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Council plants seed for 'Rock' to sprout homes

The potential of “The Rock,” the eight lots on the hill above Maple Avenue west of Hill Street, finally getting developed brought citizens, realtors, the property owners and Everest developer C.J. Ebert to the Oct. 22 Town Council meeting. Planner Marianne Manville-Ailes called it “a big deal for La Conner” in introducing the topic to Council. She told them Ebert was the first developer proposing to develop all eight lots.

Realtor Kirby Johnson, brokering the property, summed it up: “It has been for sale a long time. It’s out of the floodplain, good for taxes and the highest and best use of th...


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