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The Edmonds City Council is currently reviewing proposals for zoning changes in the Westgate commercial area.

You can find information on the history of this project here. The current draft of the specific zoning code proposal can be viewed here.
The City Council has scheduled another public hearing for October 7, 2014, as well as Council study sessions for September 23 and October 14, 2014. You can follow the process by referring to the various online agendas for each meeting, as they are posted.

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS...

Mayor Earling Hosts Town Hall on Growing Train Traffic Concerns

(Edmonds, WA)   Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling is hosting a Town Hall the evening of October 2nd to discuss what experts predict may be an alarming increase in train traffic through Edmonds. The public event begins at 6:30 pm in the Plaza Room of the Edmonds Library.  The purpose of the Town Hall is to share information about the substantial projected growth in oil and coal transport by train, as well as the overall continued increase in volumes of train traffic passing through downtown Edmonds, and to discuss the critical impact that increases in train traffic will have on the Edmonds waterfront community and state Ferry system. The meeting will offer the public an opportunity to raise questions, share concerns and provide information. read more

City of Edmonds Hit with Unexpectedly Large Bill from Fire District 1 for Retroactive Employment Contract

(Edmonds – WA) Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling announced Tuesday that the City of Edmonds, together with the cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier, has received word from Fire District 1 leadership that, pursuant to contracts with their union personnel, the cities now owe retroactive payment for represented employee pay raises accruing from 2013 and 2014. For the City of Edmonds the bill amounts to $1.67 million.  read more

Mayor Earling Schedules Second Town Hall Meeting

town hall flier Sept(Edmonds – WA) On the heels of a very successful Perrinville Town Hall meeting in June, Mayor Dave Earling has scheduled a second Town Hall for Thursday, September 11th at the new Community Health Center of Snohomish County located at 23320 Hwy. 99 in Edmonds from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. read more

Help Local Entrepreneurs: Remember to Patronize Five Corners Businesses

5 corners construction 1 comp(Edmonds – WA) With construction of the new five corners roundabout well-underway, the City would like to remind residents that they can help support local entrepreneurs at that intersection by patronizing their establishments. read more

Businesses Take the City of Edmonds Green Business Pledge

GreenBusiness web(Edmonds – WA) Congratulations and thank you to our local businesses who took the green business pledge during the first round of pledging: 

Gallery North
Merri Lee Jacobs, PhD Psychologist
Landau Associates
Walnut Street Coffee
Cheesemonger’s Table
City of Edmonds Public Works Department

As part of the City of Edmonds’ efforts to encourage environmental awareness... read more

Edmonds to Receive Governor's Smart Communities Award

(Edmonds - WA) the City of Edmonds' Strategic Action Plan is a merit award winner int he Governor's 2014 Smart Communities Award program, as announced by Mayor Dave Earling. read more

Click here for Governor Inslee's official announcement.

NEWS OF INTEREST...

Marsh & Shoreline Salmon Recovery Tour

Saturday October 4, 2014 10:30-12:00
Keeley O'Connell, Restoration Ecologist, will educate the public about the Nearshore environment and what our community needs to do to restore native salmon populations. Invited groups include:

Mayor Earling and Edmonds City Council
Edmonds Committees, Boards, and Commissions 
WWU Marine Ecology students
Edmonds Woodway Students Saving Salmon
Sustainable Edmonds
General Public

Meet at Harbor Square Athletic Club by Edmonds Marsh. Dress for the weather and walking. Should be fun and educational! Treats provided.

Edmonds Street Scramble October 25 2014 - Registration Now Open

Edmonds Street ScrambleEDMONDS STREET SCRAMBLE OCTOBER 25, 2014
For families, friends, runners, cyclists and walking enthusiasts!  With a special map as your guide, find as many checkpoints as you can before time runs out!  Registration now open! 
www.GetMeRegistered.com/EdmondsStreetScramble
PRESS RELEASE

Veterans Plaza Call For Designs

VETERANS PLAZA CALL FOR DESIGNS
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FREE Water Conservation Kits

The City of Edmonds is providing a limited number of free water-saver kits to its customers this year. There are two types of water-saver kits available on a first-come first-serve basis, while supplies last.  At this time there is also a limited supply of free automatic shut-off watering timer devices - for use with lawn sprinklers or drip irrigation hoses.  Click here for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Are you interested in serving the Edmonds' community? City of Edmonds Boards and Commissions are a great way to do that. Here's a list of current openings:



 
    •  Architectural Design Board
    •  Arts Commission Student Representative
    •  Cemetery Board
    •  Historic Preservation Commission
    •  Library Board
    •  Planning Board
    •  Sister City Commission
    •  Tree Board Student Representative

You can find out more about each of these openings and get an application by going to the Boards and Commissions Openings webpage. You can also contact the Mayor's Office by phone @ 425.771.0247 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .