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Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2013 in the Mill Creek area

With New Year's Eve just a few days away we've compiled a list of local venues that have a special menu and/or entertainment planned for the evening of Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

With New Year's Eve just a few days away we've compiled a list of local venues that have a special menu and/or entertainment planned for the evening of Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

We've included links to their websites to make it easy for you to plan your evening and make a reservation.  We'll keep the list updated as we find more venues.

Mill Creek Women's Club 2013 Auction raises large donation for YWCA Pathways for Women

Representatives from the YWCA were presented with a check for $31,634.00 from members of the Mill Creek Women's Club at their Christmas luncheon on December 18, 2013.

Representatives from the YWCA were presented with a check for $31,634.00 from members of the Mill Creek Women's Club at their Christmas luncheon on December 18, 2013.

The YWCA representatives who attended the luncheon were: Senior Regional Director of Snohomish County - Mary Anne Dillon-Bryant and Regional Community Affairs Coordinator - Luanne Kunz.

Mill Creek City Council approves East Gateway Urban Village park plan

The new park will be easily accessible from existing Mill Creek neighborhoods and will feature two lawn areas, a Bocce Ball court with seating, and a central meeting area with a playground, picnic bench shelter, and restrooms. There will be a number of parking stalls next to the park in order to facilitate community access.

The Mill Creek City Council unanimously approved the plan for the City’s newest park at their regular December 10, 2013, meeting.

The new park will be easily accessible on foot from nearby existing Mill Creek neighborhoods and will feature two lawn areas, a Bocce Ball court with seating, and a central meeting area with a playground, picnic bench shelter, and restrooms. There will be a number of parking stalls next to the park in order to facilitate community access.

Mill Creek’s Park and Recreation Board selected the concept for this park plan on November 14th after a number of public meetings. They approved the finalized park master plan at their December 4th meeting.

2013 Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption

The 4th Annual Mill Creek “Home for the Holidays” Pet Adoption Center will once again open this year in the Mill Creek Town Center. The grand opening is on Friday, November 22nd, 2013.

The 4th Annual Mill Creek “Home for the Holidays” Pet Adoption Center will once again open this year in the Mill Creek Town Center on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through December 15, 2013.

Paddywack pet supply store in the Mill Creek Town Center is the primary sponsor and will be working with volunteers from the Community Cat Coalition and FurKidz 911 to coordinate the activities.

Local students to be honored in award ceremony for 2013 Teen Art Contest

Three local students will be honored in an award ceremony at the Mill Creek Library later this month. Jackson High School students Diego Olano, 17, and Chana Kim, 15, and Archbishop Murphy High School student Amanda Mai, 14, were three of the four winners of the Teen Read Month Art Contest held in October.

Mill Creek City Council votes to increase 2014 property tax and EMS levies

A majority of the Mill Creek City Council voted to increase the 2014 property tax and EMS (emergency medical services) levies as called for in the 2013-2014 biennial budget in order to minimize a future General Fund drawdown.

A majority of the Mill Creek City Council voted to increase the 2014 property tax and EMS (emergency medical services) levies as called for in the 2013-2014 biennial budget in order to minimize a future General Fund drawdown.

At their November 26, 2013, meeting the City Council voted 4-3 to increase the property tax levy by 1%, and 7-0 to increase the EMS levy by 1%. These tax increases will provide approximately $64,000 in additional tax revenue for the City in 2014, and works out to an $11.33 tax increase for a $450,000 home.

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