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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Anacortes Planning Dept. Updates - April, 2020

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Please read the most recent edition of the PCED News bulletin to find out the latest on:

  • Important upcoming dates
  • How we are continuing to provide services during this challenging time
  • Status updates for ongoing leg...
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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Mayor Gere Hosts COVID-19: Community Briefing April 8, 2020

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Mayor Gere Hosts COVID-19: Community Briefing April 8, 2020 at 4 p.m. on Channel 10. 

April 6, 2020

Mayor Gere will be hosting a Community Briefing April 8th at 4 p.m. on Channel 10. Governor Inslee has extended his &ldqu...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

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April 2, 2020 Inslee extends ’Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ through May 4

The "Stay Home, Stay Healthy"  order, which bans all gatherings and temporarily shuttered non-essential businesses, will continue through May 4, 202...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Cancelled- Free Residential Clean Up Day

We are sorry to announce that we are cancelling Free Residential Clean Up Day due to pandemic disruption.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

A Mayoral Directive

A Mayoral Directive

For City of Anacortes residents and business owners. Please stay home and limit interactions with others. Do your part to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

 

Social Distancing Saves Lives

Dear friends, families and neighbors:

This ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Resident of an Anacortes Retirement Community Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Resident of an Anacortes Retirement Community Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 22, 2020 - A resident of the Chandler’s Square Retirement Community in Anacortes has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is hospitalized at Isla...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Anacortes Police Department and Municipal Court Closed to the Public

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Anacortes Police Department and Municipal Court Closed to the Public 

 

March 20, 2020

Anacortes, WA – Effective Friday March 20, 2020, the lobby of the Anacortes Police Department will be closed to the public. This w...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Information on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID19)

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Please visit the City’s COVID-19 Information page.

We are also taking this opportunity to remind our residents that it is always prudent to take precautionary measures to minimize risk exposure or slow the impacts of the virus. Here are some simp...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ship Harbor Boulevard Roundabout

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The Ship Harbor Boulevard Roundabout will be built at the Oakes Avenue and Ship Harbor Boulevard intersection. For an information including an overview of the project, traffic impacts, public outreach, history of the projec...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

4th of July Parade Application

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Please apply to be in the parade through our website application

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

The Supreme Court of Washington Order Number 25700-B-606

THE SUPREME COURT OF WASHINGTON

IN THE MATTER OF STATEWIDE RESPONSE BY WASHINGTON STATE COURTS TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY   

ORDER No. 25700-B-606

WHEREAS, on February 29, 2020, Governor Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency d...

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The Supreme Court of Washington Order Number 25700 Municipal Court
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Administrative Order

IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF SKAGIT, and IN THE MUNICIPAL COURTS OF ANACORTES, BURLINGTON, and MOUNT VERNON STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN THE MATTER OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 20-3

WHEREAS, the Governor of the Sta...

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Administrative Order Regarding COVID-19 Municipal Court

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Anacortes Planning Dept. Updates - April, 2020

Hello everyone, 

Please read the most recent edition of the PCED News bulletin to find out the latest on:

  • Important upcoming dates
  • How we are continuing to provide services during this challenging time
  • Status updates for ongoing leg...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Building Permit Application Process during COVID-19 Outbreak

 

Due to the recent developments in the recommended response to COVID-19, City Hall will be closed to the public, beginning Tuesday, 3/17/20.

UPDATED April 1, 2020:  Due to COVID-19, City Hall remains closed to the public.  Due to...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19 INFORMATION

PLEASE TAKE EXTRA CARE OF YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND ALL OTHERS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THIS VIRUS!

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Cancelled- Free Residential Clean Up Day

We are sorry to announce that we are cancelling Free Residential Clean Up Day due to pandemic disruption.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Waterline Replacement Program:

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As part of its waterline replacement program, the city has contracted with Summit X Contractors to replace water mains in eight locations.

 Replacements will be on Bay Place, Castle Court, Oakes Avenue (Florida to Baltimore Avenue), Dakota Avenu...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Anacortes Planning Dept. Updates - April, 2020

Hello everyone, 

Please read the most recent edition of the PCED News bulletin to find out the latest on:

  • Important upcoming dates
  • How we are continuing to provide services during this challenging time
  • Status updates for ongoing leg...
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Additional Info... R4 Zone Building Height Community Discussion

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Anacortes Planning Dept. Updates - April, 2020

Hello everyone, 

Please read the most recent edition of the PCED News bulletin to find out the latest on:

  • Important upcoming dates
  • How we are continuing to provide services during this challenging time
  • Status updates for ongoing leg...
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Additional Info... Shoreline Master Program Update

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

WP Campground Utility Upgrades

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The “C” Section of the Washington Park campground remains closed as the Parks Maintenance Crew, along with VECA Electric and Technologies, continue a utility upgrade project. Work is being done to improve the delivery of water and elec...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boat Launch Update for Pass Holders Past and Present

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Reminder to Boaters: the Washington Park boat launch repair project was completed last week, and the launch was opened and fully functional on Friday, January 10th

Special thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for exceptional deliv...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Anacortes Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Update – April 3rd

Update on April 3OPEN Parks and Recreation Amenities**Please practice social distancing to help keep our remaining facilities open to allow for exercise and recreation. If you see an area is crowded, please be flexible and go to another park or try anothe...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID/19 UPDATE March 30, 2020

Effective March 30, 2020 - ALL PARK PLAYGROUNDS, SPORTS COURTS, PICNIC SHELTERS. AND THE DOG PARK  (New this update) ARE CLOSED.

Park trails, Athletic Fields and Beaches, where appropriate social distancing can be practiced will ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

WDFW CLOSES Fresh Water & Salt Water FISHING.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced its decision to temporarily close recreational fishing and shell fishing statewide in the wake of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s order directing Washingtonians to stay home and stay h...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Washington Park Update 3/25/2020

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Washington Park is currently open to the public, including the campground and boat launch with the exception of the lower beach and group picnic shelter. It is essential that you follow social distancing guidelines while using all of our parks. . We thank...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Parks and Recreation COVID-19 update 3/25/2020

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation will be limiting some of its programs and rental facilities in accordance with the recommendations from the Skagit County Health Department. Please see the changes below:

  • All park playgrounds, sports courts and picnic shelter...
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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Anacortes Trail Options

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The Anacortes Community Forest Lands are open to the public and we invite you to visit if you haven’t had a chance. Here is a link to our free online forest maps: https://www.anacorteswa.gov/DocumentCenter/Index/798

The Thompson Trail, the Guemes...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

NEW CITY PARK (Pickett Pocket Park)

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Pickett Pocket Park is a new city park at the 2100 block of Commercial Avenue (between Penguin Coffee & Jimmy Johns) built in honor of former City Councilmember Erica Pickett. It is nearly complete, but open for use. Please take advantage of the sunny...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

WP Campground Utility Upgrades

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The “C” Section of the Washington Park campground remains closed as the Parks Maintenance Crew, along with VECA Electric and Technologies, continue a utility upgrade project. Work is being done to improve the delivery of water and elec...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Parks COVID-19 Update

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We want the public to have access to healthy ways to recreate during these trying times, but we must also enforce the regulations set out for social distancing by the Skagit County Public Health.  Together we can do this!  Thank you for ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Anacortes Community Forest Lands trail #304

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After further site analysis, the Anacortes Community Forest Lands trail #304 closure status toward its western terminus has been changed to long term. Parks & Recreation staff are working on a course of action for this important link in the ACFL trail...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Anacortes Senior Activity Center closed indefinitely beginning Wednesday, March 11

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Important notice regarding COVID-19

In coordination with Skagit County Public Health, Mayor Laurie Gere has directed that the Anacortes Senior Activity Center will be closed indefinitely beginning Wednesday, March 11.

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Critical Area Ordinance & Forest Lands Plan

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People have been asking us how to comment on the update to the Critical Areas Ordinance. Please follow the attached link for a schedule to comment at upcoming City Council meetings.

With this new schedule, the Anacortes Community Forest Land plan will be d...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Thank you Anacortes High School Green Club

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Thank you to the Anacortes High School Green Club for helping us enrich the habitat of the Community Forest Lands by planting alder trees and twinberry next to the 32nd Street Swamp.  The area used to be mowed but is now an emergent wetland in ne...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boat Launch Update for Pass Holders Past and Present

New launch floats

Reminder to Boaters: the Washington Park boat launch repair project was completed last week, and the launch was opened and fully functional on Friday, January 10th

Special thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for exceptional deliv...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washington Park Boat Launch Re-Opening

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The Washington Park boat launch will open with new floats and pilings at 10 AM on Friday, January 10th. Thank you to TransPac Marinas and Culbertson Marine for the exceptional delivery of materials and services. The work of several City Public Works, Plan...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Transition Fidalgo and Friends Partnership

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Anacortes Parks and Recreation is happy to partner with Transition Fidalgo and Friends, on the forest monitoring project in the Anacortes Community Forest Lands. Transition Fidalgo has supplied the citizen scientists and the City has supplied resources an...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

2019 Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan Draft

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The Anacortes Parks and Recreation Draft Comprehensive Plan will return to City Council on November 4th for review and comment. Questions? Please contact Anacortes Parks and Recreation at 360-293-1918. Thank you.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City and Skagit Land Trust working to update conservation easement program

When the Conservation Easement Program (CEP) was created in 1999 to protect the Community Forest Lands from logging, mining or commercial development, the City worked with Skagit Land Trust and the Friends of the Forest to make it a success.   Th...

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