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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Comments

The City Council discussed and approved public comments moving forward last night at the Workshop. Public Comments will be on the agenda for the November 24th and December 8th Council Meeting. Directions are below on how to participate.

The Open Public Mee...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Public invited to online open house for I-5 improvements at Steilacoom-DuPont Road/Exit 119

WSDOT:

DUPONT – People can now learn more about and provide comments on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for a project that widens Interstate 5 with high occupancy vehicle lanes and replaces the Steilacoom-DuPont Road/Exit 119 interc...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Ms. Barbara Kincaid Hired as New Community Development Director

The City is pleased to welcome aboard Ms. Barbara Kincaid as the City of DuPont’s Community Development Director.

“I am very excited to start working at the City of DuPont. I’m looking forward to meeting and working with staff...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

November DuPont Dispatch

The November "DuPont Dispatch" is out now!

Read it here: https://www.dupontwa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4328/November-2020-FINAL

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Mayor's Citizen of the Year Award

The Mayor's Citizen of the Year Award was created to recognize those outstanding DuPont citizen volunteers whose unselfish and dedicated service to DuPont has made a significant difference to our community.

The importance of volunteers to our city...

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City News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Steilacoom Historical School District Community Meal Update

Steilacoom Historical School District and Sodexo are pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the Summer Food Service Program through the entire 2020-21 school year.  Our district continues to serve over 1,8...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Police Chief Douglas Newman named McChord Air Force Base Honorary Commander

City of DuPont Chief of Police Douglas Newman has been named an “Honorary Commander” at McChord Air Force Base. Chief Newman will serve in this position for two years and reinforce DuPont’s relationship with Joint Base Lewis-McChord. 

The U.S. Air...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Steilacoom Historical School District Participates in K-12 Internet Access Program

CONTACT: Gwen Miller 

Telephone: 253.983.2203

E-Mail: gmiller@steilacoom.k12.wa.us

 

Steilacoom Historical School District is participating in the K-12 Internet Access Program which connects eligible students to internet access at home, with...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Temporary regulatory speed limit reduction coming to I-5 in Lakewood

FROM WSDOT: 

LAKEWOOD – Starting as early as May 15, travelers will notice a regulatory speed limit reduction to 50 mph along a two-mile section of Interstate 5 in Lakewood. The 50 mph speed limit will be implemented on both northbound a...

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City News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Names DuPont Tree City USA for the 11th Year

For the 11th year in a row, the City of DuPont was named a 2019 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.

DuPont achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, an...

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Did you know that agendas for City meetings are available to view on the calendar?

Take a look at the Meetings Calendar on the City of DuPont homepage. There you can find what City meetings are happening that month.

For example, on April 15th the City Council held a Special Remote Meeting for COVID-19 and necessary City business. Lots of...

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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: 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: 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: 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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