Around Snohomish and Island counties
Camano Island Fire and Rescue has hired Michael Schick, 56, to be fire chief starting Sept. 1.
Schick is moving from a job as a deputy fire chief in Louisville, Colorado, along with his wife, Diane. The couple have two college-aged children and are originally from Washington.
Granite Falls: Chief available for levy questions
Jim Haverfield, chief at Snohomish County Fire District 17 in Granite Falls, is available to talk to community groups about a levy measure planned for the fall ballot.
If approved by voters, the emergency medical services levy would stay at the same level of 50 cents per $1,000 of property value.
More info: 360-691-5553, Jim.Haverfield@gffd17.org.
Lynnwood: Road project vendor approved
The Lynnwood City Council has approved a $3.1 million contract for improvements to 204th Street SW.
The project includes a new road connection between 68th Avenue W. and Highway 99.
A roundabout is planned at 204th and 68th, and a new traffic signal at 204th and the highway.
The vendor is Interwest Construction of Burlington.
Mill Creek: Civil service meeting canceled
The Mill Creek Civil Service Commission meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday has been canceled.
Monroe: Road closures for fair days parade set
The city of Monroe has scheduled road closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 for the Fair Days Parade.
Main Street is expected to be shut down between 178th Avenue SE and Lewis Street. Blakeley Street is scheduled to be closed between Fremont and Hill streets. Hill Street is also set to shut down between Blakeley and Kelsey streets.
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