2009 County Council News
24 November, 2009
Council Meets Commitments in 2010 Budget
The Snohomish County Council on Monday adopted a 2010 budget that makes strategic choices to preserve essential county services and to begin rebuilding depleted reserves....See more
14 October, 2009
Executive, Council Protect Manufactured Home Parks
A collaborative effort between Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon and the County Council will help as many as 2,000 manufactured homeowners stay in their homes...See more
18 September, 2009
County Council Begins Review of 2010 County Budget
Snohomish County Council Chair Mike Cooper announced today that he will continue the process used last year and the Council will build a from-scratch budget for 2010, rather than relying primarily on County Executive Aaron Reardon’s suggested budget...See more
09 September, 2009
County to Receive Stimulus Funds for Green Fleet Projects
Through its participation in the Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition, Snohomish County is preparing to receive $1.1 million in grant funds from the Department of Energy as part of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...See more
03 September, 2009
County Council Veto Over Ride Action
The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday voted to eliminate fully contained communities (FCCs) and adopt policies to involve cities in the planning for urban centers...See Amended Ord. 09-044 and Amended Ord. 09-062.
17 August, 2009
Recent Actions on Docket XIII
The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday voted to eliminate fully contained communities (FCCs) and adopt policies to involve cities in the planning for urban centers...See more.
20 July, 2009
County Council Establishes Economic Task Force
On Wednesday July 15, 2009 the Snohomish County Council took action to establish a task force on economic development. “We understand how imperative it is to have a strong economy in the creation of a healthy environment in which to live, work and play,” said Councilmember Dave Somers... See more.
8 July, 2009
Council Provides Direction on 2010 County Budget
The Snohomish County Council unanimously adopted motion 09-293 on Monday July 6, formally giving guidance to Executive Aaron Reardon on its priorities for the 2010 budget. The Council identified an over-arching theme of "Strengthening Our Economy and Preserving Essential County Services" for 2010. See more.
17 June, 2009
Council Completes Plan for County Energy Efficiency Block Grants
Snohomish County is putting the final touches on a list of energy efficiency projects that will create jobs in the county and reduce fossil fuel emissions. Funding for the projects will come from a $4.8 million Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant received from the Department of Energy as part of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. See more.
16 June, 2009
Winners Announced in Third Annual Art Contest
The Snohomish County Council recently concluded judging in the 2009 Art Contest. See the results.
27 January, 2009
Council Adopts Urban Design Standards
The Snohomish County Council on Wednesday took action to adopt groundbreaking regulations that will improve the design and appearance of developments in many urban areas within the county. See more.
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