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Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s second week focuses on steps individuals and organizations can take to reduce their risks to phishing and ransomware.

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Post date: Friday, 15 October 2021 - 1:43pm

The City of University Place is requesting Statements of Qualifications from firms qualified and interested in providing professional services for the update to our Comprehensive Storm Drainage Plan. 

The City seeks to update their existing plan to accommodate department needs, meet new stormwater permit requirements, and identify projects to protect our stormwater infrastructure and local surface waters.  

Post date: Thursday, 14 October 2021 - 10:07am

Before you cast your ballot in the November 2 General Election, be sure to learn more about candidates running for open positions in Pierce County, including those running for U.P. School District and U.P. City Council Positions.  

Post date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - 12:20pm

If you or someone you know is looking for a great Place to work, one that is close to home, offers great benefits, modern facilities and continuing opportunities for career growth, be sure to check out available positions with the City of University Place and the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. 

Post date: Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 1:26pm

Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online while increasing the resilience of the Nation against cyber threats.

Post date: Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 12:28pm

The City of University Place lost one of its founding fathers this week when Council Member and former Mayor Ken Grassi passed away on September 26. Council Member Ken Grassi

Post date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021 - 2:22pm

The Collected Home, a source for creative home décor, will host a special open house on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 5 to 6 p.m. in their new location at 7902 27th St. W., Suite #9.

The boutique specializes in unique gifts and elements for the home. For those unable to make the open house, they will also host a special outdoor Pop-Up Shop on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Post date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 10:10am

Puget Sound starts with you!

The City of University Place is working with hundreds of organizations across Puget Sound to challenge you to do at least one simple thing that helps keep the Puget Sound healthy. 

What will you do? 

What do you mean by "Puget Sound Starts Here?"

Post date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 9:43am

Mayor Caroline Belleci was joined on Aug. 19 by U.P. veterans and Col. D. Shane Finison, commander of the 16th Combat Air Brigade at JBLM, for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Veterans Plaza at Cirque Park. 

The University Place Veterans Plaza Committee has been working on this project for more than 12 years and has been actively raising funds to support it. Their goal is to have the project complete and ready for dedication on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2021.

Post date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 9:38am

Pollution from car tires that flows into our waterways is extremely poisonous to Coho salmon.

Post date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 9:33am

Members of the community joined University Place Mayor Pro Tem Steve Worthington and West Pierce Fire & Rescue personnel in a moving commemoration ceremony on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. 

Post date: Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 8:43am

On September 7, the University Place City Council held its first hybrid meeting, combining both in-person and remote attendance. This format will continue for the foreseeable future, with the next hybrid meeting scheduled for Monday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Post date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021 - 4:37pm

If you missed the City of U.P.’s special 25th Anniversary celebration during the Aug. 25 Music on the Square concert (and even if you were there), be sure to watch this special recap video of the event.

It captures the smiles, the music, the dancing and the fun the evening offered.

More than that, as Council Member Kent Keel said, it is a reminder that over the course of the City’s last 25 years, “It’s just really special to know that we had a plan, we stuck to the plan and we delivered on the plan. That’s what it’s all about.”  

 

Post date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021 - 4:33pm

On Tuesday, September 7, the University Place City Council will launch a new hybrid format for its regular meetings which will enable people to participate in person or remotely. 

Post date: Friday, 3 September 2021 - 4:25pm

Don’t miss a very special Music on the Square on Wednesday, August 25 from 6 to 8 pm in Market Square, when the City of University Place will commemorate the 25th anniversary of its incorporation with a special birthday celebration. 

City Council Members will be on hand to distribute special giveaways and treats and there will be a special Business Fair as well to showcase area businesses. The business fair kicks off at 5 p.m.! 

Post date: Monday, 23 August 2021 - 4:12pm