While Puyallup touts its ride-sharing program, why did it send four employees and council members in separate vehicles to a conference in Spokane to pick up an “ecology” award?
Why does Puyallup ship a semi fully loaded with sewage sludge every other day at great expense to Eastern Washington?
Why does the city charge half the cost to house its neighbor’s prisoners ?
Why did the city try to buy a couple of acres of swampland for over half a million dollars from the ex-mayor of Bonney Lake ?
Why does the city provide residents of the mayor’s tax-abated condos subsidized secure parking in the city hall garage ?
Why does the city need 800 square feet of the county’s most expensive office space for each and every City Hall employee ?
Why did the city support a $3 million taxpayer upgrade to a private parking lot with a $100,000 traffic light installation for just 12 cars ?
Why did the city donate tens of thousands of dollars of free facility improvements to a tenant who pays no rent at City Hall?
Why did the city build a $30 million bridge over farmland without consideration of lawsuits from the landlocked farmers below the bridge ?
Why did the city approve building permits for apartments on a known toxic landfill and then pay $2.5 million in legal damages ?
Answer: They don’t care. They don’t have to..