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Highway 99 Corridor / Subarea Planning

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.



Roger Brooks
Roger Brooks Presents
"Ingredients for an Outstanding Destination"
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Wade James Theatre
950 Main Street, Edmonds
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Free to attend
NO RSVP Required but limited seating available!



Roger and his Destination Development International (DDI) team have assisted more than a thousand communities in North America and in Europe, with business and tourism development, branding, and marketing efforts.

Today, Roger spends most of his time on the speaking engagement circuit motivating people, businesses, and communities, helping them achieve their goals. He has been the top-rated keynote speaker at every conference at which he has spoken for the better part of the last decade. His dynamic, enthusiastic style leaves audiences excited and energized, ready to take what they've learned and implement it immediately.

A great storyteller, Roger uses a combination of humorous stories and video clips, photography and steps, along with rules and ingredients in his presentations. Attendees come away motivated and with real "meat and potatoes" content they can implement right away. No wonder Roger has become one of the most sought-after keynote speakers in the world!

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Ingredients for an Outstanding Destination:
Have you every wondered why some communities are so successful while others struggle? To find out the DDI team spent nearly six years surveying and studying more than 400 well-branded, vibrant, communities, downtowns, and downtown districts in North America to uncover the most common elements that led to their success. In this photographic "idea book" workshop, you'll hear stories from these places, see dozens of "how-they-did-it" photographic examples, and learn the 20 universal ingredients, including things a community can do to create or enhance its own outstanding destination.

Things You Can Do Today to Make A Difference Tomorrow: This workshop provides a dozen tips and tricks along with inexpensive marketing and community-improvement actions that can be implemented immediately to increase local spending, attract visitors, extend their stays, and increase sales. Using case histories, advertising examples, and dozens of photos, Roger will show you how merchants have doubled their sales for just pennies, tricks that will pull customers into your stores and communties; and ways to get everyone on the same page and pulling in the same direction. This is a "must attend" workshop for all... local businesses, downtown organizations, city leaders, chambers of commerce, tourism, economic development offices, and elected officials.

Brought to You by the City of Edmonds Economic Development Department

Civic Center Master Plan October 19 (NEW DATE) Open House

The City of Edmonds is in the process of creating a Master Plan for Civic Park.  Join us for the next in-person Open House Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 from 6-7:30pm in the Edmonds Plaza Room (above the library).  More Info


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

Open House Scheduled to Share Results of Recent Community Livability Survey

Public Invited 6:00pm, Wednesday, September 28th

(Edmonds, WA) – Conducted earlier this Summer, the National Citizen Survey generated over 900 responses from Edmonds residents, expressing their opinions on a wide range of issues related to community livability. As reported last month, the National Citizen Survey’s “Community Livability Report” states that almost all residents rated the quality of life in Edmonds as excellent or good. While a summary presentation was made by the Community Services Department to City Council in August, the Department has now scheduled an Open House to share the results with the public in a less formal manner. read more

New Drive-Up Mailbox Opens at Edmonds Library

Edmonds City Councilmember and Postmaster Respond to Public Outcry After Removal of Only Downtown Drive-up Mailbox  

(Edmonds, WA) – Downtown Edmonds again has a drive-up U.S. Post Office mail drop box, thanks largely to the efforts of Edmonds City Councilmember Dave Teitzel, Edmonds Postmaster Todd Merriman and Edmonds Head Librarian Richard Suico. The three worked together to find a new location for a drive-up mailbox after residents voiced concerns about the removal of the drive-up mailbox at the Second Avenue post office. The new drive-up mailbox is located next to the book-drop bins at the south side of the Edmonds Library in the 600 block of Dayton Street. read more

City of Edmonds Seeks to Fill Available Position on Diversity Commission

(Edmonds, WA)Edmonds residents interested in working on issues, programs and activities associated with the changing demographics of our community and enhancing an environment of mutual respect and understanding are encouraged to apply to fill an open position on the City’s Diversity Commission. read more

Public Invited to Weigh-in on Narrowed List of Alternatives to At-Grade Rail Crossings along Edmonds Waterfront at Open House Sept. 14th

Final Open House Before Advisory Task Force Makes Recommendations to Mayor; Attend Online or In Person at Edmonds Library next Wednesday, 6-8pm

(Edmonds, WA) – City of Edmonds representatives and the Edmonds Waterfront Access Study team are inviting the public to weigh in about a narrowed list of potential alternatives for at-grade rail crossings along the Edmonds waterfront at an Open House on Wednesday, September 14th, from 6-8pm. The Open House will be held in the Edmonds Library Plaza Room at 650 Main Street and is the final open house to be hosted by the Mayor’s Advisory Task Force before members present their recommendations to the Mayor. read more

Edmonds Arts Commission Looking for Student Representative

The Arts Commission is looking for a new student representative for the 2016-17 school year.  Please see information and the application form.  The deadline is Sept 30, 2016. For further information contact the Arts Office 425-771-0228.

Bike2Health Project Update

The project is currently at 90% design and improvements are scheduled for next summer.  In the meantime, bicycle counts continue on a quarterly basis to help us understand how many people currently ride bikes in the streets where the improvements will be located.  

The next round of bicycle counts is scheduled for August 23-25th at the following locations in Edmonds:

  • 76th Ave W & Olympic View Drive
  • 9th Ave S & Walnut Street
  • 76th Ave W & 212th St SW
  • 80th Ave W & 224th St SW

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Bike2Health Map Web Final

CLICK HERE for more on the August 2016 Program Update

Edmonds Fishing Pier Partial Opening

Edmonds Fishing Pier partial opening scheduled for September 2, 2016 at 9am.  Press Release

Edmonds National Citizens Survey

Find out more about the Edmonds National Citizens Survey here.

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