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  • Wed Feb 22nd, 2012 7:41pm
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Arlington: It’s time to prune your garden

Arlington Garden Club plans to host a pruning seminar with Tom Boyce, a registered arborist.

The class is set for 10 a.m. Saturday 1210 E. Fifth St.

Boyce plans to demonstrate how to prune a variety of plants in this garden. The plants include grapes, roses, fruit trees and evergreens.

The public is invited and there is no charge.

More info: Karen Ricketts, 360-435-5413

Clinton: Hearing addresses dock plans

The public will have a chance tonight to comment on possibilities for building a new ferry dock in Mukilteo.

The meeting is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. at the Clinton Community Hall, 6411 Central Ave., Clinton.

The meeting is being conducted by Washington State Ferries.

The public may submit written comments through March 12.

For more information go to http://tinyurl.com/mukilteo dock.

Mountlake Terrace: High school jazz band to compete in N.Y.

The Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band has been selected to compete in this year’s Essentially Ellington national competition, said Darin Foul, the school’s band director.

The competition brings high school bands to New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center to perform.

Roosevelt High School and Ballard High School in Seattle also are scheduled to compete in May.

Stanwood: Volunteers sought for commission

The Stanwood City Council decided to restore the city’s salary commission. The previous council had disbanded the commission.

Now the city needs volunteers to fill five vacancies. People can serve a year, two years or three years.

The salary commission meets annually to determine salary levels for the mayor and the City Council.

People interested in applying are asked to submit a letter and resume to Mayor Dianne White by 5 p.m. March 2.

To be eligible, applicants must live in the city.

City employees and elected officials or relatives of city employees and city officials cannot apply.

Mail resumes to: City of Stanwood, Attn: City Clerk, 10220 270th St. NW, Stanwood, WA 98292.