Posted on: November 20, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing - Surface Water Rate Changes


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is scheduled before the Mount Vernon City Council at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Police & Court Campus, to consider...

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Proposed Ordinance News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Holiday Garbage Route Changes

Garbage Carts

If you have Thursday service make sure your cart is out for collection on Wednesday!  If your have Friday service your trash will be collected on Monday 11/27.  

Due to the fact that the Solid Waste Division will be doing double routes on...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2017

City's Efforts to Address Homelessness

Please click on the following link to view an infographic outlining efforts being taken by the City of address homelessness.

Flyer: What is the City Doing About Homelessness? News & Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Police Department Accepting Applications for 2018 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 ...

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Citizens Academy Web Page News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2017

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.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2017

2017 Winter Coat Drive

The Mount Vernon Police Department is again partnering with Community Action of Skagit County and Skagit Rotary Club to keep families warm this winter. The annual coat drive will run between October 1st - November 30th and all donated coats will go to Com...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2017

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.
2017 Goals News & Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Donations for Homeless Outreach Coordinator Program

The City is now accepting donations of socks, shoes and bike locks to be used by our new Outreach Coordinator, Erin Von Fempe, in her work with the homeless population. Erin is directly engaged with homeless individuals on the streets of Mount Vernon an...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Mount Vernon Sales Tax Rate Change

A sales tax increase approved by Mount Vernon voters in November will go into effect on April 1, 2017. The new rate on purchases in the City is 8.7% (a .2% increase). The increase will fund City transportation infrastructure. Read on... City of Mount Vernon Sales Tax Distribution News & Announcements