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City of Puyallup

New Year, New You

Want to turn over a new leaf for the New Year? The City of Puyallup offers several programs and opportunities that can help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions and kick start a happier and healthier 2015.

Resolve to Get Fit
The start of a new year is the perfect time to refocus on getting fit. Walk, run, bike or play your way to better health at the Puyallup Recreation Center. From Tennis, Softball, and Volleyball to Pilates and Tai Chi, the City of Puyallup offers many opportunities to have fun and get back in shape. Learn more about sport and fitness offerings for all ages by visiting the Winter 2015 Recreation Guide. Prefer to ride or run outdoors? The Riverwalk Trail also offers a scenic and traffic-free route for your New Year’s workout.

Resolve to Read More
The Puyallup Public Library is an excellent source of information and imagination in our community. Get easy access to thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, newspapers, magazines and audio books. No matter what your age and interest, you can always find a program, activity or class that is just right for you! The Library also offers resources such as computer terminals with word-processing software and internet-access, and free Wi-Fi service. Visit the Puyallup Library website to learn more about their various programs and service offerings.

Resolve to Get Involved
Did you know that Volunteering is not just an excellent way to get involved in your community, it can also help you to learn new skills, find friends, and even advance your career? Whether you would like to assist City Hall visitors, staff the front counter at the Police Department or help with Parks and Recreation’s special events, the City of Puyallup has various volunteer opportunities to accommodate many different interests and schedules. Visit the City Volunteering page to view all the City departments that have ongoing opportunities for volunteers. The City of Puyallup is also accepting applications for citizens interested in volunteering on city boards or commissions. View detailed information about current vacancies and application deadline in the right-hand Spotlight column.

NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL
Starting January 22, you will see a new traffic signal at the intersection of 5th Street SW and 7th Avenue SW. The signal will include a ‘Flashing Yellow Arrow’ which will replace the ‘Green Ball’ signal to provide safer, more efficient left turns for motorists. Visit the project page to view illustrations and learn more about the Flashing Yellow Arrow signal.

CITIZEN BOARDS & COMMISSIONS VACANCIES
The City of Puyallup is accepting applications for citizens interested in volunteering on a city board or commission. There are current vacancies on the LEOFF Board, Library Board; Parks, Recreation & Senior Advisory Board; City Council Salary Review Commission and the Civil Service Commission. The application deadline is January 28, 2015 at 5 p.m. Questions? Call the City Clerk's Office at (253) 841-4321.Click here for application.

PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES

The City of Puyallup is seeking qualified applicants interested in submitting a request for proposal for public defender services for the Puyallup and the Milton Municipal Courts. Click here to view the scope of services for Puyallup.

RIVERWALK TRAIL PARTIAL CLOSURE

Following recent heavy rain and high river levels, a 100-yard section of the Riverwalk Trail (between the 11th Street access and the trail end) has been closed to the public. This section of the trail is in danger of failing and collapsing toward the Puyallup River. The impacted section of the trail will be reopened after safety reassessment. Call the Recreation Center at (253) 841-5457 for additional information.

PIONEER SPRAY PARK UPDATE
Construction of the Kiwanis Kids Spray Park at Pioneer Park is well underway. Phase 2 of the project began in November 2014, and is expected to continue through April 2015. Click here to view the project update flyer for more information and contact numbers.

Around Our Town

News & Announcements

Youth Baseball/Softball Registration

Jan. 21st

Registration for youth baseball/softball starts Monday, February 2nd.  You can register in person at the Read More

Civil Service Commission Special Meeting

Jan. 26th

The Puyallup Civil Service Commission typically meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, but Read More

Puyallup Library Board Meeting

Jan. 26th

The Puyallup Public Library Board typically meets on the third Monday of each month at Read More

Introduction to Word class (1 of 2)

Jan. 27th

Learn basic skills for creating documents in Microsoft Word. This workshop is a 2-part series; Read More

City Council Regular Meeting

Jan. 27th

The Puyallup City Council will now meet at 6:00 p.m. and immediately recess into executive Read More

Play to Learn in the Community

Jan. 27th

Play to Learn is a FREE collaborative program for children ages six and Read More

Planning Commission Meeting

Jan. 28th

The Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding amendments to the Puyallup Read More

PPL Teen Group: Gaming @ the Library

Jan. 28th

Join us for a day of games and fun! Use that grey matter to play Read More

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