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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Non-ADA Compliance Letter Rescinded

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We want our community to know that the Washington State Department of Transportation rescinded its letter on Friday, November 18, 2022, regarding ADA compliance by the city. 

It’s important that residents know this was not a valid claim ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

City Council Vacancy

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The Mayor is requesting letters of interest from individuals willing to serve on the City Council to fill an unexpired term of office held by City Council Member Shawn Frederick, whose resignation is effective December 16, 2022.  

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

A Thank You To Our Community

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Thank you to our community for supporting the Transportation Benefit District funding on the November 8 ballot.  

Thanks to the TBD,  the City will be able to fund safe walkway and sidewalk connections to schools, street maintenance for h...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month Proclamation

October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

On October 25, 1988, President Ronald Regan declared October National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, to recognize the unique grief of bereaved parents and demonstrate support to the many families who have suffered such a tragic loss. ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Hindu American Awareness and Appreciation Month Proclamation

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At the October 25 City Council meeting, on behalf of the City Council, Mayor Gailey proclaims October 2022 as Hindu American Awareness and Appreciation Month in Lake Stevens. 

The City would like to thank all who attended the first Diwali...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

WinterFest 2022

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WinterFest is back for 2022!  This year marks the 5th annual celebration at North Cove Park, downtown Lake Stevens, on Saturday, December 3, 4 - 8 pm.  The downtown area, The Mill and North Cove Park will be all dressed up for the holida...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Lake Stevens Veterans Commission 2022 Community Survey

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The Lake Stevens Veterans Commission 2022 Community Survey is now open! 

The purpose of the survey is to help us better understand how we may best serve our Veteran Community, as well as which types of activities, are needed most.  The su...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Housing Forum On City's Housing Needs

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Save the Date! The City of Lake Stevens Planning Commission will be hosting a Housing Forum on Tuesday, November 29 to present information and gather community feedback on the city’s current and future housing needs. The meeting starts at 6 pm a...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

A Message from Mayor Gailey

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I wanted to give you a quick update on the city and clarify an issue as we move into the holiday season.  As we change from a long summer into our fall and winter, we are blessed with upcoming opportunities to spend time with family and those clo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Volunteer Opportunities with City Boards and Commissions

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Updated - 10/19/22

The City is seeking to fill vacancies on the Library Board and Veterans Commission.  

The Library Board works with Sno-Isle Regional Library System in providing services to the Lake Stevens citizenry and meets quarterly in Januar...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Lake Stevens Community Survey

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Share your thoughts! The City is running a confidential survey to learn what you like about your quality of life here. Your answers will help us plan for the future. Please take a few minutes to share what you think. You can access the survey at Lake Stev...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

A Message from Mayor Gailey

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A message from Mayor Gailey:

I am proud to join my fellow mayors, police chiefs, and the sheriff in the making of this video which gives you a view into the current-day challenges facing law enforcement and the safety of our communities.  

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Interim Safety Measures for Walking Lanes

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The City is working to improve the safety of children walking to school. Lake Stevens is applying for a Safe Routes to School grant to help fund permanent safety improvements. 

As an interim step, raised white lane deflectors and curbs have&nb...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Press Release - City Council Passes Transportation Benefit District Resolution

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The Lake Stevens City Council unanimously approved a resolution to place a 0.2% (two-tenths of one percent) sales tax increase to fund a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) on the November 8, 2022 General Election ballot. If approved by voters, the TBD ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Ordinance 1140 Amendment

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On June 28, 2022, the City Council approved Ordinance 1140 adopting the 2019 Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington. Ordinance 1140 amends Lake Stevens Municipal Code 11.06.030 to require all development applications that meet the following c...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Lake Stevens Seeks Accreditation by American Public Works Association

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6-21-2022

APWA Accreditation Process – Six Months Later

The City of Lake Stevens is pursuing accreditation from the nationally-recognized American Public Works Association (APWA). The process will improve efficiency, safety, and service levels of ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2022

WSDOT/SR 9 Construction Project Updates

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11-1-2022

Crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are finishing up work for the year on the SR9/SR204 project. There will be no other planned extended weekend closures until spring 2023. 

WSDOT is building a series of r...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Reminder About Parking at Catherine Creek Park

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As the community enjoys Catherine Creek Park and the use of its disc golf course, the City and the Lake Stevens School District would like to remind everyone that parking in the Mount Pilchuck Elementary school district parking lot is prohibited during sc...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Join In on the Walk 5 Challenge and Walk 10,000 Steps

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Trails provide several community benefits, from connecting to various destinations provides people with multiple options for getting around the city, increasing levels of physical activity, and can reduce motor vehicle trips, which improves air pollution ...

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