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Skagit County, Washington

Rural water meeting slated for October 1 at Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon

Skagit County and the Washington State Department of Ecology will host a public meeting to discuss progress toward rural water solutions in the Skagit watershed in the wake of last year’s state Supreme Court ruling impacting water use. The meeting will be held at the Lincoln Theatre in downtown Mount Vernon at 712 South 1st Street on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. [more]

Outdoor Burning Restrictions Lifted September 30
The outdoor burn ban was lifted for all of the unincorporated areas of Skagit County as of 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 30. [more]

Public invited to attend a Clean Samish Initiative (CSI) Update Meeting
On October 8, 2014, Skagit County will host a meeting to update the public on the Clean Samish Initiative (CSI) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Edison Elementary School located at 5801 Main Avenue, Bow. [more]

Skagit County and Burlington School District Investigate Options as Stewards of Historic Cumming Painting
A 28 x 6 foot canvas mural painted by the late William Cumming in 1941 was saved from a probable trip to the garbage dump after being diverted to the fairgrounds by local resident Tony Breckenridge [more]

Tribal Leased Land Exemptions
As the elected Assessor representing taxpayers in Skagit County I have made a decision on the complicated issue of property tax exemptions on tribal trust lands that have permanent improvements, notwithstanding who has ownership. [more]

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