Named for the Norwegian born homesteader, Ever Iverson, the City of Everson, Washington is now the home for two thousand five hundred residents. The city is surrounded by rich agricultural soils, snow covered peaks, and is only thirty minutes from both Bellingham, WA and Canada.
Mayor John Perry and the staff at City Hall would like to welcome you to The City of Everson's web site. The links provided above will help you locate information quickly or just type "keywords" in the search section of this web site.
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FLOOD PLAIN INFORMATION
Certain areas of the City of Everson are located in a flood zone. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided Everson with a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). You may also review flood-related information by viewing our Community Flood Outreach Letter.
Additional information may be obtained from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Please contact the City Planner for specific local questions at (360) 966-3411. You may also e-mail the City Planner at firstname.lastname@example.org .
News and City Projects
Everson Community Garden is starting up for the season! Very good soil, tools, tiller, water, starts/seeds and lots of help are available to everyone - from new gardeners to the experienced. All are welcome! Call or stop by any Wednesday in April and May from 5 to 7 pm at the garden (across from the library) to rent a plot. For details, contact Meredith Ford at 988-0630 or Gretchen Hoyt at 961-6442.
NOTICE: The City of Everson is seeking a part time Summer Worker. This job includes planting and tending flowers and landscaping in the City's downtown and four area parks. Salary range is $10 - 15 dollars per hour, DOE. Application and /or resume must be received by 5 pm, March 31, 2014. For an application, click here.
Annual Adopted City Budgets:
The Everson Municipal Code is available online. Click here.
NOTICE: New Chapter 8.08 Nuisances and Chapter 9.55 Graffiti adopted by City Council. The Everson Municipal Code has been revised to include new comprehensive chapters on nuisances including the following:
Parking and repairing vehicles in residential areas
Placing vehicles, boats and trailers on property for sale
Abandoned, wrecked or junk vehicles
Trees, plants, shrubs or vegetation
Unhealthy or unsightly conditions
These chapters include a new monetary fine schedule that will be enforced to ensure a clean, healthy and attractive city for all of it's citizens. Please do your part in keeping your neighborhood safe and clean.
To view the new chapters, click here.
Passport service is available at Everson City Hall. For more information: Passport Information
Debit / Credit card phone payments accepted at City Hall
You can now pay over the phone for all City related services with your credit and debit cards. This includes:
- Water and Sewer bills
- Municipal Court payments
- All City related licenses and permits
- Notary documents
- Passports *may require additional fees
- Fingerprinting cards
- Concealed Pistol Licenses *may require additional fees
NOTE: There is a $1.50 processing fee per transaction. Just call (360)966-3411 for assistance.
Backflow Assembly Tester Request for Qualifications
The City of
- They must hold a valid BAT Certificate issued under Chapter 246-292 WAC.
- All BATs must carry a minimum insurance liability of $500,000.
- All BATs operating within the City shall be certified according to all applicable regulations and shall comply with all stipulations in the City’s Ordinance.
Please send resume’ to: City of Everson Public Works c/o Don Van Iderstine, PO Box 315, Everson WA 98247. Please direct any questions to Don Van Iderstine, Water/Sewer Superintendent, at 360-966-3411 or by email at Don Van Iderstine .
For after-hours water/sewer leak emergencies, contact Public Works at (360) 410-9396 or (360) 410-9384.
City of Everson Small Works Roster Registration for contractors and consultants is now being processed by the Municipal Research and Services Center. Register here . The City will continue to maintain a Small Works Roster for "Vendors" as the MRSC does not provide that service. Vendors register by clicking on this link: Small Works Roster - Vendor Application .
Remember, All dog licenses are annual and must be renewed on January 1st of each year. Please take the time to send in your renewal now. The cost for spayed or neutered dogs is $10.00 and any other dog is $20.00.
City Council email addresses have been added to the Council page. Click here.
For timely, accurate information on the current impact of the novel influenza A H1N1 virus (swine flu) in our area, Official Whatcom Pandemic Joint Information Center
Wood Chipper available at Riverside Park for the City of Everson and Nooksack residents and their Urban Growth Area residents only from 10 AM to 2 PM every 4th Saturday except the following months: November, December, January, February and May. Read the announcement here: Wood Chipper
City of Everson Council Meetings
Council Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM at the Everson Senior Center which is connected to Everson City Hall, 111 W. Main street, Everson, WA 98247.
City of Everson Council Recordings
City of Everson Council Meetings are available as mp3 files. Please contact City Hall with the date of the meeting you request.
The City of Everson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate according to race, color , religion, sex, ethnicity, or sexual orientation with regard to its employees, employment applicants, vendors, contractors, or any other persons providing contract services.
La Ciudad de Everson es una igual oportunidad de empleo y no discrimina según la raza, color, religión, sexo, origen étnico u orientación sexual en relación con sus empleados, los solicitantes de empleo, vendedores, contratistas, o cualquier otra persona la prestación de servicios contrato.