PORT ORCHARD — The next step in the effort to incorporate Silverdale is a vote of the people. County commissioners were scheduled to approve a resolution Monday night that sets the special election for Feb. 12.
The board’s vote is administrative and not an indication of its position about the measure. The board’s vote Monday was a requirement of the state statute. The group proposing incorporation, Citizens United for Silverdale, has met the state requirements to get the initiative on the ballot. That included a review of the proposal by the county’s Boundary Review Board. The board recommended against incorporation but its recommendation doesn’t change the citizen group’s ability to put the incorporation vote to the people.
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