Around the county: CT to hold hearing in Title VI

Everett: Hearing on non-discrimination

The Community Transit Board of Directors will hold a public hearing at 3 p.m. Thursday on how its complying with Title VI, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color or national origin.

Community Transit’s proposed plan is available online at or by calling 425-353-7433 to request a copy. A public comment period has been under way since March 7 and public meetings have been held to discuss the plan with the community. Public comments will be accepted through Monday by email at, postal mail, and by phone at 425-353-7433.

The board meeting will take place in the Community Transit Board Room, located at 7100 Hardeson Road in Everett (accessible by Everett Transit Route 8).

Monroe: Public lectures, courses offered

Sky Valley Community Schools is a series of public lectures and courses offered through the Monroe School District. Classes are taught by community members and cover such topics as cooking, home finance, computer training, music, art and more.

The district offers 36 classes this spring. More than 250 online courses also are available.

For class descriptions, prices and registration, visit the “Community Schools” page at, or contact Tess Thompson at 360-804-2571 or

Mill Creek: Volunteers needed for art board

Two volunteers are needed to serve on the city of Mill Creek’s Art/Beautification Advisory Board. The board meets at 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month. Members, who must be residents of the city, work on issues referred from the City Council or city manager. Those include special events and projects, utilizing the city’s municipal art fund and selecting, acquiring and placing artwork throughout the city.

People should send a letter of interest to: Kelly Chelin, city of Mill Creek, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek, WA 98012 or email Deadline is April 26.

For questions, call 425-921-5732.

Marysville: Genealogy class offered

Marysville Parks and Recreation is offering a free Beginners Genealogy class. Learn how to find relatives, search archives and receive a good foundation so you can start working on your own projects. The class runs from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays beginning this week through April 25 at the Ken Baxter Community Center, 514 Delta Ave. For registration details call 360-363-8450.

Snohomish: Panel on transportation issues

The 44th Legislative District Democrats are sponsoring a panel discussion on the state of transportation in Snohomish County from 7-9 p.m. April 11 at the Snohomish School District Resource Center, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish.

Panelist include: Fred Walser and Larry Bauman from the Highway 9 Coalition; Reid Shockey from the Snohomish County Committee for Improved Transportation; Todd Morrow, director of government relations at Community Transit.

Each panelist will give a brief statement regarding their organizations and their views on the current and future needs of transportation in the county. The panelists will also take questions.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, see or email:

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