July 15, 2024 9:03 pm

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Lake Stevens and Sewer District legal battle reaches nearly $700,000

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LAKE STEVENS—Since the City of Lake Stevens and the Lake Stevens Sewer District entered a legal battle involving a merging agreement in 2020, the total cost of legal-related fees, by both the City and the District, has reached a total of nearly $700,000. The city and sewer district have been participating in a less-than-amicable merger […]

Lake Stevens and Sewer District headed back to court in tense merger

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LAKE STEVENS—The City of Lake Stevens has threatened to take the Lake Stevens Sewer District back to Superior Court following, what they call, concerns of “transparency, fairness, and fiscal responsibility” after the District raised salaries for some of its lead positions. “Recent actions taken by the Sewer District Commissioners, including substantial salary increases for top […]

City of Lake Stevens in legal fight with Sewer District

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By Erin Freeman  |  Lynnwood Times Staff The Lake Stevens Sewer District is pushing back against the city of Lake Stevens for a one-sided decision to absorb district operations twelve years earlier than planned.  On March 9, the Snohomish County Superior Court granted a motion put forward by the district, preventing the city’s integration of […]

Lake Stevens Sewer District sues City of Lake Stevens

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By Lake Stevens Sewer District | Press Release LAKE STEVENS, WA – The Lake Stevens Sewer District (District) has filed a lawsuit in Snohomish County Superior Court, asking the Court to halt recent City of Lake Stevens (City) actions that breach an existing legal agreement, asserting a violation of the Open Public Meetings Act by […]

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