This will become a resource page for those who attended the 2023 Island County Mini Course for real estate professionals to refer back to when needed. You will find handouts from each of the sessions, links to useful pages, contact details for speakers, and other information you can refer to after completing the course.
Speaker: Heather Kortuem, Environmental Health Manager, 360-678-7910, email@example.com
With this department, real estate professionals are primarily focused on septic systems and wells, both under the sub-department of Environmental Health.
Speaker: Jonathan Lange, Assistant Planning Director, (36) 678-78121, firstname.lastname@example.org
Building all structures requires permitting, which makes this department arguably the most impactful to real estate. This is also where all long-range planning, zoning, comprehensive planning, etc. happens.
Speaker: Kelly Mauck, Island County Assessor, (360) 679-7303, email@example.com
The Assessor is responsible for physically inspecting, appraising, and revaluing all real property once every 6 years with an annual review and update based on sales analysis.
Speaker: Ed Sewester, Assistant County Engineer, (360) 679-7334, firstname.lastname@example.org
Every property needs access to use it, clearing and grading to build, stormwater, and flood management. Public works can help. They may mostly work for you through Planning, but they are critical, and you'll learn how.