Rep. Carolyn Eslick helps secure $40 million in 39th District capital budget projects

Lawmakers approved the final version of the state's 2019-21 biennial capital budget Sunday afternoon. The plan spends $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is from the sale of general obligation bonds. It leaves $69.6 million in bond capacity for the 2020 supplemental capital budget.

Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, a member of the House Capital Budget Committee, helped write the state's “brick and mortar” budget. The Lawmaker released the following statement regarding the plan—and the more than $40 million allocated for communities in the 39th District:

“I'm really proud of the bipartisan work that went into producing this responsible budget for our state. By working together, we were able to fight for and win significant allocations to support priorities like mental and behavioral health, affordable housing, and K-12 school construction.

“The investments in the 39th District are exceptional. We were able to secure more than $40 million in community investments, including $6.6 million for Sedro-Woolley's North South E&T mental health treatment facility, $2.39 million for Boys and Girls Clubs in our district, and $439,000 in public safety improvements in Granite Falls and Index.”

The capital budget funds construction and infrastructure projects, such as schools, public buildings, parks, low-income housing, water infrastructure, and habitat across the state. Some of the 39th District project funding includes:

  • Sedro-Woolley North Sound E&T – $6.6 million
  • Boys and Girls Club and ECEAP facility Monroe – $1.46 million
  • Boys and Girls Club Granite Falls – $400,000
  • Boys and Girls Club Arlington – $530,000
  • Evergreen Speedway capital improvement Monroe – $150,000
  • Granite Falls Police Department renovation project – $412,000
  • Index water system design Concrete- $23,000
  • Sewage Lagoon decommissioning – $255,000
  • Snohomish Fire District #26 communications project Index – $27,000
  • Oso slide memorial Arlington – $300,000
  • Sultan water treatment plant design – $246,000
  • Sedro-Woolley Library – $1 million
  • Wallace River Hatchery – $11 million
  • Lake Tye Park – $350,000

For a complete list of district capital budget projects go to http://fiscal.wa.gov/BudgetCProjList.aspx.


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Washington State House Republican Communications
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