Awards prompt cancellation of Coupeville town council meeting

Because several town officials plan to attend an awards ceremony, the May 8 council meeting has been canceled.

Coupeville Mayor Nancy Conard and council members Larry Cort, Molly Hughes and Bob Clay will attend an event recognizing Coupeville, Island County and the Trust Board of Ebeys Landing for their efforts developing design guidelines for historic properties located within the confines of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

The state Office of Architecture and Historic Preservation will honor the three entities for “outstanding planning” for their three year effort to develop the new regulations that consolidate guidelines for structures within the reserve.

The ceremony takes place Tuesday, May 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Olympia. The  the council voted to cancel the early May meeting, which normally would begin at 6:30 p.m.


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