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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Inslee extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ through May 4

**From https://medium.com/wagovernor/inslee-extends-stay-home-stay-healthy-through-may-4-bed61a2955d6**

Gov. Jay Inslee announced a month-long extension of his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” emergency order Thursday evening. The order, which...

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Violations of the Governor’s Proclamation

Governor Inslee has issued several orders including the Stay Home-Stay Healthy proclamation, 20-25, prohibiting people from leaving their home or place of residence except to conduct or participate in (1) essential activities, and/or (2) employment in pro...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Today, April 1st, is Census Day!

Each year, Census data informs federal funding for more than 100 programs, including school lunches, highway construction, and education.

April 1 is Census Day, this is when people are encouraged to have their Census complete. For those who don’t...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

AG Ferguson: Beware of scams related to stimulus checks

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson is warning Washingtonians about scams related to stimulus payments from the federal government to help people get through the COVID-19 pandemic.The federal government will not ask to confirm your personal ...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

We Love Steilacoom Association Food Pantry/Bank

The We Love Steilacoom Association operates the Food Pantry/Bank at Steilacoom Community Church, 1603 Rainier Street, Steilacoom, Washington.  Hours of operation are 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Saturdays.  If you are experiencing temporary or...

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Historic Village Alley Maintenance Postponed & Center Drive Overlay Rescheduled

Historic Village Alley Maintenance has been postponed due to COVID-19.

The Center Drive Overlay Project has been rescheduled. Grinding will take place on Tuesday, April 7th and paving will begin on Wednesday, April 8th - Thursday, April 9th. One lane traff...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of DuPont Playgrounds, Basketball Courts, & Park Restrooms are CLOSED

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and for the health and safety of everyone, all City of DuPont playgrounds, basketball courts, and park restrooms are closed until further notice.

Trails, fields, the off leash area, and parking lots will remain open. Ple...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mayor's Directive to "Stay Home, Stay Healthy"

To all DuPont Citizens, 

I want to assure you that all City departments are working and maintaining essential City functions.  All public safety officers are on the job.  Now, I ask each individual and each family in DuPont to do...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Permit & License Processes during "Stay Home, Stay Healthy"

Building/Fire Department Permit application process for Plan Check or Permit:

  • Applicant will need to submit the appropriate permit application via email, link to FTP site, or link to “Box” or similar large file transfer site to Sherri I...
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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Inslee announces "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order

From Washington Governor Jay Inslee

March 23, 2020 

Tonight, Gov. Jay Inslee spoke directly to Washingtonians to announce he will sign a statewide order that requires everyone in the state to stay home. The order will last for two weeks and could b...

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City News
Posted on: March 22, 2020

All City of DuPont playgrounds & basketball courts are Closed

3/22/2020

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, all City of DuPont playgrounds and basketball courts are closed until further notice.

Trails, fields, the off leash area, restrooms, and parking lots will remain open. Please remember to maintain the 6 foot soc...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Senior Check In Phone Tree

Greetings DuPont Seniors,

I want to take a moment to thank many of you who have reached out for help during these uncharted waters. The City of DuPont wants you to feel safe and supported as we get through this together.

Many of you participate in our senio...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Emergency Policies to Support Citizens

To all DuPont Citizens, during this difficult time, in consultation with the City Administrator and my Staff, I am instituting the following emergency policies, effectivel immediately in order to support our citizens:

All utility billing late fees...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Leave some for your neighbors: Don’t buy more than you need

*From Washington State Department of Health*

OLYMPIA – The COVID-19 pandemic may have you rushing to the store to stock up on hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and other supplies.

But before you sweep the store aisles clean of these items, you mi...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mayor's Message on COVID-19

To all DuPont Citizens, I wanted to reach out and assure each of you that all City departments are working to maintain essential City operations during this difficult time while the entire nation, the entire world, works to stem the spread of the...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Lobby Closures and April Events & Meetings Canceled due to COVID-19

The City is committed to helping reduce the spread of COVID-19. Effective today, the City Hall & Police Department lobby will be closed to the public until further notice. Additionally, all City of DuPont nonessential business meetings and Parks &...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Inslee Statement on Statewide Shutdown of Restaurants, Bars, and limits on Size Gatherings

From www.governor.wa.gov  

March 15, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement tonight that further expands protections against COVID-19. 

“Given the explosion of COVID-19 in our state and globally, I will sign a statewide emergen...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Pierce County Library System Closed to the Public Staring March 14th

PIERCE COUNTY, WashingtonThe Pierce County Library System’s buildings will be closed to the public starting, Saturday, March 14, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic 2019 (COVID-19).

“Safety to the thou...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Statewide K-12 school closures from March 17th - April 24th

Restrictions on schools and gatherings that were put in place earlier this week for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties have been expanded statewide in response to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the changes on Friday.

The order...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE CHIEF: COVID-19 and Police Services

As you are aware, COVID-19 (aka: the Coronavirus) has been declared a global pandemic, and unfortunately is now a threat in Pierce County. As a result, the City of DuPont has issued an Emergency Proclamation regarding this major public health concern.

Whil...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

All Steilacoom Historical School District schools to close from March 16 – April 24

Dear SHSD Families,The Steilacoom Historical School District continues to follow the guidance from Public Health as we face this unprecedented health crisis.In an effort to protect the health of our students and community members, and slow the spread of C...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

4 cases of COVID-19 in Pierce County as of March 8, 2020

Post Date: 03/08/2020 8:50 AM

Pierce County has four presumed positive test results for COVID-19. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is still learning more about the patients and who may have come into contact with them in this ongoing case investi...

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City News
Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of DuPont Earns 2020 WellCity Award

For the ninth 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 promoti...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Information regarding COVID-19

The City of DuPont is aware of concerns and questions regarding the emergence the COVID-19 virus. We are working actively as a City to protect our community.

There are important steps people should take to reduce their risk of getting and spreading any vir...

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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

2020 Census

During the month of March, the U.S. Census Bureau will mail to every household in America an invitation to complete the 2020 Census.

New this year people can fill out the Census online, in addition to over the phone or by mail. Information about how to fil...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Where Did Your Property Tax Dollar Go in 2020?

Here is where your Property Tax dollar is going…

  • 12.2 cents = Port of Tacoma, Regional Transit Authority, Flood Control
  • 13.3 cents = Pierce County and Library 
  • 13.9 cents = City of DuPont and EMS Levy
  • 26.3 cents = State of Washington
  • 34.1 c...
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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Table Sponsorship Opportunities

Help make a magical day even more magical by sponsoring a table at the Princess Tea on March 16th and Bunny Breakfast on April 11th!

Costs $25 a table and sponsors will receive tables signs at the event and a social media shout out!

Interested? Contact Park...

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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: 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: 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 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: 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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