Council should send government change measure to the voters
Last updated 5/15/2019 at Noon
At the Mukilteo City Council’s May 6 meeting, Councilmember Scott Whelpley got the ball rolling on potentially changing Mukilteo’s form of government.
Over the last few months, the council has discussed the possibility of changing Mukilteo’s government from a mayor-council form to a city manager-council structure.
The arguments for changing it are limiting the role politics plays in decision-making, limiting or ending the apparent strife between Mukilteo’s elected officials, and having a full-time, qualified manager who has the necessary experience to run a business the size...