Letter to the Editor: The mayor and city administrator are now staff
Last updated 9/30/2021 at 11:39am
In March, the federal government passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) intended to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the public health and economic impacts. A huge amount of money was provided to state and local governments to administer.
Mukilteo gets about $6 million. City administrator Steve Powers, presented to council what he says are "staff ideas" for initially using more than $1 million that could be acted upon "sooner rather than later."
He said "staff was asked to investigate the outstanding debt" Mukilteo households had for water/sewer and electricity bills. "Staff informed...