Stories tagged: Medical Lake City Council
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
For Medical Lake City Council candidate, recount confirms defeat and comes with hefty price
A man who ran for the Medical Lake City Council this year will have to pay about $1,000 for a ballot recount that confirmed he lost the race.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Incumbent Medical Lake councilwoman stands by sheriff’s contract; challenger open to forming police department
The two candidates for position 2 on the Medical Lake City Council agree the city’s fire department needs paid staff, but they disagree on how to provide law enforcement to …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Medical Lake City Council candidates disagree on creating police department
Theodore Olson and Gary Plumlee are running for Medical Lake City Council, Position 5.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Medical Lake candidates say more study is needed before changing course on law enforcement
Both candidates for position 4 on the Medical Lake City Council say more study is needed before abandoning the city’s partnership with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Don Kennedy, a …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Medical Lake mayoral candidates differ on re-establishing independent police force
Eight years after Medical Lake decided to disband its independent police department, Mikeal Suniga said it’s time to re-establish it. But his challenger in the race to lead the city, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Three of five Medical Lake City City Council incumbents face challengers
Meet the candidates for Medical Lake City Council’s Positions 2, 4 and 5.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Council races in Spokane, Spokane Valley draw primary challenges
All three Spokane City Council races will be on the August primary ballot, as will two council positions in the Spokane Valley and two in Medical Lake
Thu., July 28, 2011
Challengers for council discuss Medical Lake
Medical Lake’s only contested race in the Aug. 16 primary election is for incumbent City Councilman Howard Jorgenson’s position. Jorgenson faces two challengers who are making their first bids for …
Thu., Nov. 5, 2009
ML council considers tax, levy hike
The city of Medical Lake may raise property taxes and the EMS levy by 1 percent. By state law, the city can raise property taxes by 1 percent without a …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2009
ML makes progress on sheriff deal
City attorney Cynthia McMullen updated the Medical Lake City Council Tuesday night on the progress of the city’s contract with the Spokane County Sheriff’s office. She said most substantive points …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
Medical Lake law enforcement contract ‘on schedule’
The contract the city of Medical Lake will enter into with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is still under negotiations but should be ready in time for the Nov. 1 …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009
Medical Lake fire chief Musser to step down
The city of Medical Lake will soon be looking for a new volunteer fire chief. Interim Chief Bryan Musser is stepping down from his position, but will continue to volunteer …
Thu., June 18, 2009
Medical Lake may cede land to youth ranch
The Medical Lake City Council may agree to vacate a small portion of land at Stanley and Percival streets to the Jensen Memorial Youth Ranch, if the city doesn’t have …
Thu., May 28, 2009
Medical Lake officer resigns after assault plea
The Medical Lake City Council agreed Tuesday night to enter into a resignation agreement with police Sgt. Joseph Mehrens. The former Medical Lake police sergeant will receive $20,000 from the …
Thu., May 21, 2009
Medical Lake looks to sheriff
The Medical Lake City Council has decided to move forward in negotiations with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to discuss whether or not the city should contract for police services. …
Thu., April 23, 2009
Census official seeks city’s help promoting count
A representative from the U.S. Census Bureau spoke before the Medical Lake City Council on Tuesday night to ask for support in promoting the importance of the census. “We cannot …
Thu., April 9, 2009
Sheriff’s detectives set up in Medical Lake
Two Spokane County sheriff’s detectives will be setting up in the office of the Medical Lake Police Department, city administrator Doug Ross told the City Council during a short meeting …
Thu., March 5, 2009
ML council hears from sheriff
After well over a year of searching for a new chief of police, the Medical Lake City Council heard from Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Tuesday to discuss what it would mean …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009
Medical Lake cuts asking price on old fire engine
The Medical Lake city council decided to drop the price of its 1970 American LaFrance Fire Engine to a minimum of $1,000. The fire engine is no longer in use …