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Doghouse – Part II

Moratorium The City Council unanimously passed ordinance 999 at the May 5, 2014 meeting establishing a moratorium on applications for the demolition of historic structures.  The intent of the ordinance is not to establish an outright prohibition on demolition, but to allow time to consider standards that would have to be met prior to any…

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The Doghouse

The news that the owners of the Doghouse intend to tear down the structure is sure to ignite a debate within the community.  Before addressing the legal issues it should be made clear that the city supports the preservation and restoration of the Doghouse.  The Record did a reasonable job covering the issues in Saturday’s newspaper article,…

Second Street Construction Update #4

As March begins we are entering into our seventh week of construction on the project.  The transfer of water services to the new water main was completed last week.  We originally thought we could isolate portions of the water main so that only a limited number of connections would be disrupted at a time and…

Second Street Project Construction Update #1

The Second Street Project is off to a successful start.  The contractor, SRV Construction, has completed the demolition on the north side of the street and is proceeding with installing underground utilities including the stormwater system followed by the water main and services.  We will contact businesses/residents directly before water services are switched over to…

Call for Photos – New City Website

The City of Langley is beginning the process of redesigning the city’s website and are in need of high resolution photos that showcase Langley in all its glory.  If you or anyone you know may have photos they would be willing to provide for use on the city’s website it would be greatly appreciated.  Photos…

Shoreline Bluff Seminar

The City of Langley is pleased to sponsor a four hour seminar on shoreline bluffs on May 29th, 2013 from 12pm to 4pm at Fellowship Hall in the Methodist Church at 301 Anthes Ave.  The seminar will include several speakers and a beach walk and bluff tour from 2:45 to 4 pm.  We are fortunate…

Langley receives $175K Conservation Futures Grant for Noble Creek Property

Today the Island County Board of County Commissioners’ authorized a$175,000 Conservation Futures Grant to purchase a conservation easement including public access on the Noble Creek Property (between Edgecliff Drive and Sandy Point Road).  The conservation easement is limited to the existing stream, wetlands and buffer.  Also included in the project is the fee simple acquisition…

Public Hearing Notice – Geoduck Harvesting

The WA Departments of Natural Resources and Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing in Langley on December 5, 2012 at 6pm in Langley City Hall to present the details regarding the planned Geoduck Harvest off the shores of Langley.  The purpose of the hearing is to inform the public  about the activities associated…

Noble Creek Conservation

The city needs your help.  We have a pending application for conservation futures funds to preserve the Noble Creek property in Langley from future development and allow for enhanced public access.  This project is supported in Langley’s comprehensive plan and has been endorsed by the city council, but the Island County Commissioners would like to…