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The Highway 99 Subarea Plan is underway to develop a vision for land use and transportation along the corridor. Click here to visit the project website. You can also find more information here.
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Update on Edmonds Newsletter

The Mayor's quarterly newsletter published four times a year in January, April, July and October. Click here for the current issue.

earling compressedHello again. As promised, here’s the Fall Edition of the City Newsletter. We received very positive feedback from our first effort last quarter and appreciate your comments and suggestions – please keep them coming.

It’s been busy here in Edmonds! As you’ve probably seen, we have a number of projects going on around town. Two major ones to speak of are the Perrinville/Talbot Road project and the massive redevelopment on Main Street between 5th and 6th Streets. This latter project will give a whole new look to Main Street and is forecasted to be completed by November 19th. The merchants are looking forward to the completion of the project and the “new look”. We’d like to remind everyone that during the construction process all of the quality businesses in this area are open.


The 2013 Mayor’s Budget was presented to the City Council on October 16th. The staff and I worked long and hard to pull together a budget that keeps most programs in place while taking into account our projected revenues. In the budget are $1.5 million in cuts, a 9.2 FTE (Full Time Equivalent) workforce reduction, along with plans for lowered service levels of some city services. You can view the preliminary budget on the City’s website here.

As with our finance op-eds which were in the media earlier this year, we want you to be aware of the various news, programs, initiatives, successes, and challenges inside City Hall. To that end, I continue to host “Office Hour” meetings every other Friday where community members can schedule one-on-one time with me and I will be the guest speaker at the October 25th Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Luncheon where I will discuss “Where we have been and where we are going”. If you are interested in scheduling time during “Office Hour” please contact Carolyn LaFave, my Executive Assistant, to set-up an appointment. For more information about the Chamber Luncheon please contact the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.

Once again you will find a wealth of information within this edition of the newsletter and we hope you’ll take the time to give it a read and pass it along to your friends and neighbors.

Enjoy the upcoming holiday season and we’ll be back in January 2013 with the Winter Edition of “Update on Edmonds”.

Dave Earling
Mayor

Fishing Pier to Close for Final Repairs

(Edmonds - WA) The Edmonds Fishing Pier will be closed for final repairs from November 28th to December 2nd 2016 from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. read more

Bob Drewel to Headline 11/29 Event Intended to Attract New Business to Edmonds

City Partners with Chamber, Port and Owners of Local Office Properties to Showcase Edmonds to Prospective Businesses

(Edmonds, WA) - The City of Edmonds, together with the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, Port of Edmonds and the owners of several office properties are hosting a Get-To-Know Edmonds event on Tuesday, November 29th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm intended to showcase Edmonds to prospective businesses, and regional commercial real estate brokers. Hopes are more office-based businesses, of all types, will see the benefits of locating in the charming seaside town due to its high quality of life and relaxed atmosphere, while still within the strategic Seattle metropolitan area. read more

Get-To-Know Edmonds | Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | 2 - 3:30 pm | Plaza Room above Edmonds Library - 650 Main Street, Edmonds

Flags at Half Staff - State Senator Andy Hill

flag half staffMonday, November 14, 2016 until close of business ~ By direction of Governor Jay Inslee, Flags are to be flown at half-staff in memory of State Senator Andy Hill who passed away on October 31, 2016.

Mayor Earling Supports Advisory Task Force Recommendations on Solutions to At-Grade Rail Crossings

After a Year of Study and Public Engagement, Task Force’s Top Recommendation Is Single-Lane Emergency Access/Pedestrian-Bicycle Connector from Edmonds Street to Waterfront 

(Edmonds, WA) - Last night, Tuesday, November 7th, at the Edmonds City Council meeting, Mayor Dave Earling unveiled his recommendations for alternatives to the at-grade rail crossings at Main and Dayton Streets on the heels of a set of findings and recommendations issued by his appointed Advisory Task Force upon the culmination of their 13-month process. read more

Fostering Global Citizenship

(Edmonds, WA) There is no better way to build international understanding than immersion in another culture.  Edmonds students have a unique opportunity to experience the day to day life, language, and traditions of Japan through an exchange program coordinated by the Edmonds Sister City Commission. read more 

Application http://www.edmondswa.gov/sister-city-exchange-programs.html

Highway 99 Area Plan to Be Featured at Open House

Highway 99 Area Plan to Be Featured at Open House

 
Highlights of a new draft Highway 99 Area plan will be presented during an open house November 10, at the Swedish Edmonds hospital, 21601 76th Ave W., 4th floor conference room.  The public is welcome to drop by the open house anytime between 6:00 and 8:00 pm.  A slideshow about the plan will be given at 6:30 pm.

Developing a plan for both land use and transportation issues has been underway for nearly a year.  The first view of the plan will take place at the open house.  After hearing discussion, City staff and the consultant team will make any revisions and invite more public input.

 The draft Highway 99 Area plan will be presented to the Planning Board next month.  The Planning Board will then hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to the City Council.  The City Council will likely discuss the draft plan in early 2017.  Click here for the event flyer.

City Partners with Snohomish County PUD to Convert the Remaining 1700 Edmonds Streetlights to LED

New Lights Expected to Improve Safety and Save Energy

   (Edmonds, WA) - New LED street lights to improve safety and save energy will soon adorn the streets of Edmonds, thanks to a project being conducted by Snohomish County PUD (SnoPUD). SnoPUD started the project in 2013 to convert street lights throughout its service area – including 2600 PUD-owned street lights in Edmonds - to LED (Lighted Electric Diode) lighting, which are more reliable, offer up to 70 percent energy savings, and improve driver and pedestrian safety through better color lighting. Conversion of the last 1700 lights in Edmonds is expected to begin shortly after the New Year. read more

Mayor to Present City of Edmonds 2017 Preliminary Budget

(Edmonds, WA) - At the October 11th City Council meeting Mayor Dave Earling will present the City of Edmonds 2017 Preliminary Budget to the Council and community. Mayor Earling will outline city priorities and discuss economic conditions. read more

Chaperone Opportunity for 2017 Student Delegation to Hekinan, Japan

Flags at Half Staff -- Shimon Peres

flag half staffThursday, September 29, 2016 until close of business Friday, September 30, 2016 ~ By Presidential Proclamation Flags are to be flown at half-staff to honor the memory of former President and Prime Minister of Israel, Shimon Peres.

Mayor Announces Mary Ann Hardie is City's New Human Resources Director

(Edmonds, WA) – After nearly five years without the dedicated position of a Human Resources Director, Mayor Dave Earling announced today he has chosen Mary Ann Hardie to fill the position. The announcement follows a months-long process to fill the position after the Edmonds City Council agreed with Mayor Earling it was time to bring the position back. read more

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