Traffic Signal Improvements

updated 3/7/18 Traffic signal improvements are planned to the signals at the intersections of Alameda and Regents and Alameda and Emerson. At Regents and Alameda, the improvements will update older, failing equipment, update the controller cabinet to better control the function of the traffic signals and replace the pedestrian cross…

Ramsdell Water Main Project

Updated 2/28/2018 The Ramsdell Water Main Project is going to construction. Pape & Sons Construction was awarded the contract for this project. The contracts are signed and a pre-construction meeting is being held March 2, 2018. The Contractor’s schedule provides for construction to start the week of March 5th. Construction…

City of Fircrest Seeks High School Seniors for AWC Scholarship Opportunity

The City of Fircrest is now accepting applications for the AWC Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is available through a statewide competitive process for students who are actively engaged in their city government and/or community and plan to attend post-secondary school in fall 2018. To be eligible,…

County Flood Hazard Management Plan 2018 Update

Pierce County is starting the process of updating its Rivers Flood Hazard Management Plan with a goal to complete the update by April 2018. The plan is a comprehensive approach to reduce damages and protect public safety from major river flooding and channel migration.  The County will be sending information…

Call for Bids: Water Main Replacement on Ramsdell

Water main improvements are planned along Ramsdell from Contra Costa to Forest Park Drive.  This project is out to bid, with the bid opening scheduled for January 30, 2018.  Construction should take place hopefully beginning in early March.  This project is being funded with the City’s water capital improvement funds.

NewCold Warehouse Construction

The City has received several questions related to the new automated, cold storage warehouse located to the east of Orchard Street in the City of Tacoma. Here are links to the Environmental Documents, the Traffic Impact Analysis/Traffic Signal Warrant Evaluation, and a map. Pages 15 and 16 of the TIA,…

Emergency Water Main Repair

As a result of a water main break on Weathervane Ave., Construction work will be starting later this week on installing a replacement main along Weathervane Avenue, between 44th Street and Weathervane Court. Construction activity will take place during normal business hours for the next week.  Weathervane Avenue will be…

Holiday Schedule

City Buildings will be closed on the following days for observed holidays: Friday, November 10, 2017 – Veterans’ Day Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, 2017 – Thanksgiving Weekend Friday, December 15, 2017 – 11:30-1:30 – Employee Wellness Luncheon Monday, December 25, 2017 – Christmas day Monday, January 1,…

November Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

The regularly scheduled November meeting has been cancelled. For information on upcoming meeting, please visit: http://www.cityoffircrest.net/planning-commission/   For questions, call Planning and Building, 253-564-8902

Modification to Community Center & Pool RFQ

In the RFQ issued on October 6, 2017, the City of Fircrest reserved the right to modify its RFQ. In order to encourage the submission of more proposals from area architectural design firms, the City of Fircrest is making the following modifications to the RFQ: The City may choose to…