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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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Public Survey for Downtown Parking Study

Thanks to the over 700 people who participated in the online survey and the approximately 45 people who attended the Public Scoping Meeting on 8/8.  To view a video recording of the Public Scoping meeting, click here.  To view a summary report on the results of the public survey, click here.  
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Citizens' Housing Commission

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.
The Summer Craze is available
Visit the Edmonds Recreation page to view the Craze or view all classes at www.RecZone.org. Includes all the information you need on Concerts in the Park, Outdoor Movies, as well as Summer Camps and classes! Come into the Frances Anderson Center to pick up your copy.

Summer Registration is open
Registration for Edmonds Summer Camps is open as well as summer classes and programs. Register online at www.RecZone.org, in person at the Frances Anderson Center Front Desk or by calling 425-771-0230.

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Sponsorship Opportunities
Enhance your company’s image, increase exposure, and support family-friendly community events by becoming an event sponsor! Capture the attention of hundreds of locals –all ages, all walks of life. Various levels available. For more information call 425-771-0268 or email kim.anderson@edmondswa.gov.

Current sponsorship opportunities:
  • Health & Fitness Expo
  • Outdoor Movie Nites
  • Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference

 SPRING EVENTS all events are FREE!

Earth Day Ivy Pull at City Park | Saturday April 20 | 9am-12pm | Edmonds City Park, 600 3rd Ave S 
Some gloves, tools and refreshments will be provided, but please bring cutting and digging tools if you have them. Participants must sign in at the pavilion near the entrance to the park, where they will be directed to a work area. Dress for the weather, as this event will happen rain or shine.

Rotary Easter Egg Hunt | Saturday April 20 | 10:00am |Frances Anderson Center Fields                           www.daybreakersrotary.com/easter-egg-hunt
The Daybreakers will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for kids from 3 to 10 years old at the Frances Anderson field. Kids will  scramble for chocolate eggs, candy and prizes in age-appropriate areas. We encourage all families to bring a basket to collect eggs and candy, as well as nonperishable food or cash donation to benefit the Edmonds Food Bank.

Watershed Fun Fair |Saturday May 4|11am-3pm|Willow Creek Salmon Hatchery Demo Garden, 95 Pine St                 Edmonds Discovery Programs 
A fun family event chock full of exhibits, games, crafts, and activities especially for kids. Feed a fish, learn about backyard wildlife habitat, soil and water conservation and more. Dance with ImaginationBand on an imaginative musical adventure full of original music starting at 1pm Workshops on Natural Yard Care will be given throughout the day.

Health & Fitness Expo | Saturday May 18 | 9am-12pm |Edmonds School District Stadium, 7600 212th St SW  www.HFExpo.edmondswa.gov
Over 50 booths, free health screenings, Active Zone, Fun Run, Bike Rodeo, healthy snack samples, family gardening, family fitness stage and more!

Memorial Day Program |Monday May 27 | 11am | Edmonds Memorial Cemetery   & Columbarium, 820 15th St SW      Join us as we celebrate Memorial Day. We will be emphasizing both Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, with special recognition to the new Memorial Monument installed in February. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments will be served.

Yost Pool Opening | Saturday June 1 | Yost Pool, 9535 Bowdoin Way                                                                   ww.edmondswa.gov/parks-recreation-departments/aquatics
Yost pool is operated by Dale Turner YMCA. Yost pool will be open for a variety of pool activities including public swim, lap swim, Masters team, water walks, family swims and is introducing water polo! Please check the schedule for pool availability and pricing. The pool is open from June 1st until September 8th.

City Hires New State Legislative Lobbyist

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(Edmonds, WA) - After several years of outstanding service by Olympia lobbyist Jennifer Ziegler, who is cutting back her workload in 2020, Mayor Earling has engaged the services of Olympia-based Debora Munguia to provide government relations and lobbyist services in 2020. read more

Edmonds Marsh Project Awarded NFWF Funding

Edmonds Marsh Daylighting Project Awarded $450,000 for Design Work

(Edmonds, WA) – The City of Edmonds is excited to have received a notice of an award of $450,000 in grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s (NFWF) National Coastal Resiliency Fund to further design of the Edmonds Marsh Daylighting Project, which seeks to reestablish the hydraulic connection between the Edmonds Marsh and Puget Sound and restore significant fish and wildlife habitat that has been lost over time. read more 

Tree Board has Vacancies to Fill

The Edmonds Citizens’ Tree Board has several member positions plus an alternate member position that may be available in January 2020. The City is seeking applications for these positions.

The Citizens’ Tree Board actively encourages the planting, protecting, and maintaining of trees for long-term community benefit. Tree Board meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, starting at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N, Edmonds. Members may assist with special events, such as tree planting for Arbor Day.

More information about the Tree Board is on the Tree Board website
Board members must live within the Edmonds city limits. Interests or backgrounds in urban forestry, horticulture, and habitat enviroscaping are encouraged but not required

Each councilmember appoints one Tree Board member to a term that matches the term of the appointing councilmember. The alternate member is appointed by the council president to a one-year term. All appointments must be confirmed by a majority of the full city council.

The application form is available as follows:

Online at:          www.edmondswa.gov Go to Boards and Commissions under the government tab and click on current openings


E-mail:          jana.spellman@edmondswa.gov to have an application e-mailed to you.

At City Hall:   First and Second Floor Reception desks 121 5th Ave N Edmonds, WA.

Call:              425.771.0220 to have application mailed to you.

Applications must be submitted to the City by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 9, 2019.

See application form for submission information.

Mayor Earling Offers Comments on the Effects of Initiative 976

Passage of I-976 May Mean up to $700,000 Hit to Transportation Budget


After clear passage by Washington voters of Initiative 976, aimed at rolling back automobile license tab fees to just $30, the impacts to Edmonds, the Puget Sound Region, and the State are just starting to be estimated. One thing is certain: cutbacks across the board and around the state may need to become a reality. read more

Attention Food Service Businesses! - New ordinances take effect January 1, 2020

Reminder: New food service ordinances take effect January 1, 2020. Ordinance #4145 adopts a city-wide ban on use of noncompostable single use plastic utensils by food service businesses. Ordinance #4139 adopts a ban on the use of non-compostable food service containers by food service businesses wtihin the City of Edmonds. For more information, click here.

City and Ed! Announce 3rd Annual Amateur Caroling Contest

City and Ed! announce third annual amateur caroling contest in downtown Edmonds. For more information click here.

Edmonds Sister City Commission Recruiting Chaperones for the 2020 Student Exchange

Chaperones to lead a group of 10 local students ages 14-18 on this two week exchange

1049 MMS 1564393556655 attachment1 20190729 175109(Edmonds – WA) Every summer students from the Edmonds area visit our Sister City of Hekinan, Japan for a two week stay. Edmonds Sister City Commission is accepting applications for educators interested in co-leading this trip during the last two weeks of July 2020. Chaperones stay with a host family in Hekinan and travel costs are paid by the Commission. This program has organized exchanges between the two Sister Cities for over 500 middle and high school aged students. Press Release | Application

Edmonds Sells Civic Park Bonds at Favorable Rate

Interest cost to City lower than expected

(Edmonds, WA) – On the heels of last week’s Standard & Poor’s award of its highest, “AAA” credit rating to the City of Edmonds, today’s sale of bonds for the development of Civic Park exceeded expectations, with a favorably low interest cost offered by the winning firm, Raymond James & Associates. read more

Downtown Edmonds Holiday Market Returns for 2019

The Downtown Edmonds Holiday Market returns for a fifth season. Starts Saturday, November 9, 2019. For more information click here

Downtown Edmonds Holiday Market Returns for 2019

The Downtown Edmonds Holiday Market returns for a fifth season. Starts Saturday, November 9, 2019. For more information click here

S&P Global Ratings assigned its AAA rating to Edmonds

sandpStandard & Poor’s Global Ratings assigned its coveted “AAA” long-term rating to the City of Edmonds, a first in the City’s history. The international credit-ratings firm declared their outlook as “stable” for the Edmonds financial picture in assigning its triple-A rating for series 2019 limited tax general obligation bonds. Read the Full Report Here

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