Folsom Prism headlines Tunes @ Tapps – Wednesday Aug. 6th

Folsom PrismTunes @ Tapps presents Folsom Prism live in concert on Wednesday, August 6th at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake!

Folsom Prism offers fans both a traditional and a modern look at the man in black … Johnny Cash. Based in Bonney Lake, Washington, Folsom Prism features established local musicians Corey Wilkins (as the Man in Black himself), Shane Gillispie on lead guitar, Mike Sprayberry on bass, Mark Monteiro on drums, and Laurel Robinson as June Carter Cash.

Come early for food & craft vendors at the Farmer’s Market, starting at 5:00 p.m. The FREE LIVE concert begins at 6:30 p.m. at Allan Yorke Park (get directions).

For a complete list of summer events visit www.citybonneylake.org/events

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Kids Club presents kid-hop with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo! – Monday, August 4th

23 SkidooBonney Lake Kids Club presents Secret Agent 23 Skidoo on Monday, August 4th at 6:30 p.m. at Allan Yorke Park.

Known as “The King of Kid-Hop”, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has been performing in the children’s music scene since 2008. He performs children friendly hip hop music and tours with his family.

www.citybonneylake.org/events#kidsclub

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PRESS RELEASE – S&P Upgrades City of Bonney Lake General Fund Bond Rating

- Analysis cites strong management and stable financial outlook

Bonney Lake, Washington: City staff were recently notified that Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has raised the City of Bonney Lake’s general fund bond rating to ‘AA+’ from ‘AA’.

Mayor Neil Johnson said, “We are very pleased and proud to achieve the AA+ rating grade, especially for a city of our size. This bond rating grade reflects that Bonney Lake is very well-managed and has excellent financial practices and policies in place for the benefit of our taxpayers.”

Credit ratings provide information about credit risk and the ability and willingness of the issuer (such as a corporation or government agency) to meet its financial obligations in full and on time. Like individual credit scores, these credit ratings influence the interest rates for financing City projects.

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) conducts a regular review of the City’s financials, budget, audit report, economy, outstanding debt, and management practices. According to Finance Director Al Juarez, “There is an extensive questionnaire to complete, with follow-up questions from the rating analyst. The higher rating of AA+ is expected to provide more favorable interest rates in the future. This AA+ rating is just one grade below S&P’s best rating of AAA.”

According to the S&P analysis, the improved general fund bond rating is based the City’s “very strong” budgetary flexibility, liquidity, and management policies and practices, the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan statistical area economy, and other factors. The analysis further reports that the city’s financial outlook is ‘stable’, based on the slowly recovering tax base, strong management and anticipation that the City’s financial performance will not deteriorate.

Bond ratings that are affected by the rating action can be found on S&P’s public web site at www.standardandpoors.com; use the Ratings search box located in the left column to search for “Bonney Lake”. For general information on credit ratings click ‘Understanding Ratings’ on the S&P homepage.

View the original press release.

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Christmas in August! Giving Tree fundraiser car show & pancake breakfast Saturday, Aug. 2nd

givingtree_tagsBonney Lake Applebee’s is hosting a Car Show & Pancake Breakfast fundraiser this Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the City of Bonney Lake Giving Tree program, an annual holiday toy drive for needy children.

From the event flyer:

“Bonney Lake Applebee’s proudly presents the 2014 Car Show and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday August 2nd from 8:00-3:00pm. All makes and models are welcome. Judging will be done by participants and a complimentary gift certificate will be awarded to the top ten cars. Registration is only $15.00 which includes a complete pancake breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage and a beverage). Breakfast is served until 11am.
Bonney Lake Applebee’s
9430 192nd Ave E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
Call (253)299-6464 for more info.”

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City of Bonney Lake Summer Schedule: Week 5

Kids Club Logo

Kids Club at Allan Yorke Park:
On Monday, August 4th, at 6:30 pm the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting Kid-Hop Musician, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will be performing.  Known as “The King of Kid-Hop”, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has been performing in the children’s music scene since 2008. He performs children friendly hip hop music and tours with his family. Kids are sure to enjoy! The program will last about 45 minutes.

On Tuesday, August 5th at 11 am, Last Leaf Productions will be at the park. Last Leaf is a
nonprofit, touring theatre company creating educational and entertaining programs for communities  in Washington State. The performance will last for about one hour.

National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 5th at 6:30 p.m., Allen Yorke Park will host National Night Out. National Night out is an annual event designed to enhance crime and drug prevention awareness, as well as strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. This event will include a showing of the movie “Hotel Transylvania”, which will begin at dusk.

Bonney Lake Farmers Market
On Wednesday, August 6th at 5:00 p.m. the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting the weekly Farmers Market at Allan Yorke Park. The Market will be open from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. There will be numerous local crafters and vendors.

Tunes @ Tapps
On Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. Folsom Prism, a modern tribute to Johnny
Cash, will perform at Allan Yorke Park. While holding true to Cash’s songs, Folsom Prism adds a distinctive edge in their performance. They will perform for approximately 90 minutes.

Movies In the Park
On Saturday, August 9th there will be a family movie watching experience at Allan Yorke Park. The “Lego Movie” will be on the big screen, be sure to come on down and join us for a free flick!  The film will begin at dusk.

http://www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us/section_community/parks_recreation/special_events.shtml

 

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Now Hiring – Probation Officer

Now HiringThe City of Bonney Lake is accepting applications for the position of Probation Officer in the Municipal Court.

First review August 15, 2014; position is open until filled.

For more information and to download the required application visit www.citybonneylake.org/employment

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City of Bonney Lake Summer Events Schedule: Week 5

Kids Club Logo

On Monday, August 4th, at 6:30 p.m. the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting the weekly Kids Club at Allan Yorke Park.

Kid-Hop Musician, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will be performing. Known as “The King of Kid-Hop”, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo has been performing in the children’s music scene since 2008. He performs children friendly hip hop music and tours with his family. Kids are sure to enjoy! The program will last about 45 minutes.

On Tuesday, August 5th at 11 a.m., Last Leaf Productions will be at the park. Last Leaf is a nonprofit, touring theatre company creating educational and entertaining programs for communities in Washington State. The performance will last for about one hour.

National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 5th at 6:30 p.m., Allen Yorke Park will host National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual event designed to enhance crime and drug prevention awareness, as well as strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. This event will include a showing of the movie “Hotel Transylvania”, which will begin at dusk.

Bonney Lake Farmers Market

On Wednesday, August 6th at 5:00 p.m. the City of Bonney Lake will be hosting the weekly Farmers Market at Allan Yorke Park. The Market will be open from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. There will be numerous local crafters and vendors.

Tunes @ Tapps

On Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. Folsom Prism, a modern tribute to Johnny s songs, Folsom Prism adds a distinctive edge in their performance. They will perform for approximately 90 minutes.

Movies In the Park

On Saturday, August 9th there will be a family movie watching experience at Allen Yorke Park. The “Lego Movie” will be on the big screen, be sure to come on down and join us for a free flick! The film will begin at dusk.

Allan Yorke Park is located at 7203 W Tapps Hwy. E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391 For additional information please visit www.citybonneylake.org/events or contact David Wells, Special Events Coordinator, City of Bonney Lake, (253) 261-0023.

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Reminder: Kelly Lake Road Detour begins today (July 28th)

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See previous post: http://www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us/cityblog/?p=4248

 

ProjectsView Notice & Detour Map

Kelly Lake Road between 210th Ave and Church Lake Road near Lake Tapps will close Monday, July 28th while crews install new sanitary sewer infrastructure along Kelly Lake Road [Church Lake Road Overlay project]. This section of Kelly Lake Road is expected to reopen by mid-August.

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Kids Club presents Cap’n Arrr! Tuesday, July 29th at 11am

Capn ArrBonney Lake Kids Club presents Cap’n Arr on Tuesday, July 29th at 11:00 a.m. at Allan Yorke Park.

“The Misadventures of Cap’n Arrr!” is an interactive comedy performance that will have kids (and grown-ups) rolling on the floor! Cap’n Arrr’s program is packed full of audience participation and includes basic instruction in walking like a pirate, talking like a pirate and laughing like a pirate too!

www.citybonneylake.org/events#kidsclub

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Boat Launch at Allan Yorke Park closed Wednesday, July 30th for Tunes @ Tapps concert

Boat Launch at Allan Yorke ParkThe boat launch at Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake will be CLOSED on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 for the Tunes @ Tapps series Spike and the Impalers live concert.

Please visit our Boating page for more information or call 253.862.8602.

A separate boat launch is operated by Pierce County at Lake Tapps North Park – more information.

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