Edmonds city meetings this week: levy, council committees, Economic Development Commission

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It’s a busy week for city committee meetings, and citizens are invited to participate.

Monday is the 2010 Citizens Levy Committee, at 6 p.m. in the Brackett Room of City Hall.

On Tuesday, it’s a night of City Council Committee meetings (but no regular council meeting) with a full agenda for each in the Public Safety Complex at 250 5th Ave. N. They include:

– The Community Development and Finance Committee, which will discuss increasing fines for illegal tree cutting, the capital facilities plan for 2011-16 and a briefing on the six-year transportation improvement plan.

– The Finance Committee, which will review an Edmonds Chamber of Commerce request for funding ($5,000) to offset expenses not covered for its annual Fourth of July Celebration; the city’s non-represented compensation policy; a discussion of the mayor’s discretionary pay increases for vacant positions and unspent wages and benefits; and an interlocal agreement with Snohomish Emergency Radio System on fiber optic connections for the 911 and police/fire/EMS record system.

– The Public Safety Committee will discuss mayor and staff recommendations for residential fire sprinkler system requirements for the City of Edmonds.

On Wednesday, the Economic Development Commission will meet from 6-8 p.m. in the Brackett Room of City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. The agenda includes a report from commission subgroups (land use, strategic planning and visioning, technology and tourism), the Green Business Partners program and community outreach.

2 COMMENTS

  1. The Citizens of Edmonds should be applauded for all of the time and energy they give to our community. Now,we just need a bit of real leadership to move us forward! Leaders who do the best they can for Edmonds without listening to a handful of special interest groups.

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