News Flash

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: October 28, 2019

Everett seeks volunteers to serve on City boards, commissions

Diversity board 2019 with Mayor Cassie

EVERETT – The City of Everett is seeking volunteers who have the desire to make a positive impact on their community by serving on a board or commission. Community members are encouraged to apply for open positions on multiple boards.

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Additional Info... City of Everett News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Be ready for fall storms

City crews prepare for stormy weather

EVERETT, WA – With rains and windy weather in the forecast, City of Everett Public Works crews are busy cleaning streets, inspecting and cleaning catch basins and sewer manholes, and there are a number of things community members can do to minim...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Funding now available for tourism promotion

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) is now accepting applications for projects that assist with tourism development and promotion in the city of Everett. Public and non-profit agencies are encourag...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

City accepting cultural arts grant applications

Cultural Arts Grant Orchestra

EVERETT – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2020. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2020.

Cultural Commission progr...

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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

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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: August 23, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge to be placed in late September

GAPB release

EVERETT, WA – Everett has received notification of a track closure window from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) for the raising and placing of the Grand Avenue Park Bridge span. The bridge is scheduled to go into place during the last...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett, City of Everett partner to improve access to market

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Everett, Wash. –  A partnership between the Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett and City of Everett is enhancing community access to the largest farmers market in Snohomish County at a new expansive location in Everett’s d...

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

City launches “Bring Your Bag” campaign for upcoming reusable bag ordinance

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett has launched a “Bring Your Bag Everett” outreach campaign in preparation for the City’s new reusable bag ordinance. The ordinance goes into effect Sept. 30, 2019, and prohibits reta...

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

Everett’s Rucker Renewal construction starting soon

Rucker project logo

EVERETT, WA – Construction will begin soon on the Rucker Renewal project that will transform five blocks of downtown Everett into a more pedestrian friendly corridor. Phased full block closures will be necessary, and the City is working with are...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

ORCA LIFT Low-Income Bus Fare Expands to Snohomish County, July 1

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Snohomish County, Wash. – Beginning July 1, Community Transit and Everett Transit will offer a low-income fare for eligible riders who use an ORCA LIFT fare card. In Snohomish County, individuals can apply for the ORCA LIFT card at four Washingto...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

City administrative services building renamed Everett Municipal Building

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EVERETT, WA – Currently known as the Wall Street Building, the building at 2930 Wetmore Ave., which is home to many City services and administrative teams, will be called the Everett Municipal Building. The City Council approved the name change ...

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

Langus Riverfront trail closure planned July 8 – Aug. 8

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

Dikes on Smith Island ke...

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

City launches new open data portal

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

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

More housing and commercial development coming to Everett’s riverfront

Riverfront

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

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Open data coming to City of Everett website

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is launching a new interactive online portal that will allow community members to access data through the City’s website. The Everett City Council on Jan. 30 approved the acquisition of an open-data platform from Socrata,...

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Download 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: 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: December 11, 2018

Everett Public Library's Evergreen Branch to close for major remodel

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EVERETT, WA – The Evergreen Branch of the Everett Public Library, located at 9512 Evergreen Way, will close to the public on Dec. 24 at 3 p.m. During the closure, the library will be renovated and expanded and is expected to reopen to the public...

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Download news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Get ready for new fares, routes in 2019

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EVERETT, WA – Everett Transit riders will see new fares and routes in 2019. The changes are the first steps to implement the agency’s recently adopted long-range plan. The plan sets the agency on a path for long-term financial sustaina...

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Download 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: September 12, 2018

Explore downtown Everett’s rich history with new walking tours

3-01-Fire station No. 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Green Garden, Green Home program...

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

City of Everett ready to revitalize downtown

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

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

Upgrades planned for Phil Johnson ballfields

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

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

Everett Animal Shelter seeks volunteers for new senior dog foster program

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

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

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

Everett and Mukilteo mayors complete Bike Month challenge

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

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

New fire chief to be sworn in May 30

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

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

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Full news release City of Everett News

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Public Notice for Community Development Public Meetings

The City of Everett’s Citizen Advisory Committee will hold a series of public meetings and a public hearing on November 6th, 13thand 20th 2019 at 4 p.m. in the Hearing Examiner’s Room located at Wall Street Building...

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Community Development Grants

News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2019

Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett, City of Everett partner to improve access to market

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Everett, Wash. –  A partnership between the Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett and City of Everett is enhancing community access to the largest farmers market in Snohomish County at a new expansive location in Everett’s downtown core.&nb...

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

Everett’s Rucker Renewal construction starting soon

Rucker project logo

EVERETT, WA – Construction will begin soon on the Rucker Renewal project that will transform five blocks of downtown Everett into a more pedestrian friendly corridor. Phased full block closures will be necessary, and the City is working with area business...

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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

Posted on: November 7, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter Pet of the Month: Shelly

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Meet Shelly!

Do you love having conversations with your cat? Shelly might be the new best friend you're looking for. Talk about the weather or philosophy, she's open to any topic. Not only is she great company but just look at those gorgeous green eyes, sw...

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View available animals Everett Animal Shelter

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Chief DeMarco welcomes Assistant Chief Mike Calvert

Mike Calvert - Credit to Leland Dart My Everett News

EVERETT, WA – Everett Fire Department Chief Dave DeMarco has named Mike Calvert as the new assistant chief of operations following the retirement of Jeff Edmonds. Calvert started his assistant chief role on Sept. 14, sharing a two-week overlap w...

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Additional Info... Everett Fire Department
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Everett Fire Department releases 2018 annual report

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EVERETT, WA – This week, the Everett Fire Department released the 2018 annual report. 2018 was a year of change for the department, and the report serves to help the community understand those changes, as well as the functions and work accomplis...

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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: October 9, 2019

City accepting cultural arts grant applications

Cultural Arts Grant Orchestra

EVERETT – The City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission is now accepting applications for cultural arts grants to fund art programs and capital projects in 2020. The commission will award up to $40,000 in grants for 2020.

Cultural Commission programming and...

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Full news release (PDF) Everett Parks & Community Services

News Flash

Posted on: November 8, 2019

Notice of Application

City of Everett land use notice

Development of a new neighborhood park.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Housing Hope Rezone Request Postponed

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Housing Hope has requested that
their application to amend the city’s land use and zoning maps on property nearSequoia High School (“Norton Playfields”) be postponed and considered in the
2020 docket. Their request amends the size and boundary of the ...

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Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Rethink Zoning Public Scoping Notice

The City has issued a Determination of Significance and request for comments on scope of Environmental Impact Statement for Rethink Zoning Initiative.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing and Determination of Non-Significance

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An application by Housing Hope to amend the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map from Single-Family to Multifamily, and the Zoning Code Map from R-1 to R-3.

Additional Info... Everett Planning - Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: June 5, 2019

Everett Police selected for expansion of national addiction initiative

Everett Police Patch

EVERETT – Everett Police last week became the first department on the west coast selected to participate in a national partnership with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and AmeriCorps. PAARI helps public safety agencies conn...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Everett Police launch additional incentive program to attract in-state lateral officers

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EVERETT – The Everett Police Department will begin offering an additional financial incentive to Washington state lateral police officers beginning later this month.

On May 29, the City Council approved an agreement that provides a $20,000 bonus ...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Arrest made in May 25 hit and run

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Arrest made in May 25 hit and run

(Updated News Release)

EVERETT – On June 3, 2019 a Traffic Safety Unit detective was continuing the investigation of the fatal hit-and-run that occurred on May 25 in the 1300 block of 13th St.

At approximately 8:30...

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Additional Info... Everett Police Department
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Homicide at Everett Business/ Suspect Arrested

Everett Patch

EVERETT – Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting death that occurred at a business in central Everett.

Just after 8:00 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to a business in the 1400 block of 80th Street SW where...

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

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Get the latest news by joining our online community!

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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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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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Everett TV Special Programming
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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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: May 7, 2019

Planning Commmission

On May 7, 2019, the Everett Planning Commission held a meeting to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1: Shoreline Public Access Plan – proposed action

A public hearing to consider action on a proposed update to the city’s Shoreline Publi...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: April 16, 2019

The City of Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on April 16, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1:  Sign Chapter – proposed action 

Consideration of action on proposed amendments regarding the city’s sign...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: April 2, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on April 2, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1:  Sign Regulations – Public Hearing 

A public hearing on amendments being considered regarding the city’s sign regulations in Chapter 1...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: March 26, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on March 26, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1: Riverfront Redevelopment Plan – Landfill Site – public hearing

A public hearing to consider proposed changes to the master plan for...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: March 5, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on March 5, 2019 to discuss the following agenda:

Item 1: Public Hearing on Amendments to Comprehensive Plan (Land Use & Urban Design)

A public hearing on proposed amendments to the comprehensive plan. There ar...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Feb 26, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Feb 26, 2019 with the following agenda: 

Item 1: Riverfront Redevelopment Plan – Landfill Site – public workshop 

A public workshop to discuss proposed changes to the master plan for the La...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: February 19, 2019

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on February 19, 2019 to discuss the following:

Item 1: Shoreline Master Program Periodic Update – Joint Public Hearing

The City of Everett and Washington State Department of Ecology are conducting a joint publi...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: January 15, 2019

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on January 15, 2019 to discuss the followng:

Item 1: Shoreline Master Program Briefing

Briefing of the requirements to update the city’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) and the recommendations of the S...

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Watch video here Everett TV Special Programming

News Flash

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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GAPB City webpage Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
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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GAPB City webpage Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 23, 2019, Construction Update

We have lift off!

Late Sunday evening, Sept.22, the contractor used the four large lifting towers to raise the bridge 36 feet. After the bridge was at full elevation, the contractor moved the transporters, loaded with the crib stack, underneath it. The wei...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 22, 2019, Construction Update

We are a go for lift off!

On Saturday afternoon, Sept.21, the contractor used the four large lifting towers to raise the bridge just high enough to get the transporters out from underneath it.

The contractor is getting ready to raise the bridge about&nb...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 19, 2019, Construction Update

West Marine View Drive was closed to through traffic from 13th to 18th Streets starting Tuesday, Sept. 17. Please Note: The road closure will be in place through Thursday, Sept. 26. Traffic Engineering has been making adjustments to the traffic control an...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 12, 2019, Construction Update

It's Still GO-TIME! That’s right! Though this week’s epic storms packed quite a punch, the Grand Avenue Park Bridge is still set to be lifted and moved into place during the last week of September. We want you to be aware of upcoming t...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge August 30, 2019, Construction Update

The City of Everett’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has confirmed the timing of the West Marine View Drive (WMVD) closure – a portion of the road will be completely closed from Tuesday, September 17 through Thursday, S...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge August 23, 2019, Construction Update

It’s GO-TIME! That’s right – the bridge will be going into place in the last week of September – just over a month from now!

The City’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has received notificati...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge July 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Painting of key members of the steel truss. The exterior weathering steel members will continue to change to a rust-like appearance over time.
  • False decks for workers to use for construction of the concrete pedestrian decks. The false de...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge June 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Preparation and grading work at Grand Avenue Park in anticipation of setting the bridge on the east abutment.
  • Installation of a time lapse camera with a view of the bridge erection location, to see the footage go to everettwa.gov/gapb
  • The...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge May 2019 Construction Update

Completed

  • Additional geotechnical investigations in West Marine View Drive (WMVD) in support of the lifting of the approximately 1,000,000 lb (~500 Ton) steel truss and steel pipelines. Testing results altered the lifting options available and therefore th...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge April 2019 Construction Update

Completed

  • Additional geotechnical investigations in West Marine View Drive in support of the erection of the bridge for the approximately 1,000,000 lb (~500 Ton) steel truss bridge.
  • The Phase 2 contract to install pipelines in West Marine View Drive has fin...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge Feb./March 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Reviews and approvals of west tower stairs, bridge lighting and mock-up of the guard rail.
  • Frontier installed a crossing of West Marine View Drive for elevator communication.
  • The Phase 2 contract to install pipelines in West Marine View D...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge Construction Traffic Revision

On Monday, January 28, the City’s contractor, KLB Construction, will begin work to install sewer and stormwater lines from 1620 West Marine View Drive to 14th Street. There may be times when the work near the tower will reduce traffic to a single lane, al...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge January 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Per the terms of the contract, the contractor requested and received approval for suspension of the contract working days for critical path work associated with the steel bridge truss.
  • Award of the Phase 2 construction contract. This pac...
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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: July 19, 2019

Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett, City of Everett partner to improve access to market

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New downtown location starting Sunday, Aug. 4

Everett, Wash. –  A partnership between the Everett Farmers Market, Port of Everett and City of Everett is enhancing community access to the largest farmers market in Snohomish County at a new expansive location in Everett’s downtown core.&nb...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

City launches “Bring Your Bag” campaign for upcoming reusable bag ordinance

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The City of Everett has launched a “Bring Your Bag Everett” outreach campaign in preparation for the City’s new reusable bag ordinance, which goes into effect Sept. 30, 2019.

EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett has launched a “Bring Your Bag Everett” outreach campaign in preparation for the City’s new reusable bag ordinance. The ordinance goes into effect Sept. 30, 2019, and prohibits retailers from distributing single-use plast...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Everett’s Rucker Renewal construction starting soon

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Construction will begin soon on the Rucker Renewal project that will transform five blocks of downtown Everett into a more pedestrian friendly corridor.

EVERETT, WA – Construction will begin soon on the Rucker Renewal project that will transform five blocks of downtown Everett into a more pedestrian friendly corridor. Phased full block closures will be necessary, and the City is working with area business...

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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: November 5, 2019

Bayside Neighborhood meeting

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Join with neighbors at the Bayside neighborhood meeting on Wednesday Nov 20 at 6:30 PM at Everett High School in the Career Center, in the main building at 2416 Colby Ave.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Special event notice: Naval Station Everett security training exercises

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Naval Station Everett will be conducting security training exercises on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its main Everett base. On both days, the exercise will occur from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gates will be closed briefly for 10 minute intervals throughou...

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Learn more. Neighborhood notifications: Bayside
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing and Determination of Non-Significance

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An application by Housing Hope to amend the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map from Single-Family to Multifamily, and the Zoning Code Map from R-1 to R-3.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Bayside

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Delta Neighborhood meeting

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Delta Neighborhood will meet on Tuesday, Nov 19 at 7 PM at Baker Heights Community Center, 1401 Poplar St.  Guest speaker Nancy Amidei will talk about how to be an advocate.

You are encouraged to share this information with your neighbors. &nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Special event notice: Naval Station Everett security training exercises

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Naval Station Everett will be conducting security training exercises on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its main Everett base. On both days, the exercise will occur from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gates will be closed briefly for 10 minute intervals throughou...

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Learn more. Neighborhood notifications: Northwest
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Construction alert -- West Marine View Drive Closure Day 3

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West Marine View Drive was closed to through traffic from 13th to 18th Streets starting Tuesday, Sept. 17. Please Note: The road closure will be in place through Thursday, Sept. 26. Traffic Engineering has been making adjustments to the traffic control an...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Road closure alert: West Marine View Drive

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The City of Everett’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has confirmed the timing of the West Marine View Drive (WMVD) closure – a portion of the road will be completely closed from Tuesday, September 17 through Thursday, S...

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Neighborhood notifications: Northwest
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Construction alert: Grand Avenue Park Bridge

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It’s GO-TIME! That’s right – the bridge will be going into place in the last week of September – just over a month from now!

The City’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has received notification of a track closure window from Burlington North...

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Neighborhood notifications: Northwest
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Construction alert: Grand Avenue Park

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GRAND AVENUE PARK BRIDGE Construction Update

Next week, the contractor, Interwest Construction, will be mobilizing at the north end of Grand Avenue Park to prepare the site for the placement of the bridge structure. Normal work hours will be 7 a.m. to 3:30...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Special event notice: Naval Station Everett security training exercises

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Naval Station Everett will be conducting security training exercises on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 12 at its main Everett base. On both days, the exercise will occur from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gates will be closed briefly for 10 minute intervals throughou...

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Learn more. Neighborhood notifications: Port Gardner
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Housing Hope Rezone Request Postponed

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Housing Hope has requested that
their application to amend the city’s land use and zoning maps on property nearSequoia High School (“Norton Playfields”) be postponed and considered in the
2020 docket. Their request amends...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing and Determination of Non-Significance

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An application by Housing Hope to amend the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map from Single-Family to Multifamily, and the Zoning Code Map from R-1 to R-3.

Additional Info... Neighborhood notifications: Port Gardner

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-8-19

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As we near the final stages of Phase 1, significant pieces of the project are getting completed.   

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

  • Striping was completed, and Hoyt Avenue opened to traffic on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 4:17 p.m. 
  • The contractor removed con...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-1-19

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Phase 1 construction is nearing the end! Continued sunny weather is allowing significant progress to be made on tasks involving concrete pouring (road, curb, sidewalks), which are necessary to reopening the construction zone.  Picture below: conc...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-25-19

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Phase 1 construction is nearing the end! Next week's sunny weather should enable significant progress to be made on tasks involving concrete pouring (road, curb, sidewalks), which are necessary to reopening the construction zone.  

The Rucker Rene...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-18-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

  • The contractor finished the sidewalk work on the west side. Concrete paving outside Goodwill required the store to close early on Tues., Oct. 15. Regular business hours resumed the next day.

Rucker

  • The Rucker/Everett Avenue intersection reopene...
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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-11-19

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Notes: 

  • Rucker/Everett Avenue intersection will be closed 10/14-18 for paving where the waterline crossing went in earlier in the project. Detour will be in place.
  • Delays expected going into or out of Aero Apartments garage between 9 a.m. ...
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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-4-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor continued to poured curbs and auger signal and light pole bases.

Rucker

Concrete roadway paving continued from California to Hewitt and the east side of Hewitt to Wall. The effort to lower conduit was completed, which allowed the...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-27-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor demolished existing west-side sidewalks and began auguring signal and light pole bases and installing conduit, junction boxes and irrigation.

Rucker

Concrete roadway paving from Everett to California continued. The contractor beg...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-20-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed the east sidewalk with the paving over of the Frontier vault lid.

Rucker looking north from Hewitt

Rucker

The contractor laid storm drain pipe on Hewitt and demolished and graded from California to Hewitt. Concrete roadw...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-13-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The sidewalks and curb are almost finished on the east side.

Rucker

The contractor installed storm drain on Hewitt and demolished, graded the roadway from California to Hewitt and laid electrical and irrigation. Phase 2 waterline work included ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-6-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor began constructing sidewalks, continued pouring curbs and installed traffic detecting loops. 

Rucker

The contractor installed storm drain on Hewitt and demolished and graded the roadway from California to Hewitt. Phase 2...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-30-19

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*A new map showing all three stages of construction, the timing and sequencing for each stage and a listing of affected businesses is now available on the project webpage.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor began pouring curbs and continued directional boring and...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-23-19

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See this and other images of historical finds from the Rucker Renewal project in the photo gallery.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed demolition of the east sidewalk and began directional boring and irrigation work in support of creating a new sidewalk...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-16-19

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*Note: Extended closure of Hewitt/Rucker intersection coming Monday, August 19. See below for more information.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed concrete paving and construction of a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children&rsqu...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-9-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor continued concrete paving and work to establish a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children’s Museum.

Rucker

The contractor continued work on the storm drain and on the waterline.

UPCOMING

Hoyt

Paving will continue...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-2-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed work on roadway demolition and began concrete paving and work to establish a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children’s Museum. 

Rucker

The contractor began work on the storm drain, completed...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 7-26-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed work on storm drains, temporary lighting, irrigation, electrical conduit and road demolition except at the Hoyt/Pacific intersection. 

Rucker

Work on the waterline continued. Everett Avenue opened up following ...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 7-22-19

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LAST WEEK

The contractor completed the bulk of the mobilization for the project.

Hoyt

  • Other completed tasks on Hoyt include erosion control, sawcutting, catch basin installation and roadway demolition.
  • During excavation on Hoyt, railroad ties and spikes were ...
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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update

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THIS WEEK

Big construction began! Jensen Construction began mobilizing on Mon., July 8, closing two blocks of Rucker between Everett and Hewitt, one block of Hoyt between Wall and Pacific, and a half a block of California west of Rucker. Detours are in pla...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update

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Phase 1 of the work to transform Rucker Avenue, between Everett and Hewitt Avenues, and a half a block of California is about to get underway. Construction is expected to begin July 8.

What to expect

  • The contractor will begin work on the two block section o...
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Rucker Renewal Project Updates