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City departments present preliminary budget requests

Each city department will have a slight increase in budget requests, said Mike Urban, finance director and interim city administrator.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

Pullman City Council started its budget process for 2021 and 2022, hearing proposals from city departments that will be determined on or after Nov. 17.  Councilmembers emphasized the need for economic...

Councilmembers propose use of raw sewage technology

The non-invasive technology can measure the condition of a sewage pipe, said Kevin Gardes, councilmember and Pullman public works director.
JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 28, 2020

Councilmembers discussed reducing possible exposure to COVID-19  from raw sewage by using non-invasive technology during a city council meeting on Tuesday.  The technology can measure the condition...

City council supports police issuing tickets to COVID-19 partygoers

Pullman City councilmembers approved thousands of dollars in public works projects during a meeting Tuesday night.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2020

Pullman City Council unanimously approved higher penalties for violating public health orders in an attempt to mitigate the recent COVID-19 spike in the city during a virtual meeting Tuesday night. Pullman...

Councilmembers approve technology updates for police

Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the department's five-year agreement with Axon Enterprise will expire soon. The agreement supplies the department with body-worn cameras, in-car cameras and other technology services.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2020

Editor's Note: Coverage from the Aug. 11 meeting is included at the bottom of the article.  Pullman City Council approved an agreement with Axon Enterprise to provide and update body-worn cameras,...

Pullman faces economic uncertainty, city finance director says

Councilmember Al Sorenson said he noticed problems with spacing between barriers and parking spots in the pop-up parking trial.
SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 29, 2020

The City of Pullman may face a 12 percent drop in revenue in the coming months, but city officials said they expected worse after months of economic slowdown.  Financial update 2020 Pullman Finance...

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