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The council authorized staff to work with nomination agencies for the 2021 Washington State Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets program. 

City Council goes back on Lawson Garden House vote

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2021

Lawson Gardens Pullman City Council voted to not move forward with the previously approved Lawson Garden House and are considering other proposals instead during their Tuesday evening meeting.  The...

City Council votes to reorganize M&O division

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 1, 2021

Pullman City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize reorganization of the Maintenance and Operation Division.  M&O Superintendent Art Garro presented his suggestions for reorganizing the division...

The Pullman crime rate went down in 2020, but this was likely due to the pandemic and is not necessarily sustainable.

City Council to submit FEMA grant pre-application for flood mitigation

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

Pullman City Council voted Tuesday night to submit a pre-application for a Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant, which would aid in improving Missouri Flat Creek and removing...

Officer Breauna Banks and Sgt. Todd Dow received the American Legion Humanitarian and Lifesaving Award. 

American Legion awards Pullman police officers at City Council meeting Tuesday

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2021

American Legion Maynard-Price Post 52 presented Lifetime Humanitarian Awards and the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award during a city council meeting Tuesday evening.  Pullman Police Officer...

Palouse CCL is currently working on a survey to gain a better understanding of community members’ knowledge about climate change their willingness to take action on the issue.

City Council discusses climate change mitigation

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers discussed the effects of climate change on the Palouse in recent years during their meeting Tuesday evening  Kynan Witters-Hicks, Palouse Citizens Conservations Lobby...

Pullman City Councilmembers discussed renovating the downtown area at a meeting Tuesday evening.

City Council reviews downtown project proposals, approves purchase of new firetruck

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter June 10, 2021

Pullman City Council reviewed projects proposed in the city’s downtown master plan during a meeting Tuesday evening.  Public Works Director Kevin Gardes presented the project proposals to the council,...

Joe Hedges, foundation co-founder and WSU Department of Fine Arts assistant professor, said he hopes they will be able to have the Black Lives Matter mural finished by the end of summer.

Black Lives Matter mural hits a wall, then overcomes it

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter June 7, 2021

The Pullman Arts Foundation had three requirements for their publicly-funded Black Lives Matter mural: be located in downtown Pullman, be painted on concrete or brick and it must have the words “Black...

While earning his bachelors degree and working for the Daily Evergreen at WSU, Brandon Chapman said he earned the reputation of being critical.

City Councilmember’s dream shifted from broadcasting to family

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2021

Before joining Pullman City Council, Brandon Chapman worked as a baseball broadcaster. Chapman, Pullman City Councilmember, received his associate degree at Centralia Community College before graduating...

[Weller is] kind of like a giant teddy bear because he works out, he’s in great shape, [and] I feel like he dwarfs me in size and yet he’s got a big heart, Councilmember Brandon Chapman said.

City Councilmember’s career at NASA carries over to Palouse

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 21, 2021

Before joining Pullman City Council in January 2008, one councilmember worked at NASA and was involved in multiple projects.  Councilmember Nathan Weller originally applied for a position with...

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said the month of May has been a time to bring awareness to mental health.

City Council appoints new public works director, discusses mental health

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2021

Pullman City Council appointed a new public works director and discussed rising suicide attempt rates during their meeting Tuesday night.  Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson said Shawn Kohtz will replace...

The piece of land is zoned by Whitman County as agricultural with single-family homes permitted. The number of houses allowed is determined by Whitman County Public Health based on sewer disposal requirements. 

Pullman council denies land annexation into city

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 28, 2021

City of Pullman councilmembers voted 6-1 to reject the proposed annexation of a 48.3-acre lot during a meeting Tuesday night. About 15 residents made public comments at the last council meeting in opposition...

Annual sales tax revenue decreased from 2020 because of the cancellation of certain events like WSU football games, Mom’s Weekend and graduation, said Mike Urban, Pullman city director of finance & administrative services. Typically those events generate about $300,000.

City administrator gives financial overview 

KIARA DOYAL April 21, 2021

The City of Pullman and League of Women Voters of Pullman discussed how COVID-19 impacted city finances for the year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. “Having to live through a time of all of these...

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