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  1. Application for Temporary Cold Weather Emergency Shelter for the Homeless

    An application for a temporary cold weather emergency shelter for the homeless, to be located at 4520 E. College Way, has been received by the City. Please click on the link for details on the public meeting and comments on the Notice of Application. Read on...
  2. City's Efforts to Address Homelessness

    Please click on the following link to view an infographic outlining efforts being taken by the City to address homelessness. Read on...
  3. Police Department Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizens Academy

    The Mount Vernon Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2018 Citizens Academy, a free 12-week program open to all Skagit County residents and designed to provide first hand information about how our Police Department operates. Read on...
  4. Historic Downtown Public-Private Partnership: Work to Date

    Click on the following link for background and summary of work to date on this important project. Read on...
  5. 2017 City of Mount Vernon Goals - Midyear Review

    The City of Mount Vernon's 2017 goals have recently been updated to include a midyear review. The goals can be viewed by clicking on the following link. Read on...
  6. Donations for Homeless Outreach Coordinator Program

    The City is now accepting donations to be used by our new Outreach Coordinator, Erin Von Fempe, in her work with the homeless population. Please click the link for further details and to find out how you can help. Read on...
  7. Mount Vernon Sales Tax Rate

    A sales tax increase approved by Mount Vernon voters went into effect on April 1, 2017. The current rate on purchases in the City is 8.7% (a .2% increase). The increase will fund City transportation infrastructure. Read on...
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