Art's Alive! 2016: Open Show - Call for Art
La Conner Artists are invited to participate in Art's Alive! 2016 - Open Show, hosted by the La Conner Arts Commission. This annual town-wide event is in its 32nd year and celebrates visual, literary, musical, and culinary arts. The Invitational Exhibition and Open Show will be held on November 4, 5 & 6 at Maple Hall, 104 Commercial Street. Artists living in La Conner may pick up the Open Show form at La Conner Town Hall. The entry deadline is October 15, 2016. More information on Art's Alive! is at www.artsalivelaconner.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, and the La Conner Arts commission page.
2017 Lodging Tax Request
The Town of La Conner is accepting requests for Hotel/Motel tax distributions for the budget year 2017. All requests must be received (no postmarks) at La Conner Town Hall, 204 Douglas, P.O. Box 400, La Conner, WA 98257 by 3:30 p.m. on September 2, 2016. Please address any questions to Maria DeGoede, Finance Director, at email@example.com or call (360) 466-3125. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Flood Protection Information
The Town of La Conner participates in the National Flood Insurance Program. To view links to flood protection information, please click on the following link: www.townoflaconner.org/planning-permits-codes.cfm
THE TOWN IS NOW ACCEPTING DEBIT & CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
The town now accepts Debit, Credit and E-Check payments for utilities and facility rentals. Official Payments handles the transactions for the Town and can be reached by clicking here. Please note that a convenience fee will be charged on each transaction. To avoid the convenience fee, payment by check or cash is also accepted.
We are excited to announce that the La Conner waterfront boardwalk is now open! A special thanks goes out to OverSkagit for the scenic footage of the boardwalk and the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating its opening. Please click on the link below to see our beautiful new boardwalk:
Walking Tour of La Conner's Historical Sites
The Town of La Conner has a very rich history, with many historic buildings located along the waterfront and the hill area, and also throughout town. For photos and a historical description of each building, please click here.
Conner Waterfront Park
The Park Commission is seeking donations for an exciting new project! They have plans to develop the new Conner Waterfront Park, which will be located on the south side of town just below Pioneer Park. When the park is completed it will have a kid's playground area, covered picnic shelter, bbq pits and tables, restrooms, kayak launch area, and a tidal pool.
If you would like to contribute to the park project or have any questions, please contact Town Administrator John Doyle, at (360) 466-3125, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biosolids Compost Study
Washington State University recently conducted a research project which surveyed Skagit County residents opinions about local reuse and recycling of biosolids compost. To view the analysis, please select the following links:
Infrastructure Improvement Manual
To view the Town of La Conner's Infrastructure Improvement Manual Section E Specs & Details, please click here.
Small Works Roster and Consultant Roster
The Town of La Conner is a member of MRSC Rosters, an online shared Small Public Works Contractor Roster and Consultant Services Roster for local governments in Washington State, including the Town of La Conner. Contractors and Consultants can be considered by the Town of La Conner by registering on their roster at the following link: http://www.mrscrosters.org/
The Town of La Conner will no longer maintain Small Works and Consultant rosters separate from those provided by MRSC.
Walking Trails Map
To encourage pedestrian travel and promote community health, La Conner now has a Walking Trails Map with color-coded routes ranging from 1/4 to 2 1/4 miles throughout the Town. To guide walkers, each route has a coordinating symbol which is conveniently painted on the sidewalks and streets. A special thanks to Kahneesha Casey, Kaleb Parker, Blaine Navasie and Mackenzie Fryman for designing the symbols! To access the map please click on La Conner Walking Trails Map. If you would rather pick up a copy, feel free to stop by Town Hall, the Chamber of Commerce or La Conner Weekly News.
Consumer Confidence Report
The La Conner Public Works Department issued their 2015 Consumer Confidence Report addressing water quality and conservation. To view the complete report please click here. For specific questions, please contact Public Works Director Brian Lease, at (360) 466-3933.
Memorial Bench Program
The Town of La Conner Park Commission is pleased to announce a Memorial Bench program available to residents of La Conner, Shelter Bay, the Swinomish Reservation, and others with ties to the area. To view the memorial bench brochure please click here.
If you would like additional information regarding the purchase of a bench to honor a family or a loved one, please contact La Conner Town Hall at (360) 466-3125.
Final Recommendations of Envision Skagit 2060
To view the Envision Skagit 2060 Citizen Committee Final Recommendations please click here.
Climate Change Action Plan
The Town recently joined other local and worldwide governments in making a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, through adoption of a Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Proposed Climate Action Plan. To view the Town's plan, please click on the above link.
Swinomish Climate Change Initiative
The Town of La Conner is a participant, along with the community of Shelter Bay, the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, and Skagit County, in the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community's study of a wide range of potential climate change impacts to the Swinomish reservation, including sea level rise and impacts to upland communities and forest lands. Click on the following link the view the Climate Change Impact Assessment Technical Report
Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
To view the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee meeting minutes, please click here.
Wastewater Advisory Board Minutes
To view the Wastewater Advisory Board (WAB) minutes, please click here.