City Council Approves Projects Including More Pallet Shelters, Downtown Bathroom Access, Citywide Cleanup, More

May 12, 2022

Everett Government

The Everett City Council has voted to spend more than $5.6 million dollars in American Rescue Plan Act funds on a half-dozen projects presented by the City Administration. Some are further along than others. Here’s a brief of what the council approved Wednesday night.

  • $2.7 million dollars to expand the pallet shelter program among three sites in Everett over three years.
  • $870,000.00 for a 30-month pilot program to increase coordination and provide case management services for unsheltered people in Everett. Includes one full-time staffer.
  • $450,000.00 to fund studies on a bridge leading from the east end of Everett Avenue across the railroad tracks to the City Public Works properties and EPIC (Everett Point Industrial Center) near the Snohomish River.
  • $500,000.00 to develop a fully digital process for permitting and develop new technology to speed and streamline Everett’s permit process.
  • $500,000.00 to add public restroom access in areas of downtown Everett.
  • $600,000.00 to develop a three-year program called “Clean Everett” kicking off with a city-wide cleanup day and develop a see-click-fix tool where people can easily report issues needing attention such as potholes, blight and other problems.
  • The City will provide more specifics on each of the six programs as they become fully developed through quarterly reports to the council.



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