Updated with new information regarding Tuesday’s executive session.
Thanks to snowy weather last week, the Edmonds City Council is meeting this Monday and Tuesday.
Monday’s meeting is a repeat of the agenda for last Tuesday’s canceled meeting, with a newsworthy addition: Council President Strom Peterson announced over the weekend that the council will be voting on a resolution in support of marriage equality, which is being considered by the Washington State Legislature. “Council Member Michael Plunkett and I are proudly cosponsoring this action,” Peterson wrote on Facebook. “Please show your support and contact the council at firstname.lastname@example.org.”
– hold a public hearing on proposed changes to outdoor dining regulations.
– hear a presentation by the city attorney regarding laws relates to councilmembers.
– authorize the mayor to sign a two-year interlocal agreement for the Lake Ballinger/McAleer Creek Watershed Forum, and approve $1,600 per year for administrative costs.
– approve municipal code changes to simplify rules for providing concessions in parks.
Prior to its regular meeting, the Council will hold an executive session at 6 p.m. to discuss labor negotiations and real estate matters. The regular meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Tuesday’s council meeting starts at 6:15 p.m. and includes a 30-minute report on the Regional Fire Authority and two hours devoted to the second Edmonds Strategic Plan & Visioning Retreat involving the council, the Edmonds Planning Board and the Economic Development Commission. Prior to Tuesday’s regular meeting, the council will meet in executive session at 5:45 p.m. regarding potential litigation. This session, which is not open to the public, is scheduled to last 30 minutes and no action is expected.
Both regular meetings will be in the Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, at 250 5th Ave. N., Edmonds. You can see the complete agenda for each meeting here.
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