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Posted on: July 5, 2019

History

Old wood by lakeside

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

Visiting

Hiking trails with wild flowers

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: February 13, 2020

Teen Survey

Attention Teens! Parks & Recreation is wanting to hear from you! Please take 5 minutes to complete this simple survey to help plan future teen events. The survey will end on Monday, March 2nd, so don’t delay. Thank you in advance for your pa...

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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 12, 2020

ATTN: Parents of Graduating Seniors

Parents of Graduating Seniors!

Purchase a ¼ spot ($200) in the upcoming May – August Recreation Guide to celebrate your graduating senior! Send us the finished photo and message you’d like by March 20, 2020.

If interested, ple...

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Update: Puget Sound Energy Utility Pipe Installation

PSE will be installing a utility pipe from Station Drive to DuPont-Steilacoom Road and completed through the Barksdale Avenue intersection to Historic Village.

This project will be in multiple phases:

After 2023: This project portion identified with a green...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Let's get ready for Kindergarten!

Enrolling your children in Chloe Clark Elementary! (PDF)

WHO? Students living in the City of DuPont boundaries;

must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2020

WHAT? Kindergarten Enrollment for the 2020-21 School Year

WHERE? Chloe Clark Elementary S...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

All-way Stop Coming to Mounts Rd Overpass

Whats’s Happening?

Washington State Department of Transportation crews will add two stop signs on Nisqually Road and Mounts Road approaching the southbound I-5 ramps, creating an all-way stop for drivers. 

Why is WSDOT making this change?...

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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: February 4, 2020

SHS Developmental Disabilities Application Night

Steilacoom Historical School District and Pierce County Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) invite families to an upcoming DDA Application Night. District staff will partner with DDA staff to assist families in learning about systems and suppo...

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Bell Hill Neighborhood Park Maintenance

Bell Hill Neighborhood Park may look a little different the next time you visit.

The landscape was becoming overgrown and the maintenance needs increased dramatically due to the species of trees and shrubs and their mature sizes. Because of this, plants we...

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City News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

ROAD WORK - FEB. 10 - MAR. 6, 2020

PSE is installing a utility pipe from Station Drive to DuPont-Steilacoom Road and completed through the Barksdale Avenue intersection to Historic Village.
This project will be in multiple phases.  The project will start on February 10th and stop o...
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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 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: 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 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 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 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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