City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Sept. 30, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Sept. 30, 2022

Lakewood Council Corner: Sept. 26, 2022 The Lakewood City Council began its Sept. 26, 2022 study session with a review of proposed updates to the city’s tree preservation code. Twelve “Key Issues” were outlined for Council. These included recommendations from the city’s ad hoc tree committee and Planning Commission. Council used the study session to provide direction to the city’s …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Sept. 23, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Sept. 23, 2022

Lakewood Council Corner: Sept. 19, 2022 The Lakewood City Council began its regular meeting Sept. 19, 2022 with two recognitions. A proclamation read by Councilmember Mike Brandstetter recognizing Sept. 25 through Oct. 1, 2022 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Week and a proclamation read by Mayor Jason Whalen recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. Read the Childhood Cancer …

City Manager's Bulletin Sept. 16, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Sept. 16, 2022

Lakewood Council Corner: Sept. 12, 2022 Pierce County Library System Executive Director Gretchen Caserotti joined the Lakewood City Council at its study session Monday. Caserotti was hired earlier this year to lead the library system. The visit included discussion about the future of libraries in Lakewood. Council members expressed concern with how the closure of the Lakewood library branch was …

City Manager's bulletin Sept. 9, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Sept. 9, 2022

Lakewood City Council Corner: Sept. 6, 2022 To start its meeting Sept. 6, 2022 Council presented two proclamations: One to West Pierce Fire & Rescue and Lakewood Police recognizing Sept. 11, 2022 as Patriot Day of Remembrance and the other to Jose Gonzales with Veteran Roofers recognizing Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2022 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Lakewood. After that, much …

City Managers bulletin Aug 26, 2022 image with sailboat on American Lake in background

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Aug. 26, 2022

Council Corner: Aug. 22, 2022 Regular Meeting Did you know that in 2020 and 2021 more than 1,400 companies either started or relocated to Lakewood? At its Study Session Monday, the Lakewood City Council heard from Community and Economic Development Department staff, who provided an update on economic development in the community and progress made by the department in the …

City Manager's Bulletin Aug. 19, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Aug. 19, 2022

Road alert: Temporary detour for 112th Street SW A temporary detour on 112th Street SW between Military Road SW and Farwest Drive SW begins Monday, Aug. 22 and runs to Friday, Aug. 26 while crews repair a section of the roadway that was damaged when a Lakewood Water District water main broke. Drivers headed eastbound on 112th Street SW will …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Aug. 5, 2022

City Manager’s Weekly Bulletin: Aug. 5, 2022

Save the date: Saturday Street Festivals Join us as we continue our summer celebrations for our next Saturday Street Festival on Motor Ave. on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. The theme of the evening is Jazz Night & Car Show. We’ll have three live performances from the Indigo Jazz band (4-5:30 p.m.), Obe Quarless Steel Plan Music …

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: June 3, 2022

Summer Edition of Connections Magazine Delivered Another edition of Lakewood’s seasonal magazine should have hit your doorstep this week. The magazine is mailed quarterly to every Lakewood residence. In this edition, we preview the City’s jam-packed calendar of exciting summer events. SummerFest returns to Fort Steilacoom Park on Saturday, July 23. Four ‘Saturday Street Festivals’ will be held at Colonial …

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: May 27, 2022

Monday, May 30 is Memorial Day Memorial Day is our opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice of fallen American soldiers. To honor the occasion, the Clover Park School District has a 14-year tradition of staking markers in the front lawn of Clover Park High School in the style of the Arlington National Cemetary. Each of the 7,000 markers honors an …

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: May 20, 2022

Three Exciting Local Events to Occur Saturday Students will gather for a fun and inspiring Youth Summit, JBLM is hosting a public Armed Forces Day celebration, and the City will host “Dancing in the Streets” at Colonial Plaza in the evening. Lakewood Youth Summit JBLM Armed Forces Day Dancing in the Streets Youth Summit OThe last few years of school …

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: May 6, 2022

Lakewood to Celebrate “Dancing In The Streets” on May 21 Lakewood to host four Saturday Street Festivals in Colonial Plaza throughout the summer. Lakewood’s series of summertime Saturday Street Festivals kicks off on May 21. Four exciting events are scheduled, beginning with “Dancing In The Streets” on the 21st. Saturday Street Festival: Dancing in the StreetsSaturday, May 21, 20224:00 to 8:30 p.m.6114 …

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: April 29, 2022

City Planning To Commemorate Chief Leschi, Tribal History at Fort Steilacoom Park Members of the Nisqually Indian Tribe visited Lakewood to tour the park and discuss ideas with City staff. The City of Lakewood and Nisqually Indian Tribe are working together to incorporate tribal history into Lakewood parks, especially the story of Chief Leschi. 1854, tribal leaders were forced to …

Volunteers cleanup vegetation in Lakewood, WA

Lakewood Weekly Headlines: April 22, 2022

Volunteer to Help Plan Library Facilities in Lakewood & Tillicum Lakewood’s libraries require repair or replacement – join an advisory board to help the Library System decide what to do. Lakewood’s two library branches are in declining physical condition. The City and Library System are forming an advisory committee to inform facility planning. Residents may apply to join the committee by …

Weekly Bulletin: April 15, 2022

City Hosts Open House to Discuss Clover Creek Floodplain with Residents There is a 1% annual risk of flooding that may damage property and infrastructure in Lakewood New data shows a greater risk of flooding in the Springbrook and Hillside neighborhoods, and across I-5. A 100-year flood has a 1% chance to occur in any given year. A stakeholder group …

Weekly Bulletin: April 8, 2022

Bring Trash & Junk for Free Disposal This Weekend New rules including a dumping time limit promise to keep the line moving swiftly Bring your trash, junk, and recyclables to the Spring Community Cleanup this weekend. A new five-minute dumping time limit will be observed to keep the line moving. Please review the rules before planning your trip. 3869 94th …