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Popular Everett Essentials Civics Program Making A Return In 2020

December 13, 2019

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It was a rousing success when it first ran in 2017 but fell to budget cuts this year. Word in this week that “Everett Essentials” is back for 2020 and now taking applications. Here are the details. The City of Everett’s popular civic academy, Everett Essentials, returns in 2020. Classes start in late February and […]

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Rucker Renewal Taking Toll On Downtown Everett Businesses

December 5, 2019

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Multiple business owners spoke before the Everett City Council Wednesday night to express concern over a lack of customers they blame on the Rucker Renewal Project. Owners of Amante Pizza and Pasta, Bargreen Coffee and Vintage Café all spoke before the council describing a drop in business and asking for some kind of relief or […]

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City Council Back To Drawing Board On Supportive Housing In R-1 Zones

December 4, 2019

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Following a very long and passionate public hearing the Everett City Council voted Wednesday night to extend the moratorium on “Supportive Housing” in residential zones while drafting a change to the ordinance that would allow some form of that housing in R-1. The vote was 5 in favor, with council member Scott Murphy voting against […]

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Public Hearing Tuesday On Everett’s Draft Climate Action Plan

December 2, 2019

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On Tuesday night (Dec. 3rd) at 6:30 PM the Everett Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the City’s Draft Climate Action Plan. Here’s a bit of the vision as described in the plan. Everett’s greatest impact on emissions reductions will likely be through creating and promoting a safe, healthy, and sustainable community with […]

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City Council Hearing Wednesday On Removing Supportive Housing Option From Single Family Zones

December 1, 2019

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In what is expected to be a busy night the Everett City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday to consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation to remove Supportive Housing options from single family zones within the Everett, Washington city limits. The Planning Commission says it would only affect 4 areas in the city as […]

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Everett Trying To Simplify Codes That Cover Building Heights

November 25, 2019

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In an attempt to give some clarity and consistency in how tall a new building can be in Everett, Washington the City of Everett Planning Department is asking for help to Rethink Zoning. Here’s more on the topic of building heights across the city. On December 3rd, following a public hearing on the city’s Climate […]

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