Tonight’s your chance to weigh in on a $20 car tab tax

Tonight the Lynnwood City Council will take public comments on two significant items: Transportation Benefit District – Should the city add a $20 fee to vehicle registrations to fund transportation improvements? Council members are expected to vote on the matter following public comments. Council President Ted Hikel believes it will pass. (Read the earlier story…

$20 car tab tax could be decided Monday night

Earlier this week the Lynnwood City Council approved new utility taxes to help ward off a budget shortfall of up to $4.8 million. Now it appears council members also will approve a new vehicle registration tax. Monday night the City Council will take public comment on the creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) that…

April 15 is around the corner. Get your taxes done for free in Lynnwood.

Tax Day is just over a week away, and qualified taxpayers can have their returns done for free in Lynnwood and Everett. Individuals who make less than $48,000 can have basic tax returns prepared by trained and certified volunteers, courtesy of United Way of Snohomish County. Services are provided on a first-come, first served basis….

Rep. Roberts: 'what does it really mean to do less?'

Rep. Mary Helen Roberts (D-Lynnwood) is making her case for a tax increase. In an op-ed in Saturday’s Everett Herald, Roberts said the largest the largest portion  of state tax dollars goes to education and health care, but she said those are two areas in which cuts are the most difficult. “We can’t, and shouldn’t,…

Rep. Roberts: ‘what does it really mean to do less?’

Rep. Mary Helen Roberts (D-Lynnwood) is making her case for a tax increase. In an op-ed in Saturday’s Everett Herald, Roberts said the largest the largest portion  of state tax dollars goes to education and health care, but she said those are two areas in which cuts are the most difficult. “We can’t, and shouldn’t,…