Law firm gets a new 3-year contract
Acrimony marks process of renewal for Lighthouse Law Group
Last updated 1/21/2020 at 11:18am
Edmonds City Council members have signed off on a new, three-year contract with its longtime city attorney, Lighthouse Law Group, but only after some acrimony and bruised feelings.
The group, founded by Jeff Taraday, has served as the city's attorney since 2011. The group also provides services to the City of Maple Valley.
The 5-2 vote was approved Nov. 27, with council President Adrienne Fraley Monillas and Mayor-elect Mike Nelson voting against. (Read Fraley-Monillas' editorial on page 4.)
One of the main issues regarding the contract was whether to continue to work with Lighthouse or swi...