State Relations

March 13, 2008

UW North Sound Must Wait Another Year

One thing I forgot to mention in the last post is the ultimate fate of the UW North Sound campus.  In short, it’s not happening this year at all.  All that’s left in the operating or capital budget is a $100,000 appropriation to the Higher Education Coordinating board to convene the interested parties in Snohomish, Island and Skagit counties to see if they can come to a consensus on a site recommendation before the 2009 session.

Here’s a story in today’s Everett Herald with reaction from many of the legislative participants.