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Spring Clean-Up Time!

Spring Clean-Up this year is the week of May 4th – 8th. This is the time of year when you can put out extra garbage and yard waste for pick-up, and also recycle one major appliance at no charge.

For Extra Garbage: Leave up to three extra bags of garbage for curbside pickup on your regular garbage pickup day the week of May 4th. The garbage must be in covered cans or garbage bags and should not weigh more than 40 pounds. Tires will not be accepted.

For Extra Yard Waste: Leave up to three extra containers of yard waste at the curb on your regularly scheduled yard waste service day the week of May 4th. Use garbage cans or bio-degradable lawn waste bags. Containers should not exceed 40 pounds and should be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

To Recycle a Major Appliance: Secure the appliance doors and leave it at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Monday, May 4th. Appliances eligible for recycling are: Refrigerator, freezer, stove/range, furnace, dryer, hot water tank, washer, dishwasher, trash compactor.

Shredding Day will be on Saturday, May 9th. Personal documents will be accepted for shredding, courtesy of DM Disposal and the City. All shredding will be done on site so you can be assured that no sensitive documents will be transported in an unshredded condition.


WHAT'S THIS? PARKING ON MERIDIAN IN THE DOWNTOWN
The City is testing the effects of delineating parking spots on Meridian in the downtown. Spots between Main and Pioneer will be defined with temporary tape; results and feedback will be assessed to determine whether the spots should be marked in a more permanent way. Questions and comments are welcome and may be directed to Rob Andreotti, Director of Public Works, at 841-5513.

CITY RECEIVES CREDIT RATING OF AA
Standard & Poor's has affirmed the City of Puyallup's credit rating of AA, which indicates a very strong capacity on the City's part to meet its financial commitments. In assigning the rating, S&P noted Puyallup's strong budgetary performance in the last three years and projected continued positive operations. Read more here.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION STUDY
The City of Puyallup invites proposals from qualified consultants to complete a comprehensive classification and compensation study for the city’s non-union employees. The submittal deadline is 4:00 pm on May 29th. More information is available on the Human Resources webpage.

PUYALLUP IS TURNING 125!
The City of Puyallup is celebrating a special birthday this year--its 125th! The celebration kicked off with the planting of a commemorative heritage tree in Bradley Lake Park on April 4th. Other events and festivities will continue in the following months, leading up to the main event on August 19th.

BUDGET IN BRIEF
A new "Budget in Brief" document has been prepared for those seeking important yet distilled information on the City's 2015 Budget. The Budget in Brief explains the process used to approve the budget and includes sections on revenue sources and how all funds are spent. If you've ever wondered exactly where your property taxes go, you can find the answer to this question--and many others--in the Budget in Brief.

Around Our Town

News & Announcements

National Historic Preservation Month - Scavenger Hunt

Apr. 30th

In association with National Historic Preservation Month and as part of the City’s Quasquicentennial Read More

Puyallup Police Department Blood Drive

May. 4th

The Puyallup Police Department is hosting a Blood Drive with Cascade Regional Blood Services’ Read More

Spring Clean Up 2015

May. 4th

Spring Clean Up Curbside Service Read More

Lahar Siren Test

May. 4th

The Lahar Warning Siren in Puyallup Valley will be tested at noon today Read More

City Council Regular Meeting

May. 5th

The Puyallup City Council is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on this day. City Read More

PPL Teen Group: You Too Can YouTube

May. 6th

Share your favorite videos and channels! Come in, hang out, grab Read More

Mount St Helens 35 Years Later

May. 6th

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St Helens.  Join speaker Read More

Shredding Day

May. 9th

Personal documents will be accepted for shredding, courtesy of DM Disposal and the City. All Read More

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