Press Release – July 25th, 2019
Contact: Cassie Fannin – Council PIO
Snohomish County Seeks Volunteers to Serve on the Pro and the Con Committees for the Fireworks Advisory Vote
Everett, WA — The Snohomish County Council voted to place an advisory vote regarding fireworks before the voters of Snohomish County for the General Election in November 2019. The advisory vote would be non-binding and would ask the following question:
Should the Snohomish County Council enact an ordinance prohibiting the discharge of consumer fireworks in the unincorporated urban growth areas of Snohomish County?
Snohomish County has the responsibility of appointing members to a committee that will write a statement supporting “yes” (pro) and a committee that will write a statement supporting “no” (con).
Committees are allowed to have up to (3) three members.
Council is seeking volunteers to serve on either the pro or con committee for this advisory vote.
If you are interested in serving on a committee, please submit a completed application to the Snohomish County Council no later than 5 PM on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
To apply, click on the following link: https://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/AdvVote
Statements are to be submitted to the County Auditor by 5 PM on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Rebuttal statements in response to opposing committee statements are due by 5 PM on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.