Pedestrian safety improvements to be discussed during May 8 council meeting

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Pedestrian safety improvements at various city street crossings will be among the items studied when the Edmonds City Council meets in committees Tuesday, May 8.

The Parks and Public Works Committee will hear a presentation regarding an agreement with KPG for citywide pedestrian improvements at nine crossings, through the installation of pedestrian-activated signals, refuge islands, pavement markings, signs and lighting.

During its brief business meeting prior to the committee meetings, the council is also scheduled to consider the appointment of David Brewster to Position #3 on the Edmonds Public Facilities District Board, and to hear a proclamation for Music4Life.

The council will interview Brewster during a separate special meeting at 6:30 p.m., prior to its 7 p.m. regular meeting.

The city council committee meetings are work sessions for the city council and staff only, with no public comment taken. The meetings are not streamed live or videotaped, but they are open to the public. The committees meet concurrently in separate rooms as indicated below.

Parks and Public Works Committee (Council Chamber)
– Presentation of a Local Agency Agreement with KPG for Citywide Pedestrian Crossing Improvements
– Briefing of the 2019-2024 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program
– WAVE Cable Fanchise agreement renewal
– Presentation of the Traffic Impact Fee Annual Report
– Repayment of Snohomish County Community Development Block Grant funds

Finance Committee (Jury Meeting Room)
– Ground lease for the Waterfront Center
– March 2018 Quarterly Financial Report

Public Safety, Personnel and Planning Committee (Police Training Room)
– Civil Service Commission – code update (10.25.090- Filling of vacancies – Probationary period)
– Interlocal Agreement with Edmonds School District for School Resource Officer
– Shoreline Master Program periodic review.

All meetings will be in the Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N., Edmonds. You can see the complete agenda here.

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