Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and WA State Nursery and Landscape Association Event

Please note attached informational flier about the upcoming ecoPRO training we are hosting in partnership with Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and WA State Nursery and Landscape Association on Feb. 27th & 28th at the City of Mount Vernon Council Chambers, located at 1805 Continental Place in Mount Vernon.

Thank you for posting or sharing with anyone who might be interested. This is a great opportunity for local landscapers, architects, park, school district. or public works grounds crews, land management companies, etc. interested in sustainable yard care practices – and, it is being offered locally AND at a significantly discounted registration rate:).

Pre-registration required by Feb. 15th. Register early to get your study materials well ahead of time. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. To learn more about the ecoPRO professional certification program: https://ecoprocertified.org/

Thank you for helping spread the word:)

Sincerely,
Kristi Carpenter
Skagit Conservation District
2021 E. College Way, Suite #203
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 428-4313

By | 2019-01-18T19:44:00+00:00 January 18th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and WA State Nursery and Landscape Association Event

Happy New Year – HKP sent us an newsletter letting us know what they’re up to

Children’s Museum of Skagit County Relocation

HKP is work­ing with the Chil­dren’s Mu­seum of Sk­agit County to de­sign their new home in a lo­cal out­let mall. The de­sign strat­egy in­volves phas­ing the pro­ject to mit­i­gate im­pacts to the Mu­se­um’s op­er­a­tion and its many mem­bers. We’re pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the museum will be opening in March! Learn more about this project here: Chil­dren’s Mu­seum

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Dental Clinic Expansion

We’re pleased to announce that our Dental Lab Extension project will be completed in February. As part of the clin­ics ex­pan­sion, the tribe has been ap­proved to train Den­tal Health Aide Ther­a­pists (DHATs) and this DHAT program will be the first of its kind in the lower 48 states. Learn more about this project here: Dental Clinic Expansion

The Henry Klein Homes Exhibit

A very special project for all of us is the upcoming Henry Klein Homes Exhibit. The exhibit is scheduled to open in November, highlighting our founder Henry Klein and what it is about the homes he built that makes them unique.
If you own a Henry Klein home or are interested in owning one, then this article will be of interest to you: How to Update Your Henry Klein Home.

By | 2019-01-11T20:49:04+00:00 January 11th, 2019|General|Comments Off on Happy New Year – HKP sent us an newsletter letting us know what they’re up to

Construction of a Three-Story Mixed-Use Building & Remodel/Addition

Public Meeting: Bellingham Design Review Board Tuesday, June 19, 2018 At 3:00 pm In The City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street To Consider:

Project Description: Construction of a three-story mixed-use building containing 8 units a ground floor Live/Work unit and commercial space, landscaping, and on-site parking accessed from the alley.
Project Location: 2524 Meridian St., Cornwall Park Neighborhood, Area 9. Urban Village, Fountain District Urban Village, Commercial Core zoning designation.
Assessor’s Parcel #: 3803319 008124
Staff Contact: Brian Smart, Planner II – Planning and Community Development Department, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 (360) 778-8355 or bsmart@cob.org.

Project Description: Proposed remodel and addition to an existing one-story office building with a daylight basement. The addition is two stories and will include 7 new dwelling units and a revised parking lot off the alley, in the Downtown District urban village. The floor area of the new building is proposed to be approximately 11,200 square feet. Project Location: 1111 N Forest St., Bellingham WA 98225
AP# 380330-177004 Residential Transition Area 1 of the Downtown District Urban Village.
Staff Contact: Name: Lindsay Kershner, Planner E-mail/Phone: lkershner@cob.org or 360-778-8369

Anyone wishing to comment on this proposal is invited to submit written comments prior to the meeting date. Information on this topic will be available at City Hall in the Permit Center and on the web site at www.cob.org at least one week prior to the meeting. You may contact the staff member for further information:

By | 2018-06-08T18:59:11+00:00 June 8th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Construction of a Three-Story Mixed-Use Building & Remodel/Addition

Upcoming Project: Best Road: Rudene Road to Summers Drive Project

Project Description: The District is proposing to install approximately 11,660 linear feet (LF) of waterline. Along Best Road, between Rudene Road and Summers Drive, approximately 8,600 LF of existing 3, 4, and 6-inch waterline will be replaced with 12-inch ductile iron water main and approximately 1,960 LF of new 12-inch ductile iron water main will be installed.

On Summers Drive between Best Road and Rexville-Grange Road, approximately 1,100 LF of existing 4-inch cast iron and PVC will be replaced with 8-inch ductile iron waterline.

Fire hydrants and other water system appurtenances will be installed as required by final engineering.

Five (5) 4-ft3 vaults will be installed, typically underground. Existing water service connections will be renewed along the Project route.

Project construction is anticipated to occur in the late spring / early summer 2018.

Proponent: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County

Project Location: The proposed Project is located on Best Road, from Rudene Road to Summers Drive and on Summers Drive from Best Road to Rexville-Grange Road. The project is in unincorporated Skagit County within Section 33, Township 34 North, Range 3 East, Willamette Meridian; Sections 4 and 9, Township 33 North, Range 3 East, Willamette Meridian.

Lead Agency: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County

SEPA Responsible Official: Mark Handzlik, P.E., Engineering Manager Comments: Comments regarding this DNS must be submitted in writing to the Lead Agency by April 2, 2018. Send comments to: Wendy LaRocque, Environmental Compliance Coordinator, P.O. Box 1436, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

By | 2018-03-22T18:06:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Upcoming Project: Best Road: Rudene Road to Summers Drive Project

Sehome High School Bid Package Awards

5/10 Sehome HS BP #31.0 – Earthwork
Ram Construction – $4,903,000.00
5/26 Sehome HS BP #3.0 – Concrete
Dawson Construction – $3,750,000.00
5/26 Sehome HS BP #5.3 – Supply Steel Joists & Metal Decking
Steel Encounters – $540,700.00
6/8 Sehome HS BP #21.0 – Fire Suppression Systems
Advanced Fire – $798,000.00
8/2 Sehome HS BP #5.1 – Structural Steel Supply Only
Advanced Welding & Steel – $1,475,420.00
8/17 Sehome HS BP #5.2 – Structural Steel Erect Only
Dawson Construction – $1,195,000.00
8/31 Sehome HS BP #4.0 – Masonry
Construction by Champion – $886,800.00
8/31 Sehome HS BP #8.2 – Storefront & Glazing
General Storefronts Inc. – $1,472,731.00
8/31 Sehome HS BP #14.0 – Conveying Equipment
Dawson Construction – $129,000.00
10/2 Sehome HS BP #6.1 – Wood Framing
Dawson Construction – $4,060,000.00
10/12 Sehome HS BP #6.3 – Casework & Countertops
Pacific Cabinets – $1,443,924.00
10/12 Sehome HS BP #8.1 – Door, Frames & Hardware
Dawson Construction – $1,324,000.00
10/12 Sehome HS BP #8.3 – Specialty Doors
Overhead Door – $150,135.00
11/2 Sehome HS BP #5.4 – Precast Concrete, Misc. Steel & Metal Stairs
Dawson Construction – $1,680,000.00
11/2 Sehome HS BP #7.1 – Roofing
Hytech Roofing Inc. – $1,193,700.00
11/2 Sehome HS BP #8.4 – Vinyl Windows Supply Only
Builders Alliance – $70,614.76
11/2 Sehome HS BP #9.1 – Metal Framing, Drywall & Insulation
Van Beek Drywall – $3,796,250.00
11/2 Sehome HS BP #11.2 – Auditorium Drapery & Equipment
Stagecraft Ind, Inc – $430,700.00
11/2 Sehome HS BP #12.0 – Auditorium Seating & Telescoping Stands
Nor-Pac Seating Co, Inc. – $250,000.00
11/14 Sehome HS BP #11.1 – Food Service Equipment
Smith & Green Company – $621,140.00
11/30 Sehome HS BP #10.1 – Priority Miscellaneous Specialties
Dawson Construction – $712,000.00
12/5 Sehome HS BP #7.2 – Weather Barriers, Siding & Vinyl Window Install
Dawson Construction – $3,098,000.00
12/14 Sehome HS BP #9.2 – Acoustical Ceilings & Walls
Forest Sound Products – $636,739.00
12/14 Sehome HS BP #9.3 – Ceramic Tile
Spectra Contract Flooring – #310,280.00
12/14 Sehome HS BP #9.5 – Painting & Wall Coverings
Dawson Construction – $1,199,000.00
12/19 Sehome HS BP #10.3 – Signage
Heath NW
12/20 Sehome HS BP #6.2 – Finish Carpentry
Dawson Construction – $891,000.00
12/20 Sehome HS BP #9.4 – Wood Flooring
T&T Contractors – $222,000.00
1/11 Sehome HS BP #2.0 – Demolition & Abatement
Ram Construction General Contractors LLC – $2,375,000.00
1/11 Sehome HS BP #32.4 – Landscaping
Over Budget – Will Rebid
1/17 Sehome HS BP #3.1 – Site Architectural Concrete
Ram Construction General Contractors LLC $1,800,000.00
1/24 Sehome HS BP #10.2 – Lockers
Vibetech Specialties – $299,384.00
1/24 Sehome HS BP #32.2 – Tennis Courts
Bid Package Cancelled

By | 2018-02-22T18:46:36+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Construction, General, News|Comments Off on Sehome High School Bid Package Awards

Permit for: Madison Elementary School – MVSD

PL17-109 Madison Elementary School Master Pan

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The proposal is the construction of a new Madison Elementary School which will replace the existing facility. The new school will contain 69,000 square feet in a building with 30 classrooms serving 550 students from grades K-5; and ancillary support uses (library, kitchen, administrative offices, etc.). It will replace the current school (currently 58,000 square feet) and 5 portable class rooms. The new Madison School will be served by 120 parking spaces for faculty and visitors plus student bus pick up/drop off areas. The proposal would include approximately 24,000 cubic yards of cut and 16,000 cubic yards of fill. Construction is to occur on the southern portion of the site. The project will avoid changes to the northern portion of the site to ensure preservation of the on-site critical areas. The proposal will include two access points from East Fir Street and one service/secondary access on 9th Avenue.

PROJECT LOCATION: This site address is 907 East Fir Street. The Skagit County Assessor describes the subject site as parcels P26001, P113447, and P113446. The site is located within a portion of the SE ^ of Section 17, Township 34 North, Range 04 East, W.M.

PROPERTY OWNER AND APPLICANT: Mount Vernon School District #320; Attn; Suzanne Gilbert; 124 E Lawrence Street; Mount Vernon, WA 98273; (360) 428-6120; sgilbert@mvsd320.org

APPLICANT CONTACT: Shockey Planning Group, Inc.; Attn: Camie Anderson & Reid H. Shockey, AICP; 2716 Colby Avenue; Everett, WA 98201; (425) 258-9308; rshockey@shockeyplanning.com

MOUNT VERNON STAFF CONTACT: Marianne Manville-Ailles, Planning Consultant; Development Services Department; 910 Cleveland Ave.; Mount Vernon, WA 98273; (360) 336-6214; mma@sseconsultants.com

 

By | 2018-02-12T15:32:41+00:00 February 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Permit for: Madison Elementary School – MVSD

1025-35 Hilton Avenue Project

Public Meeting: Bellingham Design Review Board Tuesday, February 20, 2018 At 3:00 Pm In The City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street To Consider:
Description: Development of two commercial/industrial buildings on a 4.5 acre lot on the corner of Roeder and Hilton Avenues in the Waterfront District urban village. The building addressed 1025 Hilton Ave. is proposed to be 13,500 square feet with one story plus mezzanines, and the building at 1035 Hilton Ave. is proposed to be one-story and 6,250 square feet. The project is proposed to include landscaping, construction of a parking lot and improvements to Hilton Ave. Vehicle access to the property is proposed to be from Hilton Ave.
Staff Contact: Lindsay Kershner, Planner II – Planning and Community Development Department, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 (360) 778-8369 or lkershner@cob.org.
Comments: Anyone wishing to comment on this proposal is invited to submit written comments prior to the meeting date. Information on this topic will be available at City Hall in the Permit Center and on the web site at www.cob.org at least one week prior to the meeting.

By | 2018-02-09T15:40:04+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Construction, General, Permits|Comments Off on 1025-35 Hilton Avenue Project