Watching Government

  December 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at September 7, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 103. Approve a terminal services agreement (amendment #6) with the state of Alaska? The original terminal service agreement began in 1989. The agreement with the Alaska ferry (Alaska Marine Highway … Continue reading

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  December 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 28, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 212. Designate four wildlife species as “Species of Local Importance?” (Public hearing held.) The Wildlife Advisory Committee recommended the Western toad also known as boreal toad (Anaxyrus [formerly Bufo] boreas), … Continue reading

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  December 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at September 27, 2021 Meeting Mayor’s Report The mayor appointed Raymond Dellecker to a partial term on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. The board advises the City Council, mayor, Department of Parks and Recreation director, and other … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at August 2, 2021 Special Meeting Shall there council: 179. Appoint committee members to prepare voters’ guide statements for two ballot measures? Andrew Reding and Cindy Madigan were appointed to write the pro statement for the charter amendment. … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at August 2, 2021 Meeting Mayor’s Report The mayor asked that all city staff and the public entering city offices wear face masks, due to the increase of Covid-19 Delta variant case counts and rise in infections in … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at August 9, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 94. Authorize the executive director to spend $60,000 to purchase a portable restroom from Portable Restroom Trailers of Lake Wylie, South Carolina? It will be used for the Waterfront District … Continue reading

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  September 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at June 3, 2021 Meeting The meeting scheduled for Monday, June 1 was cancelled. It was rescheduled for Thursday, June 3. Shall the commission 69. Authorize the executive director to sign a one-year extension of the contract with … Continue reading

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  September 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at June 29, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 149. Authorize the executive to sign a $106,250 contract (amendment #1) with DH of Spokane to continue funding the Covid-19 campaign to educate young adults? At the 2/23/2021 meeting, vote … Continue reading

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  September 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at July 12, 2021 Meeting Report and Update: As of 7/12/21, Whatcom County has reached a 70 percent vaccination rate. HS 1510 passed the state Legislature this year and will be effective July 25, 2021, which reduces police … Continue reading

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  August 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at June 1, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 123. Authorize the executive to sign a $94,000 contract (amendment #2) with the Northwest Workforce Council of Bellingham? The original contract was approved at the 10/27/2020 meeting, vote #196, and … Continue reading

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