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  • Looking back at '22, ahead to 2023

    Jeff Niten, Shelton City Manager|Dec 15, 2022

    It has been an amazing year here in the City of Shelton. Looking back on this year and the accomplishments of the city, I want to highlight a few items that will have a direct impact on the quality of life for the community members and businesses that we do our best to support. Everything we work on at the city, ideally, ties back into at least one of your City Council’s strategic goals. The City Council met in March of this year to review and update these goals through 2025, and you can find...

  • Homelessness is a multifaceted problem

    Jeff Niten, Shelton City Manager|Sep 22, 2022

    Homelessness is a multifaceted, contentious issue and it's important to acknowledge that there is no one right answer that will single-handedly solve the problem. We are listening and understand concerns of the residents, business owners, and other community members who have to deal with this issue and the direct and indirect impacts on our community. We intend to deliver solutions. Responding to homelessness has been a focus for many years in Shelton and Mason County. In this column, I'd like...