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Emergency Medical Services Week

This month, I recognized May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Services Week. We pause to recognize the women and men who respond to take care of us in our hour of need. These trained emergency medical dispatchers, first responders, firefighters, emergency... Full story

 

Feeling safe through community partnership l Mayor's Message

\When it comes to delivering services efficiently and well, there is nothing more important than the public safety services we provide. We are fortunate to have career professionals in our fire and police departments who keep us safe. However, law...

 

Join a focus group to help shape the city’s clean water stewardship campaign l Mayor's Message

We are entering the rainy season. When rain falls on parking lots, streets, and roofs it doesn’t soak into our soil. Instead, it runs along these surfaces collecting oil, grease, fertilizer, and other pollutants before entering a storm drain and...

 

Cool learning for ‘Cool Girls’ l Mayor's Message

Two days ago, a group of amazing young Mukilteo girls celebrated an awesome accomplishment with our City Council. They were accepted into, and completed, the city’s “Cool Girls in Aerospace” summer workshop. In partnership with Edmonds... Full story

 

A housing conversation

What image pops into your mind when you hear “affordable housing”? Is it of a large complex of run-down apartments occupied by the poor and unemployed who rely on government subsidies for their housing? If so, I encourage you to consider a more...

 

‘Cool Girls in Aerospace’ l Mayor's Message

Encouraging women to pursue careers in aerospace isn’t just about preparing the future of the workforce. The fact is that jobs in science, technology, engineering and math - also called “STEM” - pay 33 percent more on average than non-STEM...

 

My 2018 action agenda l Mayor's Message

Serving as mayor has been the best job I have ever had, and I am so proud and honored to lead my hometown. Of course, these four years have not been easy. Our city has been shaken to its core, but we have come together and rebuilt our sense of...

 

Map your neighborhood to prepare for emergencies | Mayor’s Message

Last year, I pledged to focus more attention on public safety prevention. We know that the best way to protect our community is to prevent accidents and injuries before they happen. I am proud that we have a new full-time fire marshal on board.... Full story

 

What’s next for Paine Field? | Mayor's Message

Recently, a private developer released a set of architectural drawings for a proposed passenger terminal at Paine Field. It caused many in our community to ask: Is the fight to stop air service over?... Full story

 

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