Brenda Stonecipher - At Large (President)

At Large President - Brenda Stonecipher

Brenda Stonecipher is a lifelong resident of Everett. She graduated from Cascade High School before earning a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. In 2004, Brenda was elected to Position 6 of the Council, which is an at-large position. She currently serves her third term as the City Council President and Mayor pro tempore – a position she has held five of the 19 years she has served on the Council. She is also chair of the Budget & Finance Committee, which includes the city budget, revenue (taxation and fees) and debt management. Prior to City Council, she served for two years on the City Planning Commission.

Council President Stonecipher’s career in public services has been marked by her support of efforts to diversify the City’s economy, support and expand the parks and library systems and enhance public safety. Brenda believes that the City of Everett's role is to create a livable city to attract employers, residents and visitors alike.

Outside City Council, Brenda owns a consulting company that serves non-profit organizations in education and arts. Brenda has been married for 35 years. She and her husband, Tom, live in District 1, where they can be found walking the neighborhood with their dog, Betty. In her free time, Brenda enjoys hiking and skiing and spends as much time in the mountains as possible.

  • Budget: Semi-quarterly, 5th Wednesday, 5 p.m.
  • Fire Pension Board: 3rd Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.
  • Joint CT/ET Exploratory Committee: Monthly
  • LTAC Chair: Annually

Everett City Council Districts

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    Mayor Cassie Franklin shares her proposed 2024 budget

    The budget maintains city service levels while making small, strategic investments. Read on...
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    City to host dedication event for new COVID-19 art piece at Evergreen Branch library

    ‘Aumangea,’ completed by artist Stuart Nakamura, reflects on impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by incorporating the thoughts and feelings of community participants. Read on...
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    Everett assures there is no immediate impact to water quality following helicopter incident

    Everett drinking water meets all state and federal standards for water quality Read on...
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    Everett to start update process for its Hazard Mitigation Plan

    The process will include opportunities for the community to learn more and provide input. Read on...
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    Everett City Council approves acquisition of Waits Motel

    The council adopted an ordinance to acquire the property through eminent domain and discussed support that will be available to long-term residents. Read on...
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    Mayors urge Congress to declare access to mental health and homeless services top priorities

    This week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously approved a resolution urging the U.S. Congress and the Administration to declare mental health and homelessness top domestic priorities. Read on...
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    Petco Love invests in the Everett Animal Shelter to save and improve the lives of local pets

    The national nonprofit has awarded the Everett Animal Shelter a $45,000 grant. Read on...
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    Statement from Mayor Cassie Franklin on community safety ordinances

    This is a statement from Mayor Cassie Franklin on the two community safety ordinances that were approved by the Everett City Council. Read on...
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    Everett to build its first bicycle boulevard

    Work to construct a new north-south bicycle corridor will begin this spring. Read on...
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    Everett Transit receives national award for climate action initiative

    Everett Transit received the Champion of the Challenge Award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Authority for the agency’s Zero Emission Fleet Transition plan. Read on...
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    City of Everett reaches $4.19 million settlement with pharmacies on opioid epidemic lawsuit

    The City of Everett announced a $4.19 million settlement has been reached on its lawsuit against several pharmaceutical corporations for their contributions to the local opioid crisis: CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Teva and Allergan. Read on...
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    Community outreach project to guide City of Everett operations and priorities

    The City of Everett’s Mayor’s Office released the results of a community outreach project conducted earlier this year, identifying challenges, opportunities and priorities for the future of the city. Read on...
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    Everett named bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

    Everett has been named a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. The award recognizes the work the City has done to develop its bicycle network, making Everett a safer, more accessible community for cyclists. Read on...
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    City of Everett launches update to comprehensive plan, Everett: 2044, planning our future together

    The City of Everett launched its periodic update to the comprehensive plan which represents the City’s vision for the next 20 years and sets goals, policies and plans for growth and development. Community invited to participate. Read on...
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    City of Everett to host tuition-free Bezos Academy Preschool in 2022

    City of Everett announced a 10-year lease agreement with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschool to open fall 2022. This project came to fruition following consultation with multiple civic agencies and community organizations. Read on...