Watching Government

  February 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at December 11, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 212. Authorize the mayor to sign an agreement for Advanced Life Support Services with Whatcom County? Upon the passing of a countywide Emergency Medical Services levy in November 2016, staff … Continue reading

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  February 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 21, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission 145. Approve a lease with Lummi Fisheries Supply for approximately 104,000 square feet of warehouse premises at 1000 F Street? Lummi Fisheries currently leases approximately 77,000 square feet of warehouse … Continue reading

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  February 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at December 5, 2017 Meeting Shall the council 236. Approve a substitute amendment with the Cascadia Law Group of Seattle to provide legal consultation and representation for the county? The original contract for $40,000 was authorized at the … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at January 8, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the mayor to sign a $100,000 settlement agreement with Curtis A. Parrott for alleged excessive force? On 2/11/2015, Mr. Parrot was arrested by two Bellingham police officers for … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at January 2, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 1. Appoint officers for 2018? Ken Bell as president; Bobby Briscoe as vice president and Michael Shepard as secretary. (7211/Action Item 1) Approved 3-0 2. Establish the dates, times and … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at January 16, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Fill the at-large (B) position vacancy on the County Council? The postion became vacant when Todd Donovan was elected in November 2017 to the District 2 position. Twenty nine … Continue reading

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  April 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at February 12, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 19. Ratify the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME, Local 114L? The following agreement with city librarians will apply: wages will increase by 2.25 percent on 2/1/2018 and by 2.25 percent … Continue reading

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  April 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at February 6, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission 19. Authorize the executive director to sign a $288,339 contract (amendment #3) with Pacific Security of Bellingham to provide security services? The contract was first approved at the 5/5/2015 meeting, … Continue reading

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  April 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at February 13, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 19. Appoint Eleanor Hines to the Whatcom County Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee? Ms. Hines holds a master’s in science from Huxley College and is the lead scientist … Continue reading

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  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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