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EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL <br />VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETING <br />APPROVED MINUTES <br />June 1, 2021 <br />ELECTED OFFICIALS PRESENT <br />Mike Nelson, Mayor <br />Susan Paine, Council President <br />Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Councilmember <br />Kristiana Johnson, Councilmember <br />Luke Distelhorst, Councilmember <br />Diane Buckshnis, Councilmember <br />Vivian Olson, Councilmember <br />Laura Johnson, Councilmember <br />CALL TO ORDER/FLAG SALUTE <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Patrick Doherty, Econ. Dev & Comm. Serv. Dir. <br />Shane Hope, Development Services Director <br />Jessica Neill Hoyson, HR Director <br />Rob Chave, Planning Manager <br />Kernen Lien, Environmental Programs Mgr. <br />Jeff Taraday, City Attorney <br />Scott Passey, City Clerk <br />Dave Rohde, GIS Analyst <br />The Edmonds City Council virtual online meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Nelson. The <br />meeting was opened with the flag salute. <br />2. LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT <br />Councilmember Fraley-Monillas read the City Council Land Acknowledgement Statement: "We <br />acknowledge the original inhabitants of this place, the Sdohobsh (Snohomish) people and their successors <br />the Tulalip Tribes, who since time immemorial have hunted, fished, gathered, and taken care of these lands. <br />We respect their sovereignty, their right to self-determination, and we honor their sacred spiritual <br />connection with the land and water." <br />3. ROLL CALL <br />City Clerk Scott Passey called the roll. All elected officials were present, participating remotely. <br />4. PRESENTATIONS <br />PROCLAMATION NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY <br />Mayor Nelson read a proclamation proclaiming Friday, June 4, 2021, to be National Gun Violence <br />Awareness Day and encouraging all citizens to support their local communities' efforts to prevent the tragic <br />effects of gun violence and to honor and value human lives. He recognized Heather Damron, Vanessa <br />Stedman, and Jane Weiss who were attending virtually. <br />Councilmember L. Johnson thanked the guests for being here and for the hard work they have done. <br />Edmonds City Council Approved Minutes <br />June 1, 2021 <br />Page 1 <br />