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Everett Passes Ban On Single Use Plastic Bags

December 5, 2018

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council unanimously passed a ban on single use plastic bags. The ban will not go into effect for nine months as the ordinance passed by the council includes an extensive public education campaign to let both city residents and store and restaurant owners who offer single use plastic bags a […]

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Everett Calls Time Out On False Alarm Ordinance

December 5, 2018

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Tonight the Everett City Council was scheduled to take a vote on an update to its ordinance that covers burglar and panic alarms. For the last 27 years the city has not enforced false alarm fines as the dispatch software used to track such events was not capable. With a new dispatch system that can […]

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Everett Transit Confirms Higher Rates, New Routes Beginning In January

December 5, 2018

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Confirmation in today that changes are ready to go into effect for bus riders in Everett, Washington starting January 1st Everett Transit riders will see new fares and routes in 2019. The changes are the first steps to implement the agency’s recently adopted long-range plan. The plan sets the agency on a path for long-term […]

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Benchmarking Report Highlights City Of Everett’s “Challenging Financial Position”

December 2, 2018

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Last Wednesday the Everett City Council passed the budget for 2019. It is balanced by law but come January 1, 2019 Everett faces another multi-million dollar shortfall into the future. For 2020 the city is looking at a deficit of $10.9 million dollars, growing to $20.6 million dollars by 2023. It is what the city […]

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Everett Voter Turnout 65%

November 27, 2018

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The general election results have been certified and voter turnout was 65 percent for races in the Everett, Washington city limits. Countywide turnout came in at 70 percent. Here are the final numbers for Everett. At the City Council meeting at 12:30 PM Wednesday Liz Vogeli will be sworn in and join the council at […]

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WHEB Triangle To Focus On Redevelopment, Transportation, Tourism In Southwest Everett

November 27, 2018

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The area bordered by Evergreen Way, Airport Road and the Boeing Freeway (SR526) represents what the City of Everett is calling the WHEB Triangle. WHEB stands for Westmont-Holly-Evergreen-Boeing. It’s going to be a major focus of economic development in the future as commercial service comes online at Paine Field, planning begins in earnest for two […]

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