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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 $...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Marysville begins work on TBD projects

Marysville's Transportation Benefit District projects have begun for the summer and will work to preserve road and improve pavement on four of the city's roads. The latest Transportation Benefit...

 

Mayor Nehring hosts coffee klatch

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring responded to concerns over public safety and Marysville's growth at a recent coffee klatch with Marysville residents on Aug. 17. The city of Marysville holds coffee...

 

Let's focus together on salmon recovery

The state of Washington has made remarkable progress in the past four years toward meeting a federal court mandate to repair hundreds of fish-blocking culverts under state roads. Failing culverts...

 

Marysville receives new HAWK signal

A new type of signal will be activated soon on Marysville's Fourth Street that officials hope will improve pedestrian safety in the area. The "high-intensity activated crosswalk," or "HAWK" signal is...

 

MSD begins using school bus cameras

The Marysville School District will roll out new cameras for their school buses that will catch drivers ignoring the stop sign arm and driving past. The district is partnering with the Marysville...

 

Ride to Remember Oso on March 19

The Ride to Remember Oso on March 19 will commemorate the third anniversary of the 2014 Oso landslide and be the final piece of the America’s Best Communities competition for Arlington and Darrington. “The idea came about from Mark Everett, owner...

 

Stillaguamish Tribe provides grant for traffic camera

The city of Arlington hopes a new traffic monitoring camera will improve the way cars and pedestrians interact so that both are safer in the future. The Stillaguamish Tribe provided a grant of $6,685...

 

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...

 

Arlington launches salary study

At this week’s regular meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to launch a salary study on non-represented employees. Victoria McGrath, of McGrath Human Resources Group, was scheduled to explain how a market-based salary system works and...

 

State Route 531 to close for railroad work Nov. 28-30

Drivers who use State Route 531/172nd Street Northeast near Arlington should plan ahead for delays next week, Nov. 28-30. Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, crews working for BNSF Railway will close both directions of State Route 531/172nd Street...

 

Council discusses waiving fees for Fly-In

After approving an ordinance on June 20 that required City Council approval to waive fees for special events at the Arlington Airport, Arlington City Council was scheduled to discuss at this week’s workshop meeting an application from the...

 

Feedback wanted at oil transportation rule hearings in Everett

EVERETT – Anyone interested in efforts to enhance the safety of transporting oil through the state can take part in two separate public hearings in Everett on Monday, May 23. The Washington Department of Ecology is hosting the sessions so people ca...

 

Planning commission discusses amendment for comp plan

Arlington’s planning commission this week, Tuesday, April 19, is considering a proposed amendment to the city’s comprehensive plan, as presented by Chris Young, director of the planning and land-use division of the Community and Economic...

 

Arlington council considers variety of issues

Arlington’s department of human resources is proposing a study be done on salaries of city officials. At this Monday’s workshop meeting, Arlington City Council was scheduled to review a proposal for a “Classification & Compensation” study,...

 

Local commuters face weekend lane closures

Southbound I-5 between Marysville and Everett will see lane reductions for eight upcoming weekends, beginning on March 4. The lane reductions are part of a project to replace expansion joints on the...

 

Council reviews rules of procedure

Arlington City Council reviewed its rules of procedure at the workshop meeting last week, considering the policy of accepting input only on items not on the agenda at the beginning of each regular meeting. Council decided that all input should be...

 

Work continues on 116th St. interchange

The Tulalip Tribes are nearing the final steps in improving the I-5 interchange at 116th Street and hope they can secure an additional $5 million to fully implement the improvements. The Tribes' plan...

 

City Council addresses variety of issues at meeting

After discussing an interview committee’s input on two candidates for the Arlington Planning Commission at the on Nov. 23 workshop meeting, Arlington City Council is expected to approve Kevin Scott Hughes to fill a vacancy left by the resignation...

 

City Council considers variety of issues

After approving a market study for the Arlington-Marysville Manufacturing Industrial Center (MIC) and new members for the city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC) last Monday, Nov. 16, Arlington Cit...

 

Improvements coming to Marysville streets

The city of Marysville installed some of their first traffic circles last month and plan to make other street safety improvements including sidewalks to their roads. For a driver there's not much...

 

Fire, EMS sustainability report reviewed

After meeting bimonthly since January, a group of 15 city staff and council members were scheduled to present a recommendation to Arlington City Council in the workshop meeting on Monday night, Aug. 24. The Fire and EMS Sustainability Project Group h...

 

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