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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 19, 2020

Everett Transit to resume collecting fares and reopen customer service center

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Transit will resume collecting fares for all fixed route and para transit services and the Customer Service Center at Everett Station will reopen beginning July 1.

The Customer Service Center at Everett Station will be op...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Paving work begins June 15

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EVERETT, Wash. – Street resurfacing is scheduled for several locations in Everett beginning Monday, June 15, and continuing through September. Crews will grind down and remove old pavement, install new traffic signal detection wires, and repave ...

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

NW Innovation Resource Center announces Amazon Catalyst competition for big ideas around healthcare

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EVERETT, Wash. – The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) announced the launch of an Amazon Catalyst competition to discover and reward big ideas to residents in the city of Everett with healthcare solutions for products, services and processes...

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

Rethink Transit: join the conversation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: February 4, 2020

Forest Park playground closing for upgrades

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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) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

27th Annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards

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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

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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

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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: September 4, 2019

West Marine View Drive to close for 10 days beginning Sept. 17

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EVERETT, WA – For preparation and placement of the Grand Avenue Park Bridge, The City of Everett’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), will close West Marine View Drive (WMVD) Tuesday, Sept. 17 through Thursday, Sept. 26. Th...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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&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.

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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

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

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

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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

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Everett Animal Shelter receives $5,000 Petco Foundation grant

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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
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Thanks to your support, Cosmo & Galaxy have a bright future!

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Cosmo and Galaxy were just two days old when they arrived at our shelter because their mother refused to care for them.Both kittens were cold, hungry and scared and Galaxy was suffering from a deformity and infection in his leg. These ti...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: March 12, 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: March 19, 2020

Everett Animal Shelter receives $5,000 grant #thankstoMaddie

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#ThankstoMaddie for providing Everett Animal Shelter with a $5,000 grant to support our foster program and shelter operations during this time of crisis! We are so grateful for the support of Maddie’s Fund for our animals and so many ot...
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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: March 12, 2020

How you can help during COVID-19

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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: May 18, 2020

From shelter stray to crime-fighting K-9

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Six months ago, Pickles found himself at Everett Animal Shelter when his owners were having difficulty managing his energy level and reactivity to strangers. We knew this young, active dog, that many shelters would be unable to accommodate, would require ...

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Everett Animal Shelter

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Everett Fire Department partners with Fred Hutchinson to research COVID-19 in the workforce

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EVERETT, WA – The Everett Fire Department (EFD), with support from the Everett Firefighters, IAFF Local 46, is partnering with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to study the occurrence of COVID-19 antibodies amongst EFD employees. This ...

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Additional Info... Everett Fire Department
Posted on: June 30, 2020

13 Everett firefighters quarantined after Coronavirus exposure

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EVERETT, WA – Over the weekend, 10 Everett firefighters were placed in quarantine at their homes after a co-worker became ill after their work shift. The firefighter sought medical attention for his illness, which included a test for the Coronav...

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Additional Info... 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: July 23, 2019

Everett Fire Department selected by NFPA for nationwide Community Risk Assessment pilot project

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EVERETT, WA – The Everett Fire Department is among the first 25 agencies nationwide to be awarded a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) grant. The grant allows the department to participate in the first round of the NFPA Community Risk A...

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

City welcomes new members to Everett Fire leadership team

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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: June 16, 2020

Lowell Park sports court renovations begin week of June 15

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Renovations at the tennis, pickleball and basketball courts at Lowell Park are scheduled to begin the week of June 15. Renovations include repairing root damage and resurfacing the tennis and pickleball courts, as well as seal-coating and striping the bas...

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

Please recreate responsibly

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With temperatures warming up and boat launches, parking lots and golf courses reopening this week, we’d like to remind community members to be safe and healthy while recreating outdoors. COVID-19 still threatens the health of our community and i...

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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

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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

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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

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

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News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2020

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarily

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2020

CONTACTKathleen Baxter, public works public information and education officer, 425-257-8875Kimberley Cline, director, communications and marketing, 425-257-8687

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarilyPermit...

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Everett Public Works

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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.  

T...

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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
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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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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: 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: September 26, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 26, 2019, Construction Update

What a great day to set the Grand Avenue Park Bridge into place! The mild weather without rain or wind allowed the bridge movement to be done in the best weather possible. The contractors worked around the clock with multiple crews to be ready for the 6 a...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 26, 2019, Construction Update

The Grand Avenue Park Bridge has been moved and set. The contractor worked overnight to prepare for moving and placing the bridge. By 6 a.m. the southwest lifting tower had been removed, but the southeast tower was still in place. After contemplating mane...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 State of Everett address

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

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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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 budget address

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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.

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, responsible and supports the im...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

City launches new open data portal

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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 Socrata on Jan. 30, 2019.

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 Socrata on Jan. 30, 20...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

More housing and commercial development coming to Everett’s riverfront

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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.

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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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Everett Career Link offers youth internship opportunities

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The unique partnership between the Everett School District and the City will offer internship opportunities to high school students looking to earn high school credits and gain insight into local businesses.

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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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Lowell Park sports court renovations begin week of June 15

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Renovations at the tennis, pickleball and basketball courts at Lowell Park are scheduled to begin the week of June 15. Renovations include repairing root damage and resurfacing the tennis and pickleball courts, as well as seal-coating and striping the bas...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Neighborhood alert: black bear seen in Lowell neighborhood over weekend

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Over the weekend, numerous Lowell area residents called 911 to report seeing a black bear roaming their neighborhood. The bear was not aggressive, but residents are cautioned to give it space. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has been contacted ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Neighborhood alert: black bear seen in Lowell neighborhood over weekend

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Over the weekend, numerous Lowell area residents called 911 to report seeing a black bear roaming their neighborhood. The bear was not aggressive, but residents are cautioned to give it space. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has been contacted ...

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Neighborhood notifications: Valley View-Sylvan Crest-Larimer Ridge

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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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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
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarily

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2020

CONTACTKathleen Baxter, public works public information and education officer, 425-257-8875Kimberley Cline, director, communications and marketing, 425-257-8687

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarilyPermit...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Rethink Zoning - July 7th Planning Commission

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The Everett Planning Commission will be briefed on Rethink Zoning Tuesday, July 7th at 6:30 p.m.

Two more briefings with the Planning Commission regarding Rethink Zoning are scheduled. The meeting on July 7th will cover several topics, including:

  • two changes to the list of comprehensive plan land use map amendments
  • repeal of contract rezones
  • definitions...
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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 6-17-20

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The City’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency is impacting City staff workload, including project update timeliness. We appreciate your patience as we focus communication resources on the health and safety of the community

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 4-27-20

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The City’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency is impacting City staff workload, including project update timeliness. We appreciate your patience as we focus communication resources on the health and safety of the community. Project...

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