Civic Affairs

Snohomish County Tomorrow selects Mill Creek’s Terry Ryan as co-chairman

Mill Creek City Council member Terry Ryan

The Everett Herald reported that Snohomish County Tomorrow, a group that coordinates planning efforts among the county, its cities and the Tulalip Tribes, has selected new officers for the year.

Mill Creek Councilman Terry Ryan and County Council Chairman Brian Sullivan have been chosen as co-chairman for the group. Chosen as vice chairpersons are Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring and County Councilwoman Stephanie Wright.

City of Mill Creek seeking two volunteers for Planning Commission vacancies

The city of Mill Creek is seeking two volunteers to fill two vacancies on the Planning Commission. Each volunteer would serve a two-year term beginning April 30, 2012.

Planning commission meetings are held at City Hall on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. April 9, 2012. If interested, please contact:

Sherrie Ringstad
Department of Community Development
City of Mill Creek
15728 Main Street
Mill Creek, WA 98012

Phone: 425-921-5717

Jay Inslee leaves Congress to focus on gubernatorial race

Jay Inslee is running for governor of Washington State

Congressman Jay Inslee announced on Saturday, March 10th at a news conference in Seattle that he will leave Congress on March 20th to focus full-time on his campaign for governor.

“I am excited about focusing full-time on talking about my job-creation agenda and building a new economy for Washington state,” Inslee told a group of supporters at his campaign headquarters today. “We have a great chance to seize our own destiny, build our own industries, and create our own technological revolutions right here at home.”

The City of Mill Creek initiates Land Use Capacity Study to aid economic development

The City of Mill Creek’s Community Development Department has initiated a Land Use Capacity Study in response to the City’s Strategic Planning process. Although this study is not complete, several sites within the City have been identified where changing the zoning restrictions called for in Mill Creek’s current Comprehensive Plan could increase their development potential.