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Everett: Ice cream vendor contract OK’d

People can keep buying ice cream at city parks for the next three years.

This is because the Everett City Council approved last week a contract with companies AMH Ice Cream and Fun Times Ice Cream.

Both companies will pay a total of $5,815 annually under the three-year contract. This is $1,600 more than what the companies paid before. In exchange, they can sell their products at city parks.

Each company will pay a monthly fee between April and September.

The money will go to cover the parks and recreation department operations costs.

Marysville: Veterans job fair Tuesday

The local Fleet and Family Support program and WorkSource of Snohomish County plan to host the Snohomish County Regional Veterans Job &Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 10 at the Marysville Armed Forces Reserve Center, 13613 40th Ave. NE.

Veterans are encouraged to bring resumes, dress appropriately and be prepared to participate in job interviews.

Register for the job fair at www.worksourceonline.com.

Among those planning to be at the fair are representatives from aviation and technical companies, the PUD, the federal Border Patrol, Safeway, Lowe’s, the Port of Seattle and Snohomish County.

Tulalip: Public works conference ongoing

More than 500 Washington state public works professionals are meeting this week at the Tulalip Resort Casino.

The spring meeting of the American Public Works Association’s Washington Chapter began Wednesday. Speeches were to include leaders from Snohomish County, Marysville and the Tulalip Tribes.

The conference is scheduled to last through Friday.

For more information, go to http://apwaspring2012wa.org.

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