Important News of the Month

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Posted 03/20/2020

Due to the continuing rise in coronavirus [COVID-19] infections in Pierce County, we have decided to cancel all SWCA meetings through May and possibly beyond.
Please check back here or on our Facebook group for future updates.


Posted 03/16/2020

Gov Inslee – Emergency Proclamation 03-16-2020 (PDF)


Posted 03/03/2020
 
Summit-Waller Community Association Board Monthly Meeting – Tuesday, March 3rd, 7:00PM at the Mid-County Community Center (10205 44th Ave behind Central Avenue Elementary). Agenda will include the usual updates on our ongoing efforts in the community, Mid-County community plan updates, website changes and much more. If you have a specific issue of concern to add to the agenda please let the board know!
 
Special Planning Commission Meeting – March 3rd AND 4th, 6:30PM at Pierce County Annex, Public Hearing Room (2401 S 35th St, Tacoma). The Pierce County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on March 3rd to review potential draft changes to the Centers and Corridors proposal. On March 4th they will review additional draft changes and potential amendments for the Community Plan Updates. NOTE: Verbal public comment at the meeting will be limited to the topics discussed and related to the agenda items. Any other comments related to the Community Plan Updates can be submitted in written form to the Planning Commission via the Community Plan Updates website at www.piercecountywa.org/CPUpdate or email to communityplans@piercecountywa.gov. For more information you may view the March 3 and March 4 agendas or please visit www.piercecountywa.org/CPUpdate.
 
North Clover Creek Collins Community Action Team Meeting – Tuesday, March 3rd, 6:30PM at L’Arche Community Center (12302 Vickery Ave). This group works together to identify and address issues that concern the entire community.
 
Waller Road Neighborhood Watch Monthly POTLUCK and Meeting- Friday, March 6th, 6:30PM at Mid-County Community Center (10205 44th Ave behind Central Avenue Elementary). The meeting will start with updates on criminal activity in the community, followed by a discussion on personal safety. Bring a friend and neighbor and your questions/concerns. EVERYONE ATTENDING WILL RECEIVE A NICE GIFT.
 
Mid-County Community Plan Updates: Final Recommendation Meetings – Tuesday, March 11th, 6:30PM AND Thursday, March 12th at the Pierce County Annex, Public Hearing Room (2401 S 35th St, Tacoma). Pierce County Planning Commission will make any amendments and a final recommendation on the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill community plan updates, associated development regulations, and amendments to the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan.
 
NOTE: There will be no written or verbal public comment accepted. For more information you may view the March 10 and March 12 agendas or please visit www.piercecountywa.org/CPUpdate.
 
For those interested in upcoming events and workshops hosted by the Pierce Conservation District please visit: https://piercecd.org/calendar.aspx?CID=0&Keywords=&startDate=&enddate=&
 
For those interested in upcoming environmental education events and workshops hosted by Pierce County please visit
For those interested in the various Canyon Road projects please visit https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/3755/Canyon-Road-Regional-Connection-Project for more information. For specific questions about TPU’s utility work visit https://www.mytpu.org/community-environment/projects/canyon-road-project/.
 
For those of you interested in following the proposal to incorporate the City of Spanaway please visit