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Posted on: July 5, 2019

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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

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Steilacoom High School Junior Emeka Egbuka Named Gatorade Washington Football Player of the Year

CONTACT: Gwen Miller

Telephone: 253.983.2203

E-Mail: gmiller@steilacoom.k12.wa.us

CHICAGO (December 6, 2019) — In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Emeka Egbuka of Steil...

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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: December 4, 2019

Flag Lowering - 12/6/19 – 12/7/19

The flag will be lowered to half-staff at 4 PM on Friday, December 6th and restored by 4 PM on Saturday, December 7th for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was created by Congress in 1994 in honor of those Americ...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE - December 7, 2019

Ross Ave, Ross Loop & Wilmington Drive in front of Ross Plaza will be closed from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 for the Annual Tree Lighting.

Santa will be arriving at 5 PM with performances by the Chloe Clark Choir and Pion...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

City Council Vacancy Position 3

Councilmember Rex Bruce has announced his intention to resign his Council seat on December 31, 2019. The City anticipates his position on the DuPont City Council will be vacant after that date. In accordance with City code, in the event of this vacancy, t...

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City News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

DPD Re-establishes DuPont Police K9 Unit

From the Desk of the Chief:

Team DPD is excited to announce the official re-establishment of the DuPont Police K9 Unit!

Meet our newest DuPont Police Officer: K9 Luna! We are also very proud to announce Officer Wally Noel as our new K9 Handler. Together, OF...

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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: November 19, 2019

DPD partners with Toys for Tots

DPD partners with Toys for Tots!

Since 1947, the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve has been bringing the joy of the holidays to less fortunate children through the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation – and now the DuPont Police Department is proud to be the...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

DuPont Honors the Athletic Accomplishments of Four Individuals

At the November City Council Meeting, the City recognized four individuals, Emersyn Walker, Delaney & Ian Brinkhaus, and Skip Ettinger, for their achievements in athletics. 

Emersyn Walker

Emersyn Walker is being honored this evening for her ex...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

City of DuPont gets a Clean Audit

The City of DuPont received a clean audit by The Washington State Auditor’s Office after performing the Accountability Audit and Financial Statement Audit for 2018.

“I’m very proud of our hard-working Finance team lead by Fina...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Are you hearing construction noises at night?

All construction activity is permitted between the hours of 7:00 am – 10:00 pm. (DMC 9.09)

The CRG property, also known as the former Intel site on Center Drive, has begun construction of the last building on the site.

If you hear noise such as co...

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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 7, 2019

Aftermath K9 Grant Update

From the Desk of the Police Chief:

To the friends and supporters of Team DPD -THANK YOU!!! Your DuPont Police Department received hundreds of votes in support of the Aftermath K9 grant. Unfortunately, we didn't receive the award. We were competing with age...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Election Results

Below is the link to the Pierce County General Election results. 

https://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/pierce/ 

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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: November 1, 2019

DuPont Parks & Recreation Auction Raises $25,063

The 2019 Annual Parks & Recreation Auction held on October 12th raised $25,063 for 2020 programming! These funds will go towards youth, adult, and senior recreation opportunities.  

The Dessert Dash was also a success! It had it’s be...

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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Heartfelt thanks from the Parks & Recreation Auction

Wow DuPont, you have really outdone yourself! Many heartfelt thanks for a wonderful Parks & Recreation Auction on Saturday! This is one of our largest community gatherings of the year, celebrating community, friendships and everything we all love abou...

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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: October 4, 2019

SHS Receives DoDEA Grant with STEM Focus

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership Grant Program has awarded a third grant to Steilacoom Historical School District.  This DoDEA Military Connected Student Academic and Support Program (MCSAP) grant awards $1 million...

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City News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Wreaths Across America

American Legion Pat Tillman Memorial Post 53 is asking your help to make our Wreaths Across America goal happen.  As a Post we are trying to get 250 of the 1,100 wreaths needed to place on graves at Camp Lewis (Joint Base Lewis McChord &ndash...

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City News
Posted on: August 28, 2019

2019 Community Center Feasibility Study Update

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: 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

The DuPont Fire Department purchased two new Fire Engines!

These replaced the 1983 Sutphen Engine, the 1995 H&W Engine, and the 2004 Pierce Engine. The City sold the three engines for a combined total of approximately $113,000, which went into the Equipment Rental & Revolving Fund (ER&R) that helped p...

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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: May 13, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation Names DuPont Tree City USA for the 10th Year

The City of DuPont was named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. This is the 10th year in a row that DuPont has received this title!

DuPont achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or departm...

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

City of DuPont Earns 2019 WellCity Award

For the eighth 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 promot...

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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 22, 2019

Assistant Chief of Police to Resign

City of DuPont Assistant Chief of Police Ted Jackson has announced his resignation effective April 15th, 2019. Assistant Chief Jackson was instrumental in supporting the successful transition of a new police administration and department leadersh...

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Press Release City News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

KOMO Interview

Paris Jackson from KOMO News interviewed Mayor Courts, Chief Newman, and Sergeant Cummings about the impact an incident on I-5 has on DuPont and mitigation measures that affect Center Dr. The City along with other agencies are working together to have a c...

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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: January 9, 2019

Mayor's 2019 "State of the City Address"

January 8, 2019

Good evening and Happy New Year to all Stakeholders of DuPont; homeowners, residents, employees and businesses,

First, let me characterize the State of Our City as strong and vibrant. 2018 was a dynamic year with growth and progress in ma...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

City of DuPont gets a Clean Audit

The Washington State Auditor’s Office performed the Accountability Audit and Financial Statement Audit for 2017. There were no findings in the audit.

“We’re very proud of the audit results. We’re committed as a City...

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Press Release City News
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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