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Everett City Council tables amendment to streamline encampment process for homeless

Everett encampment

By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff EVERETT, Wash., JULY 29, 2020 – A proposed expedited permit process for homeless encampments has been tabled, pausing the possibility for the immediate establishment of transitional tent encampments during the coronavirus pandemic.  On Wednesday, July 29, the Everett City Council deferred a proposed emergency amendment that would have […]

Encampment cleared: Thursday’s sweep marks the second in one week

Everett encampment

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff EVERETT, WA – The City of Everett cleared a homeless encampment housing 110 people and nearly 50 tents on private property on Rucker Avenue at noon on July 9, due to violation of city code. Thursday’s sweep marks the second in one week, following Snohomish County eviction of the same […]

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