Business license for recycling
Woodinville may start charging for a new type of business license — one that affects only one company in the city.
“Back in June of 2014, the City Council approved the new business license, which will be implemented this fall,” Woodinville Finance Director Blaine Fritts explained during last week’s City Council meeting. “And in that discussion, the council expressed interest in looking at options for identifying revenues that could be collected from businesses that have high impact on our road system, such as a transfer station or recycling center.”
The weather is warming up, and as people begin to use the trail more often, conflicts can arise between cyclists, walkers, runners, dog walkers and other people who use the trail.Read more ...
Northshore School District, in partnership with the Northshore Council PTSA, is holding an additional informational meeting for parents on Smarter Balanced Assessments on Wednesday, April 29, 6-7:30 p.m., in the Leota Junior High School library, 19301 168th Ave. NE, Woodinville. Join us for an overview of Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balanced Assessments, how Smarter Balanced Assessments are different than previous state assessments and the impacts to students by grade level. Parents will also have the opportunity to work through sample test questions and get their questions answered.
For more information on Smarter Balanced Assessments, visit www.nsd.org/smarterbalanced. Please contact the district’s communications office, 425-408-7670, for more information on the informational meeting.
More than two dozen of King County’s busiest roads, including some near Woodinville, will get a surface treatment that provides tires with better grip and reduces the likelihood of skidding, thanks to a $3.2 million federal grant.Read more ...