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 Lummi Island Ferry Notification for Wed, April 30
  Lummi Island Ferry will have a scheduled outage due to maintenance on April 30. Details are at the link above.
 National Library Week
  Executive Louws and Mayor Linville have proclaimed National Library Week. The full proclamation can be read at the link above. Don't forget! "Lives change at your library".
 County Charter Review Commissioner Candidates Sought
  Every 10 years citizens of the county have an opportunity to serve on the Charter Review Commission. This is one of those years. Click the link above for information. Filing window is May 12-16, 2014.
 Executive Louws Proclaims April as National County Government Month
  In conjunction with the National Association of Counties, Executive Louws proclaims April as "National County Government Month" to recognize the importance of county government services in the lives of all citizens. The full proclamation is at the link above.
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