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Posted on: August 3, 2020

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Information about the Novel Coronavirus

Please visit cityoffife.org/covid19 for information about closures, procedures and other information about COVID-19. 

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FREE DRIVE-THRU FLU VACCINE

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is offering several opportunities throughout the county for everyone six months and older to get their flu shots without leaving their car.

Check their website for more information, flu resources, drive-thru dates and locations. 

HAVE YOU TAKEN YOUR CENSUS YET? 

We need your help! Funding of services such as healthcare and transit are determined by census responses. Want more services in our community? Please respond to your census. It takes less than 5 minutes and there’s no downside to filing it out. Help us get our fair share of funding and start your census with a visit to census.gov. Want more information about how the money is distributed locally? Visit cityoffife.org/census

PILE DRIVING

WSDOT would like to alert Fife residents of some pile driving and related work along 70th/Pacific Hwy E. through May, June and beyond. Pile driving, earthwork and concrete pouring is part of the construction of the new I-5 overpass bridge at 70th Avenue. This is a WSDOT project that is part of the Puget Sound Gateway Program. Those with questions or concerns can reach out to:

WSDOT 24/7 hotline: 253-303-6800

Email: Hoffmac@consultant.wsdot.wa.gov

More info: https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/projects/sr167/completion/construction

ONLINE PERMITTING HELP

The City of Fife’s Community Development team has worked hard to make the city’s online permitting system more user friendly. You can apply for a permit from anywhere, so long as you have a computer connection. To learn more about the city’s online permitting features, visit cityoffife.org/onlinepermits

CITY COUNCIL START TIME CHANGE

At the February 11 council meeting, Fife City Councilmembers voted to streamline the start times for all its meetings. The new start time beginning with the March 10 council meeting will be 6 p.m. That start time will be the same for regular council meetings and study sessions. The February 18 council study session will begin at 6 p.m. and the February 25 council meeting will start at 7 p.m. However, the new 6 p.m. start time will become regular practice beginning with the March 10 council meeting. For more information on city council meetings and to review the agendas, please click here. 

BENTHIEN LOOP CONNECTION

The City of Fife has set up an information page for Benthien Loop residents who will be connecting to the city’s water and/or sewer lines before the September 12, 2020 deadline for waived fees. Find that information page at https://www.cityoffife.org/connect

CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FEES

Due to processing fees, effective December 4, 2019, we are no longer able to accept credit card payments over $1,000. Please click here to learn more.

ONLINE UTILITY BILL PAYMENT

Did you know you can sign up for auto payments for utility billing? You can also make a one-time payment online. To do so, visit this page. For more information on utility payments, visit this page.

RECENTLY COMPLETED ROADWORK VIDEO

 Watch a video of the I-5 Southbound Port of Tacoma off-ramp work completed in October 2019. 

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