News Flash Home
The original item was published from 6/3/2020 11:52:00 AM to 6/17/2020 12:00:05 AM.

News Flash

General City News & Events

Posted on: June 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Council to Discuss Flood Hazard Regulations and CARES Act Funding

The city is eligible to receive up to $647,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Employment Security (CARES) Act funding. Distributed through Washington State, the funds are allocated based upon population. Cities will be reimbursed for certain approved uses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. At its June 1 meeting, the Mountlake Terrace City Council held a discussion on possible uses for the CARES Act funding. The city’s goal is to put the funds back into the community to help residents and small businesses.

Ideas included helping residents through food banks and paying bills, and assisting small businesses with loans or grants.

The City Council will continue the discussion and consider adopting a plan for the funding at its June 15 City Council meeting. The public can provide input via email at cityhall@ci.mlt.wa.us.

Also at its June 1 meeting, the City Council was briefed on proposed updates to the city’s flood hazard regulations.  The updated flood hazard regulations and the current Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must be adopted and in effect by June 19, 2020. A Special Meeting will be held on Monday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. to consider an ordinance that can be in effect and submitted to FEMA prior to the deadline. The meeting will be held remotely via Zoom teleconference and telephone.

If the public would like to listen in via telephone, the call in number is 1-253-215-8782.  To watch the meeting over the internet, follow these steps: 1) Go to https://zoom.us/join; 2) Enter meeting ID (812 6781 3356) and click “join” (you will be prompted to install the Zoom application if you do not already have it); and 3) Enter password (06082020).

To testify at this public hearing, please use the “hand raise” tool within the Zoom program or press *9 if you are participating via phone. These actions will notify the City Council that you would like to testify. When called upon, you will be unmuted and asked to state your name and address for the record and given five minutes to speak. (You may also be asked to spell your name for the written record.)

If you are unable to testify online or via telephone, written comments will be accepted until June 8, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Please email your written testimony to cityhall@ci.mlt.wa.us or mail to the attention of the City Clerk, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. Your written testimony must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 to be included in the permanent record.

For more information on the floodplain regulations update, contact Senior Planner Edith Duttlinger at (425) 744-6279 or eduttlinger@ci.mlt.wa.us.

###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in General City News & Events

City Proposes 2023-24 Budget for Review

Posted on: October 24, 2022

Tour de Terrace Returns July 22-24

Posted on: July 12, 2022

Library Exhibit Features MLT Artist

Posted on: April 1, 2022

Sign Up Soon for MLT Summer Camps

Posted on: March 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holiday

Posted on: February 17, 2022

City Council Selects 2022 Leadership

Posted on: January 4, 2022

City Offices to Close for Holidays

Posted on: December 20, 2021

City Seeks Input on Use of Pandemic Aid

Posted on: December 15, 2021

New Tree to Adorn Town Center Plaza

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Clear Storm Drains During Wet Weather

Posted on: October 21, 2021
Female Burglary Suspect

Police Seek Suspect in Mosque Burglary

Posted on: October 20, 2021

Pavilion, Pool Reopen Saturdays

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Ballinger Waterfront Work Continues

Posted on: September 30, 2021
Art show

MLT Lodging Tax Grants Available

Posted on: September 27, 2021
Swim Lesson Group in pool

Vouchers Available for Swim Lessons

Posted on: January 31, 2022