Will third time be a charm Tuesday night for filling vacant Edmonds City Council seat?


    The Edmonds City Council is set to try a third time this Tuesday, March 11 to fill the Position 6 seat that has been vacant since the end of December.

    After taking votes at two previous meetings that ended in a 3-3 deadlock, the council was scheduled to try again at its Feb. 25 meeting, but instead agreed to take a two-week break, giving councilmembers extra time to interview candidates in the pool of 14 who have applied.

    The council has until March 31 to agree to a candidate; after that the decision goes to the Snohomish County Council.

    The vote is on the agenda for 6 p.m., prior to council committee meetings that are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. In addition, at 5:15 p.m., the council will convene in executive session regarding potential litigation. The executive session is closed to the public and is scheduled to last approximately 45 minutes, followed by the regular meeting.

    Here are the agendas and meeting room locations for each committee:
    Finance Committee, Jury Meeting Room
    A. (10 Minutes) 2014 January Budgetary Financial Report
    B. (10 Minutes) March 2014 Budget Amendment Ordinance
    C. (15 Minutes) Review the cost to have the minutes of committee meetings taped and transcribed.
    D. Public comments (3-minute limit per person)

    Parks, Planning & Public Works Committee, Council Chambers
    A. (15 Minutes) Continued discussion on potential changes to the MP2 zone, affecting the former Unocal lower yard.
    B. (5 Minutes) Senior Center Strategic Planning Process and Proposed Resolution
    C. (10 Minutes) Review current sign code for potential amendment and/or enforcement options.
    D. (10 Minutes) City Park Project Update
    E. (5 Minutes) Frances Anderson Center Accessibility Upgrades Project Acceptance
    F. (5 Minutes) Report on final construction costs for SR 99 International District Enhancement Project and acceptance of
    G. (5 Minutes) Report on final construction costs for the 76th Ave W Temporary Asphalt Overlay Project and acceptance of
    H. (5 Minutes) Report on final construction costs for 76th Ave W Watermain Replacement Project and acceptance of project
    I. (5 Minutes) Report on final construction costs for the Interurban Trail Project and acceptance of project.
    J. (5 Minutes) Authorization for Mayor to sign a Local Agency Agreement with WH Pacific for the Five Corners
    Roundabout Project.
    K. (5 Minutes) Authorize the Mayor to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Shannon & Wilson for tasks to complete
    the Final Feasibility Study for the Willow Creek Daylighting/Edmonds Marsh Restoration Project
    L. (5 Minutes) Traffic Impact Fee Annual Report
    M. Public comments (3-minute limit per person)

    Public Safety and Personnel Committee, Police Training Room
    A. (5 Minutes) Renewal of Contract with Adix’s Bed and Bath for Dogs and Cats for Kenneling Services
    B. (5 Minutes) Review draft language for recreational marijuana licensing ordinance
    C. (15 Minutes) Office Coordinator (SEIU union) job description/position- WasteWater Treatment Plant
    D. (15 Minutes) Update of Edmonds City Code 10.25.090 (regarding probationary periods for promoted or transferred
    classified personnel)
    E. Public comments (3-minute limit per person)

    All meeting rooms are located in the Public Safety Complex, 250 5th Ave. N.

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