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Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp residents will be asked this year to approve a local sales tax increase of .2 percent to fund street maintenance and repair projects in town. The Twisp Council voted unanimously last week to place a proposition on the August election ballot seeking the increase in sales taxes. Revenue from the sales tax will support...
Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp will ask voters to approve sales tax hike for street projects in August election

Twisp residents will be asked this year to approve a local sales tax increase of .2 percent to fund street maintenance and repair projects in town. The Twisp Council voted unanimously last week to place a proposition on the August election ballot seeking the increase in sales taxes. Revenue …
Visualizing Twisp

Visualizing Twisp

What might a “revitalized” Twisp need to look like in order to boost the town’s tourism economy? That was the broad topic at a meeting last week hosted by the Twisp Chamber of Commerce, where local business and organizational leaders heard some ideas about how…
State funds allotted to help Twisp build new civic center

State funds allotted to help Twisp build new civic center

The Town of Twisp will be able to move ahead with plans to construct a new civic building and emergency operations center after the state Legislature appropriated $500,000 for the project in the capital budget. “This enables us to phase in the work now,” said Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody, who has pushed for funding to replace...
Twisp to consider formation of transportation benefit district

Twisp to consider formation of transportation benefit district

An ordinance establishing a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) will come back to the Twisp Town Council for possible approval at its next meeting, after a public hearing at the March 8 council meeting …
Twisp considers alternatives for financing street repairs

Twisp considers alternatives for financing street repairs

The Town of Twisp may ask voters to approve a small increase in the local retail sales tax to support street repairs, as opposed to a vehicle registration fee. At its meeting last week, the council discussed how to proceed on a proposed Transportation Development District (TBD) that…
Twisp council sends transportation district proposal to committee

Twisp council sends transportation district proposal to committee

After hearing public comments both in favor and against the concept of charging a new fee on vehicles registered in Twisp to fund street repairs, the Twisp Town Council has decided to consider the idea further in the …
Alan Caswell appointed to fill seat on Twisp Town Council

Alan Caswell appointed to fill seat on Twisp Town Council

The Twisp Town Council has a new member, Alan Caswell, who was appointed last week to fill a seat left vacant when council member Traci Day resigned. A full-time resident of Twisp for a little over four years, Caswell said he and his wife vacationed frequently in the Methow Valley for 15 years before retiring here....
Twisp waits for response from Lloyd family about donation

Twisp waits for response from Lloyd family about donation

Twisp town officials are still waiting for a response from Lloyd Holdco LLC regarding an in-kind donation to compensate the town for the Lloyd family’s decision to withdraw a donation of riverfront property for a community trail. In response to a question from Mayor Soo Ing-Moody at the Jan. 12 council meeting, council member Bob Lloyd...
Twisp considers vehicle fee to pay for overdue street repairs

Twisp considers vehicle fee to pay for overdue street repairs

Twisp town officials are contemplating a new way to raise money to fix the town’s deteriorating streets through a fee on vehicles registered in Twisp, but they want to hear the public’s opinion about the idea first. The town council is considering creating a “transportation benefit district” that would allow the town to levy an additional...