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Happy New Year! | Council Corner

A s we enter 2024, it’s clear that this year holds great promise for our city. We have successfully staffed all our City departments with directors, including the latest addition to the …

What a year! | Council Corner

I cannot believe we are in December and wrapping up 2023, and 2024 is right around the corner! This year has been very productive. As a city, we were able to accomplish so much, and as a council we …

Japanese Gulch: A brief history | Council Corner

Recently, Mukilteo Recreation Director Tony Trofimczuk organized a Japanese Gulch reunion/review at Rosehill Community Center. This was well attended by some of the many people who organized and …

Are traffic cameras right for Mukilteo Speedway? | Council Corner

The City of Mukilteo is considering adding traffic cameras at the north end of Mukilteo Speedway. Three locations are being considered: (1) near Rosehill; (2) near Olympic View Middle School; and (3) …

Initially, I was going to write about my "rookie" year on the City Council but was compelled to talk about something that has been on my heart this season. "Trust, but verify." – Ronald Reagan …

The City of Mukilteo, like most of us, has come out of a freeze over the past year like a field of edelweiss blooming after a long winter. The pace of activity is high. Nearly all City …

Civic engagement and all voices represented | Council Corner

Cheers to those who are reading this edition of Council Corner. As we round off this hot and enjoyable summer, I'd like to share some perspectives and a call to action for the residents of Mukilteo. …

Mukilteo waterfront's future

As the City Council appointed liaisons to the Port of Everett, we want to ensure that the process of partnering between the City of Mukilteo and the Port of Everett is one that edifies the vision and …

Council making progress on both short-term and long-term goals | Council Corner

Can you believe summer is in full swing, and we are past the mid-year mark? The last six months have gone by so quickly and have been full of City business. During this time, I have had the …

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. Although there …

It was a normal English-cold and hard-breathing smoky day when – 179 years ago, Dec.19, 1843 – people all over were reading, “Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about …

A detailed look at the 2023 budget | Council Corner

The complexities of City finances, sources of revenues, and expenditures can be difficult to understand. The purpose of this column is to shed light on the process and some of the considerations that …

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 to take a …

Are your rights enumerated? | Moment's Notice

"This 240-year experiment in self-rule began with the best of intentions, but I think we can all agree that it didn't end well." – Queen Elizabeth II, 2016 The 4th of July is supposed to be …

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