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By David Pan 

Mukilteo City Council supports the recognition of Juneteenth holiday

Councilmembers also on board with adding another executive assistant position

 

Last updated 5/11/2022 at 10:40am



The City Council is expected to approve the addition of Juneteenth (June 19) to the City of Mukilteo’s list of observed holidays at its next regularly scheduled business meeting May 16.

Juneteenth is a state and federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. African American culture often is celebrated on the day. The day was recognized as a state holiday May 13, 2021, and as a federal holiday June 17, 2021.

If approved, Juneteenth will be a paid City holiday for employees. The council can not take formal actions during worksessions....



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