News Flash

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Introducing Civic Saturdays!

The City of Mount Vernon is inviting the public to a series of events aimed at informing residents of how their local government works.

Mayor Boudreau’s intent in hosting the monthly “Civic Saturday” events in 2020 is to demon...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Mount Vernon Preliminary Budget for 2020

Please click the link to view the preliminary budget document.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

City Work on Affordable Housing Codes

On September 18, 2019 staff presented the completed work on housing code aimed to spur multifamily development and bonafide affordable housing in the City. This work has been underway since late 2017.  Public hearings to result in the adoption of...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Safe Parking Ordinance

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Mount Vernon City Council approved an emergency ordinance that establishes regulations for overnight parking in church parking lots. The “Limited Temporary Homeless Encampment” ordinance, commonly refe...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2019

FEMA Approves Flood Protection System

  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued the City of Mount Vernon a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the City’s flood protection infrastructure (floodwall) - click HERE to view
  • The City’s preliminary work on the floodw...
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News & Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Mount Vernon Fire Department 'Levels Up'

For Immediate Release

Contact: Peter Donovan

(360) 630-6246


August 5, 2019

MOUNT VERNON—Property owners in the city of Mount Vernon may soon benefit from the results of the Mount Vernon Fire Department’s m...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Driving & Walking in Roundabouts

We receive a number of questions about roundabouts in the City of Mount Vernon. And while studies show that roundabouts are generally much safer than traditional stop sign or signal-controlled intersections, there is certainly a learning curve that a comm...

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News & Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Emergency Shelter Interim Regulations

On March 13, 2019 Mount Vernon City Council passed Ordinance 3780 declaring an emergency, adopting interim control regulations for severe weather shelters to provide temporary housing of the homeless during severe weather events.

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Ordinance 3780 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Go Mobile with the City of Mount Vernon's Mobile App

Staying current on City-related events and postings has become much easier for local residents. A mobile version of the City's webpage is now available for all Apple and Android phone users.“The app can be downloaded to a phone in about a minute...

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