Budget and Finance

Director: Trisha Logue
The Budget and Finance Department:
  • Facilitates the Board of County Commissioners in developing the Annual Budget.
  • Administrates and maintains the financial system for the County including all system processes, security, and structure in accordance with BARS.
  • Works with County offices and departments to assure that compliance with proper internal control procedures, laws and grant requirements are achieved and maintained.
  • Researches, develops and reviews funding sources.

2017 Budget Information

Applications sought for Economic Development Grant projects

Up to $2,000,000 in grant funding is available for economic development projects in Skagit County that create or retain family-wage jobs in the community. Applications are accepted beginning Tuesday, Feb. 21, and must be received by 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 14.

Grant awards are limited to no more than $500,000 per project or project phase. Preference is given to projects that match county grant funds and that create or retain long-term, sustainable jobs. Funds must be used for construction.

The Advisory Committee will review project applications in late April, with grant awards scheduled for mid-May.

Applications may be submitted in one of the following ways:

  1. Mailed to:  Skagit County
    Attn:  Economic Development Grant
    1800 Continental Place, Suite 100
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273
  2. Hand- delivered to the address above 
  3. Emailed to Vicky Gonzalez at vickyg@co.skagit.wa.us

For questions, please contact Trisha Logue at 360-416-1305 or by email at trishal@co.skagit.wa.us.

Forms and Applications:

2017 Application for Lodging Tax Funding [.doc] | Exhibit B [.docx]
Economic Development Public Facility Project Application
[.docx]
Skagit County Economic Development Public Facility Project Application Instructions
Distressed County Grant Reimbursement Form


Projects

Fiber Optic Connectivity in Skagit County

Budget Archive