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Nominations for Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board now open

Lynnwood Public Facilities

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood City Council is seeking nominations of persons from interested organizations for Position No. 2 of the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Board of Directors. The Lynnwood Public Facilities District is the governing body that oversees the operation and management of the Lynnwood Event Center and the surrounding thirteen-acre property. The PFD, doing business as […]

Lynnwood Public Facilities District meeting on February 6

Lynnwood Public Facilities

LYNNWOOD—The Lynnwood Public Facilities District, now called “The District,” will conduct a hybrid meeting to take place at the Lynnwood Public Facilities District Conference Room located at 3815 196th St SW in Lynnwood. Participants may also zoom into the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for February 6, 2024. Meeting date and time: 10 a.m. – […]

Lynnwood PFD holds impromptu Special Meeting providing no remote access

Lynnwood PFD

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 9, 2023—The Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD renamed the District) held an impromptu Special Meeting Thursday, October 26, to discuss its By-Laws and Charter changes. For the first time in years the District did not include a zoom link to this meeting limiting public access. The notice of a Special Meeting was […]

Two board members out at disgraced Lynnwood Public Facilities District

Lynnwood Public Facilities District

LYNNWOOD, Wash, October 14, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council rejected reappointing Vivian Dong and Mike Miller to the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD) board in a 4-2 vote during their October 9 business meeting. The PFD, a public entity that receives over $1 million of taxpayer monies annually, oversees the operations of the Lynnwood Event Center. […]

Allegations of discrimination against The District Director and Board Chair

The District

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 21, 2023—Citizen Action Defense Fund has launched an investigation into alleged discrimination of Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD) board member Vivian Dong by Board Chair Mike Miller and Executive Director Janet Pope for their latest treatment of the newly appointed board member during Lynnwood Luau on August 19. “I felt shocked, frustrated, […]

The Public Facilities District a NO SHOW for public inspection of books

Public Facilities District

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 28, 2023—The Lynnwood Times ongoing investigation into the Public Facilities District Board’s alleged unlawful attempt to remove fellow Board member Vivian Dong and allegations of discrimination. The Lynnwood Times notified the PFD Board on Sunday that it will be exercising its right to inspect the Books and Records of the District in […]

Letter-to-Editor: Soft bigotry and racism against the Asian community

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As a long-term resident of Lynnwood, I have always taken pride in my community’s economic, artistic, and park development, creating a stark contrast to Seattle’s current state. However, recent events have unveiled a disheartening disparity between these developments and the underlying attitudes of some of Lynnwood’s public leadership. The United States has seen a surge […]

The District accuses fellow board member of planning spa protest

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 12, 2023—In a shocking decision, the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (otherwise known as The District) unanimously approved a vote of no confidence, Tuesday morning, of its newest, and only Asian American member, Vivian Dong, for her support of Olympus Spa — a District business currently entangled in a legal battle regarding a […]

Asian Service Center grateful for the outpouring of support

Asian Service Center

EDMONDS, Wash., June 7, 2023—For two hours on the morning of June 3, hundreds attended the inaugural ceremony of the Asian Service Center (ASC) at Edmonds Waterfront Center to officially introduce the organization to the community. “The turnout was great,” Crystal Xiao, ASC’s Executive Development Officer told the Lynnwood Times. “We loved seeing all of […]

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