Town panel takes north end flood mitigation walking tour
August 9, 2023
Key steps were taken last week – both literally and figuratively – to mitigate saltwater flooding on La Conner’s north end.
Public Works Director Brian Lease led members of La Conner’s emergency management commission on a one-hour July 25 walking tour of low-lying spots along the north waterfront from the Washington Street-end past Channel Lodge on North First Street.
The six-member advisory panel. chaired by Bill Stokes and established in response to severe saltwater flooding here last December, will soon be making a recommendation to the town council on barrier placement on the...