• Westgate Proposal

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    The Edmonds City Council is currently reviewing proposals for zoning changes in the Westgate commercial area.

    You can find information on the history of this project here along with the current draft of the specific zoning code proposal.

     

Strategic Action Plan

2014 Governor's Smart Communities Award Winner!


 Strategic Action Plan adopted April 2, 2013


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Strategic Action Plan Implementation

2015 Budgeting

"Our mission is to provide a high quality of life for residents and businesses, and a legacy for future generations by preserving and enhancing our historic waterfront community"  Mayor Earling's 2015 Budget Address.

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The City of Edmonds 2015 Proposed Budget is available [here]. 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS...

Next Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

(Edmonds - WA) Rounding out his series of Town Halls for 2014, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled his fourth and final Town Hall Meeting of 2014 for Wednesday, December 10th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Point Edwards Charter Club located at 85 Pine Street in Edmonds. read more

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Mayor Earling Hosts Town Hall on Growing Train Traffic Concerns

train town hall 5179 comp(Edmonds, WA)  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




City of Edmonds Hit with Unexpectedly Large Bill from Fire District 1 for Retroactive Employment Contract

(Edmonds – WA) 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

Businesses Take the City of Edmonds Green Business Pledge

GreenBusiness web(Edmonds – WA) Congratulations and thank you to our local businesses who took the green business pledge during the first round of pledging: 

Gallery North
Merri Lee Jacobs, PhD Psychologist
Landau Associates
Walnut Street Coffee
Cheesemonger’s Table
City of Edmonds Public Works Department

As part of the City of Edmonds’ efforts to encourage environmental awareness... read more

Help Local Entrepreneurs: Remember to Patronize Five Corners Businesses

5 corners construction 1 comp(Edmonds – WA) With construction of the new five corners roundabout well-underway, the City would like to remind residents that they can help support local entrepreneurs at that intersection by patronizing their establishments. read more

Edmonds to Receive Governor's Smart Communities Award

(Edmonds - WA) the City of Edmonds' Strategic Action Plan is a merit award winner int he Governor's 2014 Smart Communities Award program, as announced by Mayor Dave Earling. read more

Click here for Governor Inslee's official announcement.

NEWS OF INTEREST...

Chaperone Opportunity for 2015 Student Delegation to Hekinan, Japan

(Edmonds – WA) The Edmonds Sister City Commission is accepting applications from teachers interested in co-leading the annual student visit to Hekinan, Japan during the last two weeks of July 2015. This program was started in 1988 and has organized visits for over 500 middle and high school aged students to and from Hekinan, Japan. Chaperones stay with a host family in Hekinan and travel costs are paid by the Commission.

The 2014 delegation chaperones, Edmonds School District teachers Karyn Heinekin and Phil Onishi, recently shared highlights of their trip with the Edmonds City Council. They both expressed what a “fabulous opportunity this was for them to travel to Japan and experience the Japanese culture” and also talked about “building lasting relationships with many of the people they met in Hekinan”. read more

Preliminary Study Estimates Edmonds Train Trench Cost at $250-$290 Million

(Edmonds - WA) -- Building a train trench to address increasing train traffic along the Edmonds waterfront could cost between $250-$290 million, according to a preliminary cost and feasibility analysis conducted by engineering firm Tetra Tech on behalf of the City of Edmonds. read more

The initial report by Tetra Tech has been posted on the City of Edmonds website and can be viewed at
http://traintrench.edmondswa.gov

Fall 2014 Edition of Update on Edmonds

s5 logo color compThe Fall 2014 edition of the City newsletter "Update on Edmonds" published this week. To view it click here.

Hutt Park Vandalized Tree Replacement Report Available

The Hutt Park Vandalized Tree Replacement Report is now available.  
PRESS RELEASE and link to REPORT

2nd Annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival

Thumbnail scarecrow-clip-art-2 copy2nd Annual Edmonds Scarecrow Festival
Presented by the Edmonds Museum www.historicedmonds.org
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What's New-building div stuff

The new 2009 Washington State Energy Code is effective beginning January 1, 2011. Click here to see the most significant changes to the residential energy code.


Attention - Residential Fire Sprinklers

Effective November 29, 2010 – All newly constructed single family homes, duplexes and townhouses with over 3,000 square feet of floor area (living space) are required to have an automatic fire sprinkler system installed. The ordinance passed by Edmonds City Council during their November 16, 2010 meeting applies only to new construction and does not have an impact on remodels and/or additions to existing buildings.

Contact the Development Services Department for information.


2009 International Building and Supplemental Code Adoption – effective 7/1/10

  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Existing Building Code
  • 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2009 Washington State Energy Code (effective January 1, 2011)
  • 2009 Property Maintenance Code