Note correction that there will be no public comment taken following city attorney deliberations.
The Edmonds City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday solely for the purpose of interviewing firms that have applied to serve as the City Attorney. The schedule includes:
5:30 p.m. Gary McLean
6:30 p.m. Scott Snyder, Ogden Murphy Wallace PLLC (currently serving as city attorney)
7:30 p.m. Break
7:45 p.m. Jeffrey Taraday, Lighthouse Law Group PLLC
8:45 p.m. Grant Weed, Weed Graafstra and Benson, Inc., PS
The City Council is scheduled for 30 minutes of deliberations after the interviews, followed by council comments and the mayor’s comments. it’s possible that they could announce their decision that evening, Council President Strom Peterson said.
On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5, the Council will hold its annual retreat, which will run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, in the Brackett Meeting Room of City Hall, 121 – 5th Ave. N. During the retreat, the council will set priorities for the coming year and develop a 2011 action plan. They will also take public comment from 4:15-4:30 p.m. on Friday. A complete retreat agenda is here.