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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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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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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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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 20, 2020

City seeks partnerships to enhance recreation in Everett

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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 revenue for the City.

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 revenue for...

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