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Interviews are scheduled for later this week with four applicants for City Planning Director, according to the Mayor.

Mayor Dean Maxwell told Anacortes Now that the city had 18 applicants for the Planning Director’s job vacated just last week by Ian Munce. Munce took a planning job with the city of Tacoma.

Maxwell said all four are “seem to meet our needs” and are scheduled for interviews on Thursday. He said it’s possible that the city will make an offer as early as this week. He said a start date would depend on the individual and their current employment.

He added that none of them is from Skagit County. The starting salary for Planning Director is $82,800 to $103,000, depending on experience. 

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,695 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

299 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
37,483 Fully Vaccinated
52,143 Initial Doses Given


363,840 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,743 Hospitalizations

5,428 Deaths Statewide
1,982,674 Fully Vaccinated
2,927,970 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 22, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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