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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Van Lierop Park Ribbon-Cutting


Join us on Monday, June 24th at 4:00 as we cut the ribbon on Puyallup's newest community amenity, Van Lierop Park.

Van Lierop Park was named to honor the legacy of the Van Lierop family who farmed this Puyallup valley property for generations. The City acq...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

DT Tacoma to DT Puyallup New Trail Connection

T2P trail pic

The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT), in partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the cities of Fife, Puyallup, and Tacoma, Metro Parks Tacoma and Pierce County, is studying options to create a new regional trail connecting communiti...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Solid Waste Collection Schedule Changes

DM Disposal garbage bin

Starting next week, your garbage, yard waste and recycling pick-up day may change. DM Disposal is changing the collection schedule for many of its customers in order to balance the number of customers served each day.

In accordance with these route changes...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Reserved Parking for Puyallup Sounder Commuters


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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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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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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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Puyallup Sued Over Homeless Encampment Clean-Ups

Encampment example

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

Sidewalk pic

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?

Critical areas cropped

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?

Where pin

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: June 29, 2018

Fishing in Bradley Lake Park: New Restrictions

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has adopted a rule change regarding fishing in Bradley Lake. Beginning July 1st, fishing will be restricted to juveniles (under the age of 15), seniors, and disabled persons who possess a designated har...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Shaw Road Partial Long-Term Closure Starting April 19th

under construction

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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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.

RFQ ... Public Notices
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


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...

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