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 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Mukilteo to receive $4.6 million in federal aid | Council Corner

The American Rescue Plan provides $21.6 billion for states, territories, and local governments to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Reach out to your City Councilmembers | Council Corner

The new year is under way and we are certainly growing as a community. The trials of 2020 taught us all lessons, shed light into corners that need improvements, and brought us... — Updated 2/17/2021

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

How to use the city's traffic calming program | Council Corner

There has been an ongoing effort to address traffic calming in the City of Mukilteo and residents have expressed interest in how to report issues to the city. This week, let’s... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Remember to complete 2020 census | Council Corner

It’s not too late to complete the 2020 census and it’s important to remember participation will have far-reaching impacts on our city, state, and country in the years to come.... — Updated 9/9/2020


City Council always seeking residents' feedback | Council Corner

As we navigate the new territory of a post COVID-19 world, we are all rapidly learning and adapting to the new methods of outreach, communication, maintaining connections and how... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Councilmembers to launch monthly 'Coffee with the Council' | Council Corner

In the last edition of the Beacon, I began an effort to increase communication, and decrease misunderstandings and spread of misinformation for our residents. As a city, and... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

To work together, we must understand each other | Council Corner

Mukilteo is no stranger to controversy, and our online forums are robust with debates to back that up. As a Councilmember one of my paramount objectives is to increase communication... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Expand specialized services to help police meet needs of community | Council Corner

Over the last two weeks there have been conversations with misleading statements on the online forum Nextdoor that have led to residents reaching out to electeds to get our... — Updated 6/24/2020

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Housing grant: Let's get on the same page

The City Council has received a number of comments both in person and via E-mail from the community regarding the Housing Action Plan grant we were awarded and the council voted to... — Updated 2/26/2020


Make your voice heard regarding ferry terminal l Council Corner

As many of our residents know, I have been putting a great deal of effort into community involvement and information distribution regarding the new WSF terminal. What many residents... — Updated 10/24/2018

 By Sarah Kneller    Opinion

Emergency Preparedness - are you ready for a disaster?

Fairly recently, my family reinvested in new emergency preparedness kits, which got me to thinking, how many people in our community are prepared for a natural or man-made... — Updated 7/11/2018


Forum on safety coming soon l Council Corner

A town hall discussion will be held on April 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rosehill Community Center (304 Lincoln Ave.) to discuss gun violence prevention and school safety. As I wa... — Updated 4/11/2018 Full story


New Year, new perspective l Council Corner

The beginning of a new year always brings such promising perspective. It’s when we initiate our resolutions, make an action plan and put the wheels into motion. As we set those... — Updated 1/10/2018


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