Edmonds City Council set to make final decision about Harbor Square next steps Tuesday night
Prior to its regularly-scheduled committee meetings Tuesday night, the entire Edmonds City Council will hold an hour-long meeting to decide what to do about a long-standing controversy: Whether to continue work on integrating the Harbor Square Master Plan into the City’s Comprehensive Plan or to withdraw the idea altogether. The decision was scheduled to be made at last week’s meeting, but the council voted to postpone it a week.
The council will also continue discussion on updating the city’s Shoreline Master Program. The city is required by the state’s Shoreline Management Act to update its Shoreline Master Plan, which establishes development standards for shoreline development in Edmonds. The shoreline areas within City of Edmonds jurisdiction include Puget Sound, Lake Ballinger, and the tidally influenced portions of the Edmonds Marsh. Shoreline jurisdiction also applies to upland areas within 200 feet of the shoreline edge and associated wetlands.
Starting at 7 p.m., the City Council is scheduled to meet separately as committees in different meeting rooms as indicated below:
-Parks, Planning and Public Works Committee: Jury Meeting Room.
-Finance Committee: Council Chambers
-Public Safety and Personnel Committee: Police Training Room
All three committees have on their agendas discussion regarding “the establishment and operation of any structures or uses relating to collective gardens, marijuana production, marijuana processing, or marijuana retailing in the City of Edmonds.” The Finance and Parks, Planning and Public Works Committees will also is scheduled to address proposed sewer rate increases.
You can see the complete agenda here. The meetings will be in the City Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N.