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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Everett lowers speed limits on two major arterials

Speed limit sign on Evergreen Way

The City of Everett will lower speed limits on two of its busiest arterials, Evergreen Way and Everett Mall Way, starting Saturday, July 30. The existing speed limits are being updated to accommodate increased development and pedestrian traffic.

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett will lower speed limits on two of its busiest arterials, Evergreen Way and Everett Mall Way, starting Saturday, July 30. The existing speed limits are being updated to accommodate increased development and pedestrian t...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Redistricting Commission seeks input on proposed changes to city council district map

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EVERETT, Wash. – Everett’s 2022 Redistricting Commission is hosting six community meetings in August for community members to learn about, and provide input on, proposed changes to the city council district map. 

In-person meet...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

New off-leash dog park opening at Lowell Riverfront Trail

Lowell Riverfront trail dog park

Everett Parks invites community members and their four-legged friends to the grand opening for the new Lowell Riverfront Trail off-leash dog park (2901 Lowell-Snohomish Rd.) on Thursday, June 30 at 4 p.m.

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Parks invites community members and their four-legged friends to the grand opening for the new Lowell Riverfront Trail off-leash dog park (2901 Lowell-Snohomish Rd.) on Thursday, June 30 at 4 p.m.

Mayor Cassie Franklin, Everett Cit...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Paving work begins July 5

overlay, paving work

EVERETT, Wash. – Street resurfacing is scheduled for several locations in Everett beginning Tuesday, July 5, and continuing through September. Crews will grind down and remove old pavement, install new traffic signal detection wires, and repave ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Mayor Franklin appoints Remy Leonard as Everett Municipal Court judge

Judge Remy Leonard

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin announced the appointment of Remy Leonard to the Everett Municipal Court. Judge Leonard will complete the term made vacant by Judge Laura Van Slyck’s retirement. Judge Leonard will serve in an interim capacity until ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Everett City Council resumes in-person meetings May 4

Council headshots, group

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett City Council will resume in-person council meetings beginning Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the city council chambers located at 3002 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Community members are invited to attend and participate in c...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Everett named bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

Person biking on Hoyt

EVERETT, Wash. – 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 commu...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Mayor Franklin delivers annual State of Everett address

Aerial of North Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her 2022 State of Everett address at the Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s event on Thursday, March 31.

Franklin began her address honoring fallen Officer Dan Rocha. She also acknowled...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

City of Everett launches update to comprehensive plan, Everett: 2044, planning our future together

Everett 2044: Planning our future together

EVERETT, Wash. – 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 members are i...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Everett City Council and Community Transit Board of Directors initiate joint transit study

Rethink Transit

EVERETT, Wash. –Everett City Council and Community Transit’s Board of Directors this week voted to conduct a joint study to explore in greater detail what a potential transit system consolidation would entail. 

The joint study,...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Everett to host tuition-free Bezos Academy Preschool in 2022

Mayor Cassie Bezos Academy signing at Everett Station

EVERETT, Wash. – Today, the 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 a...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

History made as Everett swears in new city council members

Council headshots, group

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett will be swearing in four new city council members on Jan. 3 at 4 p.m. For the first time in its history, the city will be represented by five district council members and two at-large council members, and hav...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Everett City Council adopts 2022 operating budget

View of Everett from City Hall rooftop

EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett City Council Wednesday night unanimously approved Mayor Cassie Franklin’s proposed 2022 operating budget, totaling $446.5 million. 

The 2022 budget continues to build on a foundation of quality-of-l...

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

Mayor Franklin issues directive on affordable housing

NorthEnd

Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive on affordable housing for all with the goal of addressing homelessness and supporting housing stability.

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin today issued a mayoral directive on affordable housing for all with the goal of addressing homelessness and supporting housing stability. 

The directive builds and expands upon efforts to encourage an increas...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Everett Animal Shelter to host weekly low-cost pet vaccination clinics

Animal shelter vaccine clinic

EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Animal Shelter will host weekly low-cost pet vaccination clinics for dogs and cats at the shelter (333 Smith Island Rd., Everett), beginning Friday, Oct. 22.

The low-cost pet vaccinations are available by appointment ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Mayor Franklin delivers 2022 budget address

sunset over port gardner

EVERETT, Wash. – Mayor Cassie Franklin delivered her budget address and presented the City of Everett’s proposed 2022 budget at the Sept. 29 city council meeting. 

The proposed 2022 budget continues to build on a foundation of ...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

City of Everett launches $1 million grant program to move Everett’s economy forward

Everett Forward grant program

EVERETT, Wash. – The City of Everett launched the Everett Forward Grant Program, offering one-time grants to eligible applicants with innovative ideas and solutions to move Everett’s economy forward.

“The effects of the pandem...

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Full news release (PDF) City of Everett News