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Mayor Presents Budget Plan For 2021 To Everett City Council

September 17, 2020

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Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin made her initial budget proposal for 2021 to the city council Wednesday night. The Mayor told the council members that this has undeniably been the most difficult year Everett has faced in her lifetime and that of the council members. There is currently a $10 million dollar shortfall in the budget […]

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Sport Courts At Everett’s Forest Park Closing For Resurfacing

September 6, 2020

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The Sport Courts at Forest Park are closing this week until next year for resurfacing. Here’s a brief. Renovations at the sports courts at Forest Park are scheduled to begin Sept. 9. Renovations include resurfacing the tennis and basketball courts. The courts will be closed during renovations and are expected to reopen by early spring, […]

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With “Flexibility” Being The Key Word, Everett Council Votes 6 – 1 To Accept COPS Grant

September 2, 2020

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In a reversal from a week ago, six of seven members of the City Council in Everett, Washington voted to accept a grant of just over six million dollars from the Federal Government COPS program that would allow the city to hire up to 16 police officers over the next three to six years. Last […]

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Councilmembers Stonecipher And Murphy Now Call For Approval Of Everett COPS Grant

September 1, 2020

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Wednesday night (Sep 2nd) the Everett City Council will take a moment before their scheduled 2021 budget workshop to reconsider accepting a $6 million dollar grant to add up to 16 more officers. Just a week ago Brenda Stonecipher and Scott Murphy wrote a letter to the community explaining their opposition to the grant. Today […]

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COPS Grant Back On Everett City Council Agenda Tomorrow

September 1, 2020

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It looks like the Everett City Council will again consider the COPS grant that failed to receive a second at last week’s meeting. Here is the updated agenda just sent out… YOU MAY CALL IN TO LISTEN TO THE COUNCIL MEETINGS AT 1.425.616.3920, Conference ID: 724 887 726# WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO PROVIDE YOUR COMMENTS […]

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Everett City Council Members Stonecipher And Murphy Speak Out On COPS Grant

August 28, 2020

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Editor’s note: This evening I received the following message from Everett City Council member Brenda Stonecipher regarding the Everett City Council’s actions Wednesday night regarding a Federal grant the Everett Police Department had applied for and received approval which required acceptance by the council. A vote on that acceptance never happened as the motion to […]

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