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Jim Smith departs in legislative ‘blaze of glory,’ Sutton’s call for audit passes

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 13, 2023—In their final meeting of the year, the Lynnwood City Council passed their mid-biennial budget and added new agenda items for the incoming council next year. The budget passed without any further discussion in a 6-0-1 vote with Councilmember Josh Binda abstaining.  As was previously reported, since Lynnwood operates on a […]

Council approves ARPA funds for eight projects focused on youth and families

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 14, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council approved eight community projects utilizing $668,130 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds at its Business Meeting on August 14. The council will further discuss and allocate the remaining $144,177 of ARPA funds at its September 5 meeting — the council is in summer recess until September. […]

ARPA, OTPs, and Zip to be discussed at Lynnwood City Council Work Session

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 6, 2023—Lynnwood City Council will host a Work Session at 6 p.m., Monday, August 7, to discuss ARPA funds, an outpatient substance abuse facilities ordinance, the ParksLove Project, and Lynnwood Zip. The Lynnwood City Council Work Session will be held in-person and virtually by Zoom or Lynnwood, WA Video Archive (swagit.com). Community Transit Briefing Community Transit […]

Lynnwood Council discusses how to spend $1.1 million of ARPA funds

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 24, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council discussed some potential uses for the remaining American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds during their work session on February 21.  To date, the Lynnwood City Council has allocated roughly $9.8 million of the ARPA money it has received. There is still a little over $1.1 million remaining.  […]

Vote for employee salary increases and 2023-2024 budget postponed


LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 29, 2022—The Lynnwood City Council unanimously voted on Monday to postpone adoption of the 2023–2024 budget and discussion of the 2023 salary schedule to their December 12th meeting. This decision — at least regarding the budget — did cause further deviation from the schedule set by the council but should have no […]

Lynnwood CC discusses ARPA funds and a new community fair

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., March 23, 2022 – The Lynnwood City Council furthered their conversation on American Rescue Plan Act funds and Councilman Jim Smith’s Community Fair concept at its Work Session held Monday, March 21. All councilmembers but Councilman Joshua Binda was present for the meeting. Lynnwood ARPA fund uses The city of Lynnwood has been […]

Council passes spending requests for American Rescue Plan Act funds

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LYNNWOOD, Wash. — The Lynnwood City Council largely passed immediate spending requests for American Rescue Plan Act funds put forth by Lynnwood city staff during their meeting on August 9. Director of Finance Michelle Meyer first presented the immediate requests during the city council meeting on August 2, which was a continued discussion from July […]

Lynnwood council discusses uses for its $10.9M ARPA funds

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 22, 2021 – The Lynnwood City Council discussed possible uses for federal funds received through the American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, during their first in person work session on July 19 after months of Zoom meetings. The City of Lynnwood has been allocated $10.9 million from ARPA and has already received […]

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