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2021 Town budget smaller, in red

Council and staff are finalizing the budget La Conner Mayor Ramon Hayes presented to them Oct. 21. He called 2020 unprecedented, noting the coronavirus pandemic and the spring’s “dramatic decreases in economic activity” when presenting his budget message to the Town Council and community.

All comparisons of the 2021 budget are against the 2020 budget as passed. Revenues through October were down 3.5% from the budget passed last December. Town revenues received a boost from the $200,000 sale of the Town-owned “Kirsch property.” Full year 2020 revenues will be below the budgeted amount of $4.97...


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