City Council Sept. 9 set to recognize National Latino Heritage Month

The Lynnwood City Council during its Sept. 9 business meeting is set to proclaim Sept. 15-Oct. 15 as National Latino Heritage Month in the City of Lynnwood. The council is also expected to approve multiple unanimous consent agenda items including contract awards for the community justice center design; janitorial services; final acceptance for both the…

Lynnwood City Council in summer recess until Sept. 3

The Lynnwood City Council is now in summer recess and will not meet Aug. 19 or Aug. 26. The council recess will end on Tuesday, Sept. 3 when the council meets for its regular work session meeting. The council will not meet on Monday, Sept. 2 in recognition of Labor Day. Before going into summer…

Water main break causes emergency shutdown near Hall Lake Monday

The City of Lynnwood had to shut off water on 54th Avenue West and 210th Street Southwest near Hall Lake from noon-10 p.m. on Monday due to a break in the water main caused by construction. According to the City of Lynnwood Facebook page, water was shut off in the area outlined above to make…

Lynnwood City Council hears plans for new Swift Orange Line, reviews housing report

A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line was the topic of conversation at the Lynnwood City Council’s July 29 work sessions meeting as Community Transit staff briefed the council on the anticipated Swift Orange Line scheduled to open in 2024. Beginning the presentation was Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath, who said the current ridership on…

Registration now open for Lynnwood University

The City of Lynnwood is once again sponsoring Lynnwood University, an interactive, free five-week course aimed at increasing residents’ awareness about how local government works and how to better access city programs and services. Classes begin Thursday, Sept. 12 and will be every Thursday from 6:30-9 p.m. through Oct. 10. Demonstrations, tours, lectures, and hands-on…

Lynnwood City Council postpones vote to rezone Whispering Pines property

A proposal to tear down and rebuild the Whispering Pines apartment complex remains at a stalemate as the Lynnwood City Council unanimously decided at its March 11 business meeting to wait to hear more information before voting on the matter. The council’s decision to reschedule its vote to March 25 came after a public hearing…

City of Lynnwood eyes purchase of Rodeo Inn to house homeless families

The Lynnwood City Council at its Wednesday, Feb. 20 work session learned more about a city proposal to purchase the Rodeo Inn motel for the purpose of housing homeless students and their families in the Edmonds School District. The Rodeo Inn is located in the 20700 block of Highway 99 in Lynnwood. Mayor Nicola Smith…