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Everett City Working To Relax Rules On Accessory Dwelling Units

November 22, 2022

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There’s very little undeveloped land within the city limits of Everett, Washington to build new housing. There’s also a huge demand for housing of all types in Everett so one of the solutions under consideration is to add more housing to existing neighborhoods. Allowing homeowners to build ADUs or Accessory Dwelling Units could bring more […]

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Public Hearings To Begin Wednesday Night For City Of Everett 2023 Budget

November 15, 2022

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council will begin the first of three public hearings on the proposed City of Everett, Washington budget for 2023. In past years community members have not really weighed in on the budget process with little to no testimony during the public hearings. This year there may be more interest as […]

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Snohomish County Council Unanimously Passes $1.5 Billion Dollar 2023 Budget

November 9, 2022

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Today the Snohomish County Council unanimously passed the budget for 2023. County Executive Dave Somers issued the following statement: Snohomish County functions best when we work collaboratively not only to solve the challenges in our community but also to take advantage of opportunities. This year’s budget process was no different. I applaud the Snohomish County […]

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Snohomish County Appoints Gricelda Montes As Public Advocate

November 3, 2022

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There’s a new person to talk with if you have an issue with Snohomish County Government and can’t find a resolution. Yesterday Gricelda Montes was appointed to the role of Public Advocate. Here are the details as provided by the Snohomish County Council. Snohomish County has a new Public Advocate as Jill McKinnie heads into […]

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Ecology Fines City Of Everett After Partially Treated Wastewater Sent Into Snohomish River

October 27, 2022

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This in from the Washington State Department of Ecology this morning. After a malfunctioning pump at the City of Everett’s wastewater treatment facility allowed 9.9 million gallons of incompletely treated wastewater to flow into the Snohomish River in June, the Washington Department of Ecology has fined the city $13,000. During the incident, a pump malfunctioned […]

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Bikinis Stay For Now As Court Orders City Of Everett And Bikini Barista Owners To Meet Over Ordinance

October 24, 2022

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Back in 2017 the City of Everett passed an ordinance that basically removed the bikini from the bikini-coffee-stand business model and outlined a strict dress code for employees of “Quick Service Facilities including Barista Stands” The ordinance passed unanimously and was challenged. There have been multiple court actions since that time and the city has […]

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