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Posted on: July 5, 2019

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City history unfolds with the Native American, Hudson Bay Company, DuPont and Weyerhaeuser eras, and the impact and changes they made to what we now call DuPont.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Partial Lane Closures; Center Drive and International Place

The developer will install roadway striping and a new traffic signal that will be operational Wednesday 9/25/19.

Friday 9/20/19 through Wednesday 9/25/19 will have intermittent single lane closures at the intersection of Center Drive and International Plac...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Military Spouses Employment and Resource Fair

WorkSource Pierce and the City of DuPont are sponsoring the Military Spouses Employment and Resource Fair on Thursday, October 10th from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M.

The Military Spouses Employment and Resource Fair is held in recognition and support of Military Spou...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Haunted House Workshops

Ghouls and ghosts get ready for the Annual Haunted House! Weekly workshops kick off on Sunday, September 8th from 3 – 5 PM at the Community Center and will be every Sunday ending on October 20th. Let’s make this Haunted House the most ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Historic Village Alley Maintenance

Public Works will be maintaining the alleys in Historic Village between Wednesday, October 9th and Friday, October 11th.

Neighbors will see crushed rock used to fill in pot holes and low spots. 

Watch out for a dump truck delivering crushed rock an...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

National Gratitude Day

10 Days of Gratitude

September 21st is National Gratitude Day. For 10 days, starting on September 11th, we’ll share a post a day of what folks are grateful for about living in the City of DuPont!

This is a time of reflection and appreciation, let&...
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Posted on: September 5, 2019

The 2019 Youth Basketball registration is now Open!

The City of DuPont Recreational Basketball League is a city run program that allows boys and girls Kindergarten through 8th grade to progressively learn, develop, and play basketball in a fun & safe environment that promotes good sportsmanship among p...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters

September is FEMA’s National Preparedness month. The focus of the third week is to “Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters”.

Emergencies and disasters can happen at any time, often without warning. Disaster planning, response, a...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. The focus on the first week of September is “Save Early for Disaster Costs”.

Thank you to Rex Bruce, Dupont City Council for sharing this information." "Prepared, Not Scared"This ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

National Preparedness Month

September is FEMA’s National Preparedness month. The focus of the second week is to “Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters”.

Here are four steps on making a plan.

Step 1: Put together a plan by discussing these 4 questions with ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Skip Ettinger nominated into USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Congratulations to our very own Kyoshi Skip Ettinger for being nominated into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame! We are fortunate to have such a wonderful, well experienced instructor for our Parks and Recreation karate program! Skip has had a tremendous ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

2019 Community Center Feasibility Study Update

Thomas Architectural Studios (TAS) has conducted a series of eleven outreach events throughout the summer to solicit public input and participation in the planning of the potential Community Center.

Two design options have been developed with the feedback ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Tree Board Openings

Acer palmatum, Quercus garryana, Pseudotsuga menziesii. If you know what any of these words mean have you ever thought of joining the Tree Board?
Well you’re in luck, the Tree Board currently has two openings! If interested, contact Gus Lim at gl...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Addressing Allegations

In July 2019, the City of DuPont settled a public records lawsuit with Mr. David Bungert. During the City Council Meeting there were allegations made of the City. This is to provide clarifying information on the case. The link below is a brief synopsis.&a...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

The DuPont Fire Department purchased two new Fire Engines!

These replaced the 1983 Sutphen Engine, the 1995 H&W Engine, and the 2004 Pierce Engine. The City sold the three engines for a combined total of approximately $113,000, which went into the Equipment Rental & Revolving Fund (ER&R) that helped p...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

DPD Selected as Host Agency for Task Force

The DuPont Police Department has been selected as a new host agency for the Washington State Patrol’s Missing and Exploited Children & Human Trafficking Task Force (MECTF/Human Trafficking).  This state-wide taskforce spearheads mul...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Council Appoints Pat McElligott as Interim Fire Chief

Mayor Mike Courts nominated and Council appointed Pat McElligott as the Interim Fire Chief for the DuPont Fire Department.

“It’s a great opportunity to work with the DuPont Fire Department and a professional City staff. I’m ea...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

City Settles Public Records Lawsuit

The City of DuPont has settled a public records lawsuit. In September 2016, Mr. David Bungert put in a public records request for City phone records and text messages. Staff worked with the requestor to fulfill his public records request, going over the p...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Political Signs Placement

Political Signs: We know there are questions about the placement of political signs. As a reminder, here is the link to “Political Signs Location and Removal”.

http://dupontwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2530

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation Names DuPont Tree City USA for the 10th Year

The City of DuPont was named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is the 10th year in a row that DuPont has received this title!

DuPont achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or departm...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Shoreline Master Program Open House

The City of DuPont is undertaking a periodic review of its Shoreline Master Plan (SMP).  The current SMP was adopted by the City in February 2013.  The Shoreline Management Act (SMA) requires each SMP be reviewed and revised on an eight-...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

City of DuPont Earns 2019 WellCity Award

For the eighth year in a row DuPont has earned the AWC (Association of Washington Cities) WellCity Award. The AWC Employee Benefit Trust’s annual WellCity Awards recognize members that meet nine best practice standards for employee health promot...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

AA Rating for DuPont’s Water & Stormwater Revenue Bonds

The City of DuPont is in the process of issuing Water & Stormwater Revenue Bonds to finance three capital improvements a new Public Works Facility, the Hoffman Hill Reservoir Corrosion Protection, and an Automatic Meter Reading System. As part of the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

South Sound 911 launches text-to-911 service in Pierce County

If you cannot safely place a voice call to 911, you can now text for emergency police, fire or medical aid in Pierce County. South Sound 911’s launch of text-to-911 service today provides the community – including the Deaf, hard of hea...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Assistant Chief of Police to Resign

City of DuPont Assistant Chief of Police Ted Jackson has announced his resignation effective April 15th, 2019. Assistant Chief Jackson was instrumental in supporting the successful transition of a new police administration and department leadersh...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

KOMO Interview

Paris Jackson from KOMO News interviewed Mayor Courts, Chief Newman, and Sergeant Cummings about the impact an incident on I-5 has on DuPont and mitigation measures that affect Center Dr. The City along with other agencies are working together to have a c...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Alternate Routes around DuPont

If you are south of DuPont and your destination is north of DuPont:  (Wide Detour)

Take Exit 116 (Mounts Rd) and go south on Mounts Rd/Old Pacific Hwy. Follow to Reservation Road where you will turn left and follow to Hwy 510 to Yelm, Fro...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Public Works Facility

There’s been some discussion about the development of the new Public Works facility. Here is some background information that I hope you find helpful.

General Background:

Currently, Public Works (PW) is housed in the Historic Village. The current...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Mayor's 2019 "State of the City Address"

January 8, 2019

Good evening and Happy New Year to all Stakeholders of DuPont; homeowners, residents, employees and businesses,

First, let me characterize the State of Our City as strong and vibrant. 2018 was a dynamic year with growth and progress in ma...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

City of DuPont gets a Clean Audit

The Washington State Auditor’s Office performed the Accountability Audit and Financial Statement Audit for 2017. There were no findings in the audit.

“We’re very proud of the audit results. We’re committed as a City...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Homelessness is a Housing Crisis

Click the link below to view presentations by Tess Colby - Manager, Community Services Division, Pierce County.  Homelessness is a Housing Crisis Presentation Housing Affordability Roundtable PresentationRead on... Home
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Recreational Facilities and Programming Survey Results

The Community Center Report prepared by Jonathan Pierce and Megan Hillyard for the City of DuPont and P.A.R.C.S - DuPont are available to view.  Thank to everyone who participated in survey!  Recreational Facilities and...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

City Legislative Priorities for County Council

The following letter is the city's legislative priorities for the county council.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

City Legislative Priorities for State Representatives

The following letter is the city's legislative priorities for our state representatives.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

City Legislative Priorities for Federal Representatives

The following letter is the city's legislative priorities for our federal representatives.

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