MORE COUNTY WORKERS LOSE JOBS
May 07, 2009
(EVERETT, WA) -- More Snohomish County employees are losing their jobs. Due to the housing slump and its impact on the Snohomish County Planning Department the county has handed out termination notices to 24 building inspectors, various administrative staffers and biologists.
With this round of layoffs the Snohomish County Planning Department is back to staffing levels not seen since the 1990’s. The office has 97 workers after the most recent layoffs, down from over 260 during the housing boom of a few years ago.