Edmonds City Council to discuss residential buffers, sprinklers Tuesday

The Edmonds City Council will meet Tuesday night with the following items on the agenda:

-A public hearing on whether provisions clarifying that lot lines are not intended to overlap the perimeter buffer of Planned Residential Developments should become a permanent part of the development code. There is currently an interim ordinance on the books that prohibits PRDs from using perimeter buffers for their setbacks.

– A public hearing on a proposed ordinance to require installation of residential fire sprinkler systems in new construction of one-family and two-family homes and townhouses.

– Adoption of an ordinance that authorizes a 1-percent increase in the 2011 levy for regular property tax and the Emergency Medical Services levy.  The ordinance also continues the Debt Service Levy. 

– A third quarter budget update

– Approval of the Capital Facilities Plan and Capital Improvement Program  for 2011-2016

– Annual non-represented employees’ compensation update

– Discussion of possible amendments to the 2011 budget.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m in the Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N. Preceding the regular meeting will be an executive session at 6 p.m., following by a  meeting with an Architectural Design Board candidate at 6:45 p.m. A complete agenda can be found here.

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