Jensons sell Town a south end property
September 21, 2022
Christmas has come early for the Town of La Conner.
Town council members at their Sept. 13 meeting gratefully accepted what amounts to a gift – an offer by siblings Tom and Sybil Jenson to sell one-half acre on the southwest side of Channel Cove to the Town at a significantly reduced price on condition the property be used for the benefit of the community.
The Jensons set the price at $60,000, less than one-third its assessed value.
“It’s something that we can afford,” Mayor Ramon Hayes said prior to a unanimous council vote. “They mostly want to gift it with the criteria that...