Council rejects Emery’s committee application
Last updated 7/17/2019 at Noon
With a measure on the November ballot for potentially changing Mukilteo’s form of government to a council-manager form, some logistics need to be in place prior to sending the appropriate paperwork to the Snohomish County Elections Office.
The council voted to send the measure to the voters on May 20. If the change is approved, an unelected city manager would be the chief executive of the City rather than an elected mayor. The city manager would be hired by the council, and would then be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the City, such as hiring and firing employees.
One of the...