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Published: Saturday, October 6, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Spending gleaned from government consent agendas.
City of Edmonds: $3,092 to Builder's Sand & Gravel of Snohomish for crushed rock.
City of Edmonds: $1,245 to Northstar Chemical Inc. of Georgia for sodium bisulfite.
City of Edmonds: $24 to Dunn Lumber of Everett for wooden posts.
City of Edmonds: $545 to Wilco Winfield of Oregon for gardening supplies.
City of Mukilteo: $12,400 in lodging tax revenue to the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association.
City of Mukilteo: $19,800 in lodging tax revenue to a city promotional video project.
Snohomish County Fire District 1: $97 to Pacific Copy & Printing Co. of Everett for business cards.
Federal Aviation Administration: $5.3 million to Snohomish County's Paine Field to rebuild part of general aviation runway 16L-34R.
Snohomish County: $2,197,257 low bid awarded to Marshbank Construction of Lake Stevens to improve the intersection of 180th Street SE and Interurban Boulevard.
Snohomish County Public Works: $720,962.42 to BRIM Tractor Co. of Lynden for six tractors.*
City of Snohomish: $2,282 to Foster Pepper in Seattle for legal counsel.
City of Snohomish: $718 to Jones Chemicals of Florida for chlorine.
City of Snohomish: $216,848 to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office for police services.
Who is alleging harm and the reasons.
Agency: City of Edmonds
Claimant: Judy Salinas of Glazed and Amazed of Edmonds
Why: Salinas alleges that construction along Main Street caused her building to vibrate, which made pottery and glass items fall to the floor and break. She also is alleging that a power surge damaged equipment.
Agency: City of Edmonds
Claimant: Hilary Schnell of Edmonds
Asking for: unspecified
Why: Schnell alleges that Edmonds police officers damaged her vehicle while making an arrest.
As the holiday giving season starts, the Secretary of State's office reminds people to check out charities before donating. Donating to storefront solicitors is discouraged because of the potential for fraud. More info: www.sos.wa.gov/charities.
Civil assessments by government for violations of law or regulation.
Agency: Washington State Department of Licensing
Proposed penalty: $2,000 and training about laws and rules for death certificates and burial transit permits within 30 days for all licensed funeral directors and funeral director interns.
Subject: Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home of Marysville
Reason: Unprofessional conduct; violating a state law affecting the handling, custody, care, transportation or disposition of human remains. Failure to file a death certificate within three days.
*Correction, Oct. 10, 2012: The number of tractors purchased was omitted from a previous version of this article.
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