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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Open Streets

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On July 17-18 Downtown Commercial Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic to allow for our shops and restaurants to reach out to the streets! Bring your masks and venture downtown for some local flavors and enjoy this unique shopping experience!

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Bloodworks NW

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DONATE AT A POP-UP DONOR CENTER  on July 14th – July 22nd 

Westminster Presbyterian Church – Fellowship Hall

1300 9th St. Anacortes, WA 98221

 

In partnership with Bloodworks Northwest, we’re e...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Mayor Gere Hosts COVID-19: Community Briefing

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Mayor Gere Hosts COVID-19: Community Briefing on Wednesdays

There are several ways you can watch! You can watch live on Channel 10, or the following day at 9AM, 2PM, and 6PM. You can also stream it live or watch it later on the City’s YouTube Cha...

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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 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: July 13, 2020

July Road Work:

M Avenue - 30th to 32nd streets

This Wednesday, July 15, a section of M Avenue will be closed for paving.

M Avenue will be closed from the north side of the 30th Street intersection to the north side of the 32nd Street intersection.

For westbound traffic on ...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Managing Stormwater Facilities: Maintenance Guidelines for Private Property Owners and HOA's

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Join us for this FREE informative on-line workshop to assist Skagit County neighborhood associations, business owners, and property owners who are responsible for maintaining a stormwater detention pond or other stormwater drainage system in their neighbo...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 8, 2020

2020 Slurry Seal project

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Doolittle Construction will be in Anacortes to slurry seal streets (see map) Saturday, July 25, through Friday, July 31. Information about which streets will be done on which days will be released next week after the schedule is finalized.

During the work,...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

March Point road work:

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Starting Thursday, July 9, Lakeside Industries will repair and patch roads in the March Point area on behalf of the City of Anacortes. These repairs are in preparation for an upcoming chip seal project scheduled for next month. 
Work will occur on...
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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Bay Place and Castle Court repaving project:

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The work required to repave Bay Place and Castle Court will begin this Friday, July 10. 
The existing road will be removed and rebuilt to prepare for the installation of the new asphalt. 
The new asphalt is scheduled to be installed the we...
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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: June 26, 2020

Washington Park Campground opens more sites on July 1

Beginning July 1, the campground at Washington Park will reopen all sites.  Our first come - first served sites have been closed to accommodate social distancing and allow us to upgrade our cleaning protocols under COVID-19.  About 2/3rd...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

COVID-19 WA Park Cancellation Policy UPDATE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Washington Park cancellation fees have been waived till June 30, 2020. Please call 360-293-1918 to process full refunds. Effective July 1, 2020, Washington Park cancellation fees will be in full effect with exceptions. Pl...

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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: July 13, 2020

Small Fire on Mt Erie - Sunday Night

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Local fire crews from the Anacortes Fire Department, Mt. Erie Fire Department and Department of Natural Resources responded to a fire on Mt Erie Sunday, July 12.  The fire was above the Black Wall climbing area on the south west face of the mount...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Washington Park Campground opens more sites on July 1

Beginning July 1, the campground at Washington Park will reopen all sites.  Our first come - first served sites have been closed to accommodate social distancing and allow us to upgrade our cleaning protocols under COVID-19.  About 2/3rd...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

COVID-19 WA Park Cancellation Policy Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Washington Park cancellation fees have been waived till June 30, 2020. Please call 360-293-1918 to process full refunds. Effective July 1, 2020, Washington Park cancellation fees will be in full effect with exceptions. Pl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

2020 Summer Recreation Programs

Here is a list of programs we have scheduled so far for summer recreation. We will update as things change and evolve.

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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: 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

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 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: 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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