Watching Government

  March 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at January 12, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the executive to sign a $572,717 contract (amendment #5) with Compass Health of Everett for behavioral health services? At the 12/6/2016 meeting, vote #237, the council voted provide … Continue reading

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  March 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at January 4, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the mayor to allow the temporary use of private facilities to provide emergency Covid-19 responses? Current city code authorizes the mayor to “make and issue orders which shall … Continue reading

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  March 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at January 5, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 1. Modify a lease agreement with two food and beverage concessionaires at the Bellingham airport? A three-month rate abatement (July through September 2020) for Scotty Brown’s Restaurant (WGR Airport LLC) … Continue reading

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  February 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at December 7, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 223. Authorize the mayor to sign a $75,000 settlement agreement with Moriah Ginn? When the body of Bradley Ginn, Sr. was waiting at a fire station to be transported to … Continue reading

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  February 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at December 8, 2020 Meeting Shall the commission: 114. Reaffirm Chmelik, Sitkin, & Davis as the port’s legal counsel for 2020? The firm’s hourly rate will remain $275.00 for principals, and actual billing rates for associates and paralegals. … Continue reading

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  February 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at December 8, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 249. Authorize the executive to sign a $50,668 contract (amendment #7) with Action Cleaning Services of Bremerton for custodial services? At the 3/22/2016 meeting, vote #50, council voted to provide … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at November 9, 2020 Meeting Mayor’s Report: The mayor announced two appointments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations on plans and programs designed to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to maintain … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 3, 2020 Meeting Shall the commission: 95. Authorize the executive director to sign an agreement with Sanitary Service Company for a remedial design investigation at the Central Waterfront site? The contract to perform the work was … Continue reading

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  January 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at November 10, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 210. Authorize the executive to sign a $131,000 contract (amendment #1) to reimburse the Whatcom Family YMCA? The Whatcom Family YMCA operates 22 childcare sites within the county, providing all-day … Continue reading

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  December 2020

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 29, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 160. Appoint Patricia Lulu to the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee? The committee advises the County Council on water quality issues in the Drayton Harbor watershed. At the … Continue reading

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