2022 Edmonds budget: A plan to spend money
Finance director: Expect earlier deadline next year as well
Last updated 12/2/2021 at 11:09am
The Edmonds City Council last week approved a $122.5 million budget for 2022. That said, the nuts and bolts of actually tackling this yearly task was so unlike anything residents who followed along have seen in recent years.
There was a finance director who pushed for a completed budget almost a month before last year's, in mid-December.
There was political maneuvering, all deemed legal by the city attorney. According to attorney Jeff Taraday, Council President Susan Paine legally continued the regularly scheduled Nov. 16 meeting to Nov. 17, instead of pushing it to Tuesday, Nov. 23, the n...