Oct. 16, 2015
Topics of Interest and Updates
Michael Zaro Appointed Police Chief
Michael Zaro has been appointed Police Chief for the City of Lakewood.
Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield made the appointment, which took effect Oct. 16, 2015.
Chief Zaro has served as Interim Police Chief since April 2015, as part of the transition when former Police Chief Bret Farrar retired. Even before his term as Interim Police Chief, he had been in charge of the Police Department on several occasions as Acting Police Chief the past three years.
“I’ve had the opportunity to observe Mike’s performance as Interim Police Chief the last six months and I have been very pleased," City Manager John Caulfield said. “His calm demeanor, demonstrated leadership and proven track record will serve the Lakewood community well.”
“I’ve also gotten many compliments from the community and our City employees about Mike," the City Manager added. “It is evident he has earned the support and trust from many in the community."
Read more here.
Truck and Tractor Day 2015: Oct. 17
On Saturday Oct. 17
, the City of Lakewood will throw the hay-riding, tricked-trucking, pumpkin-picking party known as the 9thAnnual Truck and Tractor Day
The always-popular event runs from noon to 3 p.m., at Fort Steilacoom Park. As its name implies, there will be trucks. There will be tractors. There will also be plenty of other reasons Truck and Tractor Day will be a great experience for you and the family. Here are some of our favorites:
Read more: City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 10/16/2015