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General Election Voting For Everett Races Begins This Week

October 15, 2019

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With two of the four Everett City Council positions on the ballot unopposed there doesn’t seem to be much interest in the Everett only offices on the general election ballot. Nevertheless, voter’s guides and ballots are going out in the mail this week. Here is the list of Everett-only races as posted on VoteWA.gov. Everett […]

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Light Rail Leading Everett To ReThink Zoning

October 14, 2019

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The City of Everett, Washington is opening a comment process as it prepares an Environmental Impact Statement on future development around the Light Rail stations planned across the city. Tuesday night the Everett Planning Commission will hold a public meeting on the Environmental Impact Statement. A 30-day comment period has begun to discuss existing conditions, […]

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Red Light Cameras, More Marijuana Stores Top Public Safety Committee Agenda

October 8, 2019

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A couple of years ago the Everett City Council brought back committees to allow small groups of council members to discuss and gather information on topics that may later be brought before the entire council for action. Sometimes ideas discussed in committees are brought forward and other times they are not. This Wednesday afternoon the […]

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One Week Until Everett Plastic Bag Law Goes Into Effect

September 24, 2019

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Just a reminder that in a week most stores in Everett, Washington will stop carrying plastic shopping bags. Here’s another reminder from the City of Everett about the new rules. New carryout bag guidelines take effect Sept. 30 for Everett’s reusable bag ordinance. The ordinance, approved by the Everett City Council on Dec. 5, 2018, […]

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Lift This Week

September 23, 2019

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The lift and rotation of the Grand Avenue Park is getting closer and will happen this week. Here is the latest update from the City of Everett. 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 […]

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Everett Planners Holding Workshop Tuesday On Supportive Housing In Single Family Zones

September 15, 2019

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As the City of Everett’s zoning code changes to accommodate increased growth, the single-family zone is facing encroachment from many directions. Recently the desire of Housing Hope to build supportive housing on publicly owned land for students of families experiencing homelessness led to a moratorium on any applications for that use. City of Everett, Washington […]

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