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5 year sheriff’s contract unveiled at council

Big changes are coming for law enforcement in La Conner in 2022. The town council will decide about whether to sign a five-year agreement with the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office when it agrees on the police contract embedded in the annual budget.

Mayor Ramon Hayes introduced the topic at the Nov. 9 council meeting, telling its members that he and Administrator Scott Thomas had a draft agreement following a meeting with sheriff’s office staff. Thomas had provided a two-page memo to the council in their meeting packets.

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