Posted on: October 17, 2017

Update of Shoreline Management Program Nears Conclusion

Blackmans Lake

At its November 7, 2017 meeting the Snohomish City Council will hold a public hearing to consider adoption of an updated Shoreline Management Program (SMP).  Interested parties are invited to attend the 7 p.m. hearing at the Snohomish School Dist...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Design Review Board Vacancy

DRB

Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the City of Snohomish Design Review Board starting in January, 2018.  Applications are due to the City Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, at City Hall, 116 Union Avenue in Snohomish.

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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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 29, 2017

2018 City of Snohomish Recommended Budget Released

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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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Comment on Historic District Design Standards

Entering HD street sign

The Design Review Board (DRB) is finishing up a five-year project to update the Historic District Design Standards.  The draft document is complete and is posted to the website for public review and comment.  Postcards were mailed out to...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 30, 2017

The City Would Like to Hear from Local Business Owners

Business Survey

Dear Snohomish Business Owner,

For those of you that have already participated in the business survey, THANK YOU!! 

If you haven't, there's still time. The City of Snohomish Business Ambassador's Business Survey is open through the month of October...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Celebrate National Community Planning Month

Planning Department

October is National Community Planning Month.  It is a time to find out more how planning works, how it affects your life, and to appreciate the job planners do.

All month long we’re celebrating the lasting value that thoughtful and inno...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 25, 2017

City News Delivered to Your Inbox

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 20, 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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 25, 2017

View Upcoming Council Agendas

City Council members

Tentative agendas for upcoming City Council meetings now have their own page on our website. The Upcoming Council Agendas page also contains a link to the final council agenda packet a few days before each meeting.

The Snohomish City Council meets regularl...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Street Department Embraces Recycling

A bulldozer piles up asphalt grindings

When roads are rebuilt around town, the City stockpiles asphalt street grindings for re-use on future projects. For the past four years, the City has saved money on state-funded road improvement project by taking the old road materials and recycling them ...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 15, 2017

First Street: Grinding & Paving Next

Sidewalk construction on First Street in Snohomish

The contractor is finishing up sidewalk concrete work at First & Union this week, with an expected date of completion on Monday, Sept. 18.

The remaining 2-3 weeks of work on this improvement project will have the most impacts on downtown traffic and pa...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Parks Attracting Unwanted Pests

Do-Not-Feed-Wildlife-Sign

The City of Snohomish Parks Department is experiencing a rat infestation at Ferguson park. The City has contracted with Eagle Pest Eliminators to install sealed bate traps (black boxes) around the park in various locations. The traps are located mainly ar...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: September 1, 2017

City Announces New Police Chief

Police Station

The City of Snohomish is pleased to announce Lieutenant (Lt.) Keith Rogers as the City’s new Chief of Police.   He will be publicly sworn in as Chief at the Sept.19, 2017 City Council meeting.  Rogers replaces Lieutenant John Flood who w...

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News Release: New Chief of Police City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Carnegie Building Open House

Carnegie Building

You are invited to attend the City’s Project Orientation Open House for the Carnegie Building project. City staff and consultants will review the planning and design process and schedule, information about the existing site and master plan.

  • What:...
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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 30, 2017

City Cleans Up Homeless Camp

Equipment cleans up brush in a grassy area

Near the City’s parks, under bridges, and in other hidden spaces, Snohomish Public Works staff have mapped and cleaned up six known homeless camps in the past few years. Last week, they added another location.

City Public Works Crews and Snohomish School D...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Hal Moe Advisory Committee Meeting

Hal Moe Pool

You are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Hal Moe Advisory Committee:

  • When: Thursday, August 31
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street, Snohomish, WA 98290

The Committee is continuing its effort to master pla...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Better Sidewalks on the Way

cracked, uneven sidewalk

Construction of the 2017 Sidewalk Improvement Project has begun.  This project will repair sections of sidewalk at:

  • West side of Avenue B between Fifth and Sixth Streets, approximately 120-feet
  • Southeast corner of Avenue E/Fifth Street

And install c...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 4, 2017

City Quarterly Magazine August 2017 Issue

August 2017 Quarterly Magazine

The summer 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 wo...

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City Quarterly Magazine 2017 Issue City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Heavy Traffic Expected for Bigfoot Soccer Tournament and Boat Launch

slow traffic ahead

The new boat launch is expected to be very busy from Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20. Both the Bigfoot Soccer Tournament and fishing at the boat launch are expected to draw large crowds. Please be patient and careful. Many pedestrians will be cro...

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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash
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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City of Snohomish - NewsFlash

Posted on: October 13, 2017

City News

weekly newsletter

Catch up on City happenings and upcoming meetings:

  • Design Review Board vacancy
  • Right-of-Way leaf removal policy
  • 2018 Recommended Budget
  • Street trees removed
  • Comment wanted on Historic District standards
  • Local Business Owner Survey

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

1405 Avenue A Preliminary Plat Notice of Application

Notice of Application for the 1405 Avenue A Preliminary Plat to subdivide an approximately 1.13 acre site into 6 single-family lots as a Planned Residential Development.  The 1405 Avenue A Preliminary Plat will be decided by the City’s ...

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