Time for citizens to comment on the Edmonds budget Tuesday night

Citizens will have an opportunity to have their say on the City of Edmonds budget during a public hearing scheduled at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The council is scheduled to review the budget amendments as well as Mayor Mike Cooper’s response to them, and may approve the final budget as well.

All attachments for the budget can be found here.

In addition, the council is scheduled to:

– hold a public hearing on a proposed amendments to update the City’s civil enforcement procedures to be consistent with state law, and a proposed ordinance to increase the basic fine for illegal tree cutting to $1,000 per tree and provide for a tripling of fines if the tree is located on public property or right-of-way.

– confirm the appointment of the city’s new Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Director.

– authorize the mayor to sign an agreement for $100,000 to the Edmonds Center for the Arts to advertise their 2010/2011 season to promote cultural events which attract visitors to Edmonds.

– approve a professional services contract to redesign the city’s website.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N.

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