Friday Harbor Town Council discusses tourism program funding, possible franchise rules

The Friday Harbor Town Council will vote Dec. 2, noon, on lodging tax funding for the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce, The Whale Museum, San Juan Historical Museum, Art Studio Tour, and Artstock.

The council meets at noon and 5:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to the public.

During its noon meeting, the council will also discuss San Juan County’s lease agreement for use of the town-owned solid waste transfer station.

At its 5:30 p.m. meeting, the council will have public hearings on the preliminary 2011 budget and on a request to rezone property on Grover Street from single-family residential to multi-family residential.

The council will discuss town standards for use of unopened public roads. A discussion of possible rules related to franchised take-out restaurants is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

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