11/15/2017 SCOG Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting materials for the November 15, 2017 meeting of the Skagit Council of Governments Board of Directors are now available.  The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Wa Walton Event Center at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge.  The quickest access to the Wa Walton Event Center is through the eastern entrance of the facility, where the Lodge is.

Links to meeting materials are included below:

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Packet

The Housing Inventory and Transportation Analysis is not an agenda item on this month’s meeting but will be included on the December 20, 2017 agenda of the Board of Directors.

Thank you to the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community for hosting the meeting this month and for providing light refreshments!

Volunteers Needed for Annual Bike-Ped Count

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The Skagit Council of Governments’ Non-Motorized Advisory Committee is seeking volunteers to count bicyclists and pedestrians at locations throughout Skagit County as part of the Washington State Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project.

Counts will be conducted Sept 26-28 from 7 to 9 AM and 4 to 6 PM. Volunteers will work at selected locations to enter data on simple tally sheets. Each location will be counted for one morning and one afternoon shift over the three-day period. Volunteers can register for as many shifts as they would like.

Count sites are located in Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley, and unincorporated Skagit County.

To volunteer, please sign up at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/bike/count.htm. For additional information or questions, please contact Rose Howe at (360) 416-6714 or roseh@scog.net.

Draft Report and Action Plan for Housing Inventory and Transportation Analysis

The draft report and action plan for the Skagit County Housing Inventory and Transportation Analysis are now available.  Links to the draft report and action plan are below:

ECONorthwest and Commonworks Consulting have been working on this project over the past several months through a contract with the Skagit Council of Governments.  The report and action plan will be finalized in September.