Mark your calendars for Thursday morning, February 12th
, for the 2015 State of the City Address presented by Mayor Dave Earling. Mayor Earling will discuss the successes and challenges of the past year, projects and goals for the coming year, and long-term strategies for 2015 and beyond.
Delivering opening remarks for the Mayor will be acclaimed guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves of Rick Steves’ Europe, and Edmonds School Board President Diana White.
The event starts at 8:30 am at the Edmonds Theater located at 415 Main Street in downtown Edmonds and will conclude by 9:30 am. It is open to the public and will be videotaped by MyEdmondsNews.com for broadcast on their website as well as the City’s government channel.
For more information, please contact Carolyn LaFave at 425.771.0247 or
NOTICE OF EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL VACANCY FOR POSITION #2
The City Council of the City of Edmonds is accepting applications from qualified Edmonds’ residents to be considered for appointment to a vacancy on the Edmonds City Council for position #2.
Please see Press Release.
To access Council Application Form for Council Position No. 2 click here.
Mayor Dave Earling is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda W.Y. Coburn to fill the Municipal Court Judge position. The City Council officially confirmed this appointment and conducted the oath of office on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Ms. Coburn will begin her work on the bench today, January 14, 2015. read more
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Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling
announced Tuesday that the City of Edmonds, together with the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier, has received word from Fire District 1 leadership that, pursuant to contracts with their union personnel, the cities now owe retroactive payment for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014. For the City of Edmonds the bill amounts to $1.67 million. read more
On Thursday, October 2nd, Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling hosted a Trains Town Hall to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event was held in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library and included panelists: Sean Ardussi, Senior Planner, Puget Sound Regional Council; Terry Finn, Consultant, Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad; Stephanie Solien, Vice President, Board of Directors, Climate Solutions; and Bob Watters, Senior Vice President, SSA Marine. Amy Scarton from Washington State Department of Transportation and Fire Chief Ed Widdis of Snohomish County Fire District 1 also provided comments.
At the meeting it was reported that the Department of Ecology had just issued their Washington State Marine & Rail Oil Transportation Study Preliminary Findings & Recommendations.
That document can be viewed in its entirety here
To view the MyEdmondsNews.com video of the Trains Town Hall meeting please click here
.Photo courtesy of Larry Vogel, MyEdmondsNews.com