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

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.

  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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