October.

The program will allow food trucks along certain streets, on private property within the Central Business District (CBD)...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Puyallup's Water: Best in the South Sound

Glass of water

Q: The City of Puyallup provides clean, safe water to its customers. What could be better than that?

A: Award-winning taste!

The City of Puyallup was recently declared to have the best-tasting water in the South Sound*, and will advance to compete with othe...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: October 30, 2018

And It’s Another Green Light!

Green traffic signal

In 2015, the signal lights along Meridian and 3rd and 2nd Streets NE (aka “the bypass”) in Puyallup’s downtown were outfitted with a system designed to improve traffic flow by adjusting signal timings based on demand. The system was then expanded to River...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Puyallup Sued Over Homeless Encampment Clean-Ups

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A large Seattle-based law firm has sued the City of Puyallup and Pierce County on behalf of six homeless plaintiffs. The Seattle law firm alleges that the plaintiffs were victimized because the City and County cleaned up volumes of trash, waste and debris...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Safety Staffing: What's Sufficient?

Cops on Bikes

One of the most basic and critical functions of local government is the provision of public safety services. In the interest of ensuring that Puyallup’s public safety needs are met, the City commissioned a study to  determine the staffi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

More Sidewalks Coming to Puyallup

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The City of Puyallup is constructing $1.95 million worth of sidewalks as part of its Sidewalk Link Program.

At its August 21st meeting, the Puyallup City Council authorized two construction contracts with Reed Trucking & Excavating for the 2016 and 201...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Initial Court Ruling on Puyallup's Pedestrian Safety Zones

Roy Ruffino, a signature gatherer, sued the City of Puyallup because the City implements pedestrian safety zones at the two busiest gates (Gold and Blue) of the Washington State Fair during the fall and spring fairs. Pedestrian safety zones are small desi...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Who Represents Me? What is my Property Zoned? Do I Live in a Floodplain?

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To answer these and other questions, the City recently added interactive mapping services to our website. The first set of these new applications make it easy to look up your City Council district and the zoning of any property. You’re ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Your Puyallup Address--In the City? Or Out?

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Many people who have Puyallup addresses naturally think they live in the city, but some of them do not. That’s because a fair number of Puyallup addresses are located in unincorporated Pierce County, beyond Puyallup’s city limits.

If yo...

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To access the map ... Public Notices
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Yet Another Reason to Not Leave Your Dog in Your Vehicle

Dog in car

Persons who leave their pet in their vehicle on a warm day could subject the animal to stress (or worse)--and be themselves subject to a $250 fine. That's because the City of Puyallup increased the fine for confining an animal in a vehicle in a way that p...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Shaw Road Partial Long-Term Closure Starting April 19th

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Shaw Road will be closed for construction starting Thursday, April 19th between 23rd and Manorwood. Vehicles will be able to cross Shaw between Cherokee and 26th, and one northbound-only lane will be available from Cherokee/26th down to 23rd/Crystal Ridge...

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Additional Info... Public Notices
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Puyallup Utility Rate Increases to Fund Capital Needs

Salmon Springs main replacement

In the interest of attending to important maintenance and upgrades for our aging utility systems, Puyallup’s water, sewer and stormwater rates will increase by 3.5% in 2018. This means that the average residential utility customer will pay an ad...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

A Library in Wildwood Park? Why, Yes!

Little Free Library Wildwood Park

A local Girl Scout troop has built and installed a “Little Free Library” in Wildwood Park in Puyallup. The books offered are for all ages, from pre-readers to adults.

Troop #43636 spent nine months from start to finish on this project, ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Puyallup Seeking RFQs for Hearing Examiner Services

The City is requesting proposals for the purpose of selecting a person or firm/entity to perform Hearing Examiner services.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

City Council Public Hearings for the 2017 Property Tax Levy and the 2017 City Budget

Notice is hereby given that the Puyallup City Council will hold two public hearings: one for the proposed 2017 budget and one for the 2017 Property Tax Levy. The public hearings are scheduled as follows:

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 3, 2016

2017 Recommended Budget Available for Review and Comment

The City of Puyallup's budget is the means by which your elected officials determine how to spend limited revenues. As such, the budget reflects key policy decisions, and decides how programs and services are prioritized. Public input is welcome and encou...Read on...

City Manager's 2017 Recommended Budget Public Notices
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Salmon Springs Phase 2 Project - RFQ

INTRODUCTION:

The City of Puyallup (“City”) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) to provide consulting, design, and engineering services for the Salmon Springs Phase 2 Project. All services are to be performed or supervised by persons appro...Read on...

Public Notices