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COA IL262 <br /> INTERLOCAL COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT <br /> FOR CONSTRUCTION OF FIBER OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE <br /> BETWEEN <br /> PORT OF SKAGIT COUNTY <br /> AND <br /> CITY OF ANACORTES <br /> THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into by and between the Port of Skagit County <br /> ("Port") and the City of Anacortes, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington <br /> ("City") pursuant to the authority granted by Chapter 39.34 RCW, INTERLOCAL <br /> COOPERATION ACT. The City and Port may be individually referred to herein as a "party", <br /> and may be collectively referred to herein as the "parties." <br /> WITNESS THAT: <br /> WHEREAS, entities in Skagit County applied for a total of $1,523,149.41 in Skagit County <br /> economic development infrastructure (0.09) grant funds for fiber infrastructure projects <br /> in 2017, including $1,098,149.41 in three different applications submitted by the Port, <br /> Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County, the City of Mount Vernon, the City of <br /> Anacortes, the City of Sedro-Woolley, and the Town of La Conner, as well as a total of <br /> $425,000 applied for by the City of Burlington for expanding fiber infrastructure within <br /> Burlington city limits; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 2016, Skagit County awarded $500,000 to the City of Anacortes for fiber <br /> infrastructure and $50,000 to the City of Mount Vernon for fiber infrastructure in response <br /> to 2016 grant applications by those respective entities; and <br /> WHEREAS, Skagit County awarded the Port $1,200,000 for all fiber related grant <br /> applications submitted in 2017, as well as the outstanding funding commitments to the <br /> City of Anacortes and City of Mount Vernon made by Skagit County in 2016; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Port has been asked by Skagit County to develop a countywide dark fiber <br /> optic backbone network; and <br /> Page 1of6 <br />