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Arlington: New clinic discussed at meeting

The Arlington Planning Commission plans to discuss a request for a new chiropractic clinic at a meeting Tuesday.

The proposal for Oosterwyk Chiropractic Clinic calls for a new one-story, 2,516-square-foot building and a 200-square-foot espresso stand. The building would be located on the northwest corner of Division Street and West Avenue.

The area is zoned Old Town Business District 3.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 110 East Third St.

For more information, call 360-403-3551 or e-mail planning@ci.arlington.wa.us.

Marysville: Register soon for soccer

Marysville Parks and Recreation will offer its Spring Soccer League for boys and girls ages 7 through 14.

Registration begins Jan. 22 and runs through Feb. 23. Fees are $57 for the first family member and $51 for each additional family member.

Practices start the week of April 7 and games kick off the week of April 28. Volunteer coaches are always needed.

For more information, call 360-363-8400 or e-mail dhall@ci.marysville.wa.us.

Tax help available

Seniors may find out at the Ken Baxter Senior-Community Center whether they are eligible for exemptions on their property taxes.

The center is offering appointments with trained volunteers from the Snohomish County Assessor’s Office. The volunteers will help do paperwork for those who qualify. Appointments are available on Tuesdays from Feb. 1 to April 15.

To make an appointment or for more information call the Center at 360- 363-8450.

Stanwood: District meets about funding

The Snohomish Conservation District plans to host a public meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Stanwood PUD building, 9124 271st St. NW.

During the meeting, district officials plan to present a proposal for a tax that would raise money to fund district services in 2009. The proposed $5 tax would apply to almost every property in Snohomish County.

The Snohomish County Council is scheduled to vote on the proposal later this year.

The district runs programs to restore the health of streams and replace clogged culverts for better fish migration. The group also teaches backyard conservation and works with farmers on voluntary plans that manage manure and grazing.

For more information, go to www.snohomishcd.org and click on “assessment information.”

Comments on plan changes welcome

People can weigh in on proposed changes to the city’s comprehensive plan at the upcoming meeting of the Stanwood Planning Commission.

The commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the Stanwood Fire Station at 8117 267th St. NW.

The proposed changes to the plan call for a handful of properties in the city to be rezoned.

For more information, call the Stanwood Community Development Department at 360-629-4577.

Space available for rent at festival

Groups, retailers and artists can still rent space at this year’s Port Susan Snow Goose &Birding Festival.

The festival is scheduled for Feb. 23 and 24 at 27108 102nd Ave. NW. The two-day event is planned to feature bird watching, displays, art exhibits and more.

For more information about renting space at the festival, contact Pat Stolarski at 360-387-8844 or by e-mail at pats@wavecable.com.

Today’s public meetings

Marysville Hearing Examiner, 7 p.m., City Hall Municipal Court Building, 1049 State Ave.

Marysville Library Board, 4 p.m., Marysville Library, 6120 Grove St.

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