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Marysville hopes to create vision for State Avenue

Marysville officials hope to build a plan for the future of State Avenue with community members over the summer and their first workshop was held June 26. The plan is meant to guide the future of one of the city’s primary streets as growth continue...

 

M'ville museum celebrates anniversary

The Marysville Historical Society celebrated their museum's first anniversary as well as dedicated a new exhibit on the founders and origins of the town of Marysville on June 3. The event celebrated t...

 

Hirst 'fix' will hurt salmon

In a hasty move to “fix” the Hirst ruling, the State Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee are writing a bad check on our limited water supply at the cost of salmon, future generations and holders of...

 
 By Nathan Whalen    News    December 6, 2017

M'ville bans supervised drug consumption sites

The Marysville City Council last week took a step prohibiting supervised drug consumption sites. The council unanimously approved a six-month moratorium preventing such sites from opening within city limits. “It’s more of a pre-emptive...

 

City Council considers property taxes, EMS levy

Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve the proposed 2018 property taxes and the 2018 EMS levy this Monday, Nov. 20. At the Nov. 6 public hearing no one spoke on the tax levies, but on proposed budget amendments, Lindsay Dunn inquired about $...

 

Bold action needed for salmon recovery

Frustrated with the lack of progress in salmon recovery — especially Puget Sound chinook — treaty tribes in western Washington have proposed seven bold actions to jump-start those efforts. Puget...

 

Arlington chamber hosts candidates forum

Local candidates in Arlington City Council races and the Snohomish County Council District 1 race talked at a local candidates forum on Oct. 10. The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce hosted...

 

Arlington City Council proclaims Friends of the Library Week

At this Monday’s city council meeting, Oct. 16, Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve appointments to the youth council and a right-of-way acquisition on 188th Street for widening the street. Applicants included last year’s council...

 

Atlantic salmon must go

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the collapse of a Cooke Aquaculture...

 

Road design nearing completion

At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Oct. 9, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review two right-of-way acquisitions, an amendment to a contract with Reid Middleton, and an agreement with WSDOT, all toward construction of the Arlington Valley...

 

M'ville Chamber hosts candidates forum

Local candidates for Marysville and Snohomish County races in the upcoming general election talked about their platforms at a candidates forum on Sept. 29. Candidates from two Marysville City Council...

 

City Council considers street closures, tourism grant applications

After discussion at the Sept. 25 workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled this week to adopt amendments to the city’s comp plans for water and wastewater systems. In its consent agenda, council was expected to approve street closures...

 

Auditors arrive for annual audit

In the agenda for this week’s workshop meeting, on Monday, Sept. 24, the city’s finance director Kristin Garcia announced that auditors arrived Monday, Sept. 18 to begin the 2016 audit. “They are beginning the review of 2016 financial...

 

Dave Kraski named acting Fire Chief

With the resignation of Arlington's Fire Chief Bruce Stedman, Deputy Fire Chief Dave Kraski will be named acting fire chief and the City Council was asked this week to approve a professional services agreement with former Deputy Fire Chief Tom...

 

City Council considers revisions to comp plan

Arlington City Council is back to work this week, with a workshop meeting Monday, Sept. 11. Amendments include removing the King-Thompson area from the city’s urban growth plan, removing a Transfer of Development Rights overlay and adding a...

 

Planning Commission plans for growth

Although the Arlington City Council is off on vacation this month, the volunteer Planning Commission is hard at work with a public hearing this Tuesday, Aug. 15, on amendments to the city’s comprehensive plans for water, wastewater and transportati...

 

Council discusses variety of issues

Arlington City Council met on Monday, Aug. 7, to vote on several issues discussed at the July 25 workshop meeting, before launching their summer break. There will be no more meetings until after Labor Day. On July 24, Police Chief Jonathan Venture...

 

Arlington City Council plans only one meeting in August

Arlington City Council was not scheduled to meet on the fifth Monday, July 31, and their plan to cancel meetings in August is delayed until after Aug. 7, when council will meet to vote on several issues discussed at the July 24 workshop meeting. At...

 

City Council considers variety of issues

At the Monday, July 24, workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to honor Mike and Terri Schur with the Mayor's Volunteer Award and to hear a presentation from Stacy Anderson on the upcoming Day of Hope. Council is also considering a...

 

Council to vote on Riar rezone

This Monday, Arlington City Council was expected to vote on the controversial Riar family rezone, north of 172nd Street and east of 67th Avenue. A private request for an amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map Official Zoning Map...

 

Council reviews another rezone

At this week’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review another rezone request. The Riar family rezone, requested by Supinder Gill, seeks a change from residential low and moderate density to high density residential north...

 

Council nixes high density on Highland Drive

Last Monday, Arlington City Council listened to members of the community around Highland Drive and voted against an increase to density on 2 acres along Highland Drive near Stillaguamish Avenue. The surrounding property is already zoned high...

 

Council considers street closures for events

Arlington City Council was scheduled to proclaim at this Monday’s council meeting Police Week (5/14-5/20), Public Works Week (5/21-5/27) and EMS Week (5/21-5/27). In this week’s consent agenda, council was expected to approve street closures for...

 
 By Sarah Arney    Communities    May 3, 2017

Council addresses variety of issues

As discussed at last week’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled this Monday to vote on a third loan from the Growth Fund for almost $96,000, bringing the total for this year up to $312,226. The amount budgeted for the inter-fund...

 

Council considers variety of issues

After discussion at last Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to approve this Monday a contract with low bidder Lakeside Industries for a preservation overlay on 67th Avenue, from 172nd Street to 180th. The low bid was...

 

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