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Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of DuPont Announces Halloween 2020 Plan

Traditional Trick-or-Treating on the evening of Halloween, October 31, 2020, is permitted. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has labeled trick-or-treating as a “high-risk” activity so please use your best judgement. If you...

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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Board Openings

Looking for ways to get involved in the community? Consider serving on a City agency, board, or commission and add your voice to local government.

Current openings include:

  • Civil Service Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Tree Board
For a complete list of...
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City News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Flag Lowering - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The flag has been lowered to half-staff in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on September 18, 2020. The flag will be at half-staff until the day of internment.

City News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

September is Puget Sound Starts Here Month!

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Why Puget Sound Starts Here? 

“Here” is where we live, work, and play. It’s our backyard. Our driveways. Our neighborhoods. Our homes. Our businesses.  When it rains, pollutants from car leaks, car wash soap ...

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City News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

DuPont COVID-19 Small Business Grants - Round 2

The City has received additional CARES Act funding through the State of Washington. Small businesses that did not apply for the first round are eligible and encouraged to apply.

The City of DuPont will accept applications for grants from Monday, September ...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is out now!

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is out now! 
Within the virtual pages of this guide, you will find programs and events that offer opportunities to celebrate the abundance of all that fall has to offer.
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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

September DuPont Dispatch

The September edition of "The DuPont Dispatch" is out now!

Click here to read the latest City newsletter!

City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of DuPont Files Claim Regarding PFAS

The City of DuPont has filed a claim against the United States Government requesting financial compensation for future costs relating to ongoing water protection efforts in response to PFAS (per and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in the City’s wate...

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

DuPont Police Implement Body Worn Cameras

The DuPont Police Department will be issuing body worn cameras to all on-duty, uniformed officers on patrol.

"Prompted by current events, we’ve received an overwhelming amount of excellent questions from the public, specifically regarding po...

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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: April 15, 2020

***CRIME PREVENTION AWARENESS***

***ATTENTION HISTORIC VILLAGE RESIDENTS***

Today DPD Officers responded to three separate reports of vehicle prowls, which occurred early this morning (4/14/2020). None of the vehicle appeared to have been accessed via forced entry and only small, miscella...

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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: 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: 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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