(Not Ocean Shores only as erroneously described previously) Dec 23, 21 to Dec 30, 21 189 confirm 2 deaths Dec 30, 21 to Jan 6, 22.   288 confirm 0 deaths Jan 6, 22 to Jan 13 22.    815 confirm 4 death Jan 13, 22 to Jan 20 22  747 confirm 5 death

Who is Alison Cline?

The new OS City Council member, in her own words–her letter of application for Position 4: To: Mayor Martin and Ocean Shores City Council Members: I am applying for the vacant council position. I am a registered voter. My husband and I purchased our home in 2007. We lived her part-time until 2015 when weContinue reading “Who is Alison Cline?”

And the new council member is…

OS City Council tonight voted 5-0 (Eric Noble was not present) to appoint Alison Cline as the Council Position 4 replacement for Jon Martin–who was appointed mayor to finish the remainder of Crystal Dingler‘s term as mayor shortly after she passed away. Tonight, council publicly interviewed four candidates, then emerged after a 30-minute executive sessionContinue reading “And the new council member is…”

Mayor says he will not break tie on this one

Regarding tonight’s discussion and vote to fill his former city council seat, Mayor Jon Martin told the North Beach News: “On this selection I would not break a tie no matter who the candidate. I will be happy with any of the candidates applying but do believe its the council’s responsibility make the selection.”

Council vacancy evaluation will be in private (executive session)

The agenda for tonight’s OS City Council meeting lists “council action” under executive session, regarding filling the vacant council seat (after Jon Martin became mayor). However, the RCW cited notes an executive session (held in private) is permissible “To evaluate the qualifications of a candidate for appointment to elective office. However, any interview of suchContinue reading “Council vacancy evaluation will be in private (executive session)”

Why didn’t Conniry apply?

Tonight, OS City Council will choose one of four applicants (Allison Cline, Gregory Cox, Patrick Daugherty and Ed Schroll) to fill the seat vacated by Jon Martin, who was voted by council as mayor after the death of Crystal Dingler. Why didn’t Susan Conniry–defeated by Eric Noble in her bid for reelection, but with solidContinue reading “Why didn’t Conniry apply?”

And the applicants are…

The OS City Council is scheduled to select someone to fill the seat vacated by Jon Martin (who was voted to replace the late Crystal Dingler as mayor) Jan. 24. The applicants, to date: Allison Cline, Gregory Cox, Patrick Daugherty and Ed Schroll (the latter two unsuccessfully ran for council last year). The vacancy wasContinue reading “And the applicants are…”

State Audit: ‘For prevailing wage, we’ll be looking at the Golf Course…

“…irrigation project phase one,” said Tori Umemoto, of the state audit department, at this week’s meeting. And, she added, “Our audit is very focused to respond to citizen concerns.” Any concerns can be emailed to “We received several citizen concerns” that will be considered, said Joshua Young, of the audit department. “There are someContinue reading “State Audit: ‘For prevailing wage, we’ll be looking at the Golf Course…”