Summit Water Main Replacement Project

We are currently in the midst of the watermain project on Summit Avenue from Columbia to Stanford St.  This project is expected to be completed by the end of September, with further permanent asphalt repairs weather permitting.  We appreciate your patience and understanding during the duration of this project.  Please…

Summit Ave Utility Work

Infrasource, a sub-contractor for Puget Sound Energy, is starting work on a natural gas main project Monday, April 25, 2022. This project will span all of Summit Ave from Columbia St out to South Orchard St then south down Orchard approximately 100ft. Coordinated efforts between Fircrest Public Works and PSE…

Utility Billing Policies & Procedures Resume

Pandemic Deferred Payment Plan Available for those who qualify. Utility Billing Transitioned Back to “Normal” Billing Processes and Procedures With the end of the pandemic and the City of Fircrest transitioning back to “normal” billing policies and procedures per FMC 17.04 with the February 2022 billing period.  The City of…

Claremont St Traffic Calming Project

With the recent tragic accident that occurred on Claremont St east of Alameda Ave has sparked discussions by the surrounding neighborhoods.  The topic of advance warning, eastbound on Claremont St, has been brought up via public comment at Council Meetings. Upon direction from the City Council, Public Works has formulated…

19th Street Construction

PSE is currently working on S 19th Street.  They are expected to work evenings through next Wednesday 12/22/2021 and during the day through the first week of January 2022. Please expect intermittent lane closures and delays.

Rent and Utility Assistance for PC Renter’s

Rent and Utility Assistance for Pierce County Renter’s Pierce County wanted us to reach out and let you know about a program that is paying rent and utilities for households impacted by Covid-19.  They can pay up to 12 months of rent and utilities (utilities must be in arrears). Utilities…

Title VI Program Non-Discrimination

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is a direct recipient of Federal financial assistance. All recipients are required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title 23 CFR Part 200 and Title 49 CFR Part 21), as well as related statutes and regulations. It…

Do Your Part – Storm Clean-up

Fall and winter have arrived and at Public Works that means keeping the roads and storm systems clear and clean. It would be most helpful if the residents assisted us in keeping the storm grates clear. As a reminder, please DO NOT blow or throw debris into the streets as…

Emerson Sidewalk Project

Construction Notice The City of Fircrest along with their consultant, KPG, and contractor, RL Alia will be installing a new sidewalk along the south side of Emerson between Alameda and Thelma Gilmur Park. Construction is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 8th and last 30 working days.   During this time of…

Construction on Alameda

Construction Notice. The City of Fircrest along with their consultant, KPG, and contractor, Miles Resources will be installing some curb and gutter and grinding and overlaying a new road surface on Alameda Ave., between Regents and Electron. Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, August 24 and last 20 working days.…