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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…
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...