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Council focuses on flood plan

Attached: Sept. 5 planning commission meeting agenda

La Conner leaders continue to develop a saltwater flood mitigation plan before king tide season this fall. They will meet Sept. 1 with representatives of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe at their south end property to discuss placing flood barriers there.

La Conner Town Councilmember Rick Dole relayed the news to council, which met after the commission concluded its business Aug. 22 in Maple Hall.

Town Administrator Scott Thomas reported discussions have begun with north end business owners for sandbagging their property from October to March.

Dole said gaps will be left in sandbag walls to allow...


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