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Skagit County, Washington

All Skagit County Government offices and departments will be closed Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day
Regular business hours will resume Tuesday the 2nd.
The Guemes Island Ferry will be in operation.

Due to the decrease in fuel moisture levels and available fire resources, the Fire Marshal’s Office will modify the burn restrictions in unincorporated areas of Skagit County to allow recreational burning only. This change will be effective as of Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 8:00 am. [more]


Draft of natural hazard mitigation plan available for public review
The draft 2014 Skagit County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan available for public review August 25, 2014 through September 15, 2014. The purpose of the review period of the draft version of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is to provide the public the time and opportunity to review the proposal.  Comments from the public are encouraged.

Health Department issues warning for toxic blue green algae at Heart Lake and cautions users of Big Lake to avoid scum
Skagit County lakes have been showing evidence of significant blue green algae blooms in recent weeks. Blue green algae can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals.[more]

Request For Letters Of Interest
Skagit County is seeking letters of interest for a volunteer member of the Board of Equalization from District #1.  The position is a part-time, quasi-judicial position charged with the responsibility of deciding appeals concerning property assessments within Skagit County.  Appointments are for a three-year term. [More]

Completion of the Pioneer Highway/Fir Island Road Intersection Project
The project has improved traffic flow at the intersection by providing a five-legged roundabout encompassing the Pioneer Highway and Fir Island Road intersection.

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