July 24, 2024 4:46 pm

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Lynnwood redacts Parks Director applications in wake of transparency concerns

Lynnwood Parks Director

LYNNWOOD—In following up with some City of Lynnwood staff members’, and former staff members’, concerns over the city’s lack of transparency related to executive leadership position appointments, the Lynnwood Times requested to see all applications of those applying, and interviewing, for the vacant Parks Director position left when former Director Lynn Sordel’s retired; however, all […]

Lynnwood Mayor faces criticism in recent appointments and a force retirement

Lynnwood Mayor

LYNNWOOD—When former Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director Lynn Sordel officially retired from his position on March 15, he was disappointed by Mayor Christine Frizzell’s decision to place Joel Faber as interim Director instead of his, and his staff’s, recommendation to transition Deputy Director Sarah Olson into the role of Director. Now, some city staff members, […]

Outgoing Lynnwood Parks Director ‘disappointed’ with mayor for not following succession plan

Lynnwood Parks director

LYNNWOOD—When former Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director, Lynn Sordel, announced his retirement in November of 2023, he made it clear to council that he would deliver a comprehensive succession plan to be submitted to Mayor Christine Frizzell. But now the retired Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Director feels “disappointed” with Mayor Frizzell for neither following through […]

Applicants sought for Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board of Directors

Lynnwood Public Facilities District

LYNNWOOD, Wash. January 27, 2023—Become part of Lynnwood’s future by joining the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board of Directors. The Lynnwood PFD oversees the operation of the Lynnwood Event Center and the surrounding 13 acres. With revitalization efforts underway, the PFD is poised to become the ideal gathering space for residents, visitors, and events. Become […]

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