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Visit a Park

To get more information about Edmonds Parks click here.
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Urban Forest Management Plan

We are in the process of developing an Urban Forest Management Plan. Click here for up-to-date project info.

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Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector

Click here to learn more about the project.
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Edmonds Housing Strategy

Follow along at the project website
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Highway 99 Corridor / Subarea Planning

The Highway 99 Subarea Plan is a vision for land use and transportation along the corridor.  You can find more information here.

Housing Informational Meeting Date Change from Dec. 13 to Jan. 10

Housing Meeting Changes from December to January

The City’s second informational public meeting on housing, previously scheduled for December 13, has been moved to January 10, 2019, due to holiday activities.  The January 10 meeting will be held in the Swedish/Edmonds Hospital Conference Room, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.  For more information click here.

Gateway Sign Replacement Meetings and Survey

Date:          December 7, 2018

To:              Media

Contact:     Carrie Hite, Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Director carrie.hite@edmondswa.gov
or 425-771-0256

(Edmonds, WA) An opportunity for public input and ideas about what should replace the badly deteriorated “Welcome to Edmonds” sign on SR 104 was held at the Library Plaza Room on November 29. Two more public meetings will be held in the Plaza Room, 650 Main St., on January 10 at 6 pm and February 11 at 6 pm.

The existing sign marks the gateway to downtown Edmonds from 5th Avenue South has been identified for replacement for several years. There was lively discussion at the first meeting on November 29th about how the welcome to downtown Edmonds sign should be a reflection of Edmonds’ culture and community values while welcoming visitors that the downtown business sector wants to attract. The first public meeting included a review of sign types, advantages and disadvantages of each, and elicited comments including thoughts about themes, art elements, fonts, colors, and landscaping.

An opportunity to comment for the design development process is available through an online survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EdmondsGateway). The survey will be available through Thursday December 20. The January 10 meeting will be an opportunity to comment on several concepts for a replacement sign that will be developed based on community input. A final Open House will be held
February 11.

Flag Lowering in Honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

flag half staffFriday, December 7, 2018 ~ United States Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

City and Ed! Announce 2nd Annual Amateur Caroling Contest

The City of Edmonds and Ed! announce the second annual amateur caroling contest in downtown Edmonds. For more information click here.

Flag Lowering for Former President George H.W. Bush

flag half staffMonday, December 3, 2018 until sunset on Monday, December 31, 2018 ~ flags are to be flown at half-staff in memory of former United State President George H.W. Bush who passed away on November 30, 2018 at the age of 94.

Edmonds Designated Washington State's First Creative District

Governor Inslee Announces Designation Tuesday Evening

(Edmonds, WA) - At the annual Governor’s Arts and Heritage Awards Gala Dinner last evening in Bremerton, Governor Jay Inslee announced that the downtown area of Edmonds (see attached map) has been designated Washington State’s first Certified Creative District. The program, launched in January 2018 by the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), helps communities throughout the state grow their local economies through the arts and culture. read more | see map

Port of Edmonds Approves Funding for Waterfront Connector Project

Port Commissioners Approve $1.5 Million Contribution

(Edmonds, WA) - At its Monday, November 26th regular meeting, following a presentation and request by Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling, the Edmonds Port Commission voted unanimously to contribute up to $1.5 million in construction funding to the Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector project, proposed by the City of Edmonds. With details yet to be finalized, the Commissioners stipulated the funds will be provided to the City when the project proceeds into the construction phase. read more

Public Information Meetings on Housing Strategy to Be Held

Informational public meetings on housing strategy issues will be held in December by the City of Edmonds in two locations: one on December 3 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Library Plaza Meeting Room, 650 Main Street, and the other on December 13 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Swedish Edmonds Hospital Conference Room, 21601 76th Ave W.

Both meetings will follow a similar format, starting with a short presentation on housing and the status of the draft housing strategy, followed by questions from the audience and responses from the Mayor or City staff.  For more information click here.

Citizens Housing Advisory Committee to Meet November 29

The Citizens Housing Advisory Committee will meet on November 29 at 6:30 pm in the Edmonds City Hall Brackett Room (third floor), 121 Fifth Avenue North.  The meeting is open to the public.  For mor information click here.

"Welcome To Edmonds" Signage

Please come share your input at a public open house on Thursday, November 29th, 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Library Plaza Room on gateway signs that welcome people to Edmonds. For more information click here

Diversity Film Series 2nd Movie on Saturday, November 18

Diversity Commission Film Series features Native American-themed film this coming Saturday. For more information click here.

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