Shellfish Protection District Name
Jefferson County Clean Water District (CWD)
Websites and Links
Encompasses eastern Jefferson County.
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Michael Dawson
Agency: Jefferson County
Phone: 360-385-9444 x301
Year and reason Created
2007 - Threatened downgrade of shellfish beds.
Members and Stakeholders
All board members are appointed via Jefferson County Resolution 35-11 (PDF). Nine members, M. Dawson, chair.
Grants, such as centennial grants, fund other work of the CWD.
Taxes and Fees
A $5 per parcel fee brings in $85,000 to $87,000. This fee has been used to match grants.The Clean Water District Advisory Council recommended in 2012 to the County Commissioners to expand the role of the CWD and suggested raising the fee.
Loans (including Craft3)
Craft3 loans are available in Jefferson County.
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