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Taller Buildings, Less Parking Part Of Metro Everett Discussion Wednesday

April 24, 2018

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There is an important public meeting Wednesday night (April 25th) to gather citizen input on the Metro Everett plan. Taller buildings with less emphasis on parking cars and more emphasis on mass transit are hallmarks of the plan. Here is more from the City of Everett. Nearly 2,500 property owners will receive notice that the […]

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Everett Mayor Gets Earful On Plan To Eliminate Mail In Favor Of Online Communication

April 18, 2018

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At tonight’s Everett City Council meeting Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin heard opposition from both citizens and city council members following an email sent out to neighborhood leaders last week advising the elimination of direct mailing to neighborhoods in favor of emails and online communications. In addition the email advised of the elimination of the annual […]

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Everett City Council Districting Meetings Underway

April 18, 2018

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Last night about 30 people turned out for the first of four meetings being held by the City of Everett to provide information on creating city council districts. Things began with a video featuring Hugh Spitzer, a law professor at the University of Washington explaining various options for creating city council districts. After the video […]

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People Living In Vehicles Present Challenges For Neighbors And Police In Everett, WA

April 13, 2018

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At Wednesday night’s Everett City Council meeting two residents who live in the 2300 block of McDougall spoke during the public comment section regarding a car parked on 24th street across from Bagshaw Field and North Middle School. The ladies expressed concerns that there were people living in the car which apparently did not run […]

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Mayoral Directives Leave No Room For Everett Essentials Civics Class

April 12, 2018

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Last year the City of Everett introduced Everett Essentials. It was the first civics academy course offered in Everett and according to officials was a rousing success. Over the course of 8 weeks participants spent three hours every Monday evening and a couple of Saturday field trips learning about Everett. The city even produced a […]

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Everett To Take A Closer Look At Street Improvement Funds

April 12, 2018

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council received a briefing on the first budget amendment of the year. The city is carrying forward millions of dollars that were unspent in 2017. Among the carryovers is a little more than half a million dollars from a share of the motor vehicle fuel tax from Washington State as […]

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