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Posted on: June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Community Briefing Memo

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COVID-19: Community Briefing Memo

The September 23, 2020 COVID-19 Briefing Memo is now available to read here! Find out what new programs the Parks and Recreation Department is offering for K-8th graders, find out about the Library's new extended ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Seeking Applicants for the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

City of Anacortes Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The City participates in the Lodging Tax fund to promote Anacortes as a great place to visit. This funding  supports events such as Shipwreck Day, Anacortes Arts Festival, the Museum, the Farmers Ma...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Burn Restrictions Lifted

September 22, 2020 – Effective Immediately

Due to increased fuel moistures in Western Washington, the Skagit County Fire Marshal has rescinded the total burn ban and implemented a modified burn ban to allow recreational fires. The City of Anacort...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Recruitment for the Anacortes Library Board of Trustees

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Recruitment for the Anacortes Library Board of Trustees

September 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Anacortes WA - The Mayor is seeking applicants for the Anacortes Library Board of Trustees. This position is appointed by the Mayor, confirmed by th...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Museum Reopens!

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We are happy to begin Phase 2 reopening of the Anacortes Museum’s Carnegie Gallery for individuals and one "bubble" at-a-time groups beginning on September 18, 2020. Open hours will be Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Rental Assistance Program

Rental Assistance

The City of Anacortes has federal funding available to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.  The City is providing this funding to the Anacortes Family Center to administer a CDBG emergency income fund. The funds will provide 3 mo...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Museum Reopens!

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We are happy to begin Phase 2 reopening of the Anacortes Museum’s Carnegie Gallery for individuals and one "bubble" at-a-time groups beginning on September 18, 2020. Open hours will be Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grants

SMALL BUSINESS STABILIZATION GRANT

September 2020

 

The City of Anacortes has developed an emergency relief grant on behalf of the Skagit Community Foundation to provide funding for small businesses (no more than 30 employees) facing financial jeopa...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Commercial Avenue Complete Streets Project 11th to 13th - Side by Side Animation

The project team for the City of Anacortes Commercial Avenue Complete Streets Project - 11th Street to 13th Street has put together a side by side animation of the operation of the two current intersection options being studied for the project. One inters...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fraud Friday--Fraudsters Spoofing City of Anacortes Phone Number

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APD has received some calls this week from residents who received spoofed calls from a City of Anacortes number, 360-293-1914. When the recipient picks up the phone, there is an automated message prompting the person to hit one to update their social secu...
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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Have You Seen These Crab Pots?

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Sometime between 6PM on the 13th and 9AM on the 14th, 11 crab pots similar to the one pictured were stolen from a pickup parked on the 8900 block of Stevenson Road. The pots are unique in that they have three short entrance tunnels and a blue pot lid tie ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grant

 

The City of Anacortes has developed an emergency relief grant on behalf of the Skagit Community Foundation to provide funding for small businesses (no more than 30 employees) facing financial jeopardy due to COVID-19 public safety measures. This...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Federal Funding Available for Housing Assistance

The City of Anacortes has federal funding available to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.  The City is providing this funding to the Anacortes Family Center to administer a CDBG emergency income fund. The funds will provide 3 mo...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Waterline Replacement Program:

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As part of the City’s waterline replacement program, the City has contracted with Summit X Contractors to replace water mains in eight locations throughout the City.

The water project on Whistle Lake Road is expected to begin this week and take p...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Water quality suggestions for reopening businesses

Anacortes business owners: Has your business been closed due to Covid-19 precautions? If so, the EPA recommends taking proactive steps to protect public health by minimizing water stagnation during closures and addressing water quality p...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Washington Park Seasonal Restroom Closure

The seasonal restrooms in the Washington Park campground will close for the winter on Monday, September 28th. The restrooms at the Loop Road entrance, adjacent to the ‘B’ Section exit, will remain open throughout the winter. Six of the...

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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: September 15, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grant

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SMALL BUSINESS STABILIZATION GRANT SEPTEMBER 2020The City of Anacortes has developed an emergency relief grant on behalf of the Skagit Community Foundation to provide funding for small businesses (no more than 30 employees) facing financial jeopardy due t...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Apply For The CDBG Emergency Income Fund

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The City of Anacortes has federal funding available to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.  The City is providing this funding to the Anacortes Family Center to administer a CDBG emergency income fund. The funds will provide 3 mo...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Causland Park Memorial Update 08/12/2020

City Crews removed the cannon at Causland Park on August 12 so volunteers could begin their restoration work. The cannon will be stored indoors so volunteers can remove rust and repair the cannon which was first placed at the park around 1960. Our goal is...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Anacortes Parks' Plan To Trap Invasive Hornets - April 14

Anacortes Parks and Recreation staff are working with the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) to place Asian hornet (Vespa mandarinia) traps in the city parks and forest lands.  The traps will operate April through October and will ...

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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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