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City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 1/3/2014

January 3, 2014
WEEKLY INFO BULLETIN
To: Mayor and Members of the City Council
From: John J. Caulfield, City Manager

Topics of Interest and Updates

City Unveils New-Look Newsletter, Online Edition

The City of Lakewood’s newsletter underwent an aesthetic and digital facelift for 2014.

This week, residents and online users are experiencing the improved Connections newsletter for the first time. The Winter 2014 issue began arriving in Lakewood mailboxes Thursday.

In an age of decreased content, Connections readers will notice an increase of news stories and articles compared to previous issues. The Winter 2014 edition includes:

  • A cover story about what the City is doing to help fix Interstate 5’s traffic woes
  • A Q&A with newly elected City Councilmember John Simpson
  • A piece on Lakewood Police celebrating their 10th year
  • Articles on the opening of Hobby Lobby and the relocation of MultiCare

Readers will also find the latest edition of the City’s Recreation guide, which includes information on upcoming events such as the Fairy Garden Tea Party and the Soggy Doggy 5K, as well as registration information for classes and activities at the Lakewood Senior Activity Center.

Online users will also notice new and improved features for Connections. The newsletter is being published on a new digital platform that will allow users to easily navigate pages, view content and interact with the document. The digital edition also features a fun video from the City of Lakewood’s Annual Tree Lighting and Jingle Bell Rock 5K.

To view the online edition, scan the QR code on the newsletter or visit http://goo.gl/5gTYg1 .

Lakewood To Swear In Recently Elected Councilmembers, Judge

On Monday, January 6, the City of Lakewood will ceremoniously welcome its recently elected members of the City Council, as well as its recently appointed Municipal Court Judge.

The City will hold a swearing-in ceremony for Grant Blinn, its new Municipal Court Judge. Blinn - who comes to Lakewood from the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he most recently served as homicide chief – will preside over the Municipal Court of Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom.

The City will also conduct swearing-in ceremonies for City Councilmembers Mike Brandstetter, Mary Moss, John Simpson and Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen – all of whom won election to the dais in November.

The meeting is scheduled to begin 7 p.m., Monday, January 6, at Lakewood City Hall Council Chambers, 6000 Main Street, Lakewood.

Work on Custer Road

Drivers and residents should be aware of work in a well-traveled portion of Lakewood early next week.

Puget Sound Energy and InfraSource will be performing work on a natural gas line Sunday, January 5, and Monday, January 6. The work includes the replacement of a 4-inch, bare steel gas line that crosses Custer Road Southwest.

The work schedule is as follows:

  • Sunday, January 5: 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. (the following morning)
  • Monday, January 6: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Council Meetings

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, January 6, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Swearing-in ceremony new Councilmembers and Judge
  • Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor (2 year term)
  • Youth Council Report
  • Proclamation School Board recognition month
  • Proclamation MLK Day and Black History month
  • Clover Park School District Report
  • South Sound 911 update

The City Council will be holding a study session on Monday, January 13, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Review of Parks code amendments and parks fees
  • Status report on building permitting software and development activity
  • Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies centers of local importance
  • Establishing City of Lakewood centers of local importance
  • Lodging tax funding for personnel, guidelines and code amendments

Economic Development

Village at Seeley Lake Purchased for $45.75 Million

Bridge Investment Group Partners of Salt Lake City bought the 522-unit Village at Seeley Lake at 9501 59th Ave. S.W., in Lakewood from Equity Residential last week for $45.75 million, or $87,643 per unit (Courtesy of Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce). According to the article, some investors are starting to focus on suburban buildings that they can get for lower prices and then renovate for a better return on their investment. It is the opinion of one investor that there is a moderate trend for renters to move from the urban core to suburban communities.

Police

10-Year Anniversary

On November 1, 2004, the community welcomed its very own police department, marking a significant milestone in Lakewood’s progress as a city.

Over its first decade, the Lakewood Police Department experienced triumph and tragedy. It has cut the violent crime rate in half, and the overall crime rate has dropped by a quarter.

The Lakewood Police Department will be celebrating this milestone throughout the year with events and programs. Stay tuned for more details. And of course, thank you, Lakewood, for all of your support.

City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 12/27/2013

December 27, 2013
WEEKLY INFO BULLETIN
To: Mayor and Members of the City Council
From: John J. Caulfield, City Manager

Topics of Interest and Updates

Lakewood Officers Charity Delivers 150 Toys

From December 19-20, the Lakewood Officers Charity visited several apartments and homes and delivered more than 150 toys to children.

The officers met with apartment managers, who provided a list of the families that really needed some help. This event, according to CSO Dawn McGinnis, is so much fun because it’s random. The families have no idea that they were selected. “We knock on the door with pre-selected, age-specific toys. The look on their faces is priceless - a lot of tears and heartfelt “Thank You’s.”

Kudos, once again, to the Lakewood Officers Charity for making this Christmas special for others!

To see photos from day’s festivities, visit the City of Lakewood’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LakewoodWA

New Year’s Day closures

In observance of New Year’s Day, Lakewood City Hall and the Lakewood Police Station will be closed Wednesday, January 1.

If you have an after-hours, Public Works-related emergency, please contact (253) 267-1628. If you have an after-hours, Police-related matter, contact (253) 830-5000 or 911 if it’s an emergency.

Council Meetings

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, January 6, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Swearing-in ceremony new Councilmembers and Judge
  • Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor (2 year term)
  • Youth Council Report
  • Proclamation School Board recognition month
  • Proclamation MLK Day and Black History month
  • Clover Park School District Report
  • South Sound 911 update

The City Council will be holding a study session on Monday, January 13, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Review of Parks code amendments and parks fees
  • Status report on building permitting software and development activity
  • Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies regional centers sub areas
  • Lodging tax funding for personnel, guidelines and code amendments

Economic Development

Short Movie Filmed in Lakewood, JBLM Hits Internet

A just released short film, based on the Legend of Zelda video games, was partially shot at Lakewold Gardens, JBLM, and a couple other nearby locations. In its first week of release, it already has had about 300,000 views on YouTube.

YouTube link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlyUt0RIGlo

Link to an article about it in a popular video game blog:

http://kotaku.com/the-creepiest-legend-of-zelda-character-gets-his-own-li-1488552256

The link to a behind the scenes video, mentioning the locations that they shot at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCQp32MFqm0

Thornewood Castle Makes 425 Magazine

Thornewood Castle is featured in the January-2014 issue of 425 Magazine, a sister publication of South Sound Magazine.

Legal Department Update

During the week of December 23-27, 2013, for the Cities of Lakewood, University Place, and Steilacoom, 61 cases were reviewed by the Prosecutor. Of these, 58 charges were filed in Court. These numbers include general charging, in-custody charging, and citations.

City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 12/13/2013

December 13, 2013
WEEKLY INFO BULLETIN
To: Mayor and Members of the City Council
From: John J. Caulfield, City Manager

Topics of Interest and Updates

Nisqually Indian Tribe Awards $49,000 to City

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, the Nisqually Indian Tribe generously awarded the City of Lakewood nearly $49,000 during its 2013 Charitable Fund Awards ceremony.

Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Mary Dodsworth, Assistant City Manager for Development/Community Development Director David Bugher and Communications Manager Brent Champaco attended the event, in which programs and agencies from throughout the South Sound received charitable money from the tribe for various human and social services.

Here is the breakdown of Lakewood’s award money:

  • $12,176.45 Emergency housing relocation assistance under the City’s existing community development block program
  • $12,176.45 Healthy Start and/or Farmer’s Market
  • $12,176.45 LPD Explorer’s Post 253
  • $12,176.45 Lakewood Police Department

The City of Lakewood would like to thank the Nisqually Indian Tribe for its generous support and commitment to improving our community.

Judge Blinn Sworn In

Grant Blinn the newly appointed Judge for the Municipal Court serving Lakewood, University Place and Steilacoom took part in a swearing-in ceremony for all municipal court judges across the state of Washington, hosted by the state Supreme Court. Blinn attended with 23 other Municipal Court Judges from Washington cities, and Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen welcomed them all by personally introducing each of them.

The ceremony took place in the Supreme Court's Temple of Justice in Olympia, and after the administration of their oaths, all of the Judges gathered on the Court's steps for a group photo. Chief Justice Barbara Madsen had photos taken with each Municipal Court Judge.

Lakewood-Lakeview Joint-Use Fiber Optic Project

Lakeview Light & Power has started the underground conduit and vault modifications along Pacific Highway to accommodate the new fiber optic cabling. Work will continue into January and be followed by the cable installation early next year.

International District Banners

New International District cultural banners are being hung along our South Tacoma Way Corridor. Some of the banners, funded by a lodging tax grant, were hung yesterday and the remainder will be hung on Monday, December 16th. The banners will provide increased awareness of Lakewood’s large International District. The City plans to complement the banners with a tourism promotion and outreach program in the upcoming months to highlight the many cultural restaurants and shopping opportunities located in this District.

Council Meetings

The City Council will be holding a Retreat on Saturday, December 14, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in Executive Conference Room 3A, Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Review of 2013-2014 City Council goals and priorities.

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, December 16, 2013, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Appointing individuals to the Landmarks and Heritage Advisory Board
  • Appointment individuals to the Human Services Funding Advisory Board
  • Adopt 2013 budget amendments.
  • Adopt the creation of $1,000 petty cash funds
  • Authorize Tacoma Housing Authority to develop Prairie Oaks Client Service Center in Lakewood City limits.
  • Adopt ILA Amendment for surface water management billing
  • Adopt ILA for street signs and pavement striping
  • 3rd Quarter Financial Report.
  • Ft. Steilacoom Park lease assignment and ILA

The City Council meeting of Monday, December 23, 2013 is cancelled.

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, January 6, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Swearing-in ceremony new Councilmembers and Judge
  • Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor (2 year term)
  • Youth Council Report
  • Proclamation School Board recognition month
  • Proclamation MLK Day and Black History month
  • Clover Park School District Report
  • Approve $150,000 DOE grant agreement for Waughop Lake

Police

Officers Are Your Friends at Oakwood

On December 4, 2013, Officers Mike Wiley and Paul Osness and CSO Dawn McGinnis went to Oakwood Elementary to speak to two separate head start classes. Each class room has 19 children (total 38). Every year we receive a call from the teacher requesting that we come out and speak with the children for “Officers are your friends.” Dawn makes up goodie bags with stickers, color books, crayons and small toys and the talks to them about what she (as a CSO) does in the community and then the Officers talk about what they do with an emphasis on the fact that they are their friends and not to be afraid if they see a police officer because they are working hard every day to keep them and their families safe. Officer Osness read both classes a story; this year the story was “Words are not for hurting.”

Economic Development

MultiCare Moves To New Location

MultiCare Urgent Care Clinic and Family Practice will open in their new location on Monday, December 16th at: 5700 100th St SW, Suite 510, Lakewood. The new location provides additional space, so they will be adding new Occupational Medicine services, including work injury care, physicals and screenings, drug and alcohol testing, immunizations, and workers compensation claims.

Business Retention, Expansion and Projects Around Town

The City and Ryan Petty from the Economic Development Board met this week with a steel fabrication company in Lakewood on a Business Retention Expansion meeting. The firm is has grown this year and is seeing a positive trend for their business. Economic Development currently has around 40 active projects in the works representing approximately 800 new jobs. Industries represented include retail trade, hospitality, food, construction, health care, manufacturing, warehousing, and storage. Additionally, we met with two new startups this week (food & technical services), a business (auto) expanding, a non-profit needing to expand due to increasing demand for services, and developers on two potential multifamily projects. We’re assistance a recruitment client with financing, and helped a new retail store, African Union to open its’ doors at 10606 Bridgeport this week. Hobby Lobby and Big Lots will share the former Kmart spot. Popeye’s will construct a new restaurant on Union Ave. in Tillicum, and Babblin’ Babs Bistro is officially coming to Lakewood from the Proctor District in Tacoma – set to open in Spring 2014 on Gravelly Lake Drive.

American Lake Veterans Golf Course Featured in South Sound Magazine

Pick up the latest South Sound Magazine and you’ll find a four-page spread dedicated to this non-profit Lakewood golf course. This “center for camaraderie” is a place where veterans can conquer their limitations, and learn to focus again. The article is filled with history and delightful personal stories of life-long positive changes.

Legal Department Update

During the week of December 9-13, 2013, for the Cities of Lakewood, University Place, and Steilacoom, 89 cases were reviewed by the Prosecutor. Of these, 72 charges were filed in Court. These numbers include general charging, in-custody charging, and citations.

City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 12/20/2013

December 20, 2013
WEEKLY INFO BULLETIN
To: Mayor and Members of the City Council
From: John J. Caulfield, City Manager

Topics of Interest and Updates

Lakewood Officers Pack Meals

On Thursday, December 19, Lakewood Police Officers and volunteers converged on Dower Elementary for a response that required speed, agility and coordination.

But this response wasn’t about crime. They were there because someone needed help, and this time of year, it’s the type of help some Lakewood families need the most.

Coordinated by the Lakewood Officers Charity, about 20 or so volunteers packed holiday meal bags for 150 families in the Lakewood area.

Led again by Officer Ryan Moody - something he has done the past 10 years now - they stuffed bags with everything from canned corn to stuffing to cranberry sauce. Parkland Market Place generously donated all of the food, something that inspired the Charity and that it greatly appreciated.

Amazingly, the goods were sorted, packed and ready for the families within 20 minutes. Afterward, while most of the officers returned to their shifts or their days off, the families received their meals.

Kudos to the Lakewood Officers Charity for, once again, sacrificing to help others.

Click here to view pictures from the event: http://goo.gl/J1eS7r

Shop With A Cop

While most kids wish for toys and video games for Christmas, some simply want some kitchen supplies for mom and dad, or some clothes for their brothers and sisters.

That was one of the remarkable things Lakewood Police Officers noticed on Sunday, December 15, when the Lakewood Officers’ Charity held its 5th Annual Shop with an Officer event, in which the charity helps 20 struggling families from Lakewood.

With the help of a generous grant from Walmart, the event allowed officers to give back by allowing a child - with the help of a Lakewood Police Officer – to buy items for his or her family. An Officer picked up the child in a police car and drove to Walmart, where the shopping begins.

This year, the shopping began in earnest, according to Sgt. John Unfred, with some of the children prepared with a detailed gift list and others who decided to simply shop on the fly. Each shopper is given a set amount of money to spend on each member of the family. Once they took care of everyone on the list, the children got to visit Santa Claus while their presents were wrapped by volunteer employees from Walmart, who also donated gift bags, snacks and cupcakes for the kids.

But the most amazing thing, Unfred said, is that most shoppers didn’t head directly to the toy aisles when shopping.

“Instead many headed straight to the housewares for mom and dad or to the clothing section for siblings,” he said. “We hope this truly makes a Difference in their lives.”

Click here to view pictures from the event: http://goo.gl/J1eS7r

SSMCP Members Sign Agreement

On Friday, December 20, the South Sound Military & Communities Partnership took a big step in giving more control to locals regarding the region's future.

Officials from jurisdictions from across the South Sound gathered at the American Lake Conference Center to sign a Memorandum of Agreement in support of the SSMCP.

This agreement continues their commitment to help the region grow and develop effectively, along with its installations.

Click here to learn more and view pictures from the event: http://goo.gl/N7JfVp

Council Meetings

The City Council meeting of Monday, December 23, 2013 is cancelled.

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, January 6, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Swearing-in ceremony new Councilmembers and Judge
  • Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor (2 year term)
  • Youth Council Report
  • Proclamation School Board recognition month
  • Proclamation MLK Day and Black History month
  • Clover Park School District Report
  • South Sound 911 update

The City Council will be holding a study session on Monday, January 13, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Review of Parks code amendments and parks fees
  • Status report on building permitting software and development activity
  • Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies regional centers sub areas
  • Lodging tax funding for personnel, guidelines and code amendments

Police

Officers Speak To Library About Marijuana

On December 13, 2013, Officer Markert and CSO Dawn McGinnis went to the Lakewood Library to speak with 20 employees on the medical marijuana enforcement and dealing with the mentally ill. The branch manager has been very concerned about people smoking marijuana in the parking lot and in the bathrooms, and the staff was unsure how to deal with these issues.

Officer Markert spoke for over an hour and handed out information on the RCW’s, as well as answered several questions and concerns from the staff. The staff was very appreciative and felt that the presentation was very informative. They stated that they really appreciate the Lakewood Police Department and the wonderful work that we do. The branch manager was eager to schedule a class/presentation with a representative from our mental health staff and also wants to include Tillicum and Steilacoom library staff, as they are having the same kind of problems. Officer Markert and CSO Dawn McGinnis were awesome in their presentation and provided a much needed training session to the Library.

Economic Development

McGavick Conference Center

Economic Development convened a meeting with Cal Erwin-Svoboda, the new McGavick Center Director of Student Programs and Conference Services, and the Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitors Bureau (TRCVB) this week. The purpose was to discuss CPTC’s new focus for the center, as well as how the partnership with the TRCVB could help it expand their marketing and outreach to attract more association and other types of meetings that could grow the tourism base in Lakewood.

Business Activity

The City met with three companies/individuals looking to do some new development in the Springbrook area (construction contractor, housing and retail). We also met with an individual looking to create a nonprofit national research institute, as well as three existing businesses to learn about market trends in their particular industries, how we might help them and to thank them for doing business in Lakewood. It was part of our weekly business outreach program to help us better understand our clients and to continually improve customer service. We also met with a national transportation company who has a location in Lakewood. They are looking to find better ways to partner with JBLM and to hire veterans here and across the United States.

Legal Department Update

During the week of December 16-20, 2013, for the Cities of Lakewood, University Place, and Steilacoom, 148 cases were reviewed by the Prosecutor. Of these, 104 charges were filed in Court. These numbers include general charging, in-custody charging, and citations.

City Manager's Weekly Info Bulletin 12/06/2013

December 6, 2013
WEEKLY INFO BULLETIN
To: Mayor and Members of the City Council
From: John J. Caulfield, City Manager

Topics of Interest and Updates

Annual Tree Lighting Festival

Tonight from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the City of Lakewood will be hosting its 17th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Festival at Lakewood City Hall. This is a fun, FREE, family event with refreshments, crafts and a visit from Jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas himself. Kids will be able to follow him to City Hall in the Kiddies parade immediately following the official lighting of the tree. This year a family from the 4-2 Stryker Brigade will have the honors of lighting the tree.

Jingle Bell Rock 5K

Santa Claus is coming to Lakewood! The City of Lakewood is hosting the second Jingle Bell Rock 5K , presented by St. Clare Hospital. Join the fun Saturday, December 7 at Lakewood City Hall and take part in this 5K Fun Run or Walk. The course begins and ends at the round-a-bout in front of Lakewood City Hall and is great for all members of the family including the furry ones. We will have three different after-school programs participating after generous sponsorships from three local businesses: St. Clare Hospital, Dr. Drangsholt Orthodontics and Dr. Beth O’Connor Dentistry.

Stay for a rockin’ after party that will include refreshments, music, crafts and fun for the kiddos. Dress for the weather, it’s going to be chilly!

Councilmember John Simpson Sworn Into Office

This week, Lakewood City Councilmember John Simpson was sworn into office. “I am honored and humbled to serve this City,” he said. Click here to read the City’s full press release on the occasion.

 

Council Meetings

The City Council will be holding a study session on Monday, December 9, 2013, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • 3rd Quarter Police Department Report
  • Review of petty cash fund
  • Review of Ft. Steilacoom Park lease assignment and ILA

The City Council will be holding a Retreat on Saturday, December 14, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in Executive Conference Room 3A, Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Review of 2013-2014 City Council goals and priorities.

The City Council will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, December 16, 2013, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW. Agenda items for the meeting include:

  • Appointing individuals to the Landmarks and Heritage Advisory Board
  • Appointment individuals to the Human Services Funding Advisory Board
  • Adopt 2013 budget amendments.
  • Adopt the creation of $1,000 petty cash funds
  • Authorize Tacoma Housing Authority to develop Prairie Oaks Client Service Center in Lakewood city limits.
  • Adopt ILA Amendment for surface water management billing
  • Adopt ILA for street signs and pavement striping
  • 3rd Quarter Financial Report.
  • Ft. Steilacoom Park lease assignment and ILA

The City Council meeting of Monday, December 23, 2013 is cancelled.

 

Police

Lakewood Police Lieutenant Deployed To Grain Silo Collapse

Lieutenant John Unfred has been deployed for the last couple of days with the Pierce County Type III Incident Management Team (IMT) to help coordinate the rescue and recovery efforts in response to the grain silo collapse in Roy. This entails coordinating approximately 50 first responders and private contractors who are working to stabilize the metal structures so that rescue crews can safely enter and search for the one remaining victim. This is expected to take another day or two. The Pierce County IMT is a multi-agency and multi-discipline team comprised of law enforcement, fire department, public works, and other agency staff that are trained in emergency response and coordination. The team responds to large and complex incidents throughout the county.

 

Economic Development

CPTC Open House

Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) welcomed new President Dr. Lonnie Howard this week with an open house in their Rotunda building. Attendees included Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson, Deputy Mayor Jason Whalen, Council Members Mary Moss and Michael Brandstetter, City Manager John Caulfield and other city representatives. CPTC’s Culinary Arts students catered the well-attended community event.

Thornewood Castle Featured in South Sound Magazine

Lakewood’s Thornewood Castle is featured in South Sound magazine’s Dec/Jan issue on newsstands now. The article highlights ‘Staycation’ opportunities in Washington State. The majestic castle turned bed-and-breakfast has 54 rooms and sits on three acres. The story is online at: http://southsoundmag.com/print-articles/unwind-close-home/ .

State Population Forecast

According to the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM) state population is approaching 7 Million and migration will soon be the main component of population growth. Other key findings were that the 65 and older population is expected to double in size in twenty years; by 2030 more than one in five Washingtonians will be an elderly person; and the share of the population of working age will decline relative to the “dependent population.” An aging population means more people need support with less people to support them. For current population estimates by city visit: http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/april1/default.asp .

 

Legal Department Update

During the week of December 2-6, 2013, for the Cities of Lakewood, University Place, and Steilacoom, 109 cases were reviewed by the Prosecutor. Of these, 74 charges were filed in Court. These numbers include general charging, in-custody charging, and citations.