Notes From Wednesday’s Everett City Council Meeting

September 8, 2021

Everett Government

logoWednesday evening the Everett City Council had a busy agenda. Here’s a recap of the activity.

  • Scott Murphy proposed and Paul Roberts agreed to work on bringing back the Pledge of Allegiance at each weekly meeting beginning next Wednesday.
  • Scott Bader proposed and Scott Murphy agreed to work with the City Attorney on language that could expand the No Sit-No Lie ordinance into other areas of the City.
  • Council President Brenda Stonecipher advised that beginning next week City Council meetings would be held on the Zoom video platform and in-person meetings may not be back for quite some time.
  • 16 consent items were unanimously approved, you can see the link to those here.
  • Opened a public hearing on the Everett Transit Development Plan and received a briefing on 2021 projects. Here is a link to the plan and comments are due by September 16th.
  • Opened a public hearing on the Home Occupation Development regulations and extended the hearing to a date to be determined as more adjustments and amendments will be brought forward.
  • Unanimously adopted a resolution requesting the Governor, the Washington State Legislature and State Attorney General assist in providing clarification of new Law Enforcement Standards and Requirements as soon as possible.
  • Heard a briefing on the ReThink Housing Action Plan. This was just a briefing with action expected by the City Council in the coming weeks. Here is the link to the updated Housing Action Plan which runs more than 200 pages.

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