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EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL <br />VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETING <br />APPROVED MINUTES <br />May 11, 2021 <br />ELECTED OFFICIALS PRESENT STAFF PRESENT <br />Mike Nelson, Mayor <br />Susan Paine, Council President <br />Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Councilmember <br />Kristiana Johnson, Councilmember <br />Luke Distelhorst, Councilmember <br />Vivian Olson, Councilmember <br />Laura Johnson, Councilmember <br />ELECTED OFFICIALS ABSENT <br />Diane Buckshnis, Councilmember <br />CALL TO ORDER/FLAG SALUTE <br />Shane Hope, Development Services Director <br />Leif Bjorback, Building Official <br />Jeff Taraday, City Attorney <br />Scott Passey, City Clerk <br />ALSO PRESENT <br />Brook Roberts, Student Representative <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 L. Johnson read the City Council Land Acknowledgement Statement: "We acknowledge <br />the original inhabitants of this place, the Sdohobsh (Snohomish) people and their successors the Tulalip <br />Tribes, who since time immemorial have hunted, fished, gathered, and taken care of these lands. We respect <br />their sovereignty, their right to self-determination, and we honor their sacred spiritual connection with the <br />land and water." <br />3. ROLL CALL <br />City Clerk Scott Passey called the roll. All elected officials were present, participating remotely, with the <br />exception of Councilmember Buckshnis whose absence was excused. <br />4. PRESENTATION <br />2020 PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE ANNUAL REPORT <br />Kathleen Kyle, Snohomish County Public Defender Association (SCPDA) reviewed: <br />• "Of all the rights that an accused person has, the right to be represented by counsel is by far the <br />most pervasive for it affects his ability to assert any other rights he may have." <br />Edmonds City Council Approved Minutes <br />May 11, 2021 <br />Page 1 <br />