Active Projects

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Below is a list of upcoming Comprehensive and Utility Plan meetings and City-budgeted Capital Improvement Projects that are currently or approaching construction. This does not include projects constructed by private developers.  If you have any questions or would like to comment, please contact the Public Works Department at 253-851-6170.
 
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The Functional Utility Plans listed below are scheduled to be adopted as part of the combined 2017 and 2018 Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Functional Utility Plans Update:

Stormwater Comprehensive Plan

Description

Continue the implementation of a comprehensive city-wide Stormwater Management Program in accordance with the city's current National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase 2 municipal stormwater permit. The Stormwater Management Program includes the ongoing assessment for identifying and prioritizing sources of stormwater pollution, development of a capital improvement program to identify and resolve storm drainage problems, a formal program for coordinating drainage basin issues, community outreach and education, and a program for inspection and enforcement of storm drainage and pollution regulations.

Upcoming City Council Meetings (dates are subject to change)

  • Study Session: 10/17/18.
  • Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance: 10/22/18
  • Second Reading and Adoption: 11/12/18

Stormwater Update Primary Contact:

Wayne Matthews, Engineering Technician at 253-853-2646


Wastewater Comprehensive Plan

Description

As required by the State, this update will initiate and complete the 6-Year Plan Update and update the Comprehensive Plan's demographic forecast allocation wastewater model. The results of this updated Plan will be utilized in the city-wide Comprehensive Plan update. The model results will also be utilized to update the flow data.

Upcoming City Council Meetings (dates are subject to change)

  • Study Session: 10/17/18.
  • Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance: 10/22/18.
  • Second Reading and Adoption: 11/12/18.

Wastewater Update Primary Contact:

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at 253-853-2647


Water System Plan

Description

The City's Water Department is preparing a routine update which is performed every 10 years and reviews the maintenance needs and anticipated impacts due to population growth in our community. The Water System Plan is reviewed by Pierce County and the Washington State Department of Health for consistency with their respective rules and regulations. 

Upcoming City Council Meetings (dates are subject to change)

  • Study Session: 10/17/18.
  • Public Hearing and First Reading of Ordinance: 10/22/18.
  • Second Reading and Adoption: 11/12/18.

Water System Plan Update Primary Contact:

Trent Ward, P.E., Senior Engineer at 253-853-7637

Cushman Trail Phase 5 Planning Study

Project Description

Complete a planning study, working with stakeholders, to identify the preferred route alignment and begin design on the trail extension to the city's northern limits.

Primary Project Contact

Katrina Knutson, AICP, Parks Manager at 253-853-8253