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2017 Fife Milton Edgewood Directory & Community Resource Guide

OUR COMMUNITIES | MILTON ABOUT MILTON The City of Milton was incorporated in 1907, and straddles the Pierce and King County border, just east of Fife and north of Tacoma. Origi- nally settled around a sawmill and train station, our historic and charming community of 7,000 residents encompasses 3.5 square miles and sits on a hill with majestic scenic views of the area. The City of Milton prides itself in the quality services provided by our excellent Police Department, popular parks and trails, as well as Elec- tric, Water and Storm Drainage utilities. Served by the Fife School District and within ten miles of 16 college campuses, the list of educa- tion and extracurricular opportunities for families is virtually endless. The Milton Community Christmas Light Festival takes place the first Saturday in December, and kicks off with a Santa parade through Families also continue to discover and choose Milton, in part be- the streets of Milton and ending at City Hall, where children can cre- cause of the quick commute to major employment centers in South ate holiday arts and crafts while sipping hot cocoa and munching on Puget Sound – from Tacoma to Kent and Federal Way, to Joint Base cookies. Attended by hundreds of residents, the evening culmi- Lewis-McChord. World-class shopping, theaters, medical centers, nates with the Tree Lighting, pictures with Santa, and gifts for every museums, and professional sporting events, as well as breathtaking child from our own local Santa Claus. scenic drives and national parks, are all within easy reach for resi- dents. Downtown Seattle is 40 minutes away and easily accessible We believe living every day in Milton is a gift, so please check us by bus or train. out, and visit www.cityofmilton.net for more information about our community and fun things to do. Milton has a rich history of being a genuinely friendly, connected, pro- active, and caring community. Quality of life is our business, and Milton MILTON CONTACT INFORMATION residents enjoy safe and convenient access to community parks, trails, ball parks, a skate park, and many other recreational opportunities. Milton City Hall City workers, elected officials, civic groups, and business leaders work 1000 Laurel Street................................................................. (253) 922-8733 diligently to preserve Milton’s character while still attracting new com- www.cityofmilton.net mercial development at an impressive pace. Whether you are a start- Milton Police Department up, expanding, or relocating your business, you will find a welcoming 1000 Laurel Street community, and our economic development team will make every ef- fort to ensure that your investment pays dividends in rapid fashion. Emergencies ............................................................................................Dial 911 Non-emergencies .................................................................(253) 922-8735 MILTON COMMUNITY EVENTS East Pierce Fire & Rescue Milton holds three signature community events each year, starting Emergencies ............................................................................................Dial 911 with Milton Days each August. Featuring an old-fashioned town pic- Non-emergencies ................................................................. (253) 863-1800 nic and parade, this event invites residents and families to come to- gether to celebrate our special place in the Puget Sound. Milton Days features live entertainment, a carnival, delicious food and lots Visit of fun for all ages. www.cityofmilton.net The Autumn Craft Bazaar hosts dozens of vendors, food fare and local favorite bake sale. This event takes place the second Friday for more parks and fun community things to do and Saturday in October. 10


2017 Fife Milton Edgewood Directory & Community Resource Guide
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