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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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Everett Mayor’s Budget Message – We Don’t Have Money – We Need More Money – But No New Taxes In 2023

September 21, 2022

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Editor’s Update 9/22/22: Here is a link to the City of Everett Budget page with a schedule of public hearings and ways to get involved in the process. Here’s a link to the printed text of the Mayor’s budget message. Tonight Cassie Franklin, Mayor of Everett, Washington gave her fifth budget address to the Everett […]

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Everett Passes 2022 Budget Of $761 Million – Adds 8 New Police Positions

December 1, 2021

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Wednesday night the Everett City Council unanimously passed the budget for 2022 in the amount of $761,494,955.00. In addition, 6 of 7 city councilmembers approved an amendment that added eight more uniform positions to the Everett Police Department with four of those being designated for the bicycle unit. The amendment was proposed by Scott Murphy […]

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Mayor Franklin Proposes “A Better Future” In 2022 Everett City Budget

September 29, 2021

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Editor’s Update Thursday 9/30/2021: Here is the link to the full text of the Mayor’s 2022 Budget Address. Tonight Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin presented her 2022 budget address. This year there will not be any cuts to city staff as in past years and in fact some new positions are being proposed. Also as part […]

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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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