Hearings Examiner on Brookdale Golf Course

This link is the report from the Pierce County Hearings Examiner on the development at the Brookdale Golf Course. It is a PDF file. Brookdale PDD Hearings Examiner 2 21 2019

April 13 Hearing on new zoning

PIERCE COUNTY, WA – Pierce County residents are invited to learn about and provide feedback on proposed updates to the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill Community Plans at an April 13 open house. Community plans provide direction on how growth and development will be handled. The plans address topics such as zoning, transportation, the look…

REZONED! April 13 – Data display

Residents across Spanaway, Frederickson, Parkland, Midland, and South Hill received letters around March 30, noting their home properties have been rezoned from Moderate Density Single Family (MSF) to Neighborhood Corridor (NCor). This zoning is set in the County plan called Centers and Corridors. The new zoning is a done deal according to local real estate…

Centers and Corridors – building density

Pierce County’s middle county urban zoning proposal was initially called City of Pierce. When that rattled every community association in the area, they changed the name to Centers and Corridors. What hasn’t changed is the densities of development it is bringing with it. In addition to the density, there are other issues being created by…

Lakewood Water Pipeline? Meeting Feb. 6

At this time, there is a plan for city density development in the communities of Frederickson, South Hill, Spanaway and Parkland. The key question is: Will there be enough water? Federal Law prohibits pumping water from another source (Tacoma’s Green River Water) into our Sole Source Aquifer. Can Spanaway Water, Firgrove Water, Rainier View Water…

Who are we, Spanaway?

If you are a Facebook user living in the Spanaway vicinity, you may have noticed there are a number of “blotters” that have been formed to tell up to date “news” about the area. These blotters include: Spanaway / Graham Blotter spanaway / elk plain / graham community blotter Spanaway / Elk Plain / Graham…

Major County Rezoning Proposal

The area Pierce County identified 2 years ago as “The City of Pierce” is now being slated for a zoning density increase in the area from Pacific Avenue on the West to Meridian on the East and 112th Street to 176th Street. This will affect all people the own single family homes and property! Request:…

Burn Ban Begins July 12, 2018

Pierce County is under a burn ban officially today, July 12, 2018. From the county website: Countywide burn ban in Pierce County begins Thursday, July 12 Due to dry weather, both now and in forecasts, Pierce County’s Fire Marshal, in partnership with the Pierce County Fire Chiefs’ Association, has declared a countywide burn ban effective…

Akeelah and the Bee – June 22

Trinity Reading Club presents community family movie night and book Discussion. Friday, June 22nd at 7:00p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Fireside room. Snacks will be provided. The event is free, open to everybody. The movie is Akeelah and the Bee.  

Trinity Lutheran Events April 26, 28, May 10

Trinity Lutheran Church in Parkland will be holding the following events int he next few weeks: April 26 – Reading Night at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Trinity Library April 28 – Spring Fling – 12:00 noon  to 4:00 p.m., Thompson Hall May 10 – Spaghetti Feed & Accordion Concert, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.,…

University Jazz Ensemble May 11

The  PLU, University Jazz Ensemble  will present a concert on May 11, 2018, from  8:00-9:30 p.m. It will all happen at Pacific Lutheran University in Eastvold Auditorium, a.k.a the Karen Hille Phillips Center for Performing Arts. For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/plu-university-jazz-ensemble-featuring-vincent-herring-tickets-41314181830?aff=es2