Watching Government

  February 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at December 5, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 209. Authorize the mayor to award the low bid of $442,811 to Hytech Roofing of Lynden to re-roof the downtown Bellingham library? The engineer’s estimate was $387,429. The project involves … Continue reading

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  February 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at December 6, 2016 Meeting Shall the commission: 195. Authorize the executive director to accept a property insurance settlement payment for Bellingham Shipping Terminal pier damage? On 12/9/2014, during a windstorm, the Horizon Fairbanks broke free of moorings … Continue reading

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  February 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at December 6, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 226. Appoint Stephen Nyman to fill a vacancy on the Wildlife Advisory Committee? At the 7/7/2015 meeting, vote # 131, council created the Wildlife Advisory Committee, which advises the county … Continue reading

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  December 2016

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at October 4, 2016 Meeting Shall the commission: 163. Authorize the executive director to renew the port’s liability and auto insurance coverage? The premium will be $183,426 (for the period 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017) and the broker is Alliant … Continue reading

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  December 2016

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 27, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 165. Authorize the public works department to spend up to $150,000 to purchase radios and related accessories on an as-needed basis from vendor Motorola Inc. of Redmond? The radio equipment … Continue reading

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  December 2016

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at September 26, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 155. Approve a request for sewer service at 3214 Locust Ave.? The single-family residence was constructed in 1934, the homeowner has been informed by the Whatcom County Health Department that … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at August 16, 2016 Meeting Editor’s Note: Commissioner Bobby Briscoe participated via communications link from his fishing boat in Juneau, Alaska. Shall the commission: 136. Authorize the executive director to sign a 10-year conduit lease agreement with WaveDivision … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 13, 2016 Shall the council: 153. Authorize the executive to sign a $51,085 contract with CH2M Hill Engineers of Englewood, Colo., for the Gateway Pacific Terminal environmental impact statement? In order for the county to close  … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2016

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at August 29, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 134. Authorize the mayor to sign the jail facility use agreement with Whatcom County, choosing Option 1? At the 6/20/2016 meeting, vote #97, the City Council authorized the mayor to … Continue reading

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  September 2016

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at July 12, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 110. Appoint Whatcom County Corrections Deputy Mark Holst to serve on the Jail Stakeholder Workgroup? He has served on the Corrections Bureau — it operates the jail and work center … Continue reading

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