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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...

 

Council addresses variety of issues

On March 20, Arlington held a public hearing on the 2017 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket, but no one showed up to speak and so the docket was approved as presented by a unanimous vote. City Council also agreed to surplus two of the three...

 

Council considers stage at Legion Park

After discussion at last Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is scheduled to vote this Tuesday (due to Presidents Day on Monday) on a proposal from community members John Green and Darren Massingill to build a stage in the southwest...

 

Council meets with Planning Commission

Arlington City Council was scheduled for a joint meeting with the city’s Planning Commission this Monday at 6 p.m., for an annual report from the commission and a discussion of horizontal mixed use zoning. At the council’s regular workshop meetin...

 

Council may rescind utility rate increases

This week, Arlington City Council meets Tuesday instead of Monday due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. This week’s consent agenda includes waiving bidding requirements to purchase water meters from a sole source provider and professional...

 

Public input sought about Lodging Tax allocations for 2017

Public input will be taken at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, when Arlington’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee reconvenes on proposed allocations for 2017 tourism grants. The meeting will be in the Executive Conference Room at City Hall. Due to a...

 

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