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Skagit County, Washington

Guemes Island Community Forum
The Board of Skagit County Commissioners will host a community forum at the Guemes Island Community Center, 7549 Guemes Island Road, on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m. [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]

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]

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