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Posted on: August 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Fidalgo Island Water System

DESCRIPTION 

Resolution 3048 approving the Fidalgo Island Water System asset transfer and improvement agreement between the City and Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County is being brought to the City of Anacortes City Council for consideration on Monday August 9, 2021 at 6:00pm.    

ABOUT THE FIDALGO ISLAND WATER SYSTEM 

The Fidalgo Island system provides water to the residents of Similk and Dewey Beach, Gibralter, Fidalgo Heights and Summit Park serving 732 residential and commercial connections. Currently, water is purchased through an interconnection with the city of Anacortes, with the source being the Skagit River in Mount Vernon. Water is filtered and chlorinated at the Anacortes water treatment plant on Riverbend Road.

BENEFITS 

Transferring the Fidalgo Island system from the Skagit PUD to the City of Anacortes will improve maintenance and emergency response times and result in economic and water service-related efficiencies in the continued operation, maintenance and improvement. This benefits Skagit PUD, the City of Anacortes and the Fidalgo Island water system ratepayers.

Watch a PowerPoint presentation given to the City of Anacortes Public Works Committee here.

HOW TO ATTEND TO HEAR MORE

Date:     Monday August 9, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Location:  City Council Chambers, City Hall, 904 6th Street, Anacortes, WA 98221

Watch meetings on line, watch on YouTube, watch on TV Channel 10, or request a DVD of a recorded meeting.

The City of Anacortes is committed to making public meetings available and accessible to all members of the community. Accessible parking, elevator access to the Council Chambers, large print agendas and audio induction loop assistive listening devices are available. For assistance with special needs, please contact the City Clerk at 360-299-1960 in advance of the meeting. 

QUESTIONS 

Nicole Tesch, Administrative Manager
Public Works
nicolet@cityofanacortes.org or call (360( 770-2625

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