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Council votes no on grants, climate managers | City Briefs

Council votes against climate action, grants managers The Edmonds City Council has voted against adding a full-time grants manager and climate action manager. Mayor Mike Nelson had... — Updated 11/16/2023

 By Beacon staff    News

Free vision and hearing screening | City Brief

The Edmonds Waterfront Center in partnership with the Edmonds Lions Club is offering free vision and hearing screenings from 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the Edmonds Waterfront Center. No registration is required. Call... — Updated 11/2/2023

 By Beacon staff    News

History buff? Historic Preservation Commission seeks 2 professionals | City Brief

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is recruiting for two professional openings. Qualified candidates will have experience in identifying, evaluating, and protecting historic resources and have a background in any of the... — Updated 11/2/2023


Roadwork on Main; FixIt; Tree Board appointment | City Briefs

Head's up: Roadwork to impact traffic on Main Street The City is working to complete the final paving and reconstruction of the east decorative concrete crosswalk at Sixth Avenue... — Updated 9/7/2023


Car tabs increase; Comp Plan update | City Briefs

Council approves doubling local car tab fee The City Council, in a 5-2, has approved doubling the city's vehicle license from $20 to $40. Washington law allows city or county... — Updated 7/20/2023


Funds for elementary schools; Let's Ride | City Briefs

Funding approved for 3 elementary schools The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance providing one-time funding of $210,000 to the Edmonds School District for... — Updated 6/22/2023


Public hearing on mixed-use apartments | City Briefs

Public hearing on 605/611 Main mixed-use apartments The City of Edmonds Architectural Design Board will hold a hybrid special meeting 6 p.m. June 15 to continue the Phase I public... — Updated 6/13/2023


Tab increase delayed; attorney stays; 4th Ave. corridor boost | City Briefs

Council delays decision on vehicle tab increase The City County has postponed a proposal that would double the vehicle license fee. Washington law allows city or county governments... — Updated 4/27/2023


Free parking at BofA; City Park opening date | City Briefs

Free after-hours parking added to BofA lot There is now expanded free parking in downtown Edmonds, as the City Council allocated funds in the 2023 budget to allow for leasing of par... — Updated 4/19/2023


Library update; public info on tree code | City Briefs

Library exec to give update on Edmonds Library Sno-Isle Libraries Executive Director Lois Langer will provide an update on the renovation and reopening of the Edmonds Library as... — Updated 3/30/2023


School cameras; Civic Roundtable | City Briefs

Cameras approved for 4 school locations Edmonds councilmembers have approved a resolution to add school speed-zone cameras at four locations: Edmonds-Woodway and Scriber Lake high... — Updated 2/23/2023


Mayor's State of the City; council appointments | City Briefs

Mayor to deliver State of the City address Feb. 2 The public is invited to attend Mayor Mike Nelson’s 2023 State of the City address Thursday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in person at the Edmonds Waterfront Center and... — Updated 1/26/2023


Underground stormwater facility construction starts soon | City briefs

The installation of a new underground stormwater infiltration facility will begin at 96th Avenue West on Nov. 21. The project will install new infiltration chambers with a stormwater pretreatment facility, which decrease and slow... — Updated 11/17/2022


Seaview Park Infiltration Facility construction to begin | City briefs

This week, construction is scheduled to begin on the Seaview Park Infiltration Facility Phase 2 Project. The project will expand the capacity of an existing stormwater infiltration facility located at Seaview Park in Edmonds.... — Updated 11/17/2022


Business District buildings must have ground-floor commercial | City briefs

The Edmonds City Council on Monday approved a code amendment that prohibits multifamily-only housing in the Building District 2 area downtown. It requires buildings in that area to... — Updated 11/13/2022


Edmonds event honors producers | City briefs

Two Edmonds event producers were among 19 of the state’s top festival and event organizers, supporters, and events presented with industry awards. Craig Cooke from Pacific Rim Talent and Mike Prebezac from Event Management... — Updated 11/10/2022


VFW Post 8870 presents Veterans Day event Nov. 11 | City briefs

VFW Post 8870 and other local veterans will host a Veterans Day event at the Edmonds Veterans Plaza at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Keynote speakers will be artist/Marine veteran Michael Reagan and Mike Schindler of Operation Military... — Updated 11/10/2022


Edmonds Historical Museum hosts Pedal Fire Truck raffle | City briefs

Just in time for the holiday season, the Edmonds Historical Museum will be selling raffle tickets for the 2022 fire pedal truck. Tickets can be purchased for $2 in front of the museum at 118 Fifth Ave. N. on Saturdays from 10... — Updated 11/10/2022


Levy; Purple Heart; Vollenteers; Arts | City Briefs

No property tax increase; EMS levy rises by 1% Edmonds homeowners will not see their property taxes increased in 2023 as City Council members on Tuesday unanimously voted to maintain 2022 city’s property tax levy at the same... — Updated 11/3/2022


Building heights resurface | City Briefs

Building heights: It's a no Building heights have always been a contentious issue in Edmonds. On Tuesday, councilmembers rejected a consultant report that the City consider a 2- to... — Updated 10/6/2022


76th delays; town halls; council applications | City Briefs

Expect delays on 76th Avenue West Construction for the 76th Avenue West overlay project began Wednesday, Sept. 28, and continues through the end of November. The project, a collaboration between the cities of Edmonds and Lynnwood,... — Updated 9/29/2022


71 fireworks calls in Edmonds over 4-day holiday | City Briefs

Edmonds did not have a fireworks show this year due to the renovation of Civic Park, but of course that doesn't mean the skies didn't light and go boom for the four-day Independence... — Updated 7/7/2022


Pavement work; kudos; appointment; Diversity Commission | City Briefs

7 lane-miles: Pavement overlay program begins The City of Edmonds is paving about seven lane-miles of streets at various locations throughout the city this summer. The project is... — Updated 6/23/2022


Ed! meeting; whistleblower complaint | City Briefs

Public invited to virtual meeting of Downtown Alliance The 2022 Annual Ed! (Edmonds Downtown Alliance) member meeting is 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, via Zoom. Members and the... — Updated 4/24/2022


City to hire assistant police outside of department | City Briefs

City will hire assistant police chief outside of department The City of Edmonds reports that it will soon extend a final offer to two external assistant chief candidates. Current interim assistant chiefs are Josh McClure and Shane... — Updated 2/24/2022


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