An open record public hearing for a proposed and approved addition and amendments to the Mount Vernon
Municipal Code for “Essential Public Facilities” such as, but not limited to:

*Solid Waste Transfer Stations (e.g. "Deluxe Dump" proposed for Sedro-Woolley)
*Treatment Houses
*Sex Offender Facilities

The process also addresses “Secure Community Transition Facilities” for released felons. The governing state law (Revised Code of Washington [RCW] 36.70A.200) is available at

The Skagit Valley Herald covered this hearing succinctly and pithily at

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