What's the rush with the 2022 CIP/CFP? | Letter to the Editor
Last updated 10/26/2021 at 12:04pm
The rate increases you see in your utility bills are due to projections on two critical budgetary tools: the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the Capital Facilities Plan (CFP).
In addition to rushing approval of the budget (scheduled for Nov. 16 this year), Council President Susan Paine and Mayor Mike Nelson are rushing approval of the CIP/CFP as well.
These documents contain millions of dollars of Edmonds capital improvements and construction, which are directly tied to the budget. The CIP/CFP focuses mostly on public works (water, sewer, streets) and parks construction.
In 2019, Coun...