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Everett Budget Deficit Jumps From $13 Million To $18 Million For 2021

August 13, 2020

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Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic the City of Everett, Washington was facing a $13 million dollar budget deficit for 2021. Today during a public Question and Answer session on social media, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin revealed that gap has grown to $18 million dollars. Back in April the Everett City Council voted approval of $3.4 […]

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Everett Looking For Partners To Generate Revenue At City Parks And Facilities

August 11, 2020

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A Zip Line at the Phil Johnson Ballfields? The Silverdome at Silver Lake converted to an indoor BMX course or enclosed drone arena? Transforming the main barn at the Everett Animal Farm into a restaurant and gift shop? At this week’s Everett City Council meeting the administration is asking the council members to approve a […]

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Everett Trying To Balance Parking Enforcement And Boosting Business

August 5, 2020

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Last week the Everett Police Department announced they would be cracking down on overtime parking as concerns over people ignoring time limits in the downtown core were becoming an issue. Today the City of Everett announced that business owners, particularly restaurants could apply to have parking spots in front of their businesses fenced off to […]

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Everett Ready To Enforce False Alarm Fees

July 30, 2020

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Back in May of last year the Everett City Council passed a sweeping change to the ordinance that covers alarms within the Everett City limits. This week the city announced there are ready to begin enforcement. Here’s the explanation issued by the city. The City of Everett recently revised a local ordinance designed to reduce […]

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Barricades Go Up On Selected Streets Around Everett

July 20, 2020

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Several days ago barricades and signs went up on four different stretches of roadway in Everett, Washington as the city launched its new Healthy Streets program. Here’s an explanation of what’s going on for those who suddenly found local access only on streets leading to their homes. The City of Everett is designating select streets […]

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Kay Barnes Named Equity Manager For Everett, Washington

July 13, 2020

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Word in from Mayor Cassie Franklin that she has selected Kay Barnes as Equity Manager for the City of Everett, Washington. I’m very pleased to announce Kay Barnes has accepted a position as the City’s new equity manager. Kay has been employed with the City since 2006 as part of our human resources team. She […]

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