NINE WAYS YOU CAN ENGAGE

THAT WILL HELP INFORM AND INFLUENCE OUTCOMES

 1. Track issues

  • City Website
  • Council agendas, minutes and videos of past meetings
  • Local media coverage
  • Sign up to get announcements

 2. Contact the Mayor directly

  • Write letters, emails or call the mayor
  • Get an appointment with the mayor

3. Contact the Council Members Directly

  • Write letters, emails or call council members
  • Address the council during their meetings

4. Reach out to staff

  • Call or email staff
  • When the city is open face-to-face

5 . Participate in public outreach activities

  • Hearings, public meetings, town halls
  • Surveys

6. Write or respond to letters to the editor

7. Participate in an elected or appointed capacity

  1. Run for one of nine elected offices
  2. Volunteer for Appointed Positions
  • There are seven boards
  • There are nine commissions
  • There are three committees

8 . Work on a campaign

9.  Vote

Track issues

Contact the Mayor directly

  • Write a letter to the mayor: Mayor Mike Nelson

          Edmonds City Hall / 121 5th Avenue North / Edmonds, WA 98020

  • Email the mayor:  [email protected]
  • Call the mayor: Carolyn LaFave, Executive Assistant to the Mayor / 425-771-0247

Contact the council directly

  1. Write letters to council: Edmonds City Hall / 121 5th Avenue North / Edmonds, WA 98020
  1. Write emails to the council   3. Call the Council: 425.771.0248 
  1. Address the council during their meetings
  • Use this link to observe and participate HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/95798484261
  • Or join by phone 253 215 8782 WEBINAR ID: 957 9848 4261
  • If you wish to speak raise the virtual hand to be recognized. If you are using a phone press *9 to raise a hand. When prompted press *6 to unmute.

Reach out to staff

Participate in public outreach activities

  • Hearings
  • Public meetings
  • Town halls
  • Listening sessions
  • Surveys

Write or respond to letters to the editor

Participate in an elected or appointed capacity

  1. Run for elected positions
  • Mayor
  • City Council
  • Verdant Health Commission
  • Port Commission
  • Water and Sewer Districts
  • Snohomish County PUD
  • Edmonds School Board
  • Snohomish County Council
  1. Volunteer for Appointed Positions
  • Boards
    • Architectural Design Board
    • Cemetery Board
    • Disability Board
    • Planning Board
    • Tree Board
    • Edmonds Downtown Business Improvement District
    • Edmonds College Trustees
    • Edmonds Public Facilities District
  • Commissions
    • Arts Commission
    • Salary Commission
    • Civil Service Commission
    • Citizens’ Housing Commission
    • Diversity Commission
    • Economic Development Commission
    • Historic Preservation Commission
    • Sister City Commission
    • Youth Commission
  • Committees
    • Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
    • Mayors’ Climate Protection Committee
    • Mayor’s Conservation Advisory Committee

Work on / contribute to a candidate’s campaign

Did We Mention: Vote

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