Skagit County, Washington

Population Health group releases quality of life survey results
Released today as the base component of an ongoing effort to determine “quality of life” issues in Skagit County was a 106-page summary report written after surveying more than 1,500 local residents. [more]

Skagit County second half property taxes due October 31
State law requires that payments postmarked after this date are subject to a 1 percent per month finance charge. [more]

Shell Anacortes Rail Unloading Facility Environmental Impact Statement

Skagit County Burn restrictions lifted
Effective as of Tuesday, September 22 [more]

County planners ask citizens to weigh in
The County is conducting a review and update of its comprehensive plan and development regulations “to ensure consistency with local conditions, state laws, and population and employment projections for the next 20 years.” [more]

Skagit County receives grant for innovative 'on-farm' project 
This project represents a partnership between Skagit County government and Community Action of Skagit County [more]

Skagit Transit is looking for input from potential transit riders living in South Fidalgo Island
Interested? Fill out this survey to have your voice heard!

Skagit County’s County Engineer, Paul Randall-Grutter, P.E. Awarded APWA Public Works Manager Credential
As Skagit County’s County Engineer/Engineering Division Manager in Mt. Vernon, WA, his responsibilities include the planning, designing and implementation of county construction projects and activities such as roads, bridges, stormwater systems. [more]

Jail construction bid comes in under budget
It was another major milestone achieved for the Skagit County Jail Project team Tuesday, August 25 when the apparent low bidder on the construction project came in with a bid more than $1 million under budget. [more]

The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter will host a town hall meeting:
Friday, October 30, 1:30-3:00 PM
Community members can learn how people affected by Alzheimer’s will be helped by a State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s which will be given to State Legislature in January 2016. [more]

County to update six-year transportation plan
Skagit County will host a community meeting to discuss its Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program (2016-2021). This program is the County’s medium-range plan for road, bridge, ferry, and other related surface water facility projects. [more]

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