An update on SNOCOM consolidation
Last updated 6/15/2017 at Noon
All too frequently, elected officials create outside quasi-governmental agencies that have taxing authority or simply send a bill for services to a city. Mill Creek receives “assessments” for services from several organizations including SNOCOM. We will pay $445,339 for our emergency dispatch services in 2017. SNOCOM covers 30 percent of Snohomish County and provides a high level of service. (I serve on its board.)
There is a similar organization called SNOPAC that covers 70 percent of the county. Mill Creek shares the border between these two organizations so sometimes our 911 calls g...