Skagit County, Washington

Appraisers working door to door in Mount Vernon
Skagit County Assessor's office appraisers are actively doing physical inspections in the Mount Vernon area. Inspections within the Mount Vernon School District started in October 2014 and are expected to be completed by mid-June 2015. [more]

Clean Samish Initiative Launches '90 Days to Clean Water' Campaign
Although residents of the Samish River watershed (basin) have partnered in a campaign to reduce water pollution from fecal bacterial, the goal of water clean enough to eat from and play in without fear of getting sick has not yet been reached. [more]

Skagit County Commissioners to host east county public forum
On Wednesday, April 22, Skagit County Commissioners and staff will join representatives from local agencies to host an evening forum for east county residents. [more]

Community Report: March
New Jail on Track to Open in Spring 2017

Planning Commission holds workshop on Comprehensive Plan
The next workshop as part of the County’s 2016 Comprehensive Plan Update will take place on Tuesday, May 19. Subject: Rural Character and Uses.. [more]

County establishes health advisory panel
In an era of dramatic changes in U.S. health care, Skagit County Commissioners have established a new, 23-member health advisory panel. [more]

Emergency Management Newsletter
Understanding Risk & Our Motivation for Preparedness.

Governor's office and Skagit County highlight progress of the Clean Samish Initiative
Local effort plays key role in meeting governor's statewide goal to grow shellfish industry and reduce pollution . [more]

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