Mayor refuses to sign budget ordinance

In February the City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that gives more oversight to the city’s budget process. But in an e-mail to city officials, Council President Mark Smith said…

Mayor recommends new finance director

Mayor Don Gough has announced his pick for Lynnwood’s next finance director. He has recommended Lorenzo Hines, the finance director for the city of Edmonds. The City Council is expected…

New personnel investigation clears Mayor Gough

A new investigation of alleged aggressive and intimidating behavior by Mayor Don Gough found no conclusive evidence of wrongdoing. (Click here to review the full report.) This past June, Director…

Mayor vetoes two of the new tax increases

A week after the City Council passed a series of tax hikes, Mayor Don Gough has vetoed two of them. At Wednesday night’s meeting, council members learned that Mayor Gough…

Lynnwood finance director calls it quits

The Lynnwood finance director has resigned from his post, less than a week after walking out during a heated City Council meeting. The Everett Herald reports John Moir submitted his…