On June 2, 2009, the Edmonds City Council passed Ordinance 3735, which amended the Edmonds City Code, Title 10, adding a new Chapter 10.75 Citizens Economic Development Commission.
The Commission is empowered to advise and make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council, and as appropriate to the Planning Commission, Architectural Design Board or other Boards or Commissions of the City on such matters as may be specifically referred to the Commission by the Mayor or City Council including but not limited to:
The Commission shall deliver an annual report to the City Council in written and oral form on or about the first meeting in December of every year, and when appropriate, during other times as directed by the Mayor or Council.
The Edmonds Economic Development Commission may from time to time provide its reports and recommendations regarding strategies for economic development and other matters that will improve commercial viability, tourist development and activity within the City. The Planning Board and Economic Development Commission shall make joint recommendations on such subjects to the City Council on or about the first meeting in December (see Coordinated Report below).
In addition to its other duties, the Planning Board has been asked to review and consider strategies for economic development in conjunction with the Citizens Economic Development Commission. Such strategies shall be designed to improve commercial viability, tourism development and activity within the City of Edmonds.
Officers – Commissioners shall elect from its membership:
Regular public meetings shall be held at time and place as may be determined by chair or majority of commission members
Majority of Commission (9 members) constitutes quorum for transaction of business
Majority of quorum (5 members) may transact business of Commission
Regular Commission meetings are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning at 6 p.m.
Brackett Meeting Room
121 – 5th Avenue North
Edmonds, WA 98020
Evan Pierce - Chair
Bruce Witenberg - Vice Chair