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Town impact fees can support fire department and parks

Sept. 27 town council meeting

As his job title suggests, Michael Davolio is a man with a plan.

And in this case, it’s one not likely to stir debate or controversy.

The La Conner Town planner has drafted a proposed impact fee ordinance that the Town Council began studying last week to bolster stressed department budgets.

The plan is to add revenue to support the fire department and parks. After a lengthy discussion at its Sept. 27 hybrid meeting at Maple Hall, the council asked Davolio for further research so an impact fee schedule can be adopted on a yet wider scale.

The key point hinges on more funds for parks.

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