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Tired of virtual meetings, one City Council member proposes a return to the dais

The rest of the council disagreed

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 133

Last updated 7/10/2020 at 9:36am

Beacon photo by Christopher Kim

The City's emergency proclamation will stay in effect until Sept. 1, after the City Council members voted to extend it at the meeting July 7.

Zoom meetings and conference calls are difficult, but it looks like they will be the go-to for the City of Mill Creek for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.

"We're not getting into Phase 3, it looks like, anytime soon," Mayor Pam Pruitt told Councilmembers July 7.

That means council meetings will likely remain online via teleconference for a while. Snohomish County was required to meet a state-mandated COVID-19 requirement of 25 cases per 100,000 people, but the county was at 52 per 100,000 over the two-week period ending July 4 (the most recent data). It is also not meeting other...



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