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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Honor Veterans with Memorial Engraving and Gold Star Recognition

An image of Veterans Monument Honoring veterans doesn’t start and end on Nov. 11. Mill Creek residents and community members who are veterans or have veterans in their family can apply to have names engraved on the City’s Veterans Monument, located in Library Par...Read on...
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Oct. 24 City Council Meeting Cancelled

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the regular Mill Creek City Council meeting scheduled for October 24, 2017, has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Council is November 7, 2017. Peggy Lauerman City Clerk We are trying to make our pub...Read on...
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Mill Creek Hires Director of Public Works and Development Services

An image of Gina Hortillosa Gina Hortillosa is the City of Mill Creek’s director of Public Works and Development Services. She assumes her post on Nov. 1. Hortillosa comes from Snohomish County, where she served since 2014 as a program planning supervisor for the Transpor...Read on...
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Mill Creek Featured at International Conference for Innovative Approach to Government

The City of Mill Creek will be featured at the International City/County Management Association annual conference as a great example of innovation and progress. “We are one of only 10 communities with a population under 20,000 that will be fea...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2017

K9 Version 2.0 Coming to Mill Creek

Officer Durkee with K9 Rasko The City of Mill Creek is expecting! With the City's current K9, Rasko, nearing the end of his service, the Mill Creek Police are anticipating the arrival of a new K9 team within the next 10 to 12 months. “With our current service dog expected ...Read on...
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City of Mill Creek Gives Back to Military Community through Operation Gratitude

The City of Mill Creek is giving back to U.S. service members and partnering with Operation Gratitude to encourage residents to honor deployed troops and their families waiting at home.

As part of this national program that seeks to lift the spirits and me...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Grinding and Overlay Work Begins Next Week on Dumas Road

To improve Dumas Road, grinding and overlay work is scheduled to take place Oct. 2 - 3. The section of Dumas Road affected includes between Mill Creek Sports Cards and Bothell-Everett Highway. This work is weather dependent.

Traffic congestion is expected ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Two Employees Recognized for 10 Years of Service to City of Mill Creek

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Two City employees were recognized for their years of service at the Mill Creek City Council meeting.

Tracy Dyson was has been a public works maintenance worker with the City for 10 years, and is a knowledgeable staff member. His many duties include prepa...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City of Mill Creek Seeks Participants for Neighborhood Focus Group

Text saying neighborhood focus group The City of Mill Creek is seeking individuals to represent their neighborhoods in a focus group that provides insight on key topics to the City. This focus group will meet approximately four times per year. The focus group provides neighborhoods with an...Read on...
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Save the Date to Honor Veterans at Mill Creek’s Veterans Day Events

The public is invited to help honor and celebrate veterans through two events this November.

The City of Mill Creek’s Veterans Day events will start with a ceremony at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at Library Park located...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Oct. 4 Workshop Helps Neighborhoods Be Prepared for Emergencies

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Emergencies don’t often provide enough time to create and implement an action plan. A free Map Your Neighborhood event at City Hall in Mill Creek on Oct. 4 will help people develop individual and neighborhood plans to be prepared for emergencies...Read on...

Posted on: September 11, 2017

Registration is Open for Fall Recreation Classes

Make this fall an active one and register now for the City of Mill Creek’s recreation classes and Youth Basketball League.

From preschoolers to seniors, there are opportunities for everyone to learn something new. Register to take a class and de...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Pedestrian Hit By Two Vehicles While Crossing 132nd in Mill Creek

Update as of 12:00 a.m. on 9/9/17: 132nd Street SE is now reopened in both directions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A 16-year-old female crossing 132nd Street SE in Mill Creek on Friday night about 8:30 p.m. was hit by two separate vehicles and sustained traumatic...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Police Helping Drivers Stay Safe in School Traffic

With school starting, it’s likely to see more parking issues and congestion around Mill Creek. Students will be out in force in the mornings and afternoons to and from school and it’s important to stay safe and watch for pedestrians.

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

Run With Heart Set for Sept. 16; Registration Still Open

The City of Mill Creek is partnering with the Columbia Athletic Club and Community Transit to host the Run With Heart event starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at McCollum Park located at 600 128th St. SE in Everett.   

The event is...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Wildflower and Mill Park Village Neighborhood Paving Complete

The grind and overlay asphalt work in the Wildflower and Mill Park Village neighborhoods has been completed. This project was established to correct a poor chip seal application that was completed in those neighborhoods in August of 2016. Residents now ca...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Paving to Occur in Wildflower and Mill Park Village Neighborhoods Aug. 28-29

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The application of the asphalt in the Wildflower and Mill Park Village neighborhoods will occur Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 28-29. This is final step in the grind and overlay work.

In preparation for that work, residents are advised of the following:

  • Remov...
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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Update: Paving to Occur in Wildflower and Mill Park Village Neighborhoods Next Week

An image of paving The application of the asphalt in the Wildflower and Mill Park Village neighborhoods that was scheduled to occur this Friday, Aug. 25, is delayed and WILL NOT OCCUR THIS WEEK. An update on timing for paving will be provided on Thursday, Aug. 24. Read on...
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Mill Creek Police Seek Information on Possible Gunshot Injury

Image of the metallic bracelet found at the scene Mill Creek Police are seeking information about suspicious circumstances at a Mill Creek apartment. On Aug. 20, at 11:41 p.m., Mill Creek Police responded to an incident at the Mill Apartments, located in the 1300 block of Mill Creek Blvd, where a small ...Read on...
Posted on: August 16, 2017

City of Mill Creek Seeks Participants for Website Focus Group

Mill Creek residents and community members are invited to make their voices heard and participate in the City’s website focus group. The first focus group meeting is set for Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers located at 1...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Mill Creek Police Use Training to Save Lives

In response to the opioid crisis, the City of Mill Creek has made training for police officers and first responders a priority. And recently, officers used their training to counteract the effects of opioids.

On Friday, Aug. 4, Mill Creek Police responded...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Grinding and Paving Work Begins Next Week in Wildflower and Mill Park Village Neighborhoods

To improve the roads in the Mill Park Village and Wildflower neighborhoods, grinding work is tentatively scheduled to take place Aug. 17 -18. Paving work is tentatively scheduled to take place Aug. 24-25. This work is weather dependent. Due to co...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Veterans Day Citizen Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday Night

Local residents, business owners, and interested individuals can get involved by participating in the City’s first Veterans Day Citizen Advisory Meeting next Tuesday, August, 15 at 5 p.m. in the City Hall South Council Chambers, located at 15728...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Mill Creek Police to Conduct Crosswalk Emphasis Exercise

Is that a police officer or a pedestrian?

That’s a question drivers might be asking soon. To remind drivers to be observant at crosswalks, the Mill Creek Police Traffic Safety Unit will conduct crosswalk emphasis during the upcoming weeks.

The em...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Juvenile Arrested After Assault

A juvenile male who posted a social media video of himself assaulting a younger boy and then taking the younger boy's scooter has been arrested and booked into Denny Youth Center in Everett. After the initial incident, the same juvenile made threats again...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Notice of Special Council Meeting ~ Aug. 7

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Mill Creek City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in Mill Creek City Hall South, Council Chambers, 15728 Main St. in Mill Creek, WA. Topics includ...Read on...
Posted on: August 3, 2017

City Seeks Director of Public Works and Development Services

The City of Mill Creek is seeking a director of public works and development services. With this new role, the City is combining its existing Public Works department and Community and Economic Development department to provide comprehensive services acros...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2017

City Seeks Volunteer to Fill Design Review Board Vacancy

Image that shows approved design plans The City of Mill Creek is seeking a volunteer with a background in design, architecture or landscaping to fill a vacancy on the Design Review Board. The position term expires on Aug. 31, 2020. The Design Review Board reviews and makes urban design decisi...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2017

Mill Creek Police Seek Help Locating Missing Autistic Teen

An image of Carl Vincent Ramer Update 1:29 a.m.: He has been FOUND! Thank you to all who helped provide information! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mill Creek Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 17-year-old autistic teen. They were dispatched about 7:15 p...Read on...
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Mill Creek Police Nab Suspect Possibly Linked to Series of Burglaries

Hun Park.jpg Mill Creek Police have taken a 43-year-old man, Hun Park, into custody after he broke into a Mill Creek apartment July 28. The man is suspected of being a serial burglar in east King County and southern Snohomish County. A resident of The Laurels apartme...Read on...
Posted on: July 28, 2017

City Smooths Out Sidewalks

An image of concrete being shaved Sometimes the beauty of Mill Creek can create challenges that people literally trip over. Such is the case with the tree-lined sidewalks, and thanks to City efforts, people can spend less time looking down and more time looking around. For Mill Creek&...Read on...
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Significant Impacts to Mill Creek Project Due to Legislature’s Failure to Pass Capital Budget

A major project in Mill Creek is at risk due to the Washington legislature’s failure to pass a capital budget.   

The City depends on the capital budget to fund critical infrastructure projects, such as the field turf replacemen...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Grind and Overlay Paving to Occur in August for Wildflower and Mill Park Village Neighborhoods

The Mill Creek City Council agreed at the July 25 meeting to proceed with grind and overlay of the pavement in the Wildflower and Mill Park Village neighborhoods.

The decision follows a lengthy process to correct poor workmanship on a chip seal applicat...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Notice: No Regular Council Meetings in the Month of August

Image noting there are no Council meetings in August 2017 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mill Creek City Council will not hold any regular meetings in the month of August, 2017 unless further notice is given. The next scheduled regular Council meeting is Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Peggy Lauerman City Clerk ...Read on...
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Mill Creek Reaches Tentative Agreement with AFSCME Union

The City of Mill Creek has reached a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the union representing its municipal employees, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Bargaining parties signed a tentative agree...Read on...
Posted on: July 24, 2017

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING ~ July 25

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mill Creek City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. to hold an executive session.DATE:    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

TIME:   &a...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Mill Creek Police Share Simple Crime Prevention Tips

While the City of Mill Creek’s crime rate in many areas has actually decreased, the Mill Creek community is seeing an increase in vehicle prowls. This is due in large part to the proliferation of the heroin epidemic; burglaries for such purposes...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2017

City of Mill Creek Announces Events Through December 2017

The City of Mill Creek will host or support the following events through December 2017.

Run With Heart Event: 8K, 5K, 1K, and Kids Dash Sept. 16 7:30-11 a.m. McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett Supporting the Ironheart Foundation and Colton&rsq...Read on...
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Transportation Budget Includes $4.75 Million for 35th Avenue SE Reconstruction

The Washington State transportation budget for 2017-2019 includes $4.75 million for the reconstruction of 35th Avenue SE in Mill Creek. The project will be advertised later this year and construction will begin early next year “We are grateful ...Read on...
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Pursuit Leads to Fatality Overnight in Mill Creek

A pursuit overnight led to a fatality in Mill Creek. The pursuit began just prior to 11 p.m. on July 15 when a Mill Creek Police officer observed a vehicle exceeding the speed limit. The pursuit started on Mill Creek Blvd just prior to where it becomes ...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2017

City of Mill Creek and Snohomish County Fire District 7 Reach Tentative Agreement

Today, the City of Mill Creek and Snohomish County Fire District 7 reached a tentative agreement for a new six-year fire services contract (2017-2022). The tentative agreement encompasses the material economic terms of the new fire services agreement. ...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2017

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING ~ July 18

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mill Creek City Council will hold a special Council meeting on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. to hold an executive session. EVENT: City of Mill Creek Town Hall DATE: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Mil...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Notice of Possible Quorum / Special Meeting of the Mill Creek City Council ~ July 17

NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM/SPECIAL MEETING MILL CREEK CITY COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a quorum of City Councilmembers may be in attendance at the following community event, and, therefore, in accordance with RCW 42.30.080, this event is being not...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Scoop the Poop and Help the Environment

When picking up after a dog, do the right thing, and help keep the environment clean and safe for everyone. Throughout Mill Creek, there are 16 pet waste stations where waste bags are available to scoop the poop and put it in the trash. In Snohomish Coun...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Mill Creek Police Seek Information on Burglary Suspects

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The Mill Creek Police Department needs help to identify two individuals involved in a commercial burglary, which occurred in the 16600 block of Bothell-Everett Hwy in Mill Creek the night of July 8 into the morning of July 9. The individuals gained access...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Mill Creek Offers Expanded Passport Service Hours

The City of Mill Creek has expanded its passport service hours to provide more convenience to customers. Service hours are now Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointments are required; applicants are...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2017

Mill Creek Festival and Star Fest 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Heat Up July

Head outside for a weekend of fun and entertainment at the Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The annual Mill Creek Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, with beer garden hours from 11 a...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Community Recommendations Sought for Park Name in North Pointe Neighborhood

An rendering of the design for the park in North Pointe The City of Mill Creek is seeking name recommendations from the community for the park located in the North Pointe neighborhood. The City’s Parks and Recreation Board previously suggested two names, Penny Creek Park or Beaver Pond Park. However...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Mill Creek Summer Children’s Concerts Kick Off July 19

When the kids start complaining about being bored this summer, there’s a solution.

The Friends of the Mill Creek Library are co-sponsoring with the City of Mill Creek and other local sponsors to present four children’s summer concerts o...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Community Invited to Participate in National Night Out on Aug. 1

Image of the National Night Out The community is invited to join the City of Mill Creek first responders for National Night Out on Aug. 1. Festivities will take place at Buffalo Park, located at 13401 44th Ave. SE between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. “We are bringing together the com...Read on...
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Make Some Noise with Pianos on Main

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The City of Mill Creek’s newest art installation, Pianos on Main, invites people to play their hearts out on three pianos while visiting Mill Creek Town Center.

“It’s rare that people have the opportunity to get hands-on with...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Mill Creek Permit Guide Eases Confusion

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Permit requirements can be confusing for people when starting a residential building or landscaping project. To make things easier, the City of Mill Creek has created a guide to permitting.

“We want to make the process or building or remodeling a...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Sprouts Farmers Market to Open in Mill Creek

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Sprouts Farmers Market, a high-end natural grocery store, has submitted plans for a store in Mill Creek. The grocer will redevelop 29,942 square feet of space in the Gateway Shopping Center at 13314 Bothell-Everett Highway in Mill Creek, between 132nd Str...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Reminder: Non-Emergency Line Available to Request Assistance

Non-Emergency Reporting

With the Independence Day holiday and all its festivities coming up, take the time to learn how to report a non-emergency, such as an illegal firework complaint.

If you’re Mill Creek and other parts of Southwest Snohomish County, call 425-775-300...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City of Mill Creek Begins Needs Analysis of Fire and Emergency Services

The City of Mill Creek has contracted with the Center for Public Safety Management for an in-depth needs analysis of fire and emergency services in Mill Creek. The outcome of this study will help the City understand personnel and equipment needs for the c...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Art and Beautification Board Seeks Three Volunteers to Fill Mid-Term Vacancies

The City of Mill Creek’s Art and Beautification Board is seeking three volunteers to fill mid-term vacancies on the board. The positions expire on Oct. 31 in successive years of 2017, 2018, and 2019.

The Art and Beautification Board serves as an ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

City of Mill Creek Statement on Fire Services and Emergency Medical Services Contract Negotiations

Fire District 7 Commissioners and personnel attended the June 13 Mill Creek City Council meeting to present a letter and make remarks pertaining to current contract negotiations. The City of Mill Creek is disappointed that Snohomish County Fire District ...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Run of the Mill Takes Place June 24, Impacts Local Traffic

Image of Run of the Mill The 31st annual Run of the Mill 5K will take place in Mill Creek on Saturday, June 24, starting at 9 a.m. The race is expected to attract 600 to 800 participants. Registration is available online. The cost to register is $35 for adults ages 19 and older,...Read on...
Posted on: June 7, 2017

City of Mill Creek Recognizes Three Staff Members for Service Milestones

At the June 6 Council Meeting, the City of Mill Creek recognized three staff for service milestones: Officer Kyle Hughes, Sarah Steepy and Gina Pfister. “Each of these employees has uniquely demonstrated service inside and outside the organiza...Read on...
Posted on: June 6, 2017

City of Mill Creek Begins Comprehensive Analysis of Law Enforcement Services

The Mill Creek Police Department has contracted with the Center for Public Safety Management for a comprehensive analysis of law enforcement services. The study follows the City’s LEMAP study in 2015, and helps position the Mill Creek Police Dep...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Mill Creek Town Center Art Walks Kickoff June 8

An image of the Art Walk 2017 poster Mill Creek continues a summer tradition with Art Walk in Mill Creek Town Center. The first Art Walk of the season takes place Thursday, June 8, from 5-8 p.m. The community is invited to walk through Town Center and see creative work on display at local b...Read on...
Posted on: May 30, 2017

Cell Phone Law Goes Into Effect July 23, Making Phones in Hands Illegal While Driving

An image of a driver with a cell phone in use The Mill Creek Police Department Traffic Safety Unit is advising drivers of a new cellular phone law that will go into effect on July 23. “The new law, ‘Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act,’ essentially makes dri...Read on...
Posted on: May 30, 2017

Construction to Impact Mill Creek Traffic Throughout Summer 2017

An image of a road work sign A combination of projects by the City of Mill Creek, Snohomish County, Community Transit, local utilities and the Washington State Department of Transportation will have a significant impact on Mill Creek traffic this summer. Upcoming projects and timel...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2017

City of Mill Creek Designates Purple Heart Parking for Combat-Wounded Veterans

The City Council unveils the Purple Heart Parking for Combat-Wounded Veterans Combat-wounded veterans will have an easier time parking at the City of Mill Creek. Two combat-wounded parking spots designated at City Hall were unveiled at the May 23 City Council meeting. The designated parking stalls are identified with purple signs...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Mill Creek’s Abigail Brandt Receives Association of Washington Cities Scholarship

Image of Abigail Brandt with the City Council

The Mill Creek City Council selected Mill Creek student Abigail Brandt as the local nominee for an Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities scholarship earlier this year. At the May 23 Council meeting, she received the $500 scholars...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Minor to be Charged After Collision with Pole in Mill Creek

A 17-year-old male will be charged with a minor in possession after a collision this morning in Mill Creek. The driver was headed southbound on SR 527 at the 17400 SE block in Mill Creek when he swerved and hit a power pole, which resulted in downed powe...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Tree Tags in Mill Creek Town Center Share Value of Trees to the Community

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Money really does grow on trees! People wandering through the south end of Mill Creek Town Center can now see tags attached to trees featuring dollar signs. The tags are part of an educational effort undertaken by the City of Mill Creek to help the commun...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2017

City of Mill Creek Launches Social Media Tools

Image of social media icons The City of Mill Creek has launched its social media program. Its first three social media channels include Facebook.com/MillCreekWA, Twitter.com/MillCreekWA and Instagram.com/CityofMillCreek. “The City’s communications goals include...Read on...
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Natural gas leak shuts down Mill Creek neighborhood

Press Release from Snohomish County Fire District 7 At 12:07 pm, Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a gas leak outside at the intersection of Village Green Drive and 155th St SE. When crews arrived there was a strong odor of natural gas in the...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Art and Beautification Board on the Lookout for Great Gardens in Mill Creek

Do you have a green thumb? Do you take pride in having color and texture in your garden throughout the season? The City of Mill Creek’s Art and Beautification Board kicks-off the review of Mill Creek gardens this month for its annual Great Garde...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2017

Tom Rogers Recognized for 25 Years of Service to City of Mill Creek

Tom Rogers Receives Service Award Tom Rogers was recognized at the Mill Creek City Council meeting on May 2 for 25 years of service to the City. Rogers is the director of the Community and Economic Development department, a role he has held since 2012. “We appreciate Tom&rs...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Tom Gathmann Honored With Key to the City at Retirement

Tom Gathmann with the City Council

Tom Gathmann, a long-time City of Mill Creek employee, was presented with a key to the City at the City Council meeting on May 2 in recognition of his distinguished service. Gathmann, who joined the City in November 2007, retired from the City on April 28...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2017

Mill Creek to Implement Innovative Approach to Preserve Beaver Habitat While Reducing Flooding

A beaver dam across Penny Creek The City of Mill Creek will install new tools on May 5 to help preserve beaver habitat while reducing flooding. Beavers are to blame for many of the woes of travelers on the Mill Creek portion of 35th Avenue SE. Beaver dams, which appear very quickly, h...Read on...
Posted on: April 28, 2017

City of Mill Creek Announces Events Through Summer 2017

Map Your Neighborhood May 17, July 26 and Oct. 4 6:30-8 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek If the ‘Big One’ struck five minutes from now, would you, your loved ones, and your pets survive? How would you or your...See the list of events...
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Mill Creek Police Offer 8-Week Citizen Police Academy

The Mill Creek Police will hold a free Citizen Police Academy running May 17 through July 12 to introduce members of the community to police work. The weekly classes will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the community room at City Hall North, 15720 Ma...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Mill Creek Police Seek Stolen Car Associated with Attempted Burglary

An image of the stolen vehicle Police in Mill Creek are seeking the public’s help in locating a stolen vehicle and identifying five individuals who attempted a burglary at a gas station in Mill Creek in the early hours of April 24. A stolen 1994 Honda Accord with Washington ...Read on...
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Mill Creek Police Chief Named Co-Chair of WASPC’s Small Agency Committee

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Mill Creek Police Chief Greg Elwin has been named co-chair of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) Small Agency Committee. His work will help ensure that smaller cities, such as Mill Creek, have their needs represented equally ...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Arena Sports and Entertainment Breaks Ground on New Sports Complex and Family Entertainment Center

A rendering of the Arena Sports facility in Mill Creek

The party is just getting started in Mill Creek as Arena Sports, the largest indoor sports company in Washington state, today announced it is breaking ground on its biggest and most substantial location to date. The 98,000 square-foot facility, which will...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

City of Mill Creek to Hold Two Events for Memorial Day Weekend

Image at the Mill Creek Veterans Monument The City of Mill Creek will hold both a commemoration ceremony and a parade for Memorial Day weekend to honor those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. The commemoration ceremony is set for Friday, May 26, at 6 p.m. at Mill Creek&rsquo...Read on...
Posted on: March 31, 2017

ST3 Sales Tax Increase Impact on Mill Creek

Effective Saturday, April 1, sales and use tax within the City of Mill creek will increase half a percent from 9.9% to 10.4%. This works out to a 5 cent increase per $10 spent in Mill Creek. This voter-approved tax increase – known as the ST3 ta...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

City of Mill Creek Earns 2017 WellCity Award

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The City of Mill Creek received a 2017 WellCity Award from the Association of Washington Cities for its outstanding commitment to employee health. The award is one the City actually can take to the bank; it will receive a 2 percent premium discount on its...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

State Senate Budget has Significant Impacts on City Budget

The Washington State Senate’s budget that moved forward on a partisan vote last week has a significant impact on the City of Mill Creek’s budget. At its March 28 meeting, the City Council encouraged its citizens to speak out against th...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

New Videos Highlight Mill Creek Community Features

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Anew series of community videos showcases the features and amenities of the City
of Mill Creek.

“These videos are meant to showcase the Mill Creek community to those who are interested in visiting, relocating, or doing business in this great cit...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mill Creek City Council Approves Overlay of Neighborhoods Impacted by Chip Seal

The Mill Creek City Council made the decision at its March 14 meeting to move forward with overlay work in four neighborhoods that were negatively impacted by chip seal pavement preservation work.

Existing pavement will be ground down and new pavement appl...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Mill Creek Police Honor Flag with Disposal Ceremony After Vandalism

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Mill Creek police honored the American flag with a proper disposal ceremony after an act of vandalism damaged a flag overnight.

In the early hours of March 9, a Mill Creek resident came across two males in their late teens or early 20s who were burning a f...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

35th Avenue SE Reconstruction Slated to Begin in Early 2018

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The City of Mill Creek’s 35th Avenue SE reconstruction project is slated to begin in early 2018, according to City Engineer Scott Smith. At the City Council meeting on March 7, Smith provided a project update.

The City is undertaking a reconstruc...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

City Council Receives Overview of City’s Finance and Administration Operations

The City Council received a post-biennium overview of the City’s Finance and Administration department’s operations at its Feb. 28 meeting. The operational review followed the City’s biennium close budget review, which demons...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

City of Mill Creek Overcomes Deficit, Reports Fund Increase to End Biennium

The City of Mill Creek has closed its 2015-2016 biennium with $1.5 million more in General Fund reserves than was expected, closing at nearly $6.4 million. In addition, the City was able to transfer $480,000 to the Capital Improvement Projects Fund.&n...

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