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Director: Dale Pernula
Reports, Data Sources and Archives

Major Reports:

Economic Indicators of Agriculture's Future in Skagit County, Tasks 1 & 2 Final Report
Prepared by ECONorthwest for Envision Skagit 2060, November 2010.(Pdf)

Evaluation of Fiscal Implications of Growth Management Options in Skagit County, Washington February 2012
Prepared for Skagit County and Envision Skagit by Terry Moore, Lorelei Juntunen, Tom Soulhas, and Whit Perkins, ECONorthwest, Portland, OR,

Skagit River Basin Climate Science Report
Prepared for Envision Skagit and Skagit County by Se-Yeun Lee and Alan F. Hamlet, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and The Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, September, 2011. (Pdf)

Title page | Master Page (Table of Contents)
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 Basin Overview
Chapter 2 Climate Variability
Chapter 3 Climate Change Scenarios
Chapter 4 Glaciers
Chapter 5 Hydrology
Chapter 6 Geomorphology
Chapter 7 Ecosystems
Chapter 8 Human Systems

Complete Report (10MB Pdf)

Burlington Commercial Redevelopment Planning

Research Papers and Data Analysis

Low-Impact Development: A Briefing Paper for the Envision Skagit 2060 Citizen Committee
By John Lombard, Lombard Consulting LLC, April 2011.

Rural Villages & Fully Contained Communities (FCCs)
By Mark Personius, AICP, Growth Management Consultant, April 2011.

Skagit County Preliminary and Alternative Employment Forecasts
Prepared for Envision Skagit by Beth Goodman, ECONorthwest, September 28, 2010 and December 17, 2010.

Transfer of Development Rights: A Brief Discussion Paper for the Envision Skagit 2060 Citizen Committee
By John Lombard, Lombard Consulting LLC, March 2011.

2000-2060 Population Projection Scenarios
Memo and spreadsheets developed by Mark Personius, AICP, Growth Management Consultant, April 2009.



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Video Archive


Ed McMahon; The Dollars & Sense of Sustainable Development


February 15th Presentation

January 6th 2011 Citizen Committee Meetings:
Part 1: Government Officials
Part 2: Planning Directors
Part 3: Economic Development

Presentation to the Board of County Commissioners

December 14th, 2010



Dr. Robert Lang at the Lincoln Theater


October 27th, 2010

 

 

What is YOUR vision for the future of Skagit Valley?

Community meeting comments

Articles
Skagit Valley Herald: Residents invited to comment on Envision Skagit ideas June 15, 2011
Skagit Valley Herald: Mount Burlington? Residents get a chance to sound off June 14, 2011
Skagit Valley Herald Editorial on Envision Skagit, Sunday, May 8, 2011
Honey I Shrunk the Lots Field Trip
Anacortes American, March 9, 2011
Concrete Herald, March, 2011
Anacortes American, Februaury 11, 2011

Group Meets to Envision Skagit's Future: Skagit Valley Herald, Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Mayors skeptical of 50-year timeline for Envision Skagit : Skagit Valley Herald, Friday, January 07, 2011 | Correction
Economic Indicators of Agriculture's Future in Skagit County (3.4mb)
Tasks 1 & 2 Final Report, November 2010, Prepared by ECONorthwest, for Envision Skagit 2060