Updated 5/27/2020 - The COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency is constantly evolving as more information is learned about it. Snohomish Health District is the city’s primary source for health updates and information regarding COVID-19. During this coronavirus pandemic, the City of Mountlake Terrace continues to provide services while following the Governor’s orders to ensure public health and safety for our community and our employees.
The Governor has extended the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order to May 31, 2020. A four-phased approach for reopening the state began on May 5. You can find more information about these phases on the State of Washington’s website. Currently, Snohomish County (which includes the City of Mountlake Terrace) is in Phase 1. “Safe Start Washington” outlines the phases as well as the metrics that Snohomish County must reach before it may request a variance from Washington State to move into Phase 2.
The city’s facilities are currently closed to the public (except for childcare at the Pavilion) and city services are being offered remotely via telephone, email, and online. Please check below for city news and information, community resources, support for businesses, and facility closure information.
News Releases and Community Updates
- MLT Construction Restart Update - May 20, 2020
- Summer Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns - May 13, 2020
- City of MLT Launches Food Drive - May 7, 2020
- Community Update - May 5, 2020
- City Resumes Inspections for Existing Construction Projects - April 29, 2020
- Ballinger Boat Launch and Fishing Pier Reopening May 5 - April 28, 2020
- Community Update - April 24, 2020
- Community Update - April 17, 2020
- Written Public Comment Accepted for Council Meeting - April 16, 2020
- Small Business Emergency Grants Available - April 9, 2020
- Community Update - April 8, 2020
- Mountlake Terrace Declares Emergency to Address COVID-19 - April 6, 2020
- Impacts of Extended “Stay Home” Order - April 5, 2020
- Community Update - March 31, 2020
- Community Update - March 27, 2020
- Community Update - March 25, 2020
- Community Update - March 24, 2020
- City Updates in Response to COVID-19 Containment - March 23, 2020
- Community Update - March 20, 2020
- Community Update - March 19, 2020
- Community Update - March 18, 2020
- Community Update - March 17, 2020
- City Updates in Response to COVID-19 Containment - March 16, 2020
- Letter to Community - March 13, 2020
What's Available in Mountlake Terrace?
KEEP MLT STRONG is an informal partnership of Mountlake Terrace organizations dedicated to keeping our community strong through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. At www.KEEPMLTSTRONG.com you can either volunteer to lend a hand or ask for assistance. For example, you need help with grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions, or paying your utility bills.
Mountlake Terrace Community Foundation is the lead agency and other partners include Calvary Fellowship Church, Concern for Neighbors Food Bank, Mountlake Terrace Business Association, MLTNews.com, resilientMLT.com, nextMLT.com, Mountlake Terrace Library, and the City of Mountlake Terrace.
Basic Needs Resources
- Cedarwood International Food Bank
- City of Mountlake Terrace Utilities Department
- Concern for Neighbors Food Bank
- Edmonds School District
- Edmonds School District Grab and Go Meal Program
- Veterans Assistance
Catholic Community Services has received funding from the Community Foundation of Snohomish County to distribute emergency baby diapers, wipes, and formula to any Snohomish County family who has been impacted by COVID-19. In South Snohomish County, the distribution location is St. Pius X Catholic Church (22209 58th Avenue W) in Mountlake Terrace through their Mercy House program. For assistance, please call (206) 487-2414.
Health & Safety Resources
- Safe Start Washington: A Phased Approach To Recovery, May 4, 2020
- Washington State Coronavirus Response
- Washington State Department of Health
- Snohomish County COVID-19 Response
- Snohomish Health District
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Washington State Governor’s Office News Releases
- COVID-19 Resources from Governor’s Office
- City of Mountlake Terrace Domestic Violence Program
- Washington State Information - Guidance and Resources for Employers and Business Owners
- Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
- Washington State Small Business Liaisons Team - Contact Information
- Economic Alliance of Snohomish County Business Resources
- Washington State Department of Commerce (WSDOC) COVID-19 Information for Businesses
- Coronavirus and DOL Services
- Employment Security Department (ESD) Information for Workers & Businesses Affected by COVID-19
- Employment Security Department (ESD) Information for Workers & Businesses Eligibility
Grants and Loans
- Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grants - Closed for Applications
- Small Businesses Association Disaster Loan Assistance | Apply Online
Mountlake Terrace Food Delivery and Takeout
MLTNews.com list has compiled a directory of Mountlake Terrace Restaurants & Eateries that offer takeout and delivery here. If you’re able to support our local businesses, please do so. For restaurants and eateries, please contact MLTNews.com with any updates.
For Mountlake Terrace Restaurant Owners and Patrons:
The City of Seattle’s new #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz map helps residents find small businesses providing takeout or delivery in their neighborhood. The map also allows users to search for open small businesses in their neighborhood and navigate directly to their website or third-party delivery service page.
To add your business to the Puget Sound Find Nearby Restaurant map, follow these steps: 1) Verify that your restaurant is shown in the Restaurant-Owners Tool at https://bit.ly/restaurant_owner; 2) If your restaurant is not on the map, fill out the survey at https://arcg.is/1GL0OW; 3) After submitting the survey, your restaurant will soon appear on the public map. You may return to the Restaurant-Owners Tool at any time to update any information (such as when your hours or delivery options change.)
Facility Updates - May 4, 2020
Following the Governor's Order to “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” and the city’s Emergency Declaration issued on April 6, 2020, City Hall is closed to the public effective April 7, 2020. City services are available online or by telephone. If you have an emergency, call 911 or contact 425-776-1161 or firstname.lastname@example.org for general city questions.
Utility bills may paid online or placed outside in the payment box. Call 425-744-6214 for utility billing questions. Passport services are suspended until further notice.
Please call 425-744-6207 for development services information including inspections.
For USPS, UPS, FedEx or other deliveries & legal service, please knock or call 425-776-1161 during business hours (8am-5pm, Monday through Friday).
On March 17, the Snohomish Health District ordered the closure of “public venues in which people congregate for entertainment, social or recreation purposes.” With this in mind, the city has closed public playgrounds, park restrooms, gazebos, athletic fields, sports courts and the dog park in Mountlake Terrace. Effective May 5, the city's boat launch and fishing pier are open to the public as well as trails and passive parks as long as social distancing is practiced.
The city has closed the Police Station lobby to the public although the Police Department employees are still working onsite. Signage has been posted on the Police Station entrance and fines and payments may be placed in the Police Station payment box or mailed in. Fingerprinting and concealed pistol licenses (CPL) services are suspended until further notice and any other police business (not emergent or requiring an officer) can be handled over the phone at 425-670-8260. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 and for non-emergencies, please use the Non-Emergency Line that goes through the police dispatchers at 425-407-3999.Recreation Pavilion
The Recreation Pavilion is closed to the public except for child care customers. The facility is not open on the weekend and phones will be answered between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on weekdays only. Please email email@example.com to register for or get more information about our camp care programs during the current "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Order.Community Senior Center
The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is closed for senior programming until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak in our area.
This closure affects is ALL programming that runs between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. All ongoing rentals and groups that use our facility for meetings, events and programming will continue if groups comply with current public health regulations. Visit their website for more information.
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