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Memorial Day Remembrance Event


The annual Memorial Day Observation, co-sponsored by VFW Post 2224 and the City of Puyallup, will be held at Pioneer Park Pavilion on Sunday, May 24th at 1:00 p.m.

This popular event recognizes and honors those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

The program will include music by the Five Star Brass Quintet, the US Navy Band Northwest and the Clan Gordon Pipe Band.

Junior ROTC Cadets from Rogers High School will present the Flags of the Armed Forces and the National Colors. The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by the Puyallup VFW Auxiliary Junior Girls. A Rifle Salute and Taps will be presented by members of Puyallup VFW Post 2224/American Legion Post 67 and Bugler MU2 Chris McGann, USN.

Central to the event will be the Memorial Roll Call and presentation of the wreaths. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags. This tradition continues today.

This event is free and open to the public.

ADOPT-A-TRAIL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The City's new Adopt-a-Trail program offers a way for community members to make a difference by helping conserve and maintain public trails in Puyallup. Volunteers are required to attend a workshop; the next one has been scheduled for May 26thView a short video on the program or click here for more information.

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.

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.


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.

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