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City Council Congratulates MLTNews

MLTNews Founder and Publisher with City Councilmembers

At their June 17, 2019 meeting, the City Council recognized the efforts of MLTNews founder Dustin DeKoekkoek and current publisher Teresa Wippel for ten years of service to the Mountlake Terrace community!

Washington State Budget Includes $1.35 Million for Mountlake Terrace Projects!

Map of Future Ballinger Park with Proposed Improvements

As part of their recently approved budget, the State has included $750,000 to help fund activities related to Phase II of the Main Street Project (roadway and utility improvements to 56th Avenue W between 236th and 230th Streets SW). Phase I of the Main Street Revitalization Project is fully funded and currently under construction. The city has been working with its state and federal delegations to fund Phase II.

In addition, the State awarded the city $350,000 in grant funding from the Recreation and Conservation Office to apply towards the Evergreen Playfield Turf Conversion Project. Additionally, $250,000 in Land Water Conservation Funds was appropriated for Ballinger Park’s ADA playground.

Thanks to the 1st & 32nd Legislative Districts for their work to support our city's projects!

Main Street Revitalization Ground Breaking Ceremony

Main Street Project Ground Breaking Ceremony Group Photo

The City Council, Congressman Rick Larsen and Snohomish County Councilmembers Terry Ryan and Stephanie Wright officially broke ground on the Main Street project in April.   The project connects the future light rail station and Mountlake Terrace Transit Center to the city's Town Center. Local residents and city staff participated in the celebration.

City staffmembers and the Smith family accepted the award.

Washington Recreation & Parks Association Awards Recipients

Former Mayor Jerry Smith, Recreation Supervisor Kevin Witte, and the Bicentennial Park Trail Project were recognized at the Washington Recreation and Parks Association’s (WRPA) Annual Conference in Vancouver, Washington.

Read more in our news release.

"Candy Cane Park" Restriping Celebration

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Terrace Creek Park

Girl Scout Troop 41246 including Stephanie Kha, Neeva Shrestha, Holland Hornaday, and Jessie Tong with Troop Leader Heather Margo  decided to paint a new swing set to be installed at Terrace Creek Park. The Troop wanted to keep the "Candy Cane" theme so they taped and masked the swing set and Carstar Collision donated a professional red and white striped paint job for the set.

Eagle Scout Candidate Jared Popelka submitted an Eagle Scout candidacy project to assist the city to install the new swing set. The city celebrated the work with the fabulous volunteers and Carstar Collision.
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2018 Evergreen Award Winners

2018 Evergreen Winners sitting for group picture holding awards in laps

The Evergreen Awards Program recognizes Mountlake Terrace property owners who take great pride in maintaining and transforming their properties.  Pictured here are the 2018 winners at the awards reception. Nominations open in early spring and close at the end of May. Find more information on our Evergreen Awards page.