Commissioners to discuss Whidbey Island conservation projects

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Island County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to see presentations and take public comment regarding five proposed conservation futures projects.

The hearing is set for 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Commissioners hearing room, 1 NE 6th St., Coupeville.

Applicants will make presentations and answer commissioners’ questions about their proposals. There are five proposed projects: Fakkema Farm conservation easement acquisition; Lone Lake working lands, phase one, conservation easement acquisition; Dugualla Lake conservation easement acquisition; Dillon property acquisition; and Iverson Preserve noxious weed management.

Cost for the projects range from just under $20,000 to $500,000. Whidbey Camano Land Trust is sponsoring three of the five projects, while Island County Parks and the Island County Noxious Weed Control Board are each sponsoring one project.

Those interested may provide public comment on these proposals during the hearing. Documents related to all proposals can be found by clicking here.

Contact Don Mason, CFF program coordinator at Island County General Services Administration at (360) 679-7379 for additional information.

 

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