City moves ahead with Housing Action Plan
Despite robust opposition, sharply divided Council narrowly passes proposal
Last updated 7/22/2020 at 12:43pm
A sharply divided Mukilteo City Council voted 4-3 to move forward with creating a Housing Action Plan during its Monday, July 6 meeting.
Council president Richard Emery, vice president Sarah Kneller, and councilmembers Elisabeth Crawford and Louis Harris voted to approve a motion to enter a contract with BERK Consulting for the preparation of the plan. Councilmembers Joe Marine, Bob Champion and Riaz Khan were opposed.
The City applied for and received a $100,000 grant from the state to be used for the Housing Action Plan (HAP). The HAP will encompass a housing needs assessment, community e...