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Joshua Roundy, Position 2
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Sue Weiss, Position 4
Marilyn Oertle, Position 5
Mike Hopson, Position 6
Jan Schuette, Position 7

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Upcoming Events
October 6
Arlington City Council Chambers
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

October 8, 15, 22, 29
Arlington Library
10:30 a.m.

October 9, 16, 23, 30
Arlington Library
10:30 a.m.

October 9, 10, 11
Arlington Library
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

October 9
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Library
1:00 p.m.

October 10
Stillaguamish Conference Room
154 W. Cox Avenue
3:00 p.m.

October 10, 17, 24, 31
Arlington Library
10:30 a.m.

October 10, 17, 24, 31
Lakewood/Smokey Point Library
10:30 a.m.

October 11, 18, 25
Lakewood/Smokey Point Library
1:00 p.m.

October 12
Cascade Valley Hospital
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Call for Appointment:

October 13
Arlington Library
10:30 a.m.

October 13
Lakewood/Smokey Point Library
10:30 a.m.

October 16
Mirkwood Public House
117 Division Street
6:00 p.m.

October 17
11:00 a.m.

October 18
Arlington Library
5:00 p.m.

October 19
Lakewood/Smokey Point Library
3:30 p.m.

October 24
Arlington Library
6:00 p.m.

October 27
Downtown Arlington
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

October 27
Lakewood/Smokey Point Library
10:30 a.m.

October 27
Arlington Library
11:00 a.m.

October 27
Dia De Los Muertos:Felt Sugar Skulls
Arlington Library
2:00 p.m.

October 30
Arlington Library
3:00 p.m.
October 5, 2018
Arlington Fire Department Receives Grants to Increase Staffing and Improve Patient Care
The City of Arlington Fire Department has been selected to receive another Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) and a Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The grants awarded from FEMA total close to $650,000 and will be used to purchase three power lift cots for EMS and hire three new firefighters.

The power lift cots assist in lifting and lowering patients in and out of the ambulance, making the loading and unloading process less jostling to the patient, minimizing the risk of patient falls, and reducing injuries to firefighters.

The SAFER grant was created to provide funding directly to local fire departments to help increase or maintain the number of trained "front line" firefighters available in their communities. The addition of three firefighters to the Department's team of 27 increases the number of firefighters available to respond to an increasing number of requests for service and improve safety for both firefighters and our citizens. Stated Acting Fire Chief Dave Kraski, "We are honored to have received this competitive grant. This grant along with the support of all those involved in the process is helping to ensure the Arlington Fire Department has the resources to remain a great organization."

Mayor Barb Tolbert said, "This much needed funding will allow the City of Arlington to hire three new firefighters to serve our growing community two years earlier than our available funding would allow."

In addition, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians has awarded Arlington Fire a $22,000 grant to purchase a Lucas CPR device for one of the department's  medic units. The device is an easy-to-use mechanical chest compression device that provides a consistent chest compression during CPR and will allow medics to continue to provide high-quality chest compressions while a patient is transported to the hospital.
Arlington Police Goes Pink for #BreastCancerAwareness

Starting October 1st, officers at the Arlington Police Department have put down their razors and are letting their facial hair grow in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Arlington Chief Police Jonathan Ventura has waived the department's policy of being clean shaven for any officer that donates money to support breast cancer research.

The fundraiser, known as "Beards for Breast Cancer Awareness" will likely roll into "Movember" as the officers continue their charitab le giving to bring awareness to men's health issues in November.

Additionally, Officers are authorized to wear pink badges through the month of October. These special awareness badges are purchased by the officers individually with a portion of the proceeds from each badge going directly to support breast cancer research.
Sno-Isle Libraries Board of Trustees Seeking Applications
Sno Isle

The Sno-Isle Board of Trustees is seeking candidates of Snohomish County residents to fill one (1) position to complete a partial term expiring January 1, 2020.

The seven-member Board of Trustees is the governing body for Sno-Isle Libraries, an intercounty rural library district serving Snohomish and Island counties. Five trustees are appointed by the Snohomish County Council and two by the Island County Commission.

The Board sets policies, the annual budget, supervises the work of the Executive Director and determines the
general direction of the Library District. The Board is established under the laws of the State of Washington.
Trustees represent the Library District to the community and advocate for the Library District at the local and
state levels.

For this position, applicants must reside in Snohomish County and be committed to the principle and philosophy
of a tax-supported public library. Additionally, Trustees are expected to support the mission of the Library District "to be a community doorway to reading, resources, and lifelong learning, and to be a center for people, ideas and culture."

Trustees serve as volunteers; their business expenses are reimbursed. Regular meetings are  on the fourth Monday of each month.

Applications are due no later than Friday, October 26, 2018, to Lia Belcher, Sno-Isle Libraries, 7312 35th Ave NE,
Marysville, WA 98271. Applications will be evaluated by a committee of Sno-Isle Libraries Trustees and community members, and the selected candidate must be approved by the Snohomish County Council.

For additional information about the Board of Trustees, to request an application, or to request any assistance in completing the nomination form because of a disability, please contact Lia Belcher at 360-651-7002.
Attend a School Safety Forum this fall!

Arlington Public Schools is hosting several safety forums in the fall of 2018 to share what the schools and the district are doing to support safety, hear from community members about areas of concern, how it can improve as well as how it can partner with the community to ensure schools are safe. The safety forums are scheduled:

- Thursday, Oct. 11 at Presidents Elementary at 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Arlington High School at 6 p.m.
- Thursday, Oct. 25 at Post Middle School at 6 p.m.

For more information visit Arlington Public Schools website.
Arlington Friends of the Library Launch Annual Membership Drive

Join the Friends of the Arlington Library for the annual Membership Drive and Book Sale on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, October 9th, 10th and 11th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Arlington Library, located at 135 N. Washington Avenue.
All new members receive a free gift.  The Friends' monthly book sales features great bargains on a variety of used books, DVDs, and CDs.
During October, November and December all proceeds support the Friends of the Library's special "storage shed" fundraiser.
Hometown Halloween Returns October 27

Arlington Hardware
1:30 p.m. judging, awards at 2:00 p.m.
Deliver pumpkins:  
Friday 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. or
Saturday 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Third Street Hill
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Pumpkins available
Sponsored by Youth Dynamics
Participating businesses on Olympic Avenue
12:00 p.m.-1:00pm

Legion Park Stage
12:45 p.m.

Legion Park Stage
1:00 p.m.
with Arlington Arts Council