News Flash

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

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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

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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

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EVERETT – Everett families and visitors can expect to see new equipment in place at Everett’s most popular playground this summer. The playground at Forest Park will close Monday, Feb. 10 to begin construction and work is expected to l...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

27th Annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards

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EVERETT – Community members are invited to join the City of Everett, Mayor Cassie Franklin and Everett’s Cultural Arts Commission to celebrate the arts and honor the recipients of the 27th annual Wendt and Mayor’s Arts Awards...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 State of Everett address

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

Franklin provided an update on major 2019 accomplishments, including progress...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Everett permit services hours change, effective Jan. 13

City of Everett permit services notice

EVERETT, WA – To improve permitting and customer experience, Everett’s permit services counter will reduce the number of hours available to walk-in customers beginning Monday, Jan. 13. The new hours of operation will be:

  • Monday, Wednesd...
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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Everett Essentials civic academy program returns

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett’s popular civic academy, Everett Essentials, returns in 2020. Classes start in late February and will offer students a unique opportunity to learn about City operations and services directly from City ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter to receive Holiday Wishes grant from Petco Foundation

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EVERETT, WA – The Everett Animal Shelter was selected as a 2019 Holiday Wishes recipient by the Petco Foundation. The grant amount, between $5,000-100,000, will be revealed at the Petco Foundation Grant Celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. at Petco ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Mayor Franklin delivers 2020 budget address

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EVERETT – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her 2020 budget address on Oct. 30 and will present her proposed 2020 budget at the Oct. 30 City Council meeting.

“I’m pleased to present a proposed budget for 2020 that is balanced, r...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: 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: September 4, 2019

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

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

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 28, 2019

City of Everett opening Vera Whole Health care center for employees

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EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett is partnering with Vera Whole Health to open a primary care center that will serve City staff and their dependents. The care center, which will be located at 4931 Evergreen Way, is expected to open in early 2020...

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

Langus Riverfront trail closure planned July 8 – Aug. 8

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

Dikes on Smith Island ke...

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

City launches new open data portal

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

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

More housing and commercial development coming to Everett’s riverfront

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Upgrades planned for Phil Johnson ballfields

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

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

Everett Animal Shelter seeks volunteers for new senior dog foster program

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

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

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

Everett and Mukilteo mayors complete Bike Month challenge

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

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

New fire chief to be sworn in May 30

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EVERETT – New Everett Fire Chief Dave DeMarco will be officially sworn during the City Council meeting this Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Cassie Franklin recently announced the selection of DeMarco following a national search.

“...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

City launches new neighborhood notification tool

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EVERETT – The City of Everett has launched a new tool to provide localized information to community members in each of Everett’s 19 neighborhoods. The tool was developed in response to an idea shared by local neighborhood leaders.

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: March 27, 2020

Free Community Hot Meals Schedule

Managed and updated by Faith Lutheran’s Hot Meal Coalition, a list of entities providing hot meals to those in need is included in the link below.

This list is being updated weekly by Faith Lutheran staff. Please share this list among your agenci...

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Community Development Grants
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Grant Opportunity from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council

The City of Everett Community Development Staff would like to share a grant opportunity from the National Health Care for the Homeless Council for agencies serving homeless individuals. THIS IS NOT A CITY OF EVERETT ADMINISTERED GRANT. 

In partner...

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Community Development Grants
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 | Mayor Franklin Issues Directive for Residents to Stay Home

Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin 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 services or public infrastructur...

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Community Development Grants
Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Resources from City of Everett Community Development Team

March 16, 2020

Greetings,

We are writing to share some resources and information on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in hopes your organizations and faith groups can best navigate this rapidly changing situation. We are grateful our County has deployed the...

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Community Development Grants
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Public Comment Period Open

The City of Everett’s Draft 2020 - 2024 Consolidated Plan and Draft 2020 Annual Action Plan are available for public comment. 

The Consolidated Plan is a guiding document for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program federal fun...

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Additional Info... Community Development Grants
Posted on: February 3, 2020

City of Everett Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

The City of Everett receives Community Development Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which requires programs to undertake Fair Housing Planning. An Analysis of Impediments upholds this requirement by identi...

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Community Development Grants

News Flash

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

News Flash

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: March 26, 2020

Give Love, GiveBIG on May 6

GiveBIG Logo

GiveBIG is a special day of giving on May 6th where you can join other animal lovers and make a meaningful difference in the lives of the homeless pets at Everett Animal Shelter. Here’s how you can participate:

  • Make a donation of any size to help...
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Get Started! Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: March 12, 2020

We are limiting general admission!

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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.

ADOPTIONS: We will b...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: February 17, 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 9, 2020

Everett Animal Shelter suggests including pets in preparedness plan amid COVID-19 concerns

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 9, 2020    

CONTACT - Kimberley Cline, communications director, 425.257.8687

Everett Animal Shelter suggests including pets in preparedness plan amid COVID-19 concerns

EVERETT – With the number of confir...

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Everett Animal Shelter
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Thanks to you, 2020 will be Lucinda's brightest year yet.

Lucinda

In March, Lucinda was found running the streets as a stray and dropped off at our shelter. Although we knew nothing of her history, it was immediately apparent Lucinda couldn’t see well, if at all. She was skittish and moved cautiously while bum...

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Everett Animal Shelter

News Flash

Posted on: March 10, 2020

Everett Fire taking extra precautions to ensure safety amid coronavirus concerns

Station Visitor Signage

EVERETT, WA – The Everett Fire Department wants to assure Everett residents and the greater community that the level of service they provide has not changed due to COVID-19. Everett Fire will continue to respond to all emergencies. However, begi...

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Additional Info... Everett Fire Department
Posted on: February 23, 2020

No injuries after vehicle crashes into fire station

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EVERETT, WA – The Everett Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision after a woman, driving a Nissan Murano, drove her vehicle off the roadway, through a fence, and over a rock wall before crashing into a wall at Everett Fire S...

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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: 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.

New City facility closures:

Both the Kasch Park Athletic Offi...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 6, 2020

All Everett Parks & Community Services programs and events cancelled through March 31

City of Everett parks alert

Out of an abundance of caution and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the City of Everett is cancelling all Parks & Community Services programs and events through March 31. These cancellations include all Parks events, classes, ...

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Learn more. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Everett Parks’ March 13 benefit concert cancelled

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Out of an abundance of caution and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Everett is cancelling the benefit concert with the Lonely Hearts Club scheduled for March 13. Everett Parks & Community Services will issue full refunds to all who reg...

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Find more COVID-19 City updates. Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: March 4, 2020

COVID-19 update: senior center to temporarily close until further notice

COVID-19 virus

Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Everett is temporarily closing the Carl Gipson Senior Center, beginning Wednesday, March 4. This is in effect until further notice. 

At the time of this publication, there have not been any reported COVI...

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Everett Parks & Community Services
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Senior center introduces new fitness punch card

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Now getting exercise and staying active is even more affordable for senior center members! The Carl Gipson Senior Center is excited to introduce a new fitness punch card program for several of their fitness classes.

Members can purchase a punch card, $20 f...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Chief Templeman responds to Governor Inslee’s order

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EVERETT, WA – Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman issued the following statement in response to Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Health” order.

“Like many other cities in the nation, we are currently facin...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2020

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarily

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2020

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

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarilyPermit...

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Everett Public Works

News Flash

News Flash

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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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
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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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Feb. 4, 2020

Planning Commmission

The Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Feb. 4, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Zoning – draft land use and zoning maps, use table   

Follow‐up discussion on draft city‐wide zon...

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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Jan. 21, 2020

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Jan. 21, 2020 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Annual Election of Officers I

tem 2:  Rethink Zoning – draft land use and zoning maps, use table  &a...

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Click to watch video Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Dec. 3, 2019

Planning Commmission

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

Item 1: Public Hearing – Climate Action Plan 

A public hearing to consider input and make a recommendation to City Council regarding the...

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Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Nov. 19, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Nov. 19, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Rethink Housing 

A briefing on the efforts on Rethink Housing for Everett, including the work of the Snohomish County Housing A...

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Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Nov. 5, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Oct. 15, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Public Hearing – Metro Everett Heights Amendment 

A public hearing to consider an application to amend the Metro Ever...

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Everett TV Special Programming
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Everett Planning Commission Meeting Video: Oct. 15, 2019

Planning Commmission

Everett Planning Commission held a meeting on Oct. 15, 2019 to discuss the following agenda: 

Item 1:  Climate Action Plan   

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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

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  • 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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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge June 2019 Construction Update

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  • 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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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge May 2019 Construction Update

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  • 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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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge April 2019 Construction Update

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  • 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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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: 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: 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: March 17, 2020

Everett Permit Services suspends residential inspection of occupied dwelling units

Until further notice, City of Everett will no longer perform inspections within occupied dwelling units. Elective projects that can be delayed should be postponed at this time, including voluntary electrical panel changes. Please reference our  T...

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Permit Services
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarily

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2020

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

Two Everett Public Works counters to close temporarilyPermit...

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Permit Services
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Everett Permit Services counter - Coronavirus alert

Coronavirus (COVID-19) alert: If you are experiencing fever, cough, cold or respiratory symptoms or are feeling otherwise unwell, please do not visit the Permit Counter. 

Permit Services staff can assist you from your home or office computer just ...

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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: 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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