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Posted on: October 26, 2020

City seeks nominations for arts awards

Wendt Awards

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission invites nominations for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the prestigious Richard Wendt Award of Excellence. The awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cul...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City accepting cultural arts grant applications

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EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2021. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2021.

Cultural commissio...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Everett Public Works offers tips to prepare for fall storms

City crews prepare for stormy weather

EVERETT, Wash. – With the turning of the weather – more rainy days and leaves starting to fall – Everett Public Works offers tips to help community members prepare for and minimize damage from heavy seasonal rainstorms that c...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to Boeing consolidating 787 production in South Carolina

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EVERETT, Wash. – City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to Boeing’s announcement to consolidate 787 production in South Carolina:

“This has been a tremendously difficult year for our c...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Mayor Franklin issues directive on unity, equity and addressing racism

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EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive on building unity, addressing racism and promoting equity for all.

“The strength and vitality of our community comes from our rich diversity of cultures, experience...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

City of Everett implements ordinance aimed at reducing false alarm calls

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Everett, Wash - The City of Everett recently revised a local ordinance designed to reduce false alarm calls. Through the ordinance, the Everett Police Department has implemented a new “False Alarm Reduction Program” that charges a fee ...

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Additional Info... City of Everett News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin delivers 2021 budget address

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EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her budget address and presented the City of Everett’s proposed 2021 budget at the Sept. 16 city council meeting.

The 2021 budget continues to build on a foundation of quality-of-life pri...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge opens for public use

Grand Avenue Park Bridge at dusk

EVERETT, Wash. – The Grand Avenue Park Bridge passed its final safety inspection today and is now open to the public. While some minor work will still need to be performed over the coming weeks, the bridge is now ready for use to access the wate...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

City seeks partnerships to enhance recreation in Everett

Forest Park Swim Center

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett is seeking innovative and creative ideas for partnership with other public, private and nonprofit entities to enhance recreation opportunities in the city, repurpose or recondition park assets, and generate r...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

City of Everett launches round two of the Everett CARES grant program for small businesses

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EVERETT, Wash. – The application process for round two of the Everett CARES grant program will open on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. for small businesses in the city of Everett. Applications are due by Friday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.

Round two of the Ev...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

New City program offers more options for businesses to expand outdoors

Everett Streatery

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett’s new Streatery program offers a streamlined, no-cost option for businesses to temporarily expand outdoor seating into city-owned parking stalls. Businesses can apply for the program starting Aug. 4...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

New Everett-centric mural welcomes you to Everett

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EVERETT, Wash. – There’s a new mural project underway in downtown Everett at the corner of California Street and Colby Avenue on the north wall of El Paraiso Restaurant. The project is one of several led by Everett’s art comm...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Rethink Zoning project moving forward

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EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett invites community members to participate in Rethink Zoning, a multi-year initiative to update and simplify the City’s zoning code. Community members can learn about the project and share input by jo...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Rethink Transit: join the conversation

Rethink Transit

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett launched Rethink Transit, a planning effort to help the City plan future transit. As part of this effort, the City is seeking public input on transit values and priorities and invites community members to com...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to inquiries regarding civil unrest

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EVERETT, Wash. – City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to questions regarding civil unrest in surrounding communities:

“Communities across the country are still grieving the tragic events of th...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to Governor Inslee’s new guidelines for state Safe Start plan

Mayor edit

EVERETT, Wash. – City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to new guidelines announced today by Governor Jay Inslee for counties to restart their economies.

“I’m grateful for Governor Ins...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Everett and partners help small businesses prepare for safe reopening

Open sign at Everett Business

EVERETT, Wash. –  The City of Everett, in partnership with the Snohomish Health District, launched the Getting to Safe Toolkit to provide baseline recommendations, resources and practical tools for small businesses and organizations to ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

UPDATE: City to open application process for Everett CARES grants to aid public service providers

Everett CARES grant program

EVERETT, Wash. –The Everett City Council approved on April 29 the Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant Program to support small businesses and service providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The appli...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Everett expands water utility bill assistance program for low-income customers

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EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett is making its water utility discount program available to more customers by increasing the maximum household income allowed to qualify for the program.  The City also increased the annual assistance ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Snohomish County mayors issue a joint letter to the greater Snohomish County community

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The mayors of Snohomish County cities issued a joint letter to the community:

It’s now been over a month since our communities closed down following the statewide orders to stay home, stay healthy, changing lif...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to City Council approval of emergency budget reductions

Mayor edit

EVERETT, Wash. – City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to the Everett City Council approval of emergency budget reductions, taken in response to COVID-19:

“I am grateful to Council for supporti...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

City of Everett to launch $1 million grant program to aid Everett small businesses and nonprofits

Everett CARES grant program

EVERETT, Wash. – Later this month, the City of Everett will launch the Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant Program to support small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The applica...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Everett City Council holding weekly council meetings remotely

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EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett’s weekly city council meetings will be conducted remotely to practice social distancing and help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

In response to the Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Everett launches EverettforEverett.com to help support local businesses

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EVERETT, Wash. – In partnership with the Downtown Everett Association, the City of Everett developed a website, EverettforEverett.com, to help support businesses in Everett that are providing customers a safe social distancing option for purchas...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin issues temporary moratorium on evictions in response to COVID-19

City of Everett COVID-19 update

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin today signed a temporary moratorium on residential evictions to address the economic impacts of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Everett City Council will be asked to ratify the order at Wednesday&rsquo...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Snohomish County united in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 virus

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Out of an abundance of caution over the spread of COVID-19, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers and City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin are declaring a State of Emergency for Snohomish County and the City of Everet...

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Full news release (Snohomish Health District) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

27th Annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards

The Wendts awards February 13,2020

EVERETT – Community members are invited to join the City of Everett, Mayor Cassie Franklin and Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission to celebrate the arts and honor the recipients of the 27th annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 State of Everett address

Mayor edit

EVERETT, WA – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her 2020 State of Everett address at the Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s annual event on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Franklin provided an update on major 2019 accomplishments, including progress...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Everett permit services hours change, effective Jan. 13

City of Everett permit services notice

EVERETT, WA – To improve permitting and customer experience, Everett’s permit services counter will reduce the number of hours available to walk-in customers beginning Monday, Jan. 13. The new hours of operation will be:

  • Monday, Wednesd...
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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Everett Essentials civic academy program returns

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett’s popular civic academy, Everett Essentials, returns in 2020. Classes start in late February and will offer students a unique opportunity to learn about City operations and services directly from City ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter to receive Holiday Wishes grant from Petco Foundation

Noodle the dog

EVERETT, WA – The Everett Animal Shelter was selected as a 2019 Holiday Wishes recipient by the Petco Foundation. The grant amount, between $5,000-100,000, will be revealed at the Petco Foundation Grant Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m....

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 budget address

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EVERETT – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her 2020 budget address on Oct. 30 and will present her proposed 2020 budget at the Oct. 30 City Council meeting.

“I’m pleased to present a proposed budget for 2020 that is balanced, r...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 28, 2019

City of Everett opening Vera Whole Health care center for employees

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is partnering with Vera Whole Health to open a primary care center that will serve City staff and their dependents. The care center, which will be located at 4931 Evergreen Way, is expected to open in early 2020...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Langus Riverfront trail closure planned July 8 – Aug. 8

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EVERETT, WA – A portion of the Langus Riverfront Trail on the southwest riverbank on Smith Island will be completely closed to the public for dike maintenance starting July 8. The closure is expected to last until Aug. 8.

Dikes on Smith Island ke...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

City launches new open data portal

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett has launched a new interactive online portal that allows community members to access data through the City’s website. The Everett City Council approved the acquisition of the open data platform from So...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

More housing and commercial development coming to Everett’s riverfront

Riverfront

EVERETT, WA – At their May 1 meeting, the Everett City Council unanimously approved changes to the master plan for Everett’s Riverfront Development, clearing the way for construction to begin on the central commercial site. Under the r...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Everett Career Link offers youth internship opportunities

Everett Career Link

EVERETT, WA – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin announced the launch of the Everett Career Link program during her State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 31. The unique partnership between the Everett School District and the City will offer int...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 8, 2018

City welcomes new members to Everett Fire leadership team

Everett Fire Logo

EVERETT – Following national searches, Fire Chief Dave DeMarco has selected three new assistant chiefs, including two external candidates.

“The search and competitive process have produced an exceptional group of people that I am humbled to be serving amon...

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Download news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Everett’s wastewater plant awarded $60,000 for energy savings

PUD cohort

EVERETT – The Snohomish County PUD has awarded the City of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) $60,000 for their work on the Wastewater Energy Coaching Cohort program. Between May 1, 2017, and April 30, 2018, WPCF staff r...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Everett Transit puts its first electric bus into service

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EVERETT – This morning, Everett Transit put its first all-electric bus into service. To celebrate, Mayor Cassie Franklin, Congressman Rick Larsen, and Everett Transit held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at College Station.

The bus will go into service later in ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Mayor Franklin delivers annual State of Everett address

Mayor edit

EVERETT, WA – Mayor Cassie Franklin today delivered her State of Everett address to a sold-out crowd at the Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s annual event.

Franklin provided an update on major 2018 accomplishments, including progress...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Explore downtown Everett’s rich history with new walking tours

3-01-Fire station No. 2

EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched two new walking tours aimed at providing historical insight on Everett’s development as a city. The tours, viewable on a mobile device, highlight many important locations in downtown Everett&a...

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Full news release City of Everett News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Join Mayor Franklin and Everett Police for Gang Awareness Day Sept. 17

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EVERETT – Community members are invited to join Mayor Cassie Franklin and Everett Police for an International Gang Awareness Day event on Monday, Sept. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Explorer Middle School (9600 Sharon Dr.). Attendees will have the opportunity t...

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Full news release City of Everett News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

City launches new line up of Green Garden, Green Home events

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EVERETT – The City of Everett will hold multiple events this fall to promote natural yard care and green gardening practices that make yards easier to maintain and healthier for kids, pets and the environment.

The Green Garden, Green Home program...

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Full news release City of Everett News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

City of Everett ready to revitalize downtown

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EVERETT – The Everett City Council could take action on the proposed Metro Everett plan aiming to revitalize the City’s downtown area this Wednesday. A final public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday evening, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m., afte...

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Full news release City of Everett News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Upgrades planned for Phil Johnson ballfields

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EVERETT – Everett Parks & Community Services is planning a major renovation project for the Phil Johnson ballfields, located near the Boeing factory at 400 W. Sievers-Duecy Blvd. Work is scheduled to begin in the fall and expected to be comp...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Everett Animal Shelter seeks volunteers for new senior dog foster program

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EVERETT – The Everett Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers for a new senior dog foster program that will help provide the best possible care for older dogs while they await adoption.

While many dogs do well at the shelter while they await adoptio...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Everett and Mukilteo mayors complete Bike Month challenge

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EVERETT – Throughout the month of May, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin and Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson celebrated Bike Month with a series of challenges and a competition to bike the most total miles. National Bike Month takes place every Ma...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

New fire chief to be sworn in May 30

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EVERETT – New Everett Fire Chief Dave DeMarco will be officially sworn during the City Council meeting this Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Cassie Franklin recently announced the selection of DeMarco following a national search.

“...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

City launches new neighborhood notification tool

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EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched a new tool to provide localized information to community members in each of Everett’s 19 neighborhoods. The tool was developed in response to an idea shared by local neighborhood leaders.

Neigh...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Mayor Franklin to participate in Department of Defense program hosted by Secretary of Defense

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EVERETT – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin has been selected to participate in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) hosted by the Secretary of Defense. The JCOC program is the oldest and most prestigious public liaison program in the Department o...

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Full news release City of Everett News

News Flash

Posted on: October 26, 2020

External Announcement: $2 million in COVID relief grants now open for nonprofits

THIS IS NOT A CITY OF EVERETT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY; PLEASE READ BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

$2 million COVID relief grant now open for nonprofits

Focus on organizations led by and serving communities of color seeks to address disproportionate pandemic impact

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Additional Info... Community Development Grants
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Public Comment Open - Environmental Review Record

Public comment is open for Tier 1 Environmental Review Record for the Minor Home Repair Program of Senior Services of Snohomish County, dba Homage.

Homage's Minor Home Repair program serves hundreds of low/moderate income Everett residents each ye...

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Additional Info... Community Development Grants
Posted on: October 2, 2020

External Announcement: 2021 9% LIHTC Snohomish County Priority Project Designation Process

EXTERNAL ANNOUNCEMENT PROVIDED BY HOUSING CONSORTIUM OF EVERETT AND SNOHOMISH COUNTY

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT MARK SMITH, MARK@HOUSINGSNOHOMISH.ORG

For the 2021, 9% tax credit allocation round, the Finance Commission adopted changes to the alloc...

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Community Development Grants

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

City of Everett and partners help small businesses prepare for safe reopening

Open sign at Everett Business

EVERETT, Wash. –  The City of Everett, in partnership with the Snohomish Health District, launched the Getting to Safe Toolkit to provide baseline recommendations, resources and practical tools for small businesses and organizations to ...

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Full news release (PDF) CPED Homepage
Posted on: May 14, 2020

UPDATE: City to open application process for Everett CARES grants to aid public service providers

Everett CARES grant program

EVERETT, Wash. –The Everett City Council approved on April 29 the Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant Program to support small businesses and service providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The appli...

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Full news release (PDF) CPED Homepage
Posted on: May 2, 2019

More housing and commercial development coming to Everett’s riverfront

Riverfront

EVERETT, WA – At their May 1 meeting, the Everett City Council unanimously approved changes to the master plan for Everett’s Riverfront Development, clearing the way for construction to begin on the central commercial site. Under the revised plan, the sit...

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Full news release (PDF) CPED Homepage
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Explore downtown Everett’s rich history with new walking tours

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EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched two new walking tours aimed at providing historical insight on Everett’s development as a city. The tours, viewable on a mobile device, highlight many important locations in downtown Everett’s history, including ...

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Full news release CPED Homepage
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Everett Career Link offers youth internship opportunities

Everett Career Link

EVERETT, WA – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin announced the launch of the Everett Career Link program during her State of the City address on Thursday, Jan. 31. The unique partnership between the Everett School District and the City will offer internship op...

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Full news release (PDF) CPED Homepage

News Flash

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Edgewater Bridge Replacement project update August 17, 2020

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EDGEWATER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT UPDATE  

Visit our project update website and take our survey Aug 17 – 30!  

Visit the site to learn about the proposed bridge design alternatives, what you can expect from bridge detours when...

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Edgewater Bridge project updates

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Barn Cats

Barn Cat

We often take in stray cats that have spent a majority of their lives living outside without much human contact, fending for themselves. These cats are often fearful of humans and the shelter environment and our goal is to get them into safe and caring ho...
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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Mocha is thriving!

Mocha

IN HER SHORT LIFE SHE HAD BEEN BOUNCED AROUND AND NEGLECTED, and had never known structure or security. After her third visit to our shelter, we began to worry about her future. But with your help, she is now thriving as a Washington State Patrol Homeland...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: September 24, 2020

How you can help during COVID-19

Kitten in Foster

Wondering how you can help homeless animals during the pandemic? Here are a few things you can do:

 

DONATE: With so much uncertainty, donations are more important than ever. We rely on community support to cover our medical expenses. Whil...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Shelter Operations Update

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June 24, 2020. Everett Animal Shelter is committed to keeping our community safe. At this time, that means restricting general admission to our shelter, which will also help our staff and volunteers remain healthy to continue to care for our animals.

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Everett Animal Shelter receives $5,000 Petco Foundation grant

Petco Foundation

We are thrilled to annouce that the Petco Foundation is helping us extend our lifesaving efforts during these challenging times with a $5,000 grant! Thank you Petco Foundation for helping us save pet lives.#PFpartner #savepetlives&nbs...
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Everett Animal Shelter

News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Male injured in house fire last night

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(Updated Release: Oct. 14, 2020 @ 2:40 p.m.)

The adult male who had burns to his hands was transferred to Harborview Medical Center for treatment and care. There is no further information on his medical status. The fire is still under investigation.

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Additional Info... Everett Fire Department
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Snohomish County fire agencies distributing face coverings

Snohomish County - Snohomish County fire agencies are partnering with the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) to deliver a critical tool in our community’s fight against COVID-19. Fire departments will soon begin distributi...

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Everett Fire Department
Posted on: March 31, 2020

SNOHOMISH COUNTY FIRE COORDINATION CENTER

Fire Coordination Center

Snohomish County fire service agencies are working together in their response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Collaboration started more than a month ago with fire chiefs sharing information in daily video conference calls with key staff, Snohomish County 911 an...

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Additional Info... Everett Fire Department
Posted on: October 8, 2018

City welcomes new members to Everett Fire leadership team

Everett Fire Logo

EVERETT – Following national searches, Fire Chief Dave DeMarco has selected three new assistant chiefs, including two external candidates.

“The search and competitive process have produced an exceptional group of people that I am humbled to be serving amon...

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Download news release (PDF) Everett Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2020

City accepting cultural arts grant applications

Orchestra

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2021. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2021.

Cultural commission programm...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Expedition Everett invites you to explore Everett’s parks

Expedition Everett

Everett Parks and Community Services is excited to announce a new “create your own adventure” program to explore Everett parks and discover the exciting treasures they hold. Follow Everett Parks and Community Services on Facebook, or v...

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Learn more and explore! Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Forest Park sports courts renovations begin Sept. 9

City of Everett parks alert

Renovations at the sports courts at Forest Park are scheduled to begin Sept. 9. Renovations include resurfacing the tennis and basketball courts. The courts will be closed during renovations and are expected to reopen by early spring, 2021. Learn more abo...

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Learn more about park projects. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Help keep Everett parks beautiful by packing out what you pack in

Pack out what you pack in

When visiting parks for some summer sunshine and play, please pack out what you pack in. Trash service and receptacles are limited at this time due to limited resources and staff.

We’ve seen an increase in trash left behind in our parks this seas...

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Learn more about recreating responsibly. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Please recreate responsibly

Forest Park

Before heading out for some fresh air, we ask community members to be mindful of changes to our parks and follow public health guidelines from state and local health officials.

In response to COVID-19 and Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Hom...

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Learn more about the City’s response to COVID-19. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 1, 2020

FAQ: 2020 Parks & Community Services service reductions

City of Everett parks alert

On April 22, Everett City Council approved the adoption of $3.4 million in emergency budget reductions, taken in response to COVID-19. These reductions were necessary to protect the City’s financial viability and ability to deliver core services...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Walter E. Hall and Legion Memorial golf courses to reopen for limited use May 5

Legion Golf Course

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services will reopen both Walter E. Hall and Legion Memorial golf courses for limited use on May 5 under Governor Jay Inslee’s new guidance on allowing some outdoor recreation.

Both golf co...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Forest Park playground closing for upgrades

Forest Park playground rendering

EVERETT – Everett families and visitors can expect to see new equipment in place at Everett’s most popular playground this summer. The playground at Forest Park will close Monday, Feb. 10 to begin construction and work is expected to l...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter to receive Holiday Wishes grant from Petco Foundation

Noodle the dog

EVERETT, WA – The Everett Animal Shelter was selected as a 2019 Holiday Wishes recipient by the Petco Foundation. The grant amount, between $5,000-100,000, will be revealed at the Petco Foundation Grant Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. at Petco ...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

QFC Fueling Facility proposed on Evergreen Way

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Notice of Virtual Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

WSDOT proposes construction on northbound I-5

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Utility scam alert!

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September 10, 2020 – utility scam warning

Multiple City of Everett utility customers have received calls falsely accusing them of being behind on their account and demanding payment. The City’s utility services office would like custome...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: July 21, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on July 21, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1: Rethink Zoning

This is the final scheduled briefing, with action requested to go to public hearing on August 18, 2020, on Rethink Zoning. www....

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: July 7, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on July 7, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1: Rethink Zoning

A briefing on Rethink Zoning. www.everettwa.gov/rethink. Discussion of the following topics is anticipated:  Comprehensive Plan...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: June 16, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on June 16, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1: Hope Covenant Church/Schmidt Properties, REVV 20‐001; REZ 20‐001 

A public hearing to amend the comprehensive plan land use map desig...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: June 2, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on June 2, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning 

A briefing on amendments to the zoning code and streamlining of local project review procedures.  

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: May 19, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on May 19, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning 

A discussion regarding new strategy for Rethink Zoning considering the changes brought by Covid‐19. The disc...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: March 3, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on March 3,, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning – housing types and development standards   

A discussion about housing types and develo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Feb. 18, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Feb. 18, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning – draft non‐residential development standards  

A briefing to review a draft Building Form and Des...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Feb. 4, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Feb. 4, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning – draft land use and zoning maps, use table   

Follow‐up discussion on draft city‐wide zon...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Jan. 21, 2020

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Jan. 21, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Annual Election of Officers I

tem 2:  Rethink Zoning – draft land use and zoning maps, use table  &a...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Dec. 3, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Dec. 3, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1: Public Hearing – Climate Action Plan 

A public hearing to consider input and make a recommendation to City Council regarding the...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Nov. 19, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Nov. 19, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Housing 

A briefing on the efforts on Rethink Housing for Everett, including the work of the Snohomish County Housing A...

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Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Nov. 5, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Oct. 15, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Public Hearing – Metro Everett Heights Amendment 

A public hearing to consider an application to amend the Metro Ever...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Oct. 15, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Oct. 15, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Climate Action Plan   

An informational briefing on the city’s work towards a Climate Action Plan.   &nbs...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge is open!

The greatly anticipated moment is here, the Grand Avenue Park Bridge is now open for public use!  Watch a virtual ribbon cutting and take a virtual walkthrough with project manager Heather Griffin and community member Nancy Kneist. Thank you for ...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge August 2020 Construction Update

Sending out what we hope is the final monthly construction update for the Grand Avenue Park Bridge. Visiting the park, it’s apparent that nearly all the work is done, and many have asked when the bridge will be opened. Though it’s not ...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge July 2020 Construction Update

Last Month, Snohomish County reached a milestone, moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of the Governor’s Safe Start reopening plan. While likely very different than years past, we hope that you were able to enjoy the celebrations of the Fourth of July...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge June 2020 Construction Update

Last Friday, Snohomish County reached a milestone, moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of the Governor’s Safe Start reopening plan. We still have a ways to go before we move on to other phases that allow larger gatherings (only up to five people are ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

City seeks nominations for arts awards

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The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission invites nominations for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the prestigious Richard Wendt Award of Excellence.

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission invites nominations for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards and the prestigious Richard Wendt Award of Excellence. The awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations,...

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City accepting cultural arts grant applications

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The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2021. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2021.

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2021. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2021.

Cultural commission programm...

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to Boeing consolidating 787 production in South Carolina

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City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to Boeing’s announcement to consolidate 787 production in South Carolina:

EVERETT, Wash. – City of Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to Boeing’s announcement to consolidate 787 production in South Carolina:

“This has been a tremendously difficult year for our city, our economy and our commu...

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Mayor Franklin issues directive on unity, equity and addressing racism

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Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive on building unity, addressing racism and promoting equity for all.

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive on building unity, addressing racism and promoting equity for all.

“The strength and vitality of our community comes from our rich diversity of cultures, experiences and faiths,” said ...

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: September 18, 2020

City of Everett implements ordinance aimed at reducing false alarm calls

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The newly implemented “False Alarm Reduction Program” aims to reduce false alarm calls by charging security providers for false alarm responses.

Everett, Wash - The City of Everett recently revised a local ordinance designed to reduce false alarm calls. Through the ordinance, the Everett Police Department has implemented a new “False Alarm Reduction Program” that charges a fee to alarm security pr...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin delivers 2021 budget address

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Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her budget address and presented the City of Everett’s proposed 2021 budget at the Sept. 16 city council meeting.

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her budget address and presented the City of Everett’s proposed 2021 budget at the Sept. 16 city council meeting.

The 2021 budget continues to build on a foundation of quality-of-life priorities: responsive ...

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

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Full news release (PDF) Homepage
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge opens for public use

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The Grand Avenue Park Bridge passed its final safety inspection today and is now open to the public. Community members are welcome to visit using appropriate social distancing and face coverings.

EVERETT, Wash. – The Grand Avenue Park Bridge passed its final safety inspection today and is now open to the public. While some minor work will still need to be performed over the coming weeks, the bridge is now ready for use to access the waterfront fro...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Bayside

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Boulevard Bluffs
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Edgewater Bridge Replacement project update August 21, 2020

City of Everett neighborhood notifications

EDGEWATER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT UPDATE  

Visit our project update website and take our survey Aug 17 – 30!  

Visit the site to learn about the proposed bridge design alternatives, what you can expect from bridge detours when...

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Neighborhood notifications: Boulevard Bluffs

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Cascade View

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Notice of Virtual Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

WSDOT proposes construction on northbound I-5

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Delta
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Delta

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Evergreen

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

QFC Fueling Facility proposed on Evergreen Way

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Glacier View
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Glacier View

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

city council districts news flash

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Edgewater Bridge Replacement project update August 21, 2020

City of Everett neighborhood notifications

EDGEWATER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT UPDATE  

Visit our project update website and take our survey Aug 17 – 30!  

Visit the site to learn about the proposed bridge design alternatives, what you can expect from bridge detours when...

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Neighborhood notifications: Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Holly

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Lowell

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Northwest

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Pinehurst/Beverly Park

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Road closure alert: Colby Avenue closure at 37th Street

City of Everett road closure alert

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Utility Improvement Project

Work on the Sewer O Utility Upgrades Project during the week of Sept. 21-25, will require a complete closure of the intersection of Colby Avenue & 37th Street. One block of Colby Avenue between 37th and 38...

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Neighborhood notifications: Port Gardner
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Construction alert: Colby from 37th to 40th

City of Everett construction alert

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Utility Improvement Project

Work has begun on a utility improvement project in your neighborhood. The purpose of this project is to replace and upsize existing sewers and aging cast iron water mains.

A city contractor, Interwest Construct...

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Neighborhood notifications: Port Gardner
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Port Gardner

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Notice of Virtual Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

WSDOT proposes construction on northbound I-5

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Riverside
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

city council districts news flash

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Riverside

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

city council districts news flash

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Silver Lake

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: South Forest Park

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Twin Creeks

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Valley View-Sylvan Crest-Larimer Ridge

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: View Ridge/Madison

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Districting Commission seeks input on proposed city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s Districting Commission is hosting six virtual community meetings in September for community members to learn about, and provide input on, the proposed city council district map.

Virtual community meeting sched...

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Full news release (PDF) Neighborhood notifications: Westmont

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Everett Permit Services to make telephone service available

Everett Permit Services has reestablished telephone service in a limited capacity. Telephone hours will be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Staff will take calls, check the voicemail line and return calls during the s...

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Permit Services
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Valuable Phase 2 reopening guidance for businesses

As we approach Phase 2 Reopening for certain businesses, local business owners have been asking City of Everett for assistance in determining the Phase 2 reduced maximum occupancy load for Phase 2 businesses as expressed in the guidelines released by the ...

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Permit Services

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Rethink Zoning - Council Deliberations

The Everett City Council held a public hearing on the Rethink Zoning Ordinances October 14th. Council members will now spend additional time reviewing the proposal and public input before considering action on November 4th.

Over the past two months, the city's land use permitting staff have been getting familiar with the draft code to ensure that the transition goes smoothly. We have tested the code amendments against real projects and have identified a series of corrections...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Rethink Zoning - Public Hearing Scheduled

The Everett Planning Commission's recommendations for Rethink Zoning have moved forward to the Everett City Council, with a public hearing scheduled for October 14th at 6:30 p.m. The City Council will be briefed this Wednesday, September 30th at 6:30 p.m.

Rethink Zoning is a multi-year initiative to update and simplify the City’s zoning code. The current version of the City’s zoning code was adopted in 1989. For the past thirty years, the City has added to its development regulations wi...

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