Updated Information on Ferry Taxing Districts

Betsy Schneider has been involved in researching state law governing county-owned ferries, and the use of taxing districts to help pay for them, since the beginning of the year.  She recently provided the Whatcom County Ferry Task Force with the attached updated article, which discusses the complicated laws governing special purpose districts.

Ferry Taxing Dist-updated info

The existing law:   Chapter 36.54 RCW – county-owned ferries

One thought on “Updated Information on Ferry Taxing Districts

  1. Many thanks to Betsy Schnieder for her careful, comprehensive research and clear writing on various ferry taxing district options. The issues and options are complex, but you, Betsy, gave explanations in plain English. Keep up the good work!
    Megan

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