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 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

A look back at 2022 | Council Corner

As we wind down 2022, I would like to reflect on this past year and look forward to 2023. At the Dec. 5 City Council meeting, the Council voted to approve the City’s 2023 budget.... — Updated 12/20/2022

 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

Summer's here | Council Corner

We are finally turning the corner and getting some decent weather. There is nothing like the summers in the Pacific Northwest. I hope everyone had a happy and safe July 4th. I want... — Updated 7/13/2022

 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

Spring forward | Council Corner

With the days getting a bit longer and warmer, we are closing in on spring and coming out of our long, somewhat wet and dark winter. I for one am very happy. I wanted to give an... — Updated 3/16/2022

 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

New City Council putting together its agenda for 2022 | Council Corner

Welcome to a new year and a new City Council. It feels great being back on the City Council and also as Council President. The Council this year has a great opportunity to do some... — Updated 1/19/2022

 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

Let’s be clear: Mayor Gregerson violated state law

I wanted to give my thoughts regarding the investigation of Mayor Gregerson’s unauthorized power to approve employment agreements, severance agreements and separation agreements... — Updated 7/10/2019 Full story


The parking garage Top 10 | Council Corner

The city of Mukilteo is looking into the feasibility of building a multilevel, multimillion dollar, 500-space parking garage for Sound Transit riders and ferry commuters, either in Old Town or on the waterfront. Mukilteo accepted... — Updated 5/6/2015 Full story


Who represents the super majority?

On two major issues on last November’s ballot, the Mukilteo City Council asked voters to weigh in on annexation and automatic ticket machines (red-light cameras). Both were rejected overwhelmingly by a super majority of... — Updated 6/1/2011

 By Steve Schmalz    Opinion

At the max!

As residents brace for another round of tax increases, I recently checked the city’s 2011 budget book to see if I could locate areas where Mukilteo could cut costs and... — Updated 5/4/2011 Full story


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