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Posted on: November 18, 2022

MLT Tree Lighting Returns, a Tradition with a Twist

Tree Lighting 2022 invitation - A holiday tree with a gold star on a green background.

The 39th Annual Tree Lighting is set for Friday, Dec. 2, at the Jerry Smith Town Center Plaza next to City Hall.

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Use a Purple Light to Show Support for Domestic Violence Awareness

A sample purple bulb for Purple Light Nights.

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is offering purple light bulbs to help residents show support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October.

This is the 15th anniversary of Purple Light Nights® here in Mountlake Terrace. People i...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Stop By Zoom For Coffee with the City this Wednesday, October 12

Coffee with the City October 2022: Time and date listed on a blue background with gold edges.

The community is invited to the monthly Coffee with the City from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, via Zoom.

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback. To participate by telephone, the cal...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Arts of the Terrace, a free art show, takes place at the Library through Oct. 1

Art show postcard 2022, a collage of paintings and sculpture

The 42nd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show kicks off Saturday at the Mountlake Terrace Library.

This year’s show features 315 pieces from 127 artists. It is free and open to the public Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. 

Arts of the Terrace is one o...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Expect Construction Slowdowns Friday at Ballinger Park

Ballinger Park traffic alert 9-15-2022

Expect slowdowns along Lakeview Drive, this Friday (Sept. 16) near Ballinger Park, as construction crews work to pave the Ballinger Trail. Large trucks will be entering and exiting the site throughout the day. The Senior Center will be closed as well.

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Join us Wednesday, Sept. 14, for Coffee with the City

Coffee with the City September 2022. A blue swirl on a purple background with an iced coffee.

Come hang out with us at Coffee with the City on Wednesday, Sept. 14! This is a casual, informal gathering with leaders from City Hall and the Police Department.
Use Zoom meeting ID 880 4842 2899, with password 091422, or click tinyurl.com/mltcoffee.
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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Interested in Volunteering? Park Cleanup Planned in Remembrance of 9/11

Volunteers at a past Day of Service. A group of adults and children stand in front of the Pavilion.

A park cleanup in honor of the National Day of Service is set from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Volunteers should meet at the Recreation Pavilion parking lot (5303 228th Street SW) in comfortable work clothes, with gardening gloves and tools.&a...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Fall Recreation Programs Open For Registration

Four kids in knit caps play with fall leaves on the cover of CRAZE Fall 2022.

The fall edition of MLT CRAZE is now online. This is your comprehensive guide to all the activities at Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks over the next few months.

 

This issue of CRAZE is interactive, digital-only and mobile-friendly. It is av...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday, August 10

An illustrated ice coffee against a purple backdrop with pink dots.

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback.

 

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Come See Us! City Hall and the Police Station Are Open

The new lobby at City Hall.

The City of Mountlake Terrace invites you to visit the new City Hall and Police Station addition that will open to the public Monday, August 1. City Hall will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and the Police Station is open 7:30 a.m. to...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Join Us at MLT National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2

Officer poses with child at National Night Out event

The City of Mountlake Terrace is hosting its award-winning National Night Out from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, at the Evergreen Playfield Complex, 22205 56th Avenue W. 

New this year is a food drive to help replenish the food banks, along wi...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Tour de Terrace Returns July 22-24

Tour de Terrace Parade Map 2022: Shows route along 56th Avenue W, northbound from 234th.

Mark your calendars for Tour de Terrace, one of the best family festivals of Seafair. This three-day community event kicks off Friday, July 22, with a popular parade.

 

At about 7 p.m., the Tour de Terrace Parade takes off with fan favorites includ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday, July 13

Coffee with the City is at 6 p.m. July 13.

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback.

 

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Find Outdoor Dining in MLT With This Handy Map

Guests enjoy outdoor dining at Snohomish Pie Co. in Mountlake Terrace.

The City of Mountlake Terrace has published an outdoor dining guide just in time for summer.

 

Nearly a dozen restaurants within the city offer patio seating, and one brewery regularly posts the schedule for rotating food trucks.

 

In additi...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday, June 8

Virtual Coffee with the City June 2022

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback.

 

This...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

New State Grant Will Provide Free Trees For Parks and Neighborhoods

An illustration of a couple planting a tree

The state Department of Natural Resources has named Mountlake Terrace as the recipient of a $30,000 grant for a street and parks tree planting program.  

 

This will be a multi-year effort to increase canopy by planting new street trees an...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday, May 11

Coffee with the City graphic May 2022

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback.

 

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Posted on: April 23, 2022

Volunteers Beautify MLT Town Center and Its Urban Forest

Molly Luna, of the Recreation and Park Advisory Commission, weeds alongside her daughter Sadie.

Dozens of Mountlake Terrace community members came together Saturday to combat invasive plants around the Civic Campus and Veterans Memorial Park.

 

The city counted more than 60 people at the Volunteer Spring Cleanup, including representatives fro...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Volunteer Spring Cleanup Set For April 23

A wooded trail in Veterans Memorial Park.

A community work party is planned to spruce up Veterans Memorial Park and the Civic Campus.

 

A Mountlake Terrace tradition, the Volunteer Spring Cleanup is moving this year from Ballinger Park into Town Center.

 

The event runs from 9 a.m. ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Construction to Begin on Westside Water Main Project

Westside Water Main map

Construction on the Westside Water Main Project will begin in the coming weeks after the City Council approved the contract at its Monday night meeting.

 

This work will take about a year to conclude. Crews will be replacing approximately 9,400 lin...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Mountlake Terrace Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month graphic

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright today signed a proclamation recognizing Black History Month, an opportunity for the community to acknowledge the history and challenges faced by African Americans, and paying tribute to this community for i...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Have Coffee with the City on Wednesday, February 9

Cup of Coffee

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback. January’s ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Vouchers Available for Swim Lessons

Swim Lesson Group in pool

Swim lesson vouchers have recently been distributed to all third graders in the Edmonds School District in collaboration with Verdant Health Commission and south Snohomish County cities. Verdant Health Commission’s grant provides three vouchers p...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Health and Safety Draw Most Votes in COVID Relief Survey

ARPA survey responses chart

An online survey identified “Community/Public Health and Safety” as the top priority for how the City of Mountlake Terrace uses federal pandemic relief funds.

The city recently sought public input about how to allocate nearly $6 million from the American R...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

MLT Launches Utility Bill Online Access With Autopay

As of December 2, utility billing customers have online access.

Starting Thursday, utility customers in the City of Mountlake Terrace can access their bill online and set up payments to include auto-payments.

 

The city thanks customers for their patience during the transition between billing vendors over the p...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Have Coffee with the City in an informal Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 12

Latte art graphic

The community is invited to the monthly Virtual Coffee with the City from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, via Zoom.

 

The coffee hour presents an informal opportunity to hear what’s happening, ask questions and share feedback.

 

The...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Provide Feedback with the Community Satisfaction Survey

Family fun at the Recreation Pavilion

A public survey seeks input from Mountlake Terrace residents and business owners as the city measures the success of various programs and services.

 

This community satisfaction survey generally is conducted every two years. In November, a paper ve...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City Seeks Input on Use of Pandemic Aid

ARPA Survey button

Earlier this year, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and the City of Mountlake Terrace is eligible to receive almost $6 million in federal funds. The ARPA program will provide $350 billion in emergency funding for state, local and triba...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

New Job Opportunities Posted!

Recreation Hiring 10-28-2021

We're hiring in aquatics, child care and more.

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

How To Get A Purple Light For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

An example purple bulb

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is offering purple light bulbs to help residents show support during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is October.

This is the 14th year the department has participated in the campaign called Purple Light Nig...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Lodging Tax Grants Available For Events, Tourism

Art show

The City of Mountlake Terrace has $25,000 in lodging tax funds available to qualified applicants for projects and events that promote tourism in 2022. Lodging tax funds come from the taxes collected from Studio 6 Hotel located in Mountlake Terrace.&nb...

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