Council: Reject emergency mayoral powers | Letter to the Editor
Last updated 12/1/2020 at 3:17pm
I've been following the issues around this evening's (Dec. 1) agenda item 9.1 regarding the administration's request for temporary relief from the requirements of five local code titles.
While the relief is characterized as being in the interest of Edmonds businesses in general, it appears it may be driven more narrowly by the burdens placed on local bars and restaurants by the governor's COVID-19 restrictions. Further, the relief sought around the five code titles seems vague and non-specific and would appear to give the mayor very wide latitude to unilaterally implement any...