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Transportation benefit district gets council approval

Transportation benefit district gets council approval

Twisp Town Council members have approved creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) to fund repairs and maintenance of Twisp streets through vehicle licensing fees or sales taxes. After establishing the TBD at …
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…
News briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

News briefs: Feb. 17, 2016

Twisp mayor to serve on AWC board Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody has been appointed to serve on the board of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Ing-Moody will represent AWC board District 3, which includes 37 cities and towns in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties. “I believe in AWC to represent the interests of...
Twisp signs contract to finance water purchase

Twisp signs contract to finance water purchase

Moving another step closer to resolving its longstanding water shortage problem, the town of Twisp has signed a contract with the state Department of Ecology to finance the purchase of water from the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID). Twisp Council members have approved a contract that provides $276,000 from Ecology’s Office of…
Twisp delays town council appointment

Twisp delays town council appointment

The Twisp Town Council will wait until January to select a new council member to fill the seat held by Traci Day, who recently resigned from the board. A replacement would only fill the remaining two months of Day’s term, which expires at the end of this year. The council would then have to reappoint...

News briefs: Oct. 28, 2015

Twisp OKs variance for subdivision streets The Twisp Town Council has approved a variance that allows streets in the Isabella Ridge subdivision to be narrower than required by town ordinances. The council last week approved a Planning Commission recommendation that streets in the subdivision be only 28 feet wide, rather than 36 feet wide as...
Traci Day resigns from Twisp Town Council after six years

Traci Day resigns from Twisp Town Council after six years

Traci Day has resigned from the Twisp Town Council after six years as a council member, although her name appears on the November general election ballot running unopposed for her council seat. “I feel my personal life has become too busy, and I can’t devote the time required to be effective,” Day said this week....
Twisp approves 2015 tax levies

Twisp approves 2015 tax levies

The Twisp Town Council has approved 1-percent increases in the property tax levies for the Town of Twisp and for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) district. Aero Methow Rescue Service contracts with the EMS district to provide emergency medical care in Twisp. The EMS levy generated $43,882 in revenue this year. The dollar amount of...
Aaron Studen selected to fill Twisp Council vacancy

Aaron Studen selected to fill Twisp Council vacancy

By Ann McCreary

Aaron Studen, owner of the Twisp River Pub, has been selected by the Twisp Town Council to fill a council seat previously held by Clint Estes. The position has been vacant since Estes resigned in July. The term runs through December 2017, and Studen will be required to run...

Estes steps down from Twisp Town Council

Estes steps down from Twisp Town Council

By Ann McCreary

After serving more than eight years and two full terms, Clint Estes has resigned from the Twisp Town Council. Mayor Soo Ing-Moody informed the …