Re: Shaw Island is in danger of losing it's camping
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Yay Carrie, Yay Rick Hughs. Thanks for the quick response Carrie. I'll write as well soon
On Tue, Nov 19, 2019 at 8:22 PM carrie weisse via Groups.Io <firstname.lastname@example.org
I emailed the three people listed below to save Shaw camping. I received a response from Rick Hughes. See below.
I support Shaw Park and will work to find funding to keep the park running as it has in the past.
District #2 Waldron/Orcas Island
On Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:09:22 PM PST, Sound Rowers <webmaster@...
The San Juan County Parks Council is trying to help fix a budget shortfall by no longer allowing overnight camping on Shaw Island. If this happens, the park will be day-use only. Ferry services, the General Store, and overall landscape maintenance may be effected.
The money saved would be a very small part of the budget shortfall. Let's ask them to charge higher use fees, rather than shutting down all camping.
Please email your comments:
Or show up in person at the hearing:
Nov. 25, 2019
Thank you, neighbors!
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