Lakewood City Council

City Council Agenda Packets and Meeting Schedule

Every month, the first and third Mondays are regular council meetings. The second and fourth Mondays are study sessions. Typically, the council does not meet on the fifth Monday of the month, unless a special meeting is called. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. on the dates below, unless otherwise indicated.
View the full meeting calendar here.

Schedule and Agenda Packets
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Public Comments

Meeting Agenda Packets

To see City Council meeting minutes, click here. All links below lead to a PDF file.

Meeting Schedule and Tentative Topics

March 4, 2024 Regular Meeting

  • Proclamation recognizing March 2024 as American Red Cross Month – Larry Bleich, Community Volunteer Leader, American Red Cross
  • Recognizing the 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program Participants
  • Youth Council Report – Shilo Alamillo, Bridget Holbrook and Alvin Jyonjo, Youth Councilmembers
  • Clover Park School District Report – Krissy Kim, Boardmember
  • Authorizing the execution of an interlocal agreement with the Pierce County Rural  Library District to identify the roles and responsibilities of the City and the Library as they relate to the ownership, transfer, handling, and storage of the Douglas Fir section of tree
  • Authorizing the execution of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in support of the Pierce County Village for chronically homeless
  • Ordinance approving International Building Code amendments
  • Ordinance setting Mandatory Minimum Sentences for certain crimes (tentative)

March 11, 2024 Study Session

  • Lakewood Neighborhood Coordinator Report
  • 2024 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Review Update
  • Review of Six-Year (2024-2030) Financial Forecast (tentative)

March 18, 2024 Regular Meeting

  • Business Showcase
  • Approving American Lake Park and Wards Lake Park furnishings (restroom, playground equipment and retaining wall block) purchases
  • Authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement for commercial inspection services for Western State Hospital construction (tentative)
  • Ordinance to consider the vacation of the 20-foot wide alley abutting Lots 1 through 14, Block 69 Town Plat of Lakeview 
  • Reports by the City Manager – Parks and Transportation Capital Improvement Program Update

March 25, 2024 Study Session

  • Review of Human Services Funding Priorities
  • Review of FY 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan  
  • Review of 2024 National Community Survey Results
  • Consideration of a proposed Ordinance amending the Central Business District Residential Target Area Boundary

March 30, 2024 (Saturday) 8:30 A.M., City Council Retreat

Meetings and Agenda Packets

All links below lead to a PDF file.






Watch City Council Meetings

There are three ways to watch a City Council Meeting:


Lakewood City Hall
Council Chambers
6000 Main Street SW
Lakewood, WA 98499


Meetings may be watched live from the City of Lakewood YouTube channel.

Meetings may also be joined via Zoom, meeting ID: 868 7263 2373.


Dial +1 (253) 215- 8782 and enter meeting ID: 868 7263 2373.

Public Comments

The City Council allows Public Comment during Regular Meetings. These are held on the first and third Monday of every month. Public Comments are accepted by mail, email, or by live virtual comment. Send comments in advance by mail or email to Briana Schumacher, City Clerk at 6000 Main Street SW Lakewood, WA 98499 or [email protected].

Each speaker is allowed three minutes to speak during the Public Comment portion of the meetings.

To provide virtual comments:
Join the Zoom meeting as an attendee by dialing +1(253) 215- 8782 on your phone and enter meeting ID: 868 7263 2373. You can also click this link:

For those using the ZOOM link, upon entering the meeting please enter your name. Use the “Raise Hand” feature to be called upon by the Mayor during the Public Comments portion of the agenda. When you are unmuted please provide your name and city of residence.

For those participating by calling in by telephone, to use the “Raise Hand” feature press *9 on your phone. Your name or the last three digits of your phone number will be called out when it is your turn to speak. When using your phone to call in you may need to press *6 to unmute yourself. When you are unmuted please provide your name and city of residence.

Outside of Public Comments, all attendees on ZOOM will continue to have the ability to virtually raise their hand for the duration of the meeting.  You will not be acknowledged and your microphone will remain muted except for when you are called upon.

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