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Public hearing on rezoning to high-density multi-family for HASCO project

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 14, 2023—Two public hearings were held during the Lynnwood City Council business meeting on November 13 — both in regard to zoning. A third Public Hearing for a proposed $5.5 million property tax levy on Lynnwood residents that was to take place, was rescheduled for next Monday, November 20, the week of […]

Lynnwood temporarily halts applications for substance abuse outpatient clinics

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 18, 2023—To ensure adequate evaluation of its zoning codes, the Lynnwood City Council, during an emergency Special Business Meeting on Monday, April 17, voted 5-1 to an immediate six-month halt of the acceptance and processing of all applications for substance abuse outpatient clinics within its boundaries. Because the City of Lynnwood Municipal […]

Lynnwood Council considering resolution supporting assault weapons ban

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 4, 2023—Lynnwood Councilman George Hurst plans to bring forward a resolution supporting HB-1240, the state-level legislation prohibiting the sale of assault weapons, much to the disagreement of Councilman Patrick Decker who questioned whether the decision was constitutional.  The announcement was made at council’s Work Session on Monday, April 3, during the meeting’s […]

Lynnwood leaders celebrate RAISE grant for Poplar Way Extension Bridge

Poplar Way Bridge

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 18, 2022 – On Tuesday, August 16, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) met with Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell and other City of Lynnwood officials to tour the future site of the Poplar Way Extension Bridge. “Representative Rick Larson has just been amazing,” Mayor Frizzell told the Lynnwood Times when asked to share the […]

Mukilteo narrowly adopts Housing Action Plan

Mukilteo HAP

MUKILTEO, Wash., June 9, 2021 – The Mukilteo City Council passed its Housing Action Plan (HAP) with a vote of 4-3 during its four-and-a-half hour contentious Business Meeting on June 7. Councilmembers Sarah Kneller, Elisabeth Crawford, Richard Emery and Councilman Louis Harris voted for the adoption of the HAP. Councilmen Joe Marine, Bob Champion and […]

$186 million in major transportation capital projects to absorb Lynnwood’s growth

Lynnwood, Wash. – A briefing concerning major transportation capital construction projects was held at the Lynnwood City Council Work Session meeting, Monday, April 5. A total of $186 million over the next 15 years aim to provide vehicular capacity, bike lanes and much needed sidewalks. Public Works Director William “Bill” Franz began the presentation on […]

Kinect@Lynnwood Housing Development agreement approved

by Luke Putvin At its February 10 business meeting, the Lynnwood City Council voted unanimously to approve the development agreement for the Kinect@Lynnwood Housing Development. Additionally, the council presented a proclamation for Black History Month and appointed former council president Benjamin Goodwin to the Ethics Board. The incoming development will utilize the Multiple-Unit Housing Tax […]

City Council housing discussion continues

Lynnwood Times photo by Luke Putvin of the July 29 City Council Work Session.

by LUKE PUTVIN luke.putvin@lynnwoodtimes.com At the July 22 City Council Business Meeting, there was a public hearing regarding an ordinance to update regulations associated with development agreements. “The item before you is designed to provide flexibility to the City Council when considering development projects and address unique circumstances,” David Kleitsch, Economic Development Director for the […]

Lynnwood’s Twelfth Annual “Par 4 Kids” Tournament

Lynnwood Times photo by Luke Putvin. Pictured L-R: Lynn Sordel, Ashley Winchell and Todd Hall at Par 4 Kids on August 2.

by LUKE PUTVIN luke.putvin@lynnwoodtimes.com The Lynnwood Parks and Recreation Foundation held its twelfth “Par 4 Kids” golf tournament on August 2 at the Lynnwood Municipal Golf Course. “I’ve been to every one of them,” said Lynn Sordel, Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts. Sordel was also the event organizer. “This is really our way […]

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