April 07, 2011
Mukilteo has turned off the City’s red light cameras. The city council has decided to repeal its 2010
ordinance that authorizes installation of cameras to catch speeders and red light runners.
voters decided to restrict the camera’s use
The city council was somewhat defiant about whether the public
could make such decisions, and councilmembers voted to reconsider and rework the red light camera law. The council
also wanted to wait for a Supreme Court decision on legal challenges to the initiative.
The City of Wenatchee
is also in a legal dispute over its ordinance and is awaiting a court ruling. A Tim Eyman-backed group is
circulating a petition in an attempt to place a ballot initiative on the fall ballot. The City challenges the
initiative on constitutional grounds contending legislative actions by the city are not subject to the initiative