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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Periodic Update

Anacortes Shoreline Master Program Periodic Review Amendment Joint Local-State Public Comment

The City of Anacortes and Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) are seeking comments on the City’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) periodic re...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Update on the Grand View Cemetery Expansion

Update November 20, 2020: 

The cemetery expansion looks much different now as we have removed the poplars and conifer trees.  In the next weeks the crews will begin to remove the old exit road and build a required storm water pond. &n...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Update on the Cannon restoration project

Thank you to all the volunteers that have lent their expertise to the Cannon restoration Project.

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Grand View Cemetery Expansion

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The City is beginning the expansion of Grand View Cemetery in the next month.  The work includes poplar tree removal and other tree clearing near Hill Crest Drive to build a stormwater detention pond and make road repairs within the cemetery. &am...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Public Notice

City of Anacortes Parks and Recreation Department, Nicole Johnston, PO Box 547 Anacortes, WA 98221-0547, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.&nbs...

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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: 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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