City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Feb. 23, 2024

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Feb. 23, 2024

Hidden Heroes Week 3: Government & Administration The City of Lakewood, in partnership with the Clover Park School District, is highlighting the “Hidden Heroes” of our community. The campaign kicked off Feb. 5, 2024, to honor Black History Month. The first week featured education professionals. The second week featured local heroes active in the nonprofit and business sector. This week …

City Managers Weekly Bulletin Feb. 9, 2024

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Feb. 9, 2024

Hidden Heroes week 1: Education The City of Lakewood, in partnership with the Clover Park School District, is highlighting the “Hidden Heroes” of our community. The campaign kicked off Feb. 5, 2024, to honor Black History Month. The first week featured education professionals. This included Clover Park School District Principal Carla Estes who is at Lochburn Middle School. Also featured …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Nov. 22, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Nov. 24, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving Wishing you and all Lakewood families a very Happy Thanksgiving this holiday season. Lakewood City Hall, the Lakewood police station and city operations are closed Thursday and Friday this week. Regular operations resume Monday, Nov. 27, 2023. Washington Boulevard is open After more than two years of phased closures, Washington Boulevard reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon. The re-opening …

City Manager's Weekly bulletin in white text over an image of Waughop Lake. Nov. 10, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Nov. 10, 2023

Honoring veterans this weekend A note from City Manager John Caulfield: Monday evening, the Lakewood City Council issued a proclamation proclaiming Nov. 11, 2023 as Veterans Day and the month of November 2023 as Veterans Appreciation Month. As we approach Veterans Day, I want to take a moment to honor and recognize the significance of this day and extend our …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Nov. 3, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Nov. 3, 2023

Public hearing on ADUs and short-term rentals At its regular meeting Nov. 6, 2023, the Lakewood City Council will hold public hearing on proposed 2023 annual development regulation code amendments. One of the 12 proposed amendments relates to accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and whether they should be allowed as short-term rentals. The Lakewood Planning Commission reviewed the proposed code amendment. …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Oct. 13, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Oct. 13, 2023

Truck & Tractor Day is Saturday Truck & Tractor Day is here! Head to Fort Steilacoom Park Saturday from 12-3 p.m. Let the kids climb on big rigs, honk the horn, ride around the park in the hay wagon and enjoy free activities. Stroll the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin to transform into a spooky jack-o-lantern. Stop by …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Oct. 6, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Oct. 6, 2023

Supporting manufacturing in Lakewood Mayor Jason Whalen welcomed the first-ever Manufacturing Day Expo to Lakewood this week. He was joined by City Manager John Caulfield and Economic Development Director Becky Newton at the event. Held at Clover Park Technical College, the four-hour event called attention to new frontiers in manufacturing. This includes automation, robotics, instrumentation and process control, and supply …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Sept. 29, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Sept. 29, 2023

Mayor Whalen’s Community Coffeehouse wrap up Did you miss Mayor Jason Whalen’s Community Coffeehouse this week? Long range planning and special projects manager Tiffany Speir shared information about new housing laws at the state level that will impact housing density in the city. In part, the laws require an increase in “middle housing” types in areas traditionally dedicated to single-family …