WSDOT, Everett Mayor at odds over homeless encampment work

EVERETT, Wash. - It appears the City of Everett and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are at odds, after the state's "Right...

November 15, 2022
5:42 PM

EVERETT, Wash. - It appears the City of Everett and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are at odds, after the state's "Right of Way Safety Initiative" began work in Everett. The program clears out homeless encampments on WSDOT property while ensuring the people living in those camps are provided housing. Mayor Cassie Franklin got word of people being housed in Everett, and took to Twitter blasting the work. In a release sent out Friday, the Everett mayor called it an "unacceptable burden for our city to bear.

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