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2019 budget includes $1.3 million for the marsh


Last updated 12/12/2018 at Noon

The Edmonds City Council approved its 2019 budget on Tuesday, a budget so top-heavy with amendments that Finance Director Scott James was scrambling to provide the exact dollar amount late Wednesday. It wasn’t available at press time.

Last year’s budget came in at $92.4 million.

The big takeaway was the council’s decision to allocate $1.3 million toward restoration efforts of the Edmonds Marsh, money that Councilmember Diane Buckshnis said is needed to show state and federal grant funders that it has “skin in the game.”

Last week, Mayor Dave Earling said he would commit to find...

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