Skagit County, Washington



Legislative funding gap puts Blanchard Forest conservation area at risk of being logged
A $6.2 million funding shortfall in Governor Jay Inslee’s 2017 proposed budget puts a portion of nearly 1,600 acres of protected forestland at risk of being logged. [more]


Learn about Burlington Northern Overpass Project at January 25 meeting
Drivers who regularly commute on Old Highway 99 north of Cook Road will need to find alternate routes for up to 18 months as Skagit County demolishes and rebuilds the Burlington Northern overpass. [more]


Vehicle/Vessel Licensing division has new hours effective January 23
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All other divisions in the Auditor’s Office continue to be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. [more]


Proposed Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Expansion


Vehicle/Vessel Licensing division has new hours effective January 23
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All other divisions in the Auditor’s Office continue to be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. [more]


Board of Commissioners sets docket for 2017 Comprehensive Plan amendments
The County accepts suggestions each year through the last business day of July. [more]


Skagit County approves 2017 operating budget
The Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to pass the $219.9 million budget. [more]


Gravel Pit Application Received
Concrete Nor'west filed an application in support of a proposed gravel mining operation which will remove approximately 4,280,000 cubic yards of gravel over an approximately 25 year period. [more]


County files suit to halt illegal recycling, retail operation on Cook Road
BTI is located on Cook Road, on 40-acre parcel formerly used as a dairy farm and currently zoned for agricultural use. [more]


2017 Master Composter/Recycler Volunteer Training
Thursday evenings, February 9th – March 16th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost is free. Application deadline Friday, January 27th.
More information | Application


Permanent Supportive Housing Program RFP
Skagit County is pleased to release the Request for Proposals (RFP) for its Permanent Supportive Housing Program.
More information


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