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November 22, 2000 The Arlington Times A3 Times staff ment/feasibility study on the N. Comments received at the meet- Olympic Rehabilitation project, ings and at an open house in Octo- --- The Arlington The study will consider the ber favored the plan, in theory, but approved spend- physical and economic characteris- questions remain on cost, funding to find out how tics of the properties in the area and impacts of construction on Perry values on N. that will be included in the business in the downtown corri- will increase if a improvement project and the dor. Street rehabilitation impact the improvements will have The feasibility study is one of discussed by city on those properties, the tools needed to answer those and property The study is expected to be concerns. City staff had estimated completed in about two months,the study would cost $5,000, but Will help determinePerteet Engineering was hired in because the improvements are the project might be August to complete a plan thatonly on the streetscape elements, property owners was started three years ago tothe study is considered more sp.e- funding rehabilitate N. Olympic Avenuecialized, which increases the cost. to get the project from Maple to Division streets. Staff also has been working on The city also established a how to phase the project to pro- the City Council steering committee of downtownvide the least amount of disrup- Macaulay and merchants and property owners Lion to the businesses during con- Everett to completewho have been meeting to provide struction. : enhance- direction for the consulting firm. ll' arEmmE.mB" Forecast for Arlington and North Snohomish County $15 _.,.,, ,,_,,, A,, maps, forecasts, and dits provided b~ AecuWetther, Inc. O 20~0 LOCAL 7-DAY FQRE(~AST AccuW ather.com Cloudy | | Cloudy 1 Cloudy with a I | Cloudy; I [ Cloudy with 1 Cloudy with a | [ Rather cloudy I I Overcast with / [ I / I I few Showers I / frequentI [ showers I shower I | with rain I / steady rain / showers I ,0 IL - ll II IJ I -,- If ,=,0 It / THE WEEK AHEAD... NATIONAIr ~;VMMARY THE WEEK AHEAD... Temperatures hess at the corner of DivisionLittle of the landscaping or final Street and Broadway Avenue forpaving will be finished in the next PageA1 nearly 40 years, said he doesn't few weeks, though, because of the have anything against the land- weather, Richart said. the former railroad scaping in the middle of the road, The work that will be completed Street to Haller but he doesn't like the traffic cir- includes putting rock along the Part of Wilson Enter- des at either end. He also doesn't trail path which has been marked The crew's focus believe the project will improve with stakes topped with pink flags. few months was pedestrian traffic enough to make The rock will make the trail to Division Street, it worth losing the vehicle traffic, usable this winter, Richart said. ie city wanted to "People have been walking here"We will let it settle over the the project corn- for the past 100 years. There winter and then pave in the disruptions to haven't been many killed on this spring." minimum, street either. On any busy street, Most of the drainage work and Avenue at Divisionyou have to be careful when you're storm drain infiltration work is open during going to cross. It isn't a case of no already in place. though it was man's land here," he said. The trail improvements at the for the installa- Eoff said city officials told him south end of town, through the that the project would take six city's parking lot, will be less the work is now weeks, but it has gone on longer intense than those at the north is welcome, said than that. He said business isend. That will prevent the need to of the Everett down a bit from the construction, rework improvements once the at 535 N. Olympic and he is concerned about future city decides what to do with that business, especially if truck traffic property. The city previously dis- riice when it's all is eliminated from the street. He cussed creating a "city commons" referring to the added that he also has lost parking that included a new "city hall, ~d to the impact the space in front of his business, police station and park. Those Work has had on her Richart said the Division Street plans have been put on hold for project has been delayed a bit by now, but are expected to surface Project has slowedthe need to coordinate some of the again in the next few years. new accounts work with the contractor who is In the meantime, the temporary don't know where working on the city's new water trail will be constructed to connect the construction, treatment plant, to the small stretch of trail from on Division That project is using the stretch the area near Les Schwab to Legion bank will be an of what was SR9, from Burke Park. Street to Haller Street, as a staging The trail behind Dwayne Lane's so much area for the water plant const_ruc- also wilt be a simple ribbon of What was going on tion. As soon as the equipment is asphalt for now. The auto dealer- a sketch for moved off that site, which is ship has another year left on a to use to expected in the next few weeks, lease of the trail property obtained she said. Wilson Enterprises will begin work- from Snohomish County. The lease )Usiness owners ing on the Centennial Trail inagreement requires the dealership Street project preparation for that portion of to pay for bringing the trail up to their project, the standard of the other portion OWns the Foun- The overall trail constructionof the trail once the lease is up. at 127 E. Divisionproject includes asphalting and Richart said the contractor has slowing traffic landscaping the trail area. It does been working on the trail during eliminat- not include streetlights or park those times when the crew is wait- town, which won't benches for now. ing for cement on the Division Landscaping is planned mostly Street project to cure. to put this in in at the street intersections at the The recent cold snap does mean he said. "It will north end of town. The portion the it takes longer for cement to cure, people will trail that isn't paved will have Richart said, but added that the grass. Parking areas also are cold is preferable to rain in this OWned the busi- planned, case. feet with park- Vehicles. Offers 22. lllLrlirtlurI1 nulTl- are required. Would be nice," a site will be where so it won't be -~rs have been will review See if any are list will be pri- sites will be and the decisions are Arlington Post Office Customer Supervisor Mike Brampton said if the new carrier annex is built, it will free up some space at the cur- rent site that might be used for customer parking or for a drive- through drop-off site. The Arlington Post Office deliv- ers mail to 14,283 homes, has 29 routes in Arlington and Smokey Point and has about 70 employees, Brampton said. F Volume 112, Number 14 426 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington, WA 98223 Wednesday, November 22, 2000 Telephone 360.435.5757 2000, Sun News, Inc. Member Washington Newspaper Publishers Association National Newspaper Association American Newspaper Representatives, Brooklyn, New York PUBLICATION NO. USPS 032-140 ISSN: 1096-7001 THE ARLINGTON TIMES (USPS 032-140) is published weekly for $32 per year m Snohomish Counw, and $68 per year out of Snohomish County by The Arlington Times, 426 N. Olympic Ave., ArlIngton, WA 98223. Periodicals Postage Paid at Arlington, WA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Arlington Times, 426 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington, WA 98223. Deadlines: News & Sporting events held Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. Friday. Sporting events held Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. Monday. Advertising: Noon, Thursday. Classified ads: Noon, Friday. then we will Property," he Above Near Below Normal Normal Normal i l Cold air will dominate the western"I I Preci-itation | [half of the nation. TemperaturesI / -- r .,~| Iare expected to ,erage to 201 / I Idegrees below normal across theI t I IRocky Mountains and northern|l | I Ptains. A storm will' spreadl/ I [precipitation across the southernl/ I [Plains and Mississippi Valley.l[ I ]Storms will bring rain andlt I Imountain snow tO the Pacificll I [Northwest The Southeast coastll I [will experience a period of above-II ~~~~\ I inormaltemperatures Ilk l~,e ~ ~ "kC ~ I I iiNo , No...o_, -. ,,,,,I U.S. TRAVELER'S CITIES Today Thursday Friday Saturday City HI Lo W HI Lo W HI Lo W HI Lo W Atlanta 52 32 s 52 30 s 52 34 s 58 36 sh Boston 34 24 pc 32 24 st38 30 pc 45 31 sh Chicago 36 22 pc 38 26 pc42 30 pc 45 30 pc Cleveland 29 22 sf 35 26 sf40 32 c 44 33 pc Denver 54 28 pc 52 26 pc54 26 pc 49 23 c Des MeSheS 43 23 s 44 29 pc45 29 pc 45 26 c Detroit 32 20 sf 36 24 sf40 28 pc 44 32 pc Houston 62 48 pc 68 56 c 70 44 sh 64 42 s Indianapolis 38 24 s 42 27 s 44 33 c 47 33 c Kansas City 44 30 s 46 32 pc48 32 pc 50 30 c Los Angeles 74 48 pc 75 47 s 79 47 s 78 48 s Miami 72 54 s 74 58 s 76 60 pc 80 66 r Minn.- St. Paul 30 18 s 36 20 s 40 24 s 40 24 pc New Orleans 58 42 s 60 44 pc64 48 c 64 46 pc New York City 36 28 pc 34 28 sf42 36 s 48 40 sh Omaha 47 25 s 46 27 s 47 25 s 47 24 s Phoenix 74 51 pc 73 48 s 72 49 s 71 48 s San Francisco 59 45 s 62 45 pc 62 44 s 64 44 s I I Seattle 50 42 c 51 42 sh47 39 sh48 38 sh I Wash~8 s 46 34 s 50 40 pc SUN & MOON :! .--. 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