- Quality of life
- Responsive & responsible
- Safe community
- Economic & cultural vitality
- Education & workforce
- Engaged & informed community
Everything we do as a City, whether in public safety, community engagement, economic development or delivering services, supports our ultimate vision and goal of ensuring the best quality of life possible for our residents, businesses and visitors.
Vision: As a government agency, we are responsive, transparent and accountable. We are good stewards of our resources and we deliver essential services efficiently. We establish priorities and make decisions that honor our obligation to our community.
Vision: People are safe anytime, anywhere in Everett. Our community is inclusive and welcoming to people of all backgrounds and beliefs.
Vision: Businesses of all sizes feel supported and connected to City government. Our community is the location of choice for entrepreneurs and new businesses. Everett is a leader in regional economic development efforts. Our parks, events, and arts and music scene help attract new residents and establish Everett as a tourism destination.
Vision: We have a wide range of quality housing available at all price points. People who work in Everett also have the opportunity to live in Everett. Our policies and resources are aligned with our housing vision. People experiencing homelessness have a variety of temporary and permanent housing options available.
Vision: People and goods are able to move easily and efficiently within and through Everett and have access to many modes of transportation. Transportation networks are sustainable, regionally connected and able to adapt to a growing population. Our infrastructure is well-maintained and supports economic development.
Vision: 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.
Vision: Community members are connected to each other and actively involved in civic life. The City uses technology and rich community networks to share information, solicit feedback and make it easy to utilize City services.