Qualifying Generals & Specialty Contractors for Rehab of 24 houses

The Housing Authority of Skagit County (HASC) is qualifying General and specialty contractors for rehabilitation of approximately 24 houses owned by low and moderate income homeowners in Skagit County, Washington.
The project is funded by the Washington State Department of Commerce through their management of the DOE, LIHEAP, & Match-Maker grants, and through utility grants from Puget Sound Energy and Cascade Natural Gas.
Application packets are available beginning January 28th, 2019 at the HASC offices: 1650 Port Drive, Burlington, WA 98233, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, and on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or by calling Rachel Kingsley, Weatherization Program Manager at 360-757-6509 ext. 233.
Small, Minority and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit applications. HASC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

By |January 21, 2019|General|

Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and WA State Nursery and Landscape Association Event

Please note attached informational flier about the upcoming ecoPRO training we are hosting in partnership with Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and WA State Nursery and Landscape Association on Feb. 27th & 28th at the City of Mount Vernon Council Chambers, located at 1805 Continental Place in Mount Vernon.

Thank you for posting or sharing with anyone who might be interested. This is a great opportunity for local landscapers, architects, park, school district. or public works grounds crews, land management companies, etc. interested in sustainable yard care practices – and, it is being offered locally AND at a significantly discounted registration rate:).

Pre-registration required by Feb. 15th. Register early to get your study materials well ahead of time. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. To learn more about the ecoPRO professional certification program: https://ecoprocertified.org/

Thank you for helping spread the word:)

Kristi Carpenter
Skagit Conservation District
2021 E. College Way, Suite #203
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 428-4313

By |January 18, 2019|General|

Happy New Year – HKP sent us an newsletter letting us know what they’re up to

Children’s Museum of Skagit County Relocation

HKP is work­ing with the Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sk­agit County to de­sign their new home in a lo­cal out­let mall. The de­sign strat­egy in­volves phas­ing the pro­ject to mit­i­gate im­pacts to the Mu­se­um’s op­er­a­tion and its many mem­bers. We’re pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the museum will be opening in March! Learn more about this project here: Chil­dren’s Mu­seum

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Dental Clinic Expansion

We’re pleased to announce that our Dental Lab Extension project will be completed in February. As part of the clin­ics ex­pan­sion, the tribe has been ap­proved to train Den­tal Health Aide Ther­a­pists (DHATs) and this DHAT program will be the first of its kind in the lower 48 states. Learn more about this project here: Dental Clinic Expansion

The Henry Klein Homes Exhibit

A very special project for all of us is the upcoming Henry Klein Homes Exhibit. The exhibit is scheduled to open in November, highlighting our founder Henry Klein and what it is about the homes he built that makes them unique.
If you own a Henry Klein home or are interested in owning one, then this article will be of interest to you: How to Update Your Henry Klein Home.

By |January 11, 2019|General|

Construction of a Three-Story Mixed-Use Building & Remodel/Addition

Public Meeting: Bellingham Design Review Board Tuesday, June 19, 2018 At 3:00 pm In The City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street To Consider:

Project Description: Construction of a three-story mixed-use building containing 8 units a ground floor Live/Work unit and commercial space, landscaping, and on-site parking accessed from the alley.
Project Location: 2524 Meridian St., Cornwall Park Neighborhood, Area 9. Urban Village, Fountain District Urban Village, Commercial Core zoning designation.
Assessor’s Parcel #: 3803319 008124
Staff Contact: Brian Smart, Planner II – Planning and Community Development Department, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 (360) 778-8355 or bsmart@cob.org.

Project Description: Proposed remodel and addition to an existing one-story office building with a daylight basement. The addition is two stories and will include 7 new dwelling units and a revised parking lot off the alley, in the Downtown District urban village. The floor area of the new building is proposed to be approximately 11,200 square feet. Project Location: 1111 N Forest St., Bellingham WA 98225
AP# 380330-177004 Residential Transition Area 1 of the Downtown District Urban Village.
Staff Contact: Name: Lindsay Kershner, Planner E-mail/Phone: lkershner@cob.org or 360-778-8369

Anyone wishing to comment on this proposal is invited to submit written comments prior to the meeting date. Information on this topic will be available at City Hall in the Permit Center and on the web site at www.cob.org at least one week prior to the meeting. You may contact the staff member for further information:

By |June 8, 2018|General|

Upcoming Project: Best Road: Rudene Road to Summers Drive Project

Project Description: The District is proposing to install approximately 11,660 linear feet (LF) of waterline. Along Best Road, between Rudene Road and Summers Drive, approximately 8,600 LF of existing 3, 4, and 6-inch waterline will be replaced with 12-inch ductile iron water main and approximately 1,960 LF of new 12-inch ductile iron water main will be installed.

On Summers Drive between Best Road and Rexville-Grange Road, approximately 1,100 LF of existing 4-inch cast iron and PVC will be replaced with 8-inch ductile iron waterline.

Fire hydrants and other water system appurtenances will be installed as required by final engineering.

Five (5) 4-ft3 vaults will be installed, typically underground. Existing water service connections will be renewed along the Project route.

Project construction is anticipated to occur in the late spring / early summer 2018.

Proponent: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County

Project Location: The proposed Project is located on Best Road, from Rudene Road to Summers Drive and on Summers Drive from Best Road to Rexville-Grange Road. The project is in unincorporated Skagit County within Section 33, Township 34 North, Range 3 East, Willamette Meridian; Sections 4 and 9, Township 33 North, Range 3 East, Willamette Meridian.

Lead Agency: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County

SEPA Responsible Official: Mark Handzlik, P.E., Engineering Manager Comments: Comments regarding this DNS must be submitted in writing to the Lead Agency by April 2, 2018. Send comments to: Wendy LaRocque, Environmental Compliance Coordinator, P.O. Box 1436, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

By |March 22, 2018|General|
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