Posted on: May 18, 2017

County shellfish harvesting areas show exceptional water quality

An annual evaluation of water quality found that all eight commercial harvesting areas in San Juan County showed exceptional water quality, resulting in no County closures. In contrast, statewide this year, six of the 105 commercial harvesting areas were ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

AmeriCorps VISTA project coming to the San Juan Islands

This summer the San Juan County Health & Community Services Department in collaboration with the Family Resource Centers on Lopez, Orcas, and the San Juan Islands and the Opportunity Council will launch a three-year AmeriCorps VISTA poverty alleviatio...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

New Hull Identification Number (HIN) Requirements

With the weather finally warming up, boaters are polishing their rails, shaking out their sheets, checking their zincs, and generally getting ready to hit the water.  A part of that spring ritual is renewing vehicle registrations.  All v...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

CALLING ALL ARTISTS!!!

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There's a new campaign for a specialty license plate that would generate funds to support conservation lands in the San Juan Islands. Original artwork for the design will be accepted through June 1 this year  and some of those will be exhibited o...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Cyclist's Guide Maps Now Available Online

Cyclist's Guides for Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Islands are now available for download on the County's Open Data website.  

(http://data.sjcgis.org/datasets?q=bicycling&sort_by=relevance)

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Cyclist's Guide
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Draft Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) Available

The county has received draft digital flood map layers from FEMA that include base flood elevations.   The County has begun to use the base flood elevation information in the DFIRMs rather than requiring a determination from a federal agency. &am...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

2017 Tax Roll has been certified

Pursuant to RCW 84.56.020, I, Rhonda Pederson, San Juan County Treasurer, hereby certify that the 2017 tax roll has been completed and is ready for collection beginning January 23, 2017.

Please note that the 2017 tax statements are tentatively scheduled to...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Vote counting equipment testing on June 8th at 10:00 a.m.

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The upcoming August 1, 2017 primary election will have voters in the San Juan Island School District deciding on school board directors. There are four candidates for SJI School Board Director #1, and three candidates for SJI School Board Director #2. &am...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

FEMA Flood Risk Open House

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held a Flood Risk Open House on May 10th in Friday Harbor addressing the new flood insurance rate mapping process. Newly released preliminary flood maps provide updated flood hazard areas along the coastlines...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Population Projection Proposed for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan Update

On Monday, April 17, 2017, the San Juan County Council was briefed on the Department of Community Development’s recommended twenty-year population projection.  The discussion may be viewed at: http://www.sanjuanco.com/903/Council-Agendas-a...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

2017 DETACHED ADU CONVERSION PERMIT LOTTERY

San Juan County Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold a lottery for ADU conversion permits, open to the public, on March 8, 2017, at 11:30 am, at the front counter in the DCD office at 135 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA.  ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Draft Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) Available

The county has received draft digital flood map layers from FEMA that include base flood elevations.   The County has begun to use the base flood elevation information in the DFIRMs rather than requiring a determination from a federal agency. &am...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

San Juan County GIS - New Open Data Website

Open Data aims to improve public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated and maintained by public institutions. The new San Juan County Open Data website allows you to do more with public data. You can filter data, use charts to visualiz...Read on...

San Juan County Open Data Website

Posted on: May 19, 2017

2017 San Juan County Fair....It's All the Buzz!

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This year, its all about the bees! Come "bee" a part of the fun and mark your calendars for the 2017 Fair, the 16th through 19th of August. This year’s poster artist, Ryanne Pluff, a senior from Friday Harbor High School came up with t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Drive-Ins at the Fairgrounds

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It’s almost that time of year again—Drive-In Season! This season, the San Juan County Fairgrounds is featuring three films:

June 23rd: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

June 30th: Sixteen Candles

July 7th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

The San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications!

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Friday Harbor, San Juan County:  Calling all performers for the 2017 San Juan County Fair, applications are being accepted.  Performers from the San Juan Islands and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply online today!  

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

San Juan County Fair is now accepting 2017 Fair Vendors!

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Do you own a business, run an organization, or have a craft you’d like to share with the islands community? Consider having a booth at San Juan County Fair! The Fair is now accepting vendor booth applications for 2017. As the largest event in Sa...

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