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Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

A revised Twisp town ordinance means that property owners who permit excessive water loss due to leaky faucets, toilets or other plumbing fixtures will only be eligible for a reduction in their billing if the malfunction happens during winter, when water meters are not regularly read. Town water customers are required to repair problems in...
Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Twisp T-shirt winning design selected

Anacortes artist Jennifer McGill submitted the winning design for a “Twisp T-shirt” in a project coordinated by the Town of Twisp and Methow Arts. McGill used images of various vegetables to create an American flag design, with the inscription “Twisp, Wa.” A local selection panel reviewed many submitted design proposals, said Methow Arts Executive Director...
State grant will help Twisp plan revitalization project

State grant will help Twisp plan revitalization project

The Town of Twisp has received a $50,000 grant to plan a revitalization project aimed at improving the visibility of Twisp businesses, encouraging economic development, and attracting tourism. The funding will allow the town to hire an urban planning consultant to create the plan, which will identify improvements that support the …
Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

With two years left in a five-year fire protection contract with Okanogan County Fire District 6, Twisp town officials want to meet with the district to begin discussing a future contract and potential costs. In a letter to be sent to the fire …
Twisp adopts 2015 budget with sewer, water rate hikes

Twisp adopts 2015 budget with sewer, water rate hikes

By Ann McCreary
An increase in water and sewer rates, the first rate hike in two years, is included in a 2015 Twisp town budget that otherwise includes minor changes in spending. The town council approved a budget on Dec. 9 that includes a 12-percent increase in water rates and a …
Water, sewer rate hikes in Twisp’s proposed 2015 budget

Water, sewer rate hikes in Twisp’s proposed 2015 budget

By Ann McCreary

Twisp residents will see an increase in their water and sewer rates in 2015, based on a budget to be considered by the Town Council in a budget hearing next Tuesday (Dec. 9). It’s been two years since the town has increased rates for water and sewer services. In budget...

New public works director hired in Twisp

New public works director hired in Twisp

By Ann McCreary
The Town of Twisp has hired Andrew Denham, who previously supervised wastewater treatment in Mount Vernon, as Twisp’s public works director. Denham started work in Twisp last week, following the retirement of Howard Moss. Denham worked for Mount Vernon for …
Twisp seeks applicants for town council vacancy

Twisp seeks applicants for town council vacancy

The Town of Twisp is accepting applications from residents who are interested in filling a vacancy on the Twisp Town Council. Residents may submit a letter of interest or fill out an application, available on the town website. The council will appoint a new council member to fill the remainder of Clint Estes’ term, which...
Lincoln Street project adds sidewalks, repaving in Twisp

Lincoln Street project adds sidewalks, repaving in Twisp

By Ann McCreary
Negotiating the trip to Twisp’s municipal park and pool will be safer and more convenient following completion of a sidewalk and road construction project that is in progress. It has been common to see pedestrians, including children, walking down the middle …
Faulty valve causes massive water leak

Faulty valve causes massive water leak

By Ann McCreary
A faulty valve on a Twisp water storage tank resulted in a large volume of municipal water lost last month.