Following a large scale emergency, professional responders may not be immediately available as they are tasked with multiple priorities. Through CERT training, individuals and organizations learn life-saving response skills to help each other until professionals arrive.
City of Tukwila News
The City of Tukwila is updating its development codes relating to drainage review and the design of development projects. The updated standards and procedures will be applicable city-wide. The overall objective of the code update is to control pollution from potentially pollution generating activities.
With the arrival this week of the most dangerous fire weather of the year, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is expanding the statewide burn ban effective noon today, Aug. 17 to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through Sept. 30, 2016.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for many areas in our region, including King County. This statement lets us know that very hot weather that can affect our health is expected starting Thursday afternoon through Sunday night.
Please note that the August Council Chat has been rescheduled from August 13 to August 27. Council Chat is an opportunity to meet with an individual Councilmember to discuss anything on your mind regarding the community. The August Council Chat will be a “walk and talk,” meeting at Bicentennial Park at 10:00 a.m.
Low Impact Development is coming! To meet State and Federal Law, the City of Tukwila is required to incorporate Low Impact Development (LID) “as the preferred method” of stormwater
management for all new development and redevelopment within the City by December 31, 2016.