Snohomish County’s paving contractor, Lakeside Industries, began removing and replacing last year’s chip seal pavement preservation overlay in Mill Creek’s Wildflower and Mill Park Village neighborhoods on Friday, August 18th.
A pet bird that died has tested positive for a bacterial disease called avian chlamydiosis, which can cause serious disease in birds and also rarely in humans. The bird had been boarded recently at the Wings of the World pet store located in Bothell.
Mill Creek Police officers make any number of contacts and respond to numerous calls for service every day. This week’s police beat contains a brief description of a portion of those calls for the week of August 4th to August 10th.
The often-contentious collective bargaining negotiations between the City of Mill Creek and the employees’ union were finalized this week when the city council voted 6–0 in favor of approving a new four-year contract at their special August 7th meeting.
The burn ban is lifted in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties as of Friday, August 11th. As of 2:00 pm, there are no air quality burn bans currently in effect in the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency jurisdiction.