06/07/2010: "$5 For Conservation Dist"
A Public Hearing on a Special Assessment of $5 per parcel for 5 years to support the Conservation District was held on Tuesday by the San Juan Islands Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
The purpose of the public hearing was to gather information and comment regarding its long term resource conservation program and request for renewal of a special assessment to support that program.
The proposal to renew the special assessment will be presented to the Board of County Commissioners not later than August 1, 2010 for their approval or amendment. The proposal requests an annual assessment in the amount Five Dollars per parcel (or 10% of that amount for Designated Forest Land, as prescribed by State law) for a period of five years beginning in 2011. The public hearing will be held at the Grange Hall, 152 First Street, Friday Harbor, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Written comment (to SJICD, 350 Court Street #10, Friday Harbor 98250) is also welcome. For additional formation, contact Josie Byington, Office Manager, at (360) 378-6621.