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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Application

The City of Mount Vernon is now accepting Lodging Tax/Tourism Promotion Funding Requests for the 2015 budget year. Applications are due by 5pm on 9/22/14. Click on the link for Tourism Promotion Guidelines and Information, and for the Funding Application.

Tourism Promotion Guidelines & Information
Posted on: June 30, 2014

3rd Annual Mayor's Wellness Challenge on August 1-31, 2014

The 3rd annual Mayor's Wellness Challenge will take place in August 2014 with a FREE event each of those 31 days!

This year we will have weekly focuses - Healthy Body: Physical Fitness, Healthy Body: Diet & Nutrition,... Read on...

Mayor's Wellness Challenge
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Connect with the World: The Benefits of Publicly Owned Broadband Infrastructure

fiber summit invitation

Get inside information from state and regional leadership about how to foster a robust technology industry environment. Agenda and registration information can be found at the link.

Connect with the World
Posted on: July 3, 2014

2014 Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan Available

City of Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Director Larry Otos is pleased to announce that the Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan draft document will be available to the public on July 3, 2014. The public... Read on...

Draft Comprehensive Plan
Posted on: December 10, 2013

Downtown Flood Protection & Revitalization Project, Phase II Project Update

plaza walkway

Schedule of work 8/19/14 to 8/26/14:

Strider Construction continues work on the concrete walkway, decorative brick on the floodwall, lower plaza concrete, and walkway lighting.

Main Street between Myrtle and Gates... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 25, 2014

New Jail Facility Status Report Update

A Progress Update Memo regarding the Skagit County new jail project has recently been released. To learn more about the project land use approval/permitting process, space planning, future expansion and project schedule, click on the following link.

Jail Progress Update Memo
Posted on: June 25, 2014

City of Mount Vernon 2013 Financial Report

The City of Mount Vernon's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended December 31, 2013 is available for viewing by clicking on the following link.

2013 CAFR
Posted on: July 16, 2013

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

Please check here for the most current parking map. If you have any questions, please contact the Mount Vernon Public Works Department at (360) 336-6204.

Downtown Parking Maps
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

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.

Additional Info...
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: 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
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: September 25, 2013

Mount Vernon Featured in "Outdoors NW" Travel Article

Click on the following link to view:

Outdoors NW Article


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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Friends Meeting

Please join us for the next Friends of the Mount Vernon Library meeting. Wednesday, August 20th, 6 p.m., in the Director’s office.