Connector rally planned Tuesday before Edmonds council meeting

Jun 14, 2019
Photo by: Brian Soergel Cam Tripp, pictured Friday, June 14, on the beach he's trying to protect from the Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector.

The Edmonds Beacon will be at the City Council meeting Tuesday, June 18, to report on a planned rally at 6:30 p.m. of citizens united against the Edmonds Street Waterfront Connector.

The rally is organized by Cam Tripp, a California transplant who moved to Edmonds in 2011 and has created the website Save Edmonds Beach, as well as a Facebook page.

Tripp also has created a petition.

The council meeting begins at 7 p.m. in council chambers.

On the agenda is a the authorization for Mayor Dave Earling to sign a Supplemental Agreement with Parametrix. There will also be a period for public comment.

From the agenda:

Parametrix has submitted a comprehensive scope of services for the work involved. The consultant is prepared to begin Phase 2 of the scope of work to complete the 60% design, develop the environmental documents and prepare long-lead permit applications. This phase is anticipated to be completed in eleven months.

The professional services fee for phase 2 is $2,353,134 and includes a $150,000 management reserve. The total fee for the entire supplement (phases 2, 3 and 4) is $4,091,473.

A $350,000 management reserve is included for unanticipated activities not covered in the scope, to be used only by City direction.

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