Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her State of Everett remarks on Jan. 31, 2019 at Economic Alliance Snohomish County's annual event, held at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center. Watch video of her remarks above or read the full text of the address (PDF). View the City's economic development plan (PDF).
Mayor Franklin outlined her vision for Everett, in four focus areas:
Quality of life
Everett is walkable, livable and safe. Community members are connected to each other and their government.
Economic vitality and housing
People who work in Everett also have the opportunity to live in Everett. Businesses of all sizes feel supported and connected to City government. Everett is a leader in regional economic development efforts.
Transportation and mobility
People and goods are able to move easily and efficiently within and through Everett. Residents, employees and businesses have access to many modes of transportation. Transportation networks are sustainable, regionally connected and able to adapt to a growing population.
Education and workforce development
People who live in Everett can also work in Everett. We have well-established pipelines into our major industries and the trained workforce our businesses need to be successful. Students in Everett have a wide variety of career paths available to them. And Everett is the location of choice for entrepreneurs.