NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS TO CONSIDER PR

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Placed on 11/16/2022
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS TO CONSIDER PROPOSED ORDINANCES OF SAN JUAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON, SETTING THE PROPERTY TAX LEVIES FOR THE COUNTY ROAD FUND, THE CURRENT EXPENSE FUND, AND THE LAND CONSERVATION FUTURES FOR THE YEAR 2023 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Juan County Council will conduct public hearings for the purpose of receiving testimony on Proposed Ordinances Setting the Property Tax Levy for the County Road Fund, the Current Expense Fund, and the Land Conservation Futures for the Year 2023. The public hearings will be held on in the Council Hearing Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 beginning at 9:15 AM. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed Ordinances. After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Council will deliberate and consider modifications to the Ordinances that are proposed by members of the public, county employees or the Council. The proposed Ordinances may then be adopted with or without modifications. Summary of Ordinances: 1. County Current Expense Fund Levy Ordinance Summary: The proposed Ordinance sets the property tax levy for County Current Expense Fund at $7,534,572 which is an increase of $74,599 and is 1% percent over the previous year’s actual levy. This increase is exclusive of additional revenue resulting from new construction, improvements to property, increases in the value of state-assessed property and refunds made. 2. Land Conservation Futures Levy Ordinance Summary: The proposed Ordinance sets the property tax levy for Land Conservation Futures at $346,554 which is an increase of $3,431and is 1% percent over the previous year’s actual levy. This increase is exclusive of additional revenue resulting from new construction, improvements to property, increases in the value of state-assessed property and refunds made. 3.County Roads Levy Ordinance Summary: The proposed Ordinance sets the property tax levy for Roads at $5,027,848 which is an increase of $61,208 and is 1% percent over the previous year’s actual levy. This increase is exclusive of additional revenue resulting from new construction, improvements to property, increases in the value of state-assessed property and refunds made. Note, should the proposed Road Fund levy lid lift be approved by the voters on Nov. 8, 2022, the Assessor will provide revised road fund levy estimates. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Council without additional written notice. Participation in the hearing is via TEAMS teleconference by calling +1 360-726-3293… Phone Conference ID: 342 327 849# or in person at the Legislative Hearing Room, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor. Documents for this public hearing may be viewed 24 hours a day at the County website 10 days prior the hearing at www.sanjuanco.com under County Government and Pending Documents for Public Hearing. For more information, please contact the Clerk of the County Council Ingrid Gabriel at 360-370-7472 or ingridg@ sanjuanco.com; and/or County Manager Mike Thomas at 360-370-7406 or mik et@sanjuanco.com. Copies of the proposed ordinances will be mailed without charge upon request. Methods of Commenting: • Via Mail: Prior to the hearing date, mail written comments to Ingrid Gabriel, Clerk of the Council, 350 Court Street #1, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. • Via Email: Email comments to council pc@sanjuanco.com Legal No. S966522 Published: The Islands Sounder November 16, 23, 2022
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