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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Telling Our Stories: Local Histories in the Library and Beyond.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Mount Vernon City Library as a public entity. In honor of this landmark, and to recognize and celebrate the many Library users and the diversity of their stories, the Library is opening an oral histories projec...Read on...


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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Citizens Academy

What is a "Citizens Academy"? The Citizens Academy is a twelve-week program designed to provide Mount Vernon residents first hand information about how their Police Department operates. Participants will find out what it's like to be a p...Read on... Citizens Academy Application
Posted on: November 16, 2016

City of Mount Vernon 2017 Budget

The Mount Vernon City Council adopted the 2017 City Budget on November 22, 2016 following a public hearing and several weeks of discussion and review. The 2017 Preliminary Budget document is available for viewing. The adopted budget will be posted to th...

Read on... 2017 Preliminary Budget
Posted on: November 3, 2016

City of Mount Vernon & City of Burlington 2016 Request for Qualifications for Public Defense Auditor

The City of Mount Vernon and the City of Burlington (the “Cities”) request submittal of qualifications to provide public defense assessment services for a term of four (4) years.  This Request for Qualifications (“RF...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Geographic Response Plan (GRP) for Lower Skagit River

At the July 27th City Council meeting, Resources At-Risk Planner Wendy Buffett from the Washington State Department of Ecology gave a presentation on the oil spill response plan (GRP) for the Lower Skagit River. The link below provides more information.

DOE Geographic Response Plans
Posted on: April 15, 2016

DID YOU KNOW?? “Small houses" are allowed in Mount Vernon

Yes, small houses called “Accessory Dwelling Units” can be built up to 900 square feet as a “casita” or “mom-in law” house if you have enough room in your back or side yard. The City waives connection fees for these houses too!

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

DID YOU KNOW??

We have over 16,500 jobs within our city limits. We are a health care “cluster” with over 2000 jobs in the health care sector.

Posted on: February 1, 2016

City of Mount Vernon 2016 Legislative Priorities

Mayor Boudreau, Councilmember Mary Hudson and Finance Director Alicia Huschka went to Olympia on January 27th to share the City's legislative priorities with our State legislators. Click on the link to view the City's top priorities for 2016.

2016 Legislative Priorities
Posted on: December 10, 2015

City Finance Department receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Mount Vernon by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) fo...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Skagit Valley Herald Article: Mount Vernon's Fiber-Optic Ring Attracts Businesses

Please click on the following link for a newspaper article on Mount Vernon's fiber ring.

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