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Posted on: December 18, 2013

Skagit County Jail Update

The City Council will hold a public hearing on April 22 at 7 pm to discuss the Jail Comprehensive Plan Amendment requests & associated rezones. The Hearing will be at the Police/Court Campus, 1805 Continental Place. See the following link for details.

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Posted on: December 10, 2013

Downtown Flood Protection & Revitalization Project, Phase II Project Update

removing floodwall forms

Schedule of work 4/15/14 to 4/22/14:

Strider Construction continues work on the concrete walkway, and floodwall adjacent to the river. Contractor will begin applying decorative brick to the floodwall.

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Garbage and Recycle route changes

Collection days for some Thursday and Friday customers have changed, please click on the following link to find out if you are affected.

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Posted on: March 6, 2014

2014 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and Street Fair

tulip festival poster

Click on the following link for more information on the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and Street Fair, and a map depicting downtown Mount Vernon public parking areas and the Tulip Festival Route from I-5 Exit 226 (Kincaid Street).

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Posted on: January 29, 2014

2014 Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan Update - Request for Public Input

All responses are confidential and will reflect your views and feelings about Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation facilities, programs, and events. We are looking forward to hearing from all of you!

The survey can be... Read on...

Survey - Parks & Rec Comp Plan
Posted on: February 7, 2014

City of Mount Vernon 2014 Legislative Priorities

Mayor Boudreau & Councilmembers Lindquist & Ragan went to Olympia on 1/29 to share the City's legislative priorities with our State legislators. Click on the following link to view the packet they took with them highlighting the City's top priorities.

City of Mount Vernon 2014 Legislative Priorities
Posted on: January 8, 2014

2014 City of Mount Vernon Budget

On December 11, 2013 the City Council passed a balanced budget for 2014. The total City budget is $47.2 million. Click on the following link to see the final budget summary.

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Posted on: July 16, 2013

Mount Vernon Downtown Flood Protection Project, Phase 2, Parking During Construction

Please contact the Mount Vernon Public Works Department with any questions (360) 336-6204.

Downtown Parking Maps
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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Posted on: October 17, 2013

Community Survey Results

Respondents indicated that the top 5 essential services are Police, Fire, garbage collection, curbside recycling, and street maintenance.

Top priorities “now” are Public Safety, Economic Development, and Roads/Streets. ... Read on...

Survey Results
Posted on: October 7, 2013

Dept of Commerce Designates Skagit as New Innovation Partnership Zone

Click on the following link for details.

Press Release
Posted on: September 4, 2013

Skagit River Bridge

We are pleased that the permanent span for the Skagit River Bridge is now complete. As WSDOT continues the process of retrofitting the bridge, please check the following link for updates and current closure schedules.

Posted on: September 25, 2013

Mount Vernon Featured in "Outdoors NW" Travel Article

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Outdoors NW Article
Posted on: August 12, 2013

Agencies Set Scope of Environmental Impact Statement for Gateway Pacific Terminal Project

For additional information on the Gateway Pacific Terminal Project, go to

DOE News Release


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Posted on: April 3, 2014

Get our Mobile App

Get the Library in the palm of your hand by downloading the free Library Now app on your iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, Kindle Fire or Windows Phone. Search the Catalog, renew items, download eBooks & Audiobooks, and much more.

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Mount Vernon Library’s big Spring Book Sale is set for Friday, April 25th, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 26th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will be held at Fire Station #1 (901 S 2nd St.) Park at... Read on...