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Advisory Committee Says City Of Everett Government Not Fiscally Sustainable, Calls For Dramatic Action, Shared Pain

December 2, 2020

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As the Everett City Council unanimously passed the 2021 budget the City of Everett administration issued the final report from a 13-member Fiscal Sustainability Advisory Committee convened by Mayor Cassie Franklin. The report offered 24 recommendations for the Mayor and City Council to further explore in order to address the City’s general government budget deficit. […]

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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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Public Hearing On 2017 Everett Budget Tonight

November 2, 2016

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There will be a public hearing on the proposed City of Everett budget tonight during the city council meeting. Here’s a look at the administration’s press release with Mayor Stephanson’s remarks from last week and links to the budget being proposed… Mayor Stephanson delivered his annual budget address, including an overview of his proposed 2017 […]

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Everett Still Facing Long Term Budget Deficits

May 11, 2016

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Long term budget deficits linger as Everett struggles with priorities… Today the Everett City Council budget committee heard that while things look good this year and next there’s a nine million dollar deficit in the budget for 2018, a 12 million dollar deficit in 2019 and a 15 million dollar deficit in 2020. Paul Kaftanski, […]

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Everett Fire Captain Offers Alternate Measure of Return on Fire Service Costs

January 26, 2016

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Currently the Everett Fire Department is one of three City of Everett departments under review as the city tries to reduce its long-term deficits. The city has hired a consulting firm, Fitch and Associates to look at short and long term ways to improve efficiency and reduce fire service costs. Everett is being asked to […]

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Everett Safe Streets Plan Taking Shape

October 28, 2015

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As part of his 2016 budget address today Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson again highlighted his Safe Streets Plan and the two million dollars in the budget to address street level issues on multiple fronts. Everett Police Chief Dan Templeman told MyEverettNews.com that he anticipates having a special unit dedicated to Safe Streets including a sergeant […]

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