Marsh & Shoreline Salmon Recovery Tour

Saturday October 4, 2014 10:30-12:00
Keeley O'Connell, Restoration Ecologist, will educate the public about the Nearshore environment and what our community needs to do to restore native salmon populations. Invited groups include:

Mayor Earling and Edmonds City Council
Edmonds Planning Board
Mayors Climate Protection Committee
WWU Marine Ecology students
Edmonds Woodway Students Saving Salmon Club
Sustainable Edmonds

Meet at Harbor Square Athletic Club by Edmonds Marsh. Dress for the weather and walking. Should be fun and educational! Treats provided.

Westgate Proposals

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. The current draft of the specific zoning code proposal can be viewed here.
The City Council has scheduled another public hearing for October 7, 2014, as well as Council study sessions for September 23 and October 14, 2014. You can follow the process by referring to the various online agendas for each meeting, as they are posted.

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
Councilmember Bloom to hold public meeting on Westgate

grocery-parking.jpgCouncilmember Joan Bloom will be holding a public "Town Hall" meeting about the Westgate plan and zoning proposals that are currently being considered by the City Council. The meeting will be on Monday, September 15th, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at:

Faith Community Church
10220 238th Street SW
Edmonds, WA 98020

The meeting will be held in the basement; there is another meeting going on in the church upstairs.

Please click here to see extensive background information on the proposals. The current draft of the zoning portion of the proposal can be viewed here (1.3MB ARgif2).

Mayor Earling Schedules Second Town Hall Meeting
town hall flier Sept(Edmonds – WA) On the heels of a very successful Perrinville Town Hall meeting in June, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled a second Town Hall for Thursday, September 11th at the new Community Health Center of Snohomish County located at 23320 Hwy. 99 in Edmonds from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. read more
Five Corners Roundabout
Five Corners Roundabout Project
Expect traffic delays and pedestrian detours
Five Corners Roundabout 3D Simulation DEA
Veterans Plaza Call For Designs

Press Release | More information


Edmonds Street Scramble October 25 2014 - Registration Now Open
Edmonds Street ScrambleEDMONDS STREET SCRAMBLE OCTOBER 25, 2014
For families, friends, runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts!  With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out!  Registration now open!

Chapter by Chapter
A Progressive Literary Sampler for Writers and Readers
Saturday, September 13 • 9:30 am - 1 pm
click here for more information

Parks, Recreation and Open Space Draft Plan Ready for Citizen Review
Parks, Recreation and Open Space Draft Plan Ready for Citizen Review
View the press release
View the Draft PROS Plan 
Edmonds Sand Sculpting Contest - August 12
Free family fun in Edmonds!  Flyer

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
Mayor Earling Appoints Patrick Doherty to the Community Services Economic Development Director Position
Doherty comp(Edmonds, WA) Mayor Dave Earling is appointing Patrick Doherty to fill the Community Services Economic Development Director position, and will be seeking City Council confirmation on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  Mr. Doherty is scheduled to begin his work with the City on July 30, 2014. read more
Water Break
July 17th 2014 - Notice - Temporary Disruption in Normal Water Service
As a result of a broken 8-inch water main on 2nd Ave N this morning, the City water system is experiencing isolated outages and widespread water discoloration issues.  The dirty water is non-toxic and is discolored by iron oxide particles dislodged from water mains due to sudden pressure changes in the system.  City staff are working quickly to complete the repair and return service to normal for all water utility customers.  This notice will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.  Thank you for your patience.

UPDATE: The repairs have been made to the water main at 2nd Ave N and Main St, water is re-entering the system now.  The City recommends that affected customers run their COLD water from major faucets (bathtubs, hose bibs, etc.) until air and discolored water are out of the system.  Normal potable water quality should resume after a few minutes.  Thank you.  
July is Park & Recreation Month
PandR-Month-Web-Logo-291x210July is Park & Recreation Month
Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air according to a new survey released by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. That’s why this month, City of Edmonds and NRPA are challenging everyone to get out and visit their community parks and recreation during national Park and Recreation Month. 

Edmonds Strategic Plan
Strategic Action Plan
2014 Governor's Smart Communities Award Winner!
 Strategic Action Plan adopted April 2, 2013
Strategic Action Plan Implementation
Strategic Action Plan

The Strategic Action Plan was approved by the City Council on April 2, 2013, click here  to view.
Click here for information on the Strategic Action Plan process and to view the Strategic Action Plan that was approved by City Council on April 2, 2013.

FREE Water Conservation Kits

The City of Edmonds is providing a limited number of free water-saver kits to its customers this year. There are two types of water-saver kits available on a first-come first-serve basis, while supplies last.  At this time there is also a limited supply of free automatic shut-off watering timer devices - for use with lawn sprinklers or drip irrigation hoses.  Click here for more information.

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
Mayor Schedules First Town Hall
(Edmonds - WA) In an effort to increase communication between the City and Edmonds residents, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled the first in a series of town hall meetings he plans to host throughout Edmonds. First up - Perrinville... read more

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