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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Sharpes Corner area improvements start Monday, April 2

Sharpes Corner Roundabout video

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

M Avenue Alley Closures - Solid Waste Pick Up Temporary Relocation

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Dear Residents,

As part of the ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City is continuing with the 2018 Asphalt Overlay – Utility and Pedestrian Improvements Project.

As a part of this project we are rebuilding alley approaches along M Avenue. I...

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Front Page
Posted on: May 24, 2018

WSDOT Sharpes Corner Update May 24, 2018

Happy Thursday –

I wanted to share a few responses to some questions that keep popping up, the plan for the upcoming holiday weekend and what’s ahead once the holiday weekend is over.

Last Monday:

I heard from many of you that on Monday, ...

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Front Page
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Citizen Award for Life Saving Efforts to Port Staff

Denhaan and Krebs

Two Port of Anacortes employees  were awarded a Citizen's Award by Mayor Gere at the May 21, 2018 Council Meeting.  Mike Denhaan and Steve Krebs pulled a man onto the dock after he had been in the cold waters for more than 30 minutes and...

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Front Page
Posted on: May 18, 2018

PRESS RELEASE - Library Programs for Adults - June 2018

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Front Page
Posted on: May 18, 2018

WSDOT construction update

Highway 20 Spur Paving

A couple more nights of paving work are needed finish the stretch between Commercial Avenue and the ferry terminal. Work could happen overnight 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sundays through Fridays but weather permitting, the paving on this secti...

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Front Page
Posted on: May 15, 2018

ANACORTES HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OPENING

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PRESS
RELEASE
FORIMMEDIATE RELEASE

ANACORTES
HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OPENING
May15, 2018, Anacortes, WA – The City of Anacortes is seeking interested residents
to fill a vacancy on the Anacortes Housing Authority Board (AHAB). The term ofthis positi...

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Front Page
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Public Works Open House May 31, 2018

PW Open House

PRESS RELEASEThe City of Anacortes is hosting a Public Works Open House on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm. at our award winning Wastewater Treatment Plant at 500  T Avenue.  This event will provide an opportun...

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Front Page
Posted on: March 20, 2018

2018 Asphalt Overlay - Utility and Pedestrian Improvement Project

As part of the City’s ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City has contracted with Trinity Contractors, Inc. to complete the 2018 Asphalt Overlay- Utility and Pedestrian Improvements Project on M Avenue between 27th Court and 8th Street. The project...

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Front Page
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Senior Citizens Resources and Guidance

Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly. We have a dedicated section that provides extremely well detailed and thorough information on Washington assisted living. The website discusses all ...

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Front Page
Posted on: March 16, 2018

HOW TO DRIVE IN A ROUNDABOUT

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A roundabout is an intersection control device with traffic circulating around an island. Approaching vehicles must yield to the traffic in the circle. Always yield to pedestrians and bicyclists who are legally crossing the road. Inside the circle, always...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Waterline Replacement Sugarloaf Street and Piper Circle in Skyline

As part of the City’s waterline replacement program, the City has contracted with C. Johnson Construction, Inc. to replace water mains on Sugarloaf Street and Piper Circle in Skyline. The project consists of replacing 2600 LF of water main, inst...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Sign up to Stay Connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

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News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Library Closed Monday, May 28th

Library Closed Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day.

Library

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

2nd Draft of the Development Regulations Update Available

The 2nd draft of the proposed updates to the Development Regulations has been released for review and comment.  A link to the document is provided on the project website.

The 2nd draft reflects significant updates that improve clarity, usability, ...

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Additional Info... Planning, Community, & Economic Development
Posted on: April 4, 2018

New Interactive Tools Available for Public Use

The city has two new tools to make it easier for citizens to research property in town; interactive maps and historic versions of city code. 

  • Interactive maps can be found here, which include maps that show Zoning, Structure Permits, Shoreline Dat...
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Planning, Community, & Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Increased General Facility Charges & Impact Fees

Starting January 1, 2018, building permits in Anacortes will apply an increase in General Facility Charges(GFCs) and Impact Fees. These are generally one time fees for new homes, which are set by council resolution.Those building permits that were submitt...

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Additional Info... Planning, Community, & Economic Development

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Police

1 Story
Posted on: March 16, 2018

HOW TO DRIVE IN A ROUNDABOUT

DOL sign

A roundabout is an intersection control device with traffic circulating around an island. Approaching vehicles must yield to the traffic in the circle. Always yield to pedestrians and bicyclists who are legally crossing the road. Inside the circle, always...

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Additional Info... Police

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Alley Closure and Solid Waste Pick up Temporary Relocation

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Dear Residents,

As part of the ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City is continuing with the 2018 Asphalt Overlay – Utility and Pedestrian Improvements Project.

As a part of this project we are rebuilding alley approaches along M Avenue. In order to...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Weekend update from Andrea at WSDOT

Happy Thursday –

I wanted to share a few responses to some questions that keep popping up, the plan for the upcoming holiday weekend and what’s ahead once the holiday weekend is over.

Last Monday:

I heard from many of you that on Monday, ...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 23, 2018

City road work update

The waterline replacements on Sugarloaf Street and Piper Circle are complete. The paving of Sugarloaf began yesterday and should be completed today.The work to remove the existing road surface on Piper Circle is scheduled for June 4.  Once the ro...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 18, 2018

WSDOT construction update

Highway 20 Spur Paving

A couple more nights of paving work are needed finish the stretch between Commercial Avenue and the ferry terminal. Work could happen overnight 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sundays through Fridays but weather permitting, the paving on this secti...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Sharpes Corner construction update from WSDOT

What’s been done:

Crews started last week by grading the area for the westbound bypass lane on the north side of the intersection. They ground out a lane of pavement and brought in piles of material, which has been graded down to prepare for new ...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 25, 2018

SR 20 Miller/Gibralter Roads Project Update

SR 20

Opening the Miller/Gibralter roads roundabout - Crews will open the new SR 20 Miller Gibralter roads roundabout to traffic in all directions nightly starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 until 6:30 a.m. Friday, April 27. That means during the ov...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 20, 2018

2018 Asphalt Overlay - Utility and Pedestrian Improvement Project

As part of the City’s ongoing asphalt preservation program, the City has contracted with Trinity Contractors, Inc. to complete the 2018 Asphalt Overlay- Utility and Pedestrian Improvements Project on M Avenue between 27th Court and 8th Street. T...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 16, 2018

WSDOT Paving SR 20 Spur through Anacortes

  • WSDOT contractor, Lakeside Industries, Inc. has started work on this project.
  • Daytime work is happening to upgrade pedestrian crossings and overnight weekday lane closures are happening for pavement repair.
  • Full closure information can be found on WSDOT's c...
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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 16, 2018

HOW TO DRIVE IN A ROUNDABOUT

DOL sign

A roundabout is an intersection control device with traffic circulating around an island. Approaching vehicles must yield to the traffic in the circle. Always yield to pedestrians and bicyclists who are legally crossing the road. Inside the circle, always...

Read on...

Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Waterline Replacement Sugarloaf Street and Piper Circle in Skyline

As part of the City’s waterline replacement program, the City has contracted with C. Johnson Construction, Inc. to replace water mains on Sugarloaf Street and Piper Circle in Skyline. The project consists of replacing 2600 LF of water main, installing new...

Read on...

Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Coffee with Laurie

The Mayor will hold an informal coffee hour to meet with citizens and listen to their concerns at the Anacortes Senior Activity Center, 1701 22nd Street from 1:30-3:00 pm on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Wednesday, Ju...
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News Flash

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Coffee with Laurie

The Mayor will hold an informal coffee hour to meet with citizens and listen to their concerns at the Anacortes Senior Activity Center, 1701 22nd Street from 1:30-3:00 pm on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  • Wednesday, Jul...
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Additional Info... Senior Activity Center
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Senior Citizens Resources and Guidance

Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly. We have a dedicated section that provides extremely well detailed and thorough information on Washington assisted living. The website discusses all ...

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Senior Activity Center

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News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2018

Storvik Park Spray Pad

Spray pad is open everyday 11am-6pm. We will post signs at Park if we need to close for cleaning or maintenance.
We will keep the pad on thru Labor day weekend.

What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2018

A Town 2018 Spring/Summer

A Town

Get a sneak peak at the A Town 2018 Spring/Summer publication.  The brochure will be mailed out around April 28 and the first day to sign up for recreation classes will be April 30.  Registration for Messy Me and Field House Fun is now o...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Warning signs in Anacortes Community Forest Lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 26, 2017 - Anacortes, WA - The
City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the CommunityForest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County.  The ...

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What's Happening in Parks & Recreation