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Upcoming City Council Highlights for August 1st
The next Tacoma City Council meeting is August 1st and a couple of items caught our eye:
Resolution No. 36923
Designating the Historic City Water Ditch Trail Project as a special project of limited duration; directing the City manager to develop a scope of work for the project, including a budget and schedule; elevating the project’s priority status in the Six-Year Comprehensive Transportation Program; finalizing the purchase of the surplus Flume Line property for the project; and communicating the City’s intent to complete within the shortest timeline as feasible and reasonable.
The Water Ditch project has been described as Tacoma’s Burke-Gilman trail. This would be good to see. Link to a story from last year in The News Tribune.
Resolution No. 36927
Designating the following properties as historic landmarks and placing them on the Tacoma Register of Historic Places:
- Washington Elementary School, 3701 North 26th Street;
- Lincoln High School, 701 South 37th Street; and
- National Bank of Tacoma, 1123 Pacific
This is very timely as Washington Elementary is on the proposed closure list. Link to the school closure page at The News Tribune.
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