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Public Open House on 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update To Be Held
2015 Comprehensive Plan Update Open House

February 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Brackett Room, 3rd floor City Hall, 121 - 5th Avenue North.

The open house will feature information on the update process and the work done thus far. Questions and input from the public are welcome. Read more here...
comp planYou can find out more about the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update and planning process by clicking here.
 
Citizens Economic Development Commission Seeks Student Rep
EDC Seeks Student Rep
Press Release ~ EDC Seeks Student Representativeapplication • information sheet
 
Adopt-A-Flower Basket or Corner Park
ADOPT-A-FLOWER BASKET - DON'T MISS OUT
Press Release | More Information
 
Marina Beach Master Plan Open House - March 4, 6-7:30pm

Marina Beach Master Plan Open House - March 4, 6-7:30pm
Press Release

 
2015 Traffic Calming Program

(Edmonds - WA) The City of Edmonds is trying to decrease speeds and reduce cut-through traffic along our local streets in order to increase safety for both vehicles and non-motorized traffic. $20,000 has been budgeted in 2015 for continuance of the City’s Traffic Calming Program. The program consists of a three-phase process: (1) Petition and Review for Qualification; (2) Education / Enforcement; and (3) Installation of Traffic Calming Devices.

To see the full press release and learn more about how to get a location considered click here.

 
EarthCorps & Hazel Miller Foundation support Puget Sound Stewards

EarthCorps & Hazel Miller Foundation support Puget Sound Stewards
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Update on Edmonds -- Winter 2015
The Winter 2015 Edition of "Update on Edmonds" is available. Check it out...
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2015 Edmonds Sister City Commission Student Trip to Japan! DEADLINE EXTENSION
The City of Edmonds Sister City Commission is looking forward to sending a delegation of up to 15 students, ages 14 – 18, to their Sister City of Hekinan, Japan, this summer in mid-July for two weeks. Then, in early August, a student delegation from Hekinan will visit the Edmonds area for two weeks. 

These student exchanges are part of the mission of the Edmonds Sister City Commission which is “to promote international communication and understanding through exchanges of people, ideas, and culture” and they have been taking place for over 23 years.

While in Hekinan, the students will stay with host families. Students and their families will be financially responsible for their roundtrip airfare, as well as a portion of the cost for chaperones. Edmonds area students who are interested in participating are encouraged to visit the Commission’s webpage for an application packet and more information at www.escc.edmondswa.gov  and click on Exchange Program in the left-hand menu. You can also get an application in person at Edmonds City Hall, 121 5th Avenue North, in downtown Edmonds, or by calling 425.771.0247.

Application deadline is Friday, February 27, 2015 by 4:30 pm. 
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2015 State of the City Address
(Edmonds, WA) On Thursday morning, February 12th at the Edmonds Theater, Mayor Dave Earling gave his 2015 "State of the City" address to a packed house. Joining the Mayor onstage for opening remarks was acclaimed guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves of Rick Steves’ Europe and Edmonds School Board President Diana White. The presentation was videotaped by My Edmonds News and can be seen by clicking here.
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Mayor Earling Appoints Linda W.Y. Coburn to the Municipal Court Judge Position
Linda Coburn - BW 2(Edmonds, WA) Mayor Dave Earling is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda W.Y. Coburn to fill the Municipal Court Judge position. The City Council officially confirmed this appointment and conducted the oath of office on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  Ms. Coburn will begin her work on the bench today, January 14, 2015. read more
 
2015 Budgeting
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 Adopted Budget is available [here]. 
 
City Launches Facebook Page
facebook(Edmonds - WA)  The City of Edmonds has launched a new Facebook page as part of its ongoing effort to enhance communications with the community. The City adopted its social media policy last Fall, with the goal of launching a Facebook page in the new year. read more
 
Citizens Economic Development Commission Openings
logoThe City of Edmonds is currently seeking applicants to fill an opening on the Citizens Economic Development Commission, see press release here.

For more information, or an application, please visit our Boards & Commissions' webpage or contact the Mayor's Office by phone 425.771.0247 or email.


 
Notice of Edmonds City Council Vacancy for Position #2

 

NOTICE OF EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL VACANCY FOR POSITION #2

The City Council of the City of Edmonds is accepting applications from qualified Edmonds’ residents to be considered for appointment to a vacancy on the Edmonds City Council for position #2.

Please see Press Release

To access Council Application Form for Council Position No. 2 click here.

 

 
Concessions in Parks - Request for Proposal (RFP)
Concessions in Parks - Request for Proposal (RFP)
Press Release | More Info | Deadline 4:30pm January 30, 2015
 
Make Your Shelter Reservation Beginning February 2, 2015

MAKE YOUR PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATION

Edmonds Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will begin taking reservations for picnic shelters for the 2015 season on Monday, February 2, at 9:00 am.  Shelters can be rented from April 1 through September 30. City Park has three shelters and a gazebo, and Hickman Park has one shelter that can be reserved for your enjoyment. The cost per shelter Monday thru Thursday is $110 and $125 on Friday thru Sundays. The gazebo is $60 per reservation. Ball field reservations are $10R and $12NR per hour with a three hour maximum.  Reservations begin in person at 9:00 am at the Recreation Office at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds. Phone reservations begin at 9 am February 3, by calling 425.771.0230.  Please call 425.771.0230 for additional information.

 
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
 
2015 Historic Edmonds Calendar available now.
NewsRelPic2015Calendar2The new Historic Edmonds Calendar for 2015 is now available for FREE at City Hall (121 5th Ave N) and the Anderson Center (700 Main Street). Because the supply is limited, they are available at up to 5 per individual or up to 20 per business. The calendar includes composite photos of old/new Edmonds by local artist Andy Eccleshall. Get yours today!

 


 

 
Learn more about the City's Traffic Calming Program
Have neighborhood traffic concerns?  Learn more about what you can do by clicking this LINK
 
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

 

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