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Everett: Smith Island restoration meeting

Snohomish County and the City of Everett want to build a new dike and breach the existing dike along Union Slough in order to restore tidal marsh on 400 acres. The project is located east of I-5 on Smith Island.

The public is invited to comment on the project’s environmental impact statement at a hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. June 22 in the first floor hearing room, 3000 Rockefeller Ave.

A copy of the statement may be reviewed at the Everett Public Library or at Snohomish County Public Works, 2nd floor, 3000 Rockefeller Ave.

More info: Mark Stamey, project manager, 425-388-3488.

Bothell annexation on County Council agenda

The Snohomish County Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on an agreement that would allow Bothell to prepare to annex of 22,000 new people on the city’s northern boundaries.

The council also plans to vote on agreements to keep trash from the newly annexed areas going through Snohomish County waste stations.

The hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on the eighth floor of the county’s Robert J. Drewel building on 3000, Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Voters ultimately get to decide on the vast majority of the annexation, aside from a 12-acre parcel that’s already mostly surrounded by city limits. The Boundary Review Board must approve of the annexation before it appears on the ballot.

Lynnwood: New police volunteers

Lynnwood police recently added 11 volunteers. The volunteers are split between the Citizens Patrol and Volunteers in Public Safety.

The Citizens Patrol helps police with work like writing disabled-parking citations, opening locked car doors, and directing traffic after car wrecks. The Volunteers in Public Safety help with work like vacation house checks and victim notification letters.

The new volunteers are Cameron Castro, Cindy Koyama, Aaron Kwong, Eric Lichneckert, Lance Norton, Roberto Quemada, Jennifer Sciarrino, Katherine Shounder, Jonathyn Komorita, Steven Morris and Charles Caldwell.

More info: 425-670-5639 or 425-670-5635.

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