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Lynnwood City Council Race and Social Justice Coordinator discussion heats up

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By Noel Pai-Young | Lynnwood Times Staff Lynnwood Wash. – The Lynnwood City Council brought in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission (DEI) to have a vigorous discussion about the Lynnwood Race and Social Justice Coordinator Position in their Feb. 16 work session. A motion was raised in the Nov. 23 business meeting by Councilmember […]

Salary Commission votes to increase mayor’s salary despite budget shortfall

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff During a special council meeting on October 21, the Lynnwood City Council moved in and out of the virtual public eye working to combat a proposed 10% salary increase for Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith, with cuts to councilmember salaries. Yet while meeting for two hours in private executive […]

Mayor Smith to veto 6% utility tax cut by city council

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Mayor Smith to veto 6% utility tax cut by city councilby Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff May 30, 2:50 p.m.: Added links to Open Public Meetings Act, COVID-19 Proclamations related to the Open Public Meetings Act, and timeline of ordinance. May 30, 1:10 p.m.: Updated to reflect that no response to questions to the […]

City announces eligibility to receive up to $1.88 million in CARES Act funding

City announces eligibility to receive up to $1.88 million in CARES Act fundingby Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff At its May 26 virtual business meeting, the Lynnwood City Council was joined by Public Information Officer Julie Moore, who confirmed the city of Lynnwood’s eligibility to receive up to $1,188,000 in Federal CARES Act funding […]

Lynnwood City Council letter to Inslee: Re-open Lynnwood!

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by Luke Putvin | Lynnwood Times Staff On April 28, six of seven Lynnwood City Council members addressed a letter to Governor Jay Inslee advocating he broaden the types of businesses currently deemed essential, to open with social distancing measures in place and encourages vulnerable communities to stay home. “The seven [council] members are the […]

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