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Grant funds would be used to install a synthetic surface at Stevens Field

 The Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is preparing a grant application to the Recreation Conservation Office (RCO) for a Youth Athletic Field Grant. The $203,000 grant request is for funding to design and install a synthetic surface on the infield of the existing, lighted, Field #1 at Stevens Field Park. The total project is estimated to cost $406,000. The $203,000 City grant match, comprised of $135,000 of CAMMP funding and $68,000 of Community Park Impact Fees, was included in the City’s 2015 Capital Facilities Plan.

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UPDATE June 11 Tumwater drivers to see night closures of Deschutes on-ramp to I-5

TUMWATER – UPDATED SCHEDULE:  At 10 p.m. Thursday, June 11, crews will close the Deschutes Way Southwest on-ramp to northbound I-5. The ramp will reopen at 5 a.m. the following morning. During the closures, drivers will be able to access I-5 from the Trosper Road interchange to the south. Before heading out the door, drivers can learn more about current traffic conditions by visiting the Washington State Department of Transportation’s travel alerts and construction update webpages, and by following WSDOT’s regional Twitter account.

June 16 - Meeting Time Change For Mason Transit Authority Board

The Mason Transit Authority Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 16 at 5:30pm at the Mason County Fire District #1, 331 North Finch Creek Road, Hoodsport has been changed to 4:00 PM. Until further notice, all meetings of the Mason County Transit Advisory Board have been suspended.

June 27-28 Great American Backyard Campout

Join the Annual Great American Backyard Campout in Priest Point Park - Love the idea of the great outdoors but not sure where to start? Bring your family to historic Priest Point Park for a rare camping opportunity! Park Stewardship will teach participants basic camping skills including setting up camp, outdoor cooking, and nature-based activities for all ages. Main dinner entree and breakfast provided. Tents, sleeping bags, and pads available upon request. 

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