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Winthrop council reviewing police salaries

Winthrop council reviewing police salaries

The Winthrop Town Council, concerned about short- and long-term budgetary consequences, wants more time to think about a proposal by Marshal Hal Henning to increase police officer salaries.
Twisp approves subdivision street variance

Twisp approves subdivision street variance

A variance approved by the Twisp Town Council last week will allow the developer of the Old School House subdivision to build a street that is narrower than required by town ordinance. The six-lot subdivision is located on the former site of the old Allen Elementary School off May Street. The council approved a request to...
Twisp steps up planning process for a new civic building

Twisp steps up planning process for a new civic building

Twisp is moving forward on developing a new “civic building” to replace the current town hall, which is plagued with structural problems. The Twisp Town Council last week allocated funding to begin the first phase of planning for the new building. The council also …
Sales tax hike on Aug. 2 ballot

Sales tax hike on Aug. 2 ballot

A proposition asking Twisp voters to authorize an additional retail sales tax of 0.2 percent to fund transportation improvements in town will appear on the Aug. 2 election ballot. The Twisp Town Council approved a resolution on May 10 to put the sales tax proposition…
Sales tax hike on Aug. 2 ballot

Sales tax hike on Aug. 2 ballot

A proposition asking Twisp voters to authorize an additional retail sales tax of 0.2 percent to fund transportation improvements in town will appear on the Aug. 2 election ballot. The Twisp Town Council approved a resolution on May 10 to put the sales tax proposition …
Business park deal met all legal obligations, Twisp says

Business park deal met all legal obligations, Twisp says

After a lengthy review of the history of the Twisp Business Park and the public/private partnership between the town and the Lloyd family, which owns the undeveloped property, Twisp officials say they found no loose ends. “Following a tedious review, we have determined that all contractual…
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 …
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…