Snohomish County budget: Safety, housing, development, accountability
Last updated 11/28/2018 at Noon
The Snohomish County Council has unanimously approved a $264 million budget for 2019.
Council Chair Stephanie Wright, whose district includes Edmonds, said she is proud of the budget.
“We were able to focus on issues that matter to our residents, while spending our resources carefully,” she said. “We were able to address public safety issues, economic development, affordable housing options, and combat homelessness.”
Snohomish County’s 2019 General Fund budget does not raise the county’s general fund tax levy amount and prepares for the inevitable downturn in the economy, sai...