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Posted on: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 3, 2024

San Juan County Announces Interim Plan for Management While Search for New County Manager Continues

San Juan County News (1)

The County’s Health & Community Services Director, Mark Tompkins, will serve as the Interim County Manager with the County’s Parks and Fair Director, Brandon Andrews, serving as the interim Assistant County Manager.

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA February 13, 2024 – San Juan County’s manager, Mike Thomas, announced last November that he will be stepping down from his position after 10 years of public service in the islands.  The search for a new Cou...

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County Council News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

SJC Council Calls for ‘Immediate and Permanent Ceasefire' During First Council Meeting of 2024

County Council News (1)

The proclamation affirms the Council’s full support for conflict resolution and peace among all parties to the war.

San Juan County Council Calls for ‘Immediate and Permanent Ceasefire in the War between Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories’ During First Council Meeting of 2024

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. January 9, 2024 – The ...

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County Council News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

San Juan County Publishes 2023 Year-In-Review

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. January 5, 2024 – San Juan County is proud to present the organization’s 2023 Year-In-Review, highlighting accomplishments, notable projects, and the breadth of programs and services provided to island communities....

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County Council News
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Oct. 23 Council Meeting Delayed Due to Technical Difficulties & Accessible Via Microsoft Teams

County Council News (1)

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. October 23, 2023 – Today’s 9:00am San Juan County Council meeting workshop is delayed due to technical difficulties. The County is working as quickly as possible to fix the issues.

At this time, the meeting...

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County Council News
Posted on: June 20, 2023

Council Meeting Review: June 20, 2023

Council meeting review

This special council meeting focused on the Public Works culvert replacement project that necessitates the closure of Killebrew Lake Road.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: June 13, 2023

Council Meeting Review: June 13, 2023

This away meeting on Orcas Island included a review of the Public Works survey, the Juneteenth Proclamation, a discussion of ARPA funds and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, June 13, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: June 6, 2023

Council Meeting Review: June 6, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included an update on PFAS water contamination, multiple public hearings, a presentation about the Shoreline Cumulative Effects Evaluation draft report, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the r...

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County Council News
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Council Meeting Review: May 22, 2023

This meeting included a discussion on the Law and Justice Committee, information about County boards and commissions, LTAC Award reviews, terminating the County's State of Emergency, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, May 22, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the re...

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County Council News
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Council Meeting Review: May 16, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included information about staffing considerations, forest health updates, the Argyle Lots Affordable Housing project, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the r...

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County Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Council Meeting Review: May 9, 2023

This meeting on Shaw Island included discussions about Public Works projects, Parks and Fair updates, Sheriff's Office news, rural health services, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the re...

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County Council News
Posted on: May 5, 2023

Council Meeting Review: May 5, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting was a continuation of the May 2 Council meeting and included several executive sessions and council updates.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Friday, May 5, 2023. This was a continuation of the May 2 meeting. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information abo...

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County Council News
Posted on: May 3, 2023

Council Meeting Review: May 2, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included a presentation from the Northwest Straits Initiative, budget amendment information, a discussion about PFAS, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the re...

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County Council News
Posted on: April 19, 2023

Council Meeting Review: April 18, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included a proclamation for National Volunteer Month, a discussion about PFAS, and a decision about the Argyle Lots developer.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, April 18, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: April 10, 2023

Council Meeting Review: April 10, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included a discussion a new Public Works survey.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, April 10, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: April 4, 2023

Council Meeting Review: April 4, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included a discussion on the Argyle Lots development, review of an opioid settlement program, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Council Meeting Review: March 27, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included discussions regarding a 1/10th of 1% sales tax, Sheriff's Office drones, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, March 27, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Council Meeting Review: March 21, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included the adoption of a safety committee, updates to the County Code, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the...

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County Council News
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Council Meeting Review: March 13, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included information about the safety committee, the Argyle lot development, cultural competency training, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, March 13, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer to the ...

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County Council News
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Council Meeting Review: March 7, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included information about a future County auction, a Housing Advisory Committee recommendation, and more.

This document is a general review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please refer...

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County Council News
Posted on: March 6, 2023

Council Meeting Review: March 6, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting served as a council workshop to discuss topics including County facilities, committees, and legislative priorities.

This document is a general review of the County Council Workshop meeting, Monday, March 6, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, plea...

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County Council News
Posted on: February 28, 2023

Council Meeting Review: February 28, 2023

Council meeting review

This meeting included conservation easements, Critical Areas Ordinance information, Home Fund Administrative and Finance Plan changes, and more.

This document is a general review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. For additional information about what was discussed, please r...

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County Council News
Posted on: February 8, 2023

Council Meeting Review: February 7, 2023

County Council News

This meeting included a SRKW proclamation, a lease for Coffelt Farm, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA: Waive Sole Sources Waiver for Building Acce...

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County Council News
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Council Meeting Review: January 24, 2023

County Council News

This meeting included discussing island transportation, Section 8 Project-based Vouchers, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website. View the meeting here. 

DISCUSSION: Review Away from Friday Ha...

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County Council News
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Council Meeting Review: January 10, 2023

County Council News

This meeting included adopting legislative priorities, setting public hearings, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

DISCUSSION/ACTION: Approve a Resolution Declaring an Emergency and Waiv...

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County Council News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Council Meeting Review: November 30, 2022

Council meeting review

Comp. Plan is officially adopted.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

PUBLIC HEARING: To Adopt an Ordinance Updating the San Juan County C...

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County Council News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Council Meeting Review: November 29, 2022

Council meeting review

This meeting included adopting the TIP, the ROSS Plan, multiple levy rates, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

ACTION: To Approve a Resolution Adopting the 2023 Annual Construction ...

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County Council News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Council Meeting Review: November 8, 2022

Council meeting review

This meeting covered multiple public hearings, financial policies, PFFAP Awards, and more.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

PUBLIC HEARING: To Approve Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan (TI...

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County Council News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

COUNCIL MEETING REVIEW: NOVEMBER 7, 2022

Council meeting review

The ROSS Plan and Comp Plan discussions continue.

This document is a review of the County Council meeting, Monday, November 7, 2022. Information related to agenda changes, Consent Agenda, and Public Comment are on the County website.

DISCUSSION: Recreation, Open Space, and Stewardship Plan Update for 2023...

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County Council News