City Manager's Weekly Bulletin May 19, 2023

Lakewood Managers Bulletin: May 19, 2023

H-Barn restoration project gets big boost Partners for Parks announced this week it received a $1 million project grant from the Names Family Foundation in support of its H-Barn restoration project at Fort Steilacoom Park.     The H-Barn Project is an innovative public-private partnership between the city of Lakewood and Partners for Parks, a 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to …

March 31, 2023 City Manager's Weekly Bulletin

Lakewood Managers Bulletin: March 31, 2023

Spring Community Cleanup dates set The city’s spring community cleanup is two weeks away. Bring your unwanted items to the Lakewood Transfer Station Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16 between 8 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. for free. The city partners with refuse provider LeMay to offer this service free to Lakewood residents. Proof of Lakewood residency required for admittance. …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Jan. 13, 2023

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Jan. 13, 2023

Lakewood Heroes: MLK Video series Every year, the city of Lakewood remembers the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who advocated for justice and equality. This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. As we celebrate the holiday, we honor the theme: Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.  Through a series of …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Oct. 28, 2022 graphic with spiders behind the text

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Oct. 28, 2022

Council Corner: No City Council meeting Monday There is no Lakewood City Council meeting Monday due to it being a fifth Monday of the month. Typically, the City Council meets four times a month: The first and third Mondays for regular meetings and second and fourth Mondays for study sessions. The next regular meeting is Monday, Nov. 7 at 7 …

City Manager's Weekly Bulletin Oct. 14, 2022

Lakewood Manager’s Bulletin: Oct. 14, 2022

FAB Fest is here! The Film, Art, Book (FAB) Fest kicked off today and runs through the weekend at the McGavick Center at Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Boulevard SW. Did you miss our Reel Life 96 short film contest earlier this year? You can check out these locally produced, five minute films at the event. All 18 entries …

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 …