News Flash

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

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 29, 2020

UPDATE: City of Everett launches $1 million grant program to aid small businesses and nonprofits

Everett CARES grant program

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett City Council today approved 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 application process f...

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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 7, 2020

COVID-19 update: Parks & Community Services cancels events and programs in April and May

COVID-19 update from City of Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services cancelled all recreation programs, preschool, events and facility rentals for the month of April, as well as several early May events, in response to Governor Jay Inslee’s extende...

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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

Everett City Council 2019 Color Print Res

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 25, 2020

Everett City Council approves three emergency actions to help mitigate impacts of COVID-19

City of Everett COVID-19 update

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett City Council today approved three emergency actions to help mitigate the health, safety and financial impacts of COVID-19: a civil emergency order temporarily exempting Everett retail establishments from Everett&rsqu...

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

Everett parks gates, off-leash areas and recreation amenities closed until further notice

City of Everett COVID-19 update

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services will close all Everett parks gates today in response to COVID-19 and Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Park gates, restrooms, amenities an...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Mayor Franklin’s statement in response to Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order

Mayor edit

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin issued the following statement in response to Governor Jay Inslee’s announcement of a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order for Washington state:

“I am very grateful...

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

Mayor Franklin directs residents and business owners to stay home

City of Everett COVID-19 update

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive, directing all city of Everett residents and business owners to stay home, except for certain essential activities and work to provide essential business, government...

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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 13, 2020

COVID-19 update: City facility closures and service changes

COVID-19 virus

EVERETT, Wash. – To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community and minimize its potential exposure to vulnerable demographics, the City of Everett announced additional facility closures, service changes and cancelled/postponed events and ...

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

City of Everett takes proactive steps for COVID-19

COVID-19 virus

EVERETT, WA – Out of an abundance of caution and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the City of Everett cancelled or postponed several events, programs and gatherings for the month of March.

The risk to most members of the ...

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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: 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) 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

sunset over port gardner

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

GAPD road closure

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

Vera Pic

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

Langus 2

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

Gang awareness NR

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

metro everett screen

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

senior dog

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

DaveDeMarco

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

JCOC

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

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: April 29, 2020

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

Everett CARES grant program

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett City Council today approved 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 application process f...

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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

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’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

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

From shelter stray to crime-fighting K-9

Pickles

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
Posted on: March 12, 2020

How you can help during COVID-19

Support homeless animals during COVID-19

Wondering how you can help homeless animals during the COVID-19 crisis? 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 expense...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Leeroy's Long Wait

Picture of Koda

Koda, now named Leeroy, found himself at Everett Animal Shelter last October when his owners were having trouble with his energy level and manners. At 80 pounds, Leeroy was a big dog and was tough to handle. It was clear he was in need of training and str...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Shelter Operations Update

Shelter Update

April 22, 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.

ADOP...

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Everett Animal Shelter

News Flash

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

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: May 28, 2020

Everett parks during phase one of the Safe Start Washington plan

Grand Ave Park

Everett parks during phase one of the Safe Start Washington plan

Governor Inslee announced in May the Safe Start Washington plan to begin safely reopening Washington and resuming recreational, social and business activities in four phases. Snohomish County...

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Learn more. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Everett sport courts reopen for day use only

Clark Park

Sports courts, including tennis and pickle ball courts, are now open for day-use recreation only. Restrooms and other amenities such as ball fields, playgrounds, skate parks and off-leash areas remain closed until further notice. 

For the health a...

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

Please recreate responsibly

Forest Park

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

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: April 29, 2020

Everett boat launches and parking lot access to parks to re-open May 5

COVID-19 update from City of Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services will open parking lots and boat launches on May 5 in response to Governor Jay Inslee’s new guidance on allowing some outdoor recreation. Parking lots will be open for all parks fr...

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Learn more about visit parks during the pandemic. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Visiting parks during the pandemic

If you have to take your car, the park is too far

When the sun comes out and temperatures warm up, the outdoors may be calling. 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.

I...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Everett parks gates, off-leash areas and recreation amenities closed until further notice

City of Everett COVID-19 update

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks & Community Services will close all Everett parks gates today in response to COVID-19 and Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Park gates, restrooms, amenities an...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 update: Parks facility closures and program changes

COVID-19 virus

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community and minimize its potential exposure to vulnerable demographics, Everett Parks & Community Services announced additional facility closures.

Parks facility closed until further notice:

  • All Everett Parks...
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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: May 29, 2020

Planning Commission Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

Hope Covenant Church requests amendments to the Comprehensive Plan land use map and zoning designation.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Planning Commission Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

Evergreen Recovery Center request to amend the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map from Single Family to Commercial Mixed-Use and the zoning designation from R-2 Single Family Detached Medium Density to C-1 General Commercial.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

Sign modification proposed

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

Baker Legacy project proposed on Poplar and Larch Streets.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Burglar shot in Everett

Police Patch- Small

EVERETT, WA – Major Crimes detectives investigate fatal morning shooting of an Everett burglar.

At about 4:50 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of 126th St SE when a homeowner reported shooting someone inside his resid...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Weekend homicide in Everett

Police Patch- Small

EVERETT, WA – Major Crimes detectives investigate weekend homicide in Everett.

At about 10:40 p.m. on Sunday night, officers responded to a residence in the 6500 block of Beverly Ln when 911 received reports of gunshots and screaming. Arriving of...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Everett Police implements new communication tool for 911 and crime victims.

Police Patch- Small

EVERETT, WA – In partnership with Snohomish County 911, the Everett Police Department will launch a new communication tool designed to enhance the user experience when a community member calls 911 or the non-emergency number to request police se...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Two arrests made in recent Everett shooting

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Two arrests made in recent Everett shooting

(Updated Release: May 27, 2020)Since the May 9th shooting and robbery of a 39 year-old man in the 2000 block of Lexington Ave, Major Crimes detectives have continued investigating the incident. Last night the Ant...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

ID Theft/Locker Room Theft Ring Follow-up

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ID Theft/Locker Room Theft Ring Follow-up

Last year, Everett Police and numerous other law enforcement agencies throughout Snohomish, King and Skagit Counties investigated multiple cases involving thefts from fitness centers, gyms and recreation locations....

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: September 30, 2015

Follow EPD on Facebook & Twitter

Get the latest news by joining our online community!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/EverettPoliceWA
Twitter: @EverettPolice

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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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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: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: September 17, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Sept. 17, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1:  Public Workshop – Supportive Housing in Single Family Zones 

A public workshop to review options to address the interim morato...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: September 3, 2019

Planning Commmission

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

Item 1:  Climate Action Plan   

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

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: August 20, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on August 20, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1:  ReThink Zoning – commercial & industrial zones  

A work session to review initial concepts for streamlined commercia...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: June 18, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on June 18, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1: ReThink Zoning – commercial-industrial zones

A work session to review initial concepts for commercial-industrial zones in Everett.

Item 2: Othe...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: June 4, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on June 4, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1: Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program 

Review and recommendation of the Six-Year Transportation Improvement  Program (TIP), the c...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge April/May, 2020, Construction Update

While the major lifting has been complete, many pieces of the bridge project continue to be put in place with the goal of completion in early summer. Under the Governor’s orders, as this is a Public Works project, construction was allowed to con...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge March 30, 2020, Construction Update

We hope that this update finds you all safe and healthy. Work has continued on the Grand Avenue Park Bridge construction since the last update. The current estimate for completion of the bridge is early summer. This is dependent on various factors, not th...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Grand Avenue Park Bridge January 31, 2020, Construction Update

Unseasonably favorable weather and close coordination with the railroad during the end of 2019 allowed the crews to pour the pedestrian decks for the bridge. Work is transitioning to guardrail installation, electrical, lighting and completion of the eleva...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge November 15, 2019, Construction Update

Crews began the work of building forms, installing reinforcement and placement of the concrete for the pedestrian decks on the lower eastern side of the bridge amid the changing season and October temperatures. Work continues through November and December...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
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: April 29, 2020

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

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City Council approved the Everett CARES Grant Program to support small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application process for small businesses will be open from Thursday, April 30 at 5 p.m. to Monday, May 11 at 5 p.m.

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett City Council today approved 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 application process f...

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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: May 18, 2020

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

Baker Legacy project proposed on Poplar and Larch Streets.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Delta
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Construction Alert: Baker Ave. from 15th to 21st Streets

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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Water Main Replacement “U”  

Work has begun on a water main replacement project along Baker Ave. from 15th to 21st Streets. Road Construction Northwest Inc. is doing the work. Normal work hours will ...

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Neighborhood notifications: Delta

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Planning Commission Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

Hope Covenant Church requests amendments to the Comprehensive Plan land use map and zoning designation.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Glacier View

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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: Lowell

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Planning Commission Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

Evergreen Recovery Center request to amend the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map from Single Family to Commercial Mixed-Use and the zoning designation from R-2 Single Family Detached Medium Density to C-1 General Commercial.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Riverside
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Construction Alert: Baker Ave. from 15th to 21st Streets

City of Everett construction alert

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE

Water Main Replacement “U”  

Work has begun on a water main replacement project along Baker Ave. from 15th to 21st Streets. Road Construction Northwest Inc. is doing the work. Normal work hours will ...

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Neighborhood notifications: Riverside

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Planning Commission Public Hearing

City of Everett land use notice

Hope Covenant Church requests amendments to the Comprehensive Plan land use map and zoning designation.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: South Forest Park

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Neighborhood alert: black bear seen in Lowell neighborhood over weekend

City of Everett neighborhood notifications

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: 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: April 13, 2020

Remote video inspections available for essential small scale projects

Most private construction activity within the State of Washington has been declared a “non-essential activity” by the Governor’s March 23rd “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order and the March 25th “Gui...

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Permit Services
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Everett Permit Services update - March 26, 2020

EVERETT CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION SERVICE - MARCH 26, 2020 UPDATE

Most private construction activity within the State of Washington has been declared a “non-essential activity” by the Governor’s March 23rdStay Home, ...

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Permit Services
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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Rethink Zoning is Back!

The Everett Planning Commission will reconvene for the first time in several months this coming Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 p.m. On the agenda is a briefing from city staff regarding a revised strategy for Rethink Zoning. This meeting is "online" only.

During the past 2 months, planning staff have been working remotely due to COVID-19. Staff have achieved good progress in creating a new Unified Development Code (UDC). However, our inability to hold meetings for public outreach and key staff departures h...

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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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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 4-1-20

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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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Additional Info... Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 3-17-20

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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. Project...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 3-9-20

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The first week of March saw driveways opened, signal poles delivered and the last of the tree pits dug. Next up: trees are coming, and tree installation to begin March 9; installation of signal poles will also begin on March 9, starting at Pacific and Ruc...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-28-20

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We can’t quite say goodbye to February yet, thanks to it being a Leap Year, but progress MARCHes on! Landscaping is beginning, and you’ll be seeing more green throughout the project in the next few weeks.

See the updated projec...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-21-20

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Progress continues...

  • Northbound Rucker Avenue between California and Hewitt OPENED TO TRAFFIC on Friday morning, February 21, at 8:54 a.m.
  • Everett Public Library parking garage access open from Rucker.
  • Streetlights are operational between Everett and Hewitt...
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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-18-20

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With more favorable weather, 500 cubic yards of concrete was placed last week. The two northern blocks of the project continue to take shape, with installation of decorative light poles and removal of temporary light poles between Everett and Hewitt Avenu...

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