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City finalizes land sale to YMCA The Shelton City Council on Tuesday unanimously finalized the sale of 10.5 acres of leased land to the Shelton YMCA for $123,200. The council gave preliminary approval at its April 27 meeting. The city declared the...

 

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Council OKs new laws on graffiti, signs The Shelton City Council on Tuesday approved new ordinances on graffiti and signs. The council gave preliminary approval at its April 5 meeting. In both cases, the city states it is seeking to make the rules...

 

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Four receive parks advisory board terms The Shelton City Council on March 1 appointed four people to its Parks and Recreation Committee, two of them continuing their service and two new to the group. Debra Dozier and Sue Patterson will continue with...

 

City postpones animal ordinance vote

The Shelton City Council on Tuesday postponed a decision on proposed animal ordinances that would limit the number of chickens to five hens, and require dogs to be walked on leashes that can’t extend beyond 20 feet. The council gave preliminary app...

 

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New display coming to Civic Center gallery Photographs by Deborah Chava Singer and pencil-on-paper pieces by Sara Dobbs will on display during March at the Shelton Civic Center’s Rotating Arts Gallery. The Shelton City Council on Feb. 15 voted...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    January 20, 2022

City of Shelton seeks to make its roads safer

Of the 16 fatal and serious vehicle accidents that occurred in Shelton from 2016 to 2020, 10 involved pedestrians and bicyclists. “This was a startling percentage of the crashes,” consultant Ryan Shea of SCJ Alliance of Lacey on Tuesday told the...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    January 13, 2022

City wants to make dangerous roads safer

The Shelton City Council will pursue federal money to improve the safety on some of its most dangerous roads, which include the East Wallace Kneeland Boulevard business corridor and the North 13th...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    January 6, 2022

Four sworn in to council

On Tuesday evening, four members of the Shelton City Council were sworn in for new terms. Eric Onisko and Joe Schmit are beginning their second four-year terms. Onisko ran unopposed as council member...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    December 23, 2021

Shelton backs off new logo

A mountainous landscape line featuring a single tree received the most votes for the City of Shelton’s new logo, but the Shelton City Council has decided to go back to the drawing board. In online voting on the city’s website from Nov. 3 through...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    December 16, 2021

Shelton replacing meters with updated technology

City of Shelton residents can prepare to say goodbye to monthly visits from water meter readers. The city is in the process of exchanging aging Sensus brass water meters, which are read manually monthly by city employees, for new Sensus Imperl...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    November 25, 2021

Longtime parking lot plan moves forward

The City of Shelton is moving forward on plans to transform its eastern Civic Center parking lot, including adding a basketball and pickle ball court, benches, garbage cans and landscaping. At its Nov. 16 meeting, the Shelton City Council voted to ex...

 

City OKs new gallery exhibit

The Shelton City Council on Nov. 16 approved a new art exhibit for display from Nov. 30 through Feb. 28 at the Rotating Art Gallery in the Shelton Civic Center. The council followed the...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    November 25, 2021

City Council race headed for machine recount

Miguel Gutierrez holds a five-vote lead over George W. Blush for a seat on the Shelton City Council following the final Nov. 2 general election ballot count released on Monday, triggering a recount by the Mason County Auditor’s Office. Gutierrez...

 

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Agencies receive tourism tax money The Shelton City Council on Tuesday followed the recommendation of its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and awarded $65,758 to agencies that help bring tourists to town. The money comes from the collection of lodging...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 28, 2021

City surpluses seven properties

The Shelton City Council on Oct. 19 declared seven city properties surplus and make them available for purchase. The council gave preliminary approval at its Oct. 5 meeting. The council is required...

 

City hosts hearing on 2022 budget

No one spoke during a public hearing Oct. 19 on the City of Shelton’s proposed $41.1 million budget for 2022. The Shelton City Council will host a second public hearing on the proposed budget at its meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The budget must be...

 

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