City council sets permanent meeting start time / City briefs

With a unanimous vote at its Jan. 3 regular hybrid meeting, Mercer Island City Councilmembers approved an ordinance to permanently establish the 5 ...

January 12, 2023
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With a unanimous vote at its Jan. 3 regular hybrid meeting, Mercer Island City Councilmembers approved an ordinance to permanently establish the 5 p.m. starting time for its meetings. Since June 2020, meetings began commencing at 5 p.m. while being run in fully remote form during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ordinance. At that time, council approved temporary ordinances to alter the start time from 6:30 p.m. in response to the pandemic; the final ordinance expired on Dec. 31, 2022. The Jan.

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