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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...
Twisp adopts 2016 budget that adds a third police officer

Twisp adopts 2016 budget that adds a third police officer

Anticipating a generally healthy financial outlook for the town in 2016, Twisp council members approved a budget that provides money for an additional police officer and includes increases in water and sewer rates. After debating how much to increase sewer rates, the council …
Twisp bestows public service awards on Budrow, Denham

Twisp bestows public service awards on Budrow, Denham

Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody honored two town employees — Police Chief Paul Budrow and Public Works Director Andrew Denham — for their outstanding service to the community during last summer’s wildfires. Ing-Moody presented Outstanding Community …