Civic Almanac

CT holiday service

Community Transit will adjust its schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, service will operate based on Sunday schedules. RideStore and Customer Information Services phones also will be closed Thanksgiving. Information is available 24 hours a day at

On Friday, Nov. 27, commuter trips marked with the letter “H” to downtown Seattle will not operate, plus there will be no service to the Boeing-Everett facility. The RideStore will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Customer Information Services will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Business Briefs

Local seminars

• Tips for online advertising presented by the Greater Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 1, Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N. Session lead by Sarah Gunderson of the Seattle Times. Cost is $20; RSVP by Friday, Nov. 27, to or call 425-670-1496 ext. 3.

• A free employee relations discussion group, giving managers an opportunity to share challenging employee relations and human resources issues in a confidential setting, will be held at Creative Workspaces, 16825 48th Ave. W., Lynnwood, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 and Dec. 10. To register, contact Autumn at 425-248-4978 or


Masala Bar &Grill has opened at 19409 Bothell-Everett Highway, south of Mill Creek. This is the second restaurant for chef/owner Sanjay Sharma, the original location is in Seattle. The upscale Indian restaurant features authentic favorites, signature cocktails, Happy Hour specials and live music on weekends. To celebrate the Marsala’s opening Sharma will offer a Thanksgiving Buffet featuring Tandoori Turkey.

Networking breakfasts

The Business Breakfast Club meets every Tuesday at A P Barbara’s in Lynnwood, 4025 196th St. SW, to network and support the community. At a past meeting, members bundled donated school supplies into backpacks for Snohomish County’s Family Support Service. For more information, visit

Festival to relocate

The Mill Creek Business Association has scheduled its 2010 Festival and Street Fair for July 17 and 18. The group is forming a task force to find a new location. Over the past three years Mill Creek Town Center has hosted the event. For more information, contact Kevin Gibbony 425-745-3366.

Lynnwood open house

City staff at Lynnwood’s new Civic Center Campus, 4114 198th St. SW, Suite 7, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 2. Residents, developers and builders are invited to stop by to see the new home of the One-Stop Permit Center, Community Development, Economic Development and Fire Prevention departments.

Public Meetings

Thanksgiving observance: Civic offices closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27.


• Snohomish County Fire District 1 Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 12425 Meridian Ave., Everett.


• City Council, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, 250 Fifth Ave. N. Broadcast on Channel 21 at noon and 7 p.m. the following Wednesday, noon on Friday and Monday.

• Port of Edmonds, 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 336 Admiral Way. Agenda items include: Harbor Square redevelopment, the 2010 capital budget and projected cash flow.

• Edmonds Architectural Design Board, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 250 Fifth Ave. N.

• Edmonds Planning Board, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 250 Fifth Ave. N.

• Edmonds Mayors Climate Protection Agreement Committee, 9 a.m. Dec. 3, 121 Fifth Ave. N.


• Lynnwood Diversity Commission, 6 p.m. Dec. 8. Call 425-670-5023 for location.

• Lynnwood Parks &Recreation Board, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Wickers Building at Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way.

• Lynnwood City Council, 7 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 7 Work Sessions, 19100 44th Ave. W. Agenda items include: Mid-biennial budget changes. Broadcast on Comcast Channel 28, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays &7 a.m. &1 p.m. Sundays.

• Lynnwood Arts Commission, 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 19100 44th Ave. W.

• Lynnwood Hearing Examiner, today, Nov. 25, 19100 44th Ave. W. Call 425-670-8308 to confirm time and location.

• Lynnwood Civil Service Commission, 6 p.m. Dec. 2, 19100 44th Ave. W.


• Mill Creek Library Board, 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 15728 Main St.

• Mill Creek Parks &Recreation, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 15728 Main St.

• Youth Advisory Board, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 15728 Main St.


• Brier City Council, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 2901 228th St. SW.

• Brier Civil Service Commission, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 2901 228th St. SW.

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