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  • Sun Feb 12th, 2012 9:15pm
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County: Licensing, animal services closed Wednesday

The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office Licensing Division and Animal Control Services will be closed Wednesday for staff training.

The Elections and Recording Divisions are still open for public services such as marriage licenses.

Vehicle title and registration services will be available through any license sub agency Wednesday. To find a list of Snohomish County sub agencies, visit the auditor’s website at and look under the auditor tab.

Sub agencies in Everett are Julie’s Licensing Service, 1001 N. Broadway, Suite A-7, or Beverly’s Auto Licensing, 9111 Evergreen Way.

Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies involving animal bites or attacks.

Paine Field: Community council meeting

The Paine Field Community Council has scheduled its winter meeting for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo.

The council plans to welcome new members and airport staff plan to present updates on projects, air service, tenants and aviation attractions.

The Paine Field Community Council was formed in 1980 to review, assess and make recommendations to the airport director. The council meets three times a year.

For more information, contact airport administrative assistant Jennifer Eckman at 425-388-5101 or visit

Everett: Gipson appointed to national committee

Ron Gipson, Everett City Council president, has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2012 Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee.

The committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations and municipal authority. The appointment was announced by league President Ted Ellis, mayor of Bluffton, Ind.

As a member of the committee, Gipson will play a key role in shaping the league’s policy positions, while advocating on behalf of America’s cities and towns on Capitol Hill and the Obama administration.