Posted on: December 8, 2017

Snow and Ice Reponse Plan

Snow Plow

Plowing and sanding will begin when snow accumulation reaches 2 inches, or sooner according to the judgment of the Public Works staff. Priority routes will be plowed first, and steep hills will be closed for safety.

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

2020 Bickford Avenue Development Application Received

Notice of New Development Application

A Notice of Application was issued today for an Administrative (Site) Development Plan to expand an existing RV/Boat Storage facility at 2020 Bickford Avenue. For more information on this new application, and other development projects in review, visit th...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Trees to be Removed for Security Concerns

Trees to be removed at Army National Guard fence

Snohomish County Fire District 4 and the Washington Army National Guard will be collaborating on the removal evergreen trees located alongside the fence between their properties. These trees were planted very close to the fence and over the years have gro...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

New Council Members Take Oath of Office

Council member swearing in collage

Incoming council members Jason Sanders, Tom Merrill, Larry Countryman, Linda Redmon, and Steve Dana were sworn in by City attorney Grant Weed at the December 5, 2017 Council Meeting. Council members Merrill,  Countryman,  Redmon, and &am...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Applicants Sought for Snohomish Planning Commission

Planning Commission Tools; books, maps, red pencil

Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the City of Snohomish Planning Commission. Applications are due to the City Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 22, at City Hall, 116 Union Avenue in Snohomish.

The Planning Commission member term runs fo...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

City Honors Outgoing Council Members

Dean, Tom, Michaelsmall

At the City Council Meeting on December 5, 2017, one of the Council’s actions was to formally recognize the public service of outgoing Council Members Dean Randall, Tom Hamilton, Derrick Burke and Michael Rohrscheib. Each was presented with plaques honori...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

City Council Meeting Audio

Council Audio

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

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

City Welcomes New Mayor John Kartak

City attorney gives oath of office to Mayor Kartak

Following the certification of election results on Nov. 28, 2017, John Kartak has taken the oath of office and assumed the position of mayor. A ceremonial oath will also be administered at the Dec. 5 Council meeting. 

Five Councilmembers will also...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Holiday Recycling Tips

Happy Holidays  Republic Services

Republic Services recommends five ways to be more environmentally friendly this holiday season:

  1. Enjoy that holiday latte, just remember, your cup should be empty, clean, and dry before you toss it in the recycling container.
  2. Shipping gifts? Reuse last year’...
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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Hal Moe Ad Hoc Committee Update

Hal Moe Pool

Because of their thoughtful work and dedication to the community, the Hal Moe Ad Hoc Committee has substantially completed their conceptual master planning work for the Hal Moe building and grounds. The balance of planning will take place in community ope...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Upcoming City Council Meeting

Meeting Gavel

The December 5, 2017 City Council regular meeting agenda has been published. At next Tuesday's meeting, the new Mayor, along with the new Councilmembers will be sworn-in. Also on the agenda is a public hearing regarding updates to the Historic District De...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

New Trees on First Street

New Trees on First Street in front of Snohomish Bakery

If you're out and about in the downtown area today, you might notice a small change to the streetscape.  The replacement trees and shrubs have been installed in the planter strip at the bakery at First Street and Union Avenue.  The old t...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Right-of-Way Leaf Removal Policy

Leaf Removal

During the fall season a large amount of leaves fall on streets and private property throughout the City of Snohomish.  Over the years, the City’s Public Works Department has helped residents in the leaf removal process for a number of ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Blackmans Lake Toxic Algae Update - Caution

Blackmans Lake Toxic Algae Caution Sign

Shoreline areas of Blackmans Lake were checked on Friday, November 17th and no evidence of algae scum was observed. The WARNING signs posted at Hill Park and Ferguson Park were downgraded to CAUTION signs. Because algae scum has been intermittently presen...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

It's starting to look a lot like the holiday season in Snohomish!

Wreaths being hung by City staff Downtown Snohomish

Last week, City staff felled a beautiful Grand Fir, generously donated by Wintergreen Tree Farm in Machias, for this year's holiday tree. See a video of the tree felling

City staff began decorating downtown Snohomish with festive wreaths and wil...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Fall 2017 City of Snohomish Quarterly Magazine

Magazine cover - bridge over Snohomish river

The fall 2017 issue of the City of Snohomish Quarterly magazine is here! 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 lo...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

2018 City of Snohomish Recommended Budget Released

2018Budget

The City Manager's recommended budget for 2018 can be found at the Budget and Finance webpage.  The budget overview and department presentations will be presented to City Council at a workshop at 6:00 p.m. on October 3, 2017.  The worksh...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Blackmans Lake Caution - Update

Warning Sign Algae

Blackmans Lake Toxic Algae WARNING Continues

Blackmans Lake is experiencing blue-green algae scum near the shorelines. The scum looks like green paint on the surface of the water near the shorelines and green clumps throughout the lake. Samples were collec...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Traffic Revision - Pine Avenue and 22nd Street

22nd & Pine Avenue

Recently, a citizen requested a traffic warrant analysis at Pine Avenue and 22nd Street. Due to traffic volume/flow patterns and being a part of the Cascade View Elementary School walking route, stop signs have been installed on the north and south legs o...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Hal Moe Meeting this Thursday

Hal Moe Pool

The Hal Moe Advisory Committee will be meeting for one hour this Thursday to review progress prints of conceptual master planning ideas.

  • When: October 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street, Snohomish WA

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Replacement trees approved by Design Review Board

Bakery Tree Stump

The Design Review Board (DRB) has approved a proposal to replace the five trees that were removed without city approval in front of the business at 101 Union Avenue.  The applicant proposed to replace all five of the trees that had been removed w...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

There's a Faster Way!

Slow Snail - Save Time

Save time and postage by paying your utility bill online using a debit/credit card or bank account via e-check. There is NO FEE to the customer to utilize this convenient service. To pay your bill online please have your billing account number and amount ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

First Street Grinding and Paving

First Street Grinding

Grinding has begun on First Street between Lincoln and Union Avenue. Parking will be closed but there will be one lane open to traffic throughout the day. Paving will begin on Wednesday September 27 and should be completed by the end of the day.

As with th...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Keith Rogers Sworn in as Police Chief

Chief Rogers Swearing-In

City Attorney Grant Weed swore in Lieutenant (Lt.) Keith Rogers as the City’s new Chief of Police during the September 19 City Council meeting.   Chief Rogers replaces Lieutenant John Flood who was recently promoted to Captain in the Sn...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Removing Sidewalk Tripping Hazards

Sidewalk Trip Hazard Removal

The City Street Department has dedicated more resources lately to improving pedestrian safety. The City now has two methods for removing trip hazards: a walk behind grinding machine (which can be a little too aggressive and can sometimes cause the concret...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

City app available for mobile

icons for city services on mobile app

Keep valuable information and access to city services at your fingertips with the City's Mobile App. Download now from the Apple Store or  Google Play Store . You can also search for "City of Snohomish" in the respective store. &nbs...

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