The City of University Place is seeking an applicant to fill Council Member Pro Tempore Position #4. This seat represents the entire City of University Place. Application materials may be found below or packets may be obtained from City Hall located at 3609 Market Place W., Suite 200.   

Application Materials (downloadable)

Post date: Tuesday, 6 August 2019 - 12:44pm

The City of University Place will be hosting a series of summer concerts in Market Square on Wednesday evenings during the month of August.
Music on the Square promises to become a summer tradition in U.P. Come out and enjoy great music each week. This year's line-up will feature:

Post date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - 11:08am

Chip sealing this year is scheduled to take place beginning July 18 and lasting through July 21, weather permitting. This process is followed by seal coating, which is currently scheduled for a week later, July 24-26. Barricades and notices will be in place to alert drivers of the work being done.

In the event of inclement weather, the project will be delayed and the dates may change.

To view the location of this year’s scheduled roads for chip sealing, visit 2019 UP Chip Seal Program Map.

Post date: Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - 1:48pm

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Post date: Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - 1:49pm

Round up the neighbors and start making plans for this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Last year, National Night Out festivities broke a record with 54 neighborhoods participating in the evening’s festivities. Organizers hope to smash another record this year.

Post date: Friday, 28 June 2019 - 9:34am

University Place Public Safety personnel want to remind all residents of U.P. that this is the first year that the new fireworks ordinance is in effect. To ensure your celebration is legal:

Only discharge legal fireworks, defined as:

•    Sparklers
•    Cones
•    Fountains
•    Smokes
•    Novelties such as smoke balls, snakes and pop-its

Remember that fireworks can only be discharged from 9 a.m. to midnight on July 4.

Post date: Friday, 28 June 2019 - 9:29am

They came out in droves, some donning duck beaks and webbed feet, while others simply chose to act a bit ducky. But once again, Duck Daze did not disappoint, as scores of participants turned out amid mild temperatures on June 1 to march in or watch the parade and then enjoy all of the festivities afterward.

Post date: Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 1:53pm

With the arrival of Urban Float, Orangetheory, Trek Bikes, Rainier Medical Health and Fitness and Pure Barre in the Village at Chambers Bay, U.P. has become a sought-after destination for health and fitness businesses, which is one of the nation’s hottest market segments.

Post date: Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 9:12am

Mike Blair, who since 2010 has served as a sergeant and then as Chief of Police for the City of University Place, has been promoted to serve as Chief of Staff for Pierce County Sheriff Paul A. Pastor. He will be replaced by Greg Premo, a 25-year veteran of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department who previously served as an administrative sergeant and patrol officer in U.P.

Post date: Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 9:35am

City Hall employees are settling into their new offices in the Civic Building at 3609 Market Place W. Although some unpacking and rearranging is yet to be completed, all administrative offices are up and running as usual after the move from the old Windmill Village offices this past weekend.

Post date: Friday, 19 April 2019 - 10:40am

The University Place Police Department has moved from its previous location in the Civic Building to new offices in the same building. With this move, the public can visit the department through a lobby that faces Drexler Drive (3612 Drexler Dr. W.)

Post date: Monday, 8 April 2019 - 1:47pm

As we enjoy longer hours of daylight every day, we can take solace in knowing that summer is on its way. And that means it is not too soon to remind residents that the City of University Place new fireworks ordinance goes into effect this year.

Post date: Monday, 8 April 2019 - 1:40pm

If you cannot safely place a voice call to 911, you can now text for emergency police, fire or medical aid in Pierce County. South Sound 911’s launch of text-to-911 service today provides the community – including the Deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled – a potentially life-saving option to reach 911. It is also available for those in a situation where calling 911 might endanger a life or escalate the situation.

Post date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 9:23am

As part of the City of U.P.’s ongoing efforts to implement a Regional Growth Center (RGC) Subarea Plan, the public is invited to attend a series of meetings next week to gain a better understanding of proposed zoning changes in a 481-acre area of existing commercial and multi-family uses along Bridgeport Way, 27th and Mildred streets. 

Post date: Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 1:25pm

If you’d like to make a request to see official public records relating to things such as business licenses, county police and fire records or historical information, the City Clerk’s office has implemented a web portal Public Disclosure Requests.

Post date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 8:40am