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EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL <br />VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETING <br />APPROVED MINUTES <br />March 23, 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 Buckshms, Councilmember <br />Vivian Olson, Councilmember <br />Laura Johnson, Councilmember <br />CALL TO ORDERIFLAG SALUTE <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Michelle Bennett, Acting Police Chief <br />Shane Hope, Development Services Director <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 Olson read the City Council Land Acknowledgement Statement: "We acknowledge the <br />original inhabitants of this place, the Sdohobsh (Snohomish) people and their successors the Tulalip Tribes, <br />who since time immemorial have hunted, fished, gathered, and taken care of these lands. We respect their <br />sovereignty, their right to self-determination, and we honor their sacred spiritual connection with the land <br />and water." <br />3. ROLL CALL <br />City Clerk Scott Passey called the roll. All elected officials were present, participating remotely. <br />4. PRESENTATION <br />1. INTELLECTUAL/DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AWARENESS MONTH <br />PROCLAMATION <br />Mayor Nelson read a proclamation proclaiming the month of March as Intellectual/Developmental <br />Disabilities Awareness month in Edmonds, Washington, and asking its residents to recognize and include <br />in all activities our community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities. <br />I <br />Chris Brandt, AtWork!, thanked the City for recognizing that people with intellectual and developmental <br />disabilities have much to contribute to Edmonds by proclaiming March Intellectual/Developmental <br />Disabilities Awareness Month. AtWork! has supported over 300 people in getting good jobs that matched <br />Edmonds City Council Approved Minutes <br />March 23, 2021 <br />Page 1 <br />