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Tensions Rising Between Everett Mayor And City Labor Unions Over City Finances

January 21, 2021

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Last year Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin asked 13 community leaders to join a Fiscal Sustainability Advisory Committee. “I called together this stakeholder committee to explore our fiscal options and advise City leadership on ways we can address the very serious revenue challenges we face,” said Franklin. On December 2nd the committee issued their final report […]

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Council Pushback, Concessions And COVID-19 Drive 2021 Everett City Budget

November 26, 2020

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The Everett City Council has taken a more vocal role in budget planning this year and that has led to extended briefings and later decisions in adopting a balanced budget for 2021. On November 1st Everett City Council members put several items into a “parking lot” for further explanation and consideration. Those included so-called “Quality […]

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Battle Begins Over Quality Of Life Items In Everett’s Half Billion Dollar 2021 Budget

November 1, 2020

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This Wednesday the Everett City Council will hold the first of three public hearings as it considers the 2021 budget. Next year’s budget is actually more than half-a-billion dollars at $651.9 million. Last Wednesday the Everett City Council received a briefing on the budget from the Mayor and Finance staff. You can see that briefing […]

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Mayor Presents Budget Plan For 2021 To Everett City Council

September 17, 2020

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Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin made her initial budget proposal for 2021 to the city council Wednesday night. The Mayor told the council members that this has undeniably been the most difficult year Everett has faced in her lifetime and that of the council members. There is currently a $10 million dollar shortfall in the budget […]

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The Items Proposed To Be Cut From City Of Everett Budget In 2021

August 20, 2020

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council got a briefing on the 2021 budget from the City of Everett administration. Among the topics was a list of “Balancing Options” that are under consideration to reduce the City of Everett 2021 budget by $15 million dollars. Many of these actions were taken earlier this year to reduce […]

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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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