News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

City Council Meeting Audio

Council Audio

Citizens who were unable to attend the September 18, 2018 City of Snohomish regular Council meeting have the option of accessing the audio recording.

Audio sessions are synchronized to specific agenda items in order to provide listeners with quick access to the desired item. The audio is published online the morning following the regular meetings. Audio recordings can be heard by going to the City's Ag...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 14, 2018

New Speed Trailer Deployed

Speed Trailer

Due to an increase in speeding car complaints, and after discussion between Mayor Kartak and Chief Keith Rogers, a new speed trailer was purchased and put into action starting at Pine Avenue.

In addition to cautioning drivers of their speed and increasing safety, the speed trailer will track, analyze, and report data and information in order for Police to learn traffic flows and driving patterns.   


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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Speed Limit Reduced on First Street

First Street Speed Limit

In an effort to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety, the speed limit on First Street has been reduced to 20 mph.

After hearing citizen concerns, and reaching out to businesses on First Street, Mayor Kartak ordered the reduced speed limit. Yesterday, the City Street Department installed the new speed limit signs. 

City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 30, 2018

City Hall Front Counter Construction

Under Construction CH

Starting Wednesday, September 5th City Hall's customer counter will be under construction.

If all goes well, construction is estimated to be completed Friday, September 21. 

During construction, City Hall will be open regular hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). The Planning and Permitting Department will also be open ...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 6, 2018

City Proposes Four Comprehensive Plan Amendments for 2018

Land Use

The Washington State Growth Management Act allows the City to amend the Comprehensive Plan once a year.

This year, four City-initiated proposals are being reviewed by the Planning Commission before they make a recommendation to the City Council.

The four proposals are to:

  • Merge the Parks and the Open Space land use designations into a single Parks, Open Space...
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Comprehensive Plan Page City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 18, 2018

Hotel/Motel Grant Applications Being Accepted

Snohomish Motorcycle Show ABATE

The City of Snohomish is accepting Request for Funding (Requests) from non-profit agencies and groups actively engaged in the promotion and enhancement of tourism in the City of Snohomish during the calendar year 2019.

Activities considered eligible for assistance include, but are not limited to, those that increase tourism by promoting and distributing information for the purpose of attracting and welcoming visitors; operation of a tourism promotion agency, and the mar...

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Hotel/Motel Grant Application City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 20, 2018

WSDOT Paving US 2: 1-5 Interchange to Bickford Avenue

US 2 Trestle - Photo Credit: Andy Bronson / The Herald

Weather permitting, all lanes of westbound US 2 between State Route 9 and I-5 will be closed from 7 p.m. Friday, September 28, to 4 a.m. Monday, October 1.


*Cover Photo Credit: Andy Bronson / The Herald

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WSDOT Project Page City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Stay Informed About Development Projects in the City

Shadowood grading

See what has been submitted recently, and look at development applications currently in review.

Development projects on vacant land and larger redevelopment projects typically require a land use decision with a public comment period before the applicant can break ground to start construction activities.  To find out which land use applicati...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Summer 2018 City of Snohomish Quarterly Magazine

Summer Quarterly Newsflash Image

The Summer 2018 Quarterly Magazine has been mailed out and is also available online.

The purpose of the magazine is to better engage and inform you regarding your City services. The costs of production are paid for through advertising over time by working with our local businesses and Philips Publishing. So please support your local busin...

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2018 Summer Quarterly Magazine City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Upcoming Traffic Delays and Road/Lane Closures

Road Construction Ahead

Expect traffic delays and road/lane closures due to construction projects inside the City’s limits.

Below is a map of the current City of Snohomish 2018 Construction Projects. The following roads will be paved in the upcoming months of 2018:

  • Fourth Street between Avenue E and Maple Avenue (late August, 2018)
  • Cypress Avenue, east of Pine Avenue (late Fall,...
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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Summer Yard Watering Calendar


In a continued effort to conserve water, the City offers a summer yard watering calendar for residents.

2018 Summer Watering Calendar

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Portable Above Ground Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool

With the warmer weather upon us, City Hall has received increased calls from citizens asking about placing temporary aboveground swimming pools on a single-family residential lot and when a building permit is required.

For single-family residential uses a permit is not required for pools where the water capacity does not exceed 5,000 gallons and the pool is located entirely aboveground. Materials used in these types of pools range from hard molded plastic to flexible or...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 20, 2018

This Week's City News

weekly newsletter

Catch up on City happenings, announcements, and meeting information.

Here are some highlights of recent City news:

  • 9/18/18 Council Meeting Audio Available
  • New Speed Trailer Deployed
  • City Hall Front Counter Construction
  • and more...

City of Snohomish - NewsFlash

News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2018

1405 Avenue A 6-Lot Subdivision Determination of Non-Significance (City file #11-17-PRD)

SEPA Checklist and Determination of Non-Significance for a Planned Residential Development preliminary subdivision containing 6 single family lots on an approximately 1.13-acre site at 1405 Avenue A. The proposal includes a private access road, utility an...

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Details on this proposal can be found here. City of Snohomish Planning and Development Services