Homeless students may get lodging on SR 99
Last updated 3/8/2019 at Noon
On Feb. 26, Edmonds City Council members and Mayor Dave Earling heard a report from Koné Consulting that included the following: Based on Department of Social and Health Services data on those receiving benefits, there are currently about 230 Edmonds residents experiencing homelessness.
The day before, the Lynnwood City Council approved a bond ordinance authorizing the spending of up to $5.1 million to purchase a motel with the idea of supporting homeless students and their families in the Edmonds School District.
That figure could include support from surrounding communities in the dist...