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Posted on: July 5, 2019

History

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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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Access information about the City fo DuPont including maps, visitor information, and history of the City.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Business

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Access important economic development resources for businesses including codes, tax information, and business licenses.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Attn Karate Participants:

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Karate will be moved to the DuPont Community Center on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 6pm-8pm. Class at Chloe Clark Elementary on Friday has been canceled.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Michael Gorski Appointed as Pos. 3 Councilmember

The Council appointed Michael Gorski to serve the remaining term of Position #3, formerly held by CM Rex Bruce.

The City offers great thanks to John Colvin, Robert Farrell, and Melanie Stone for their interest in serving the City.

CM Gorski will fill the un...

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City News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Welcome Aboard Officer Drake!

From the Desk of the Police Chief:

I’m very pleased to announce the graduation of our newest fully, state-certified Police Officer, Kyle Drake, from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC). After five months of grueling...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

City Council Vacancy Position 3 Applications

Four candidates applied for the open Councilmember position – John Colvin, Robert Farrell, Michael Gorski, and Melanie Stone.

Applications are available to view by clicking the links below. 

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Traffic Lights; Center Drive and International Place

The traffic lights at Center Drive and International Place are operating on a timer.  So you may see the traffic light showing red but no cross traffic.

The new camera system that determines which side of the intersection has a demand, has failed ...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Snow & Ice Removal

Snow and ice removal is a source of pride for the Public Works Department.

Weather is tracked for freezing temperatures and storms to prepare both equipment and staff for the event. Ahead of freezing temperatures, anti-ice brine is placed on City streets t...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Newly Elected Mayor and Councilmembers to be Formally Sworn In at State of the City

Judge Susan Adams will formally swear in Mayor Ron Frederick, Councilmember Penny Coffey (Pos. 4), Councilmember Kendralee Harris (Pos. 5), and Councilmember Kevin Ballard (Pos. 6) at the Council Meeting on January 28, 2020 at 7PM at City Hall.

Their terms...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Mayor's Committees Applications

2020 is upon us and part of my promise to you was to provide more opportunity for citizen involvement in our government. As promised, there are many opportunities for you to be involved. Please consider stepping up and applying for the many openings we ha...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Remembering Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Cooper Dyson

From the Desk of the Police Chief:

In the wake of the tragic loss of Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Cooper Dyson, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is accepting donations for his family. As stated in the below Crime Stoppers announcement (li...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Four Arrested in Human Trafficking Operation

DuPont- On December 19, 2019, the Washington State Patrol detectives from the Missing and Exploited Children Task Force (MECTF), in collaboration with other agencies, conducted an operation focused on arresting dangerous predators whose intent wa...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Councilmember Ballard awarded with Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Councilmember Kevin Ballard recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).

AWC’s Certificate of Municipal Leadership program recognizes city and town elected officials for accomplishing a ...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Free PulsePoint Respond app to empower CPR-heroes in Pierce County

FROM SOUTH SOUND 911: Today, South Sound 911 and all 19 local fire agencies in Pierce County are partnering to launch PulsePoint Respond to provide the public with information to help save lives with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

The free PulsePoint...

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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

DPD Re-establishes DuPont Police K9 Unit

From the Desk of the Chief:

Team DPD is excited to announce the official re-establishment of the DuPont Police K9 Unit!

Meet our newest DuPont Police Officer: K9 Luna! We are also very proud to announce Officer Wally Noel as our new K9 Handler. Together, OF...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

City of DuPont gets a Clean Audit

The City of DuPont received a clean audit by The Washington State Auditor’s Office after performing the Accountability Audit and Financial Statement Audit for 2018.

“I’m very proud of our hard-working Finance team lead by Fina...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Are you hearing construction noises at night?

All construction activity is permitted between the hours of 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. (DMC 9.09)

The CRG property, also known as the former Intel site on Center Drive, has begun construction of the last building on the site.

If you hear noise such as co...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Shopping at Fred Meyer can help the DuPont Historical Society!

Shopping at Fred Meyer can help the DuPont Historical Society!
By linking your Rewards Card to the DuPont Historical Society, you will be helping them earn a donation from Fred Meyer. 
All you have to do in link your Rewards Card and scan it every ...
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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Snow Removal Prep

The Public Works Dept. completed seasonal change out of snow removal equipment and anti-icer sprayer. We continue to monitor weather forecasts for freezing and snow storm events. This allows us to prepare equipment and schedule staffing for what is usuall...

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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Heartfelt thanks from the Parks & Recreation Auction

Wow DuPont, you have really outdone yourself! Many heartfelt thanks for a wonderful Parks & Recreation Auction on Saturday! This is one of our largest community gatherings of the year, celebrating community, friendships and everything we all love abou...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Community Center Feasibility Study Results

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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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Integrated Pest Management

The City of DuPont is looking into alternative ways to maintain landscaping. Public Works is currently developing an Integrated Pest Management Policy. This process will be completed in November 2020 and will include input from the City agencies, Council,...

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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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 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: 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... City News
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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City News
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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