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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Have you got our Mobile App?

Washington State Library Now lets you search our library catalog, check your account, place holds, view events, view our hours and more. Download and open the app; you will be prompted to choose a library system based on your location or you can search f...Read on...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

3rd Annual Mayor's Winter Wellness Week: January 22-28, 2017

Mayor Jill Boudreau will hold the 3rd annual winter addition to the Mayor’s Wellness Challenge – a Winter Wellness Week – on January 22-28, 2017 with FREE daily activities for the entire community.

Activities include restorative yoga, Winter Skies at t...Read on...

Mayor's Winter Wellness Week Events
Posted on: December 3, 2016

Winter Driving and Cold Weather in Mount Vernon

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Our Street Department is constantly monitoring the weather conditions, and will respond as promptly as possible to the potential threat of a weather event.  In order to aid drivers, our staff uses plows, sand, and anti-icer as appropriate.  

Our dedica...Read on...

WSDOT Winter Driving Link
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: 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!

For more information c...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016


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: 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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