Watching Government

  June 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at April 4, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission: 42. Modify a lease and a surplus personal property transfer agreement with Bitter End Boatworks and authorize the executive director to sign a certificate for surplus port property? Bitter End … Continue reading

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  June 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at April 4, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 58. Authorize the executive to accept a $18,375 state grant for water safety patrols? The grant will fund patrols by the sheriff’s office during the peak boating period in order … Continue reading

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  June 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at April 10, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 63. Send letters to Senator Patty Murray, Senator Maria Cantwell and Representative Rick Larsen regarding the federal budget? The letter addresses a proposal to zero out Housing and Urban Development … Continue reading

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  January 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 1, 2016 Meeting Shall the commission: 176. Authorize the executive director to sign an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to transfer $5 million in airport improvement funds to Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport? The Bellingham airport does … Continue reading

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  January 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at November 9, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 197. Cancel accounts between 5/3/2002 and 4/1/2014 as uncollectible? There are 482 accounts totaling $25,745 deemed uncollectible under state law by the Administrative Services finance department. The breakdown by department … Continue reading

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  January 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at November 7, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 181. Authorize the city attorney’s office to intervene in Whatcom County Association of Realtors, et al. v. Whatcom County? At the 8/9/2016 meeting, vote #150, the Whatcom County Council approved … Continue reading

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  April 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at February 7, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission: 16. Terminate a lease and approve a new one (amendment #8) with with the federal government? In May of 2002, the commission approved a lease with the U.S. Customs and … Continue reading

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  April 2017

Whatcom County Council

The following resolution was missed by Whatcom Watch. It was passed by the Whatcom County Health Board at the November 1, 2016 meeting. Support raising the legal sales age for tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21? (Council acting … Continue reading

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  April 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at February 13, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 21. Authorize the mayor to sign an annual agreement with Whatcom Council of Governments for the Whatcom Smart Trips program? At the 2/27/2006 meeting, vote #42, the City Council voted … Continue reading

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  August 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at June 6, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission: 70. Authorize the executive director to accept a $782 state grant for costs associated with maintaining readiness for the oil spill response trailers at Blaine Harbor and the Bellingham Cruise … Continue reading

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