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Civic Affairs

Mill Creek Police Chief Elwin leaves city as part of separation agreement

The City of Mill Creek announced Police Chief Greg Elwin left city employ as part of a separation agreement that became effective on May 4th. The news release stated, “His separation came after a preliminary inquiry and a formal investigation into serious concerns about his leadership raised by the Police Officer’s Guild.”

The City of Mill Creek announced Police Chief Greg Elwin left city employ as part of a separation agreement on May 1st.

The news release stated, “His separation came after a preliminary inquiry and a formal investigation into serious concerns about his leadership raised by the Police Officer’s Guild.”

Everett Public Schools Capital Bond proposition will be on August 4th ballot

Investing in our schools continues our focus on not only academics, but the well-being of every student in our district. On May 5, the school board approved Resolution 1230 to place the unchanged $317.4 million bond proposition on the August 4th special election ballot.

On May 5th, the Everett School Board approved a resolution placing a $317.4 million capital bond proposition on the August 4th special election ballot. 

If approved, the new property tax rate would decrease. This means, the tax rate paid by property owners will not rise, as the district will be paying off older debt.

Mill Creek City Council learns property acquisition not eligible for Conservation Futures Grant

At their April 28th meeting the Mill Creek City Council learned that the city’s recent purchase of land meant to be used for park use is not eligible to receive a Snohomish County Conservation Futures grant.  Mill Creek City Manager Michael Ciaravino told the city council that the $2,050,000 purchase has already closed, making it ineligible for the potential grant.

At their April 28th meeting the Mill Creek City Council learned that the city’s recent purchase of land meant to be used for park use is not eligible to receive a Snohomish County Conservation Futures grant.

City Manager Michael Ciaravino told the city council that the $2,050,000 purchase has already closed, making it ineligible for the potential grant.

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