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PUBLIC HEARING: 2022 Budget on town council agenda Tuesday

A public hearing on next year’s budget is on the La Conner Town Council’s Nov. 23 agenda. The hearing is scheduled under unfinished business near the start of the 6 p.m. meeting. The council will discuss the 2022 budget immediately following the public hearing.

Mayor Ramon Hayes proposed a five-year contract with the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office at the Nov. 8 council meeting with a first year cost of $364,207, a 10% increase over this year. The budget also includes $113,000 for code enforcement, $88,000 in wages, benefits and support costs and $25,000 for a vehicle.

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