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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 […]

Lake Stevens Sewer District rate increase Special Meeting

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., March 29, 2022 – To cover increased operational costs and necessary capital improvements, the Lake Stevens Sewer District plans to increase monthly rates for the first time since 2017, from $86 to $99. The district is inviting residents to its 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31st Special Meeting to hear a presentation on […]

Lake Stevens going investing in efficiency with Lean Six Sigma

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash – Nine city staff members and one Lake Stevens Sewer District employee recently graduated from a Lean Six Sigma training program in order to better serve residents and improve internal processes in the city. The idea was paid for by the city staff’s development budget and coined by Mayor Brett Gailey, in […]

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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