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Posted on: August 8, 2020

The Department of Health launches CORONA Survey

Snohomish Community regarding COVID-19

Snohomish resident responses are needed! The survey is an effort to assess the behavioral, economic, social, and emotional impacts and the needs of communities across the state as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched the Community Recovery-Oriented Needs Assessment, or the CORONA survey.The survey is an effort to assess the behavioral, economic, social, and emotional impacts and the needs of communities across t...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Upcoming City Council Special Meeting

Budget

The agenda for the August 11, 2020 City Council special meeting - budget workshop - has been published.

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Preschool Code Interpretation Issued

preschool

Title 14 of Snohomish Municipal Code, the City’s land use development code, does not include preschools in its listing of allowed land uses.

As a result, the Planning Director has issued a code interpretation as provided for by SMC 14.207.060 to address this gap.

In determining whether to add preschools to the lists of allowed land uses the Director first had to determine whether preschools cou...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Blue-Green Algae Bloom

Toxic Algae

Blackmans Lake is experiencing a potentially toxic bloom of blue-green algae.

The bloom looks like bright blue clumps floating in the water which sometimes accumulate as a scum along the lake shoreline. A sample was collected and analyzed for toxins this week. WARNING signs were posted at Ferguson Park and Hill Park. The signs prov...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

New Development Application Received

Notice of New Development Application

805 Project Three-Lot Short Plat Application Received

A Short Plat Notice of Application was issued today for subdivision of a 0.54-acre site at 805 13th Street into three lots for single family use. For more information on this new application, and other development projects in review, visit the Development...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Councilwoman Redmon earns Certificate of Municipal Leadership!

Linda Redmon

Congratulations to Councilwoman Linda Redmon who completed her Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).

To receive the Certificate, Councilwoman Redmon earned 30 CML credits and had to attend at least one workshop in each of the four competency areas:

  • Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements (R) – focuses on elected official roles and respon...
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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Do You Have a Better Idea?

City Land Use Map

Make your vision for Snohomish the community vision, too, by submitting a “docket” application now.

The docket process is how residents, property owners, business owners, and any interested party can present to the City Council their ideas of how they envision the Snohomish of the future.

The City’s Comprehensive Plan is the community&rsquo...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

US 2 Pilchuck River Bridge Weekend Lane Reduction

Road Closed

As long as the dry forecast holds, contractor crews plan to reduce the Pilchuck River Bridge (Bridge 2/10) to one open lane from 9 p.m. Friday, August 7 to 4 a.m. Monday, August 10.

Flaggers will alternate traffic through the single open lane. 

Backups and delays are expected on US 2 and surrounding city and county roads during this weekend lane reduction. For more information about this project, please visit the US 2 - Bickf...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Midtown Planning District Task Force to Meet

study area oblique

After several delays, the first meeting of the Midtown Planning District Task Force is now scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28.

However, the meeting can only be on-line due to the response to the Covid-19 pandemic which is why this first meeting, originally scheduled for March 31, has been postponed until now.

The meeting will primarily focus on providing Task Force members with in...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

A Statement Against Racism from the City of Snohomish City Council Members

A Statement from the Snohomish City Council

We hear you Snohomish. We heard the outpouring from your heart Tuesday night in the council meeting. We ache to hear the stories of racism in our town.

Snohomish City Council 

Statement Against Racism

We hear you Snohomish. We heard the outpouring from your heart Tuesday night in the council meeting. We ache to hear the stories of racism in our town. We heard the fear and intimidation from our chi...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Mixed Use and Urban Horticulture Zones to Disappear

City Land Use Map

Outreach to owners of property zoned Mixed Use and Urban Horticulture has started as those two land use designations are slated to be eliminated in the next round of Comprehensive Plan amendments.

Over 100 letters have been mailed to the owners of the 98 parcels zoned Mixed Use and the 26 parcels zoned Urban Horticulture.  The outreach effort includes contacting owners of property outside of City limits but within the Urban Growth Area.

Cur...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Calculating Occupancy Limits for Businesses Reopening after Covid-19 Closures

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

Governor Jay Inslee recently issued a proclamation and guidelines allowing for the opening of restaurants and limited in-store retail operations for when the state enters Phase 2 for the reopening of businesses after the Covid-19 closures.

The guidelines limit occupancy of restaurants to 50% of the maximum building occupancy as determined by the City’s fire code.  Similarly, the occupancy for any in-store retail operation cannot exceed 30% of the fire code’s max...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Council Meeting Audio

Council Audio 2020

Citizens who are unable to attend a Snohomish City Council regular meeting have the option of accessing audio recordings of the meetings.

Citizens who are unable to attend a Snohomish City Council regular meeting, have the option of accessing audio recordings of the meetings. Audio sessions are synchronized to specific agenda items in order to provide listeners with quick access to the desi...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

City of Snohomish Utility Response to COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

Water shut off has been suspended until emergency declaration is removed.

The City of Snohomish highly values the safety and health of our residents, businesses, customers, and staff.  As a provider of essential utility services, the City is working to assist our customers as coronavirus and COVID-19 impacts the region...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Summer Yard Watering Calendar

Sprinkler

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

2020 Yard Watering Calendar

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

City News

City News

Catch up on City news!

Here are some highlights of recent City news:

  • US 2 Pilchuck River Bridge Weekend Lane Reduction
  • Potentially Toxic Bloom of Blue-Green Algae at Blackmans Lake
  • Councilwoman Redmon Earns Certificate of Municipal Leadership!
  • and more!
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