By TRIBUNE STAFF
Published December 28, 2016
News bites: Input sought for Snohomish park names
SNOHOMISH — The city’s Parks Naming Committee is requesting help in naming the following properties by mid-January:
• 11 Lincoln Avenue, current placeholder name ‘20 Acre Park’
• 2000 Ludwig Road
• 1103 Maple Ave. site
• The area that once was known as Averill Field. The block includes Hal Moe Pool, Tillicum Kiwanis playground, the Snohomish Skate Park, and the Snohomish Boys and Girls Club.
• The Harryman future park property on Lake Avenue, which would be named for the Harryman family.
To give input, the city has an online link at https://wa-snohomish.civicplus.com/500/Parks-Naming-Committee
The naming committee will convene in February to review suggestions and input, and will accept documents and background research. The committee will later make recommendations to City Council, which has the
authority to designate
Contact Denise Johns at johns@snohomishWA.gov or 360-282-3195 with any questions.
In other news
PDC: Prop. 2 recall payment OK
SNOHOMISH — One-fourth of the Proposition 2 recount was bankrolled by the campaign kitty of the
vote no political effort, and it was perfectly legal.
The Snohomish Votes No PAC paid $1,215 as a deposit to start the recount from its remaining cash. The PAC raised $11,725 during the campaign.
The recount’s total bill to the residents who filed for it ended up being $4,437.88, and the remainder is due by next month, county elections manager Garth Fell said.
A worker at the state Public Disclosure Commission, which oversees fair elections, said the PAC’s expenditure
on the recount was legal because it was directly for the election it was formed about.
Political committees have
few limits on what they can spend money on, the employee said. This includes no red flags with the $1,900 that went to videomaker Warner Blake’s company for the videos used in the campaign. Blake is the partner of the PAC’s treasurer Mayor Karen
The PDC employee could
not be named in print. The state agency has not had a media spokesperson since October.
— Michael Whitney
Wynne named interim judge for Everett Muncipal Court
EVERETT — Longtime county Superior Court Judge
Thomas Wynne has been appointed a judgeship seat at the Everett Municipal Court.
Wynne will begin Jan. 7. He replaces retired judge Tim Odell.
Wynne will serve in an interim capacity until November’s election.
Wynne’s 24-year term on the Superior Court ends in December.
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