Watching Government

  January 2023

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at November 7, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 202. Agree with the city’s decision to deny Claim No. 2022-28? The following information was obtained from a Claim for Damages filed with the City of Bellingham. Claim Amount Requested: … Continue reading

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  January 2023

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at November 9, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 264. Fill the small forest landowner vacancy on the Forestry Advisory Committee? The committee provides review and recommendations to the County Council on issues that affect … Continue reading

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  January 2023

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at November 1, 2022 Meeting Shall the commission: 124. Change the permitted repayment option on deferred compensation loans? Port employees can take loans from their individual retirement accounts. Resolution 1215 was passed at the … Continue reading

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  December 2022

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at September 20, 2022 Meeting Shall the commission: 111. Authorize the executive director to sign a $35,684 modified contract with SP Plus Corporation of Chicago for janitorial and parking management at the Bellingham airport? … Continue reading

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  December 2022

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at September 26, 2022 Meeting Mayor’s Report Mayor Fleetwood announced he is lifting the Covid-19 local emergency orders in conjunction with the governor rescinding the state emergency order on 10/31/2022. In-person meetings for boards and commissions will likely … Continue reading

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  December 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at September 27, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 236. Authorize the executive to award a $1,125,000 grant to the Port of Bellingham for construction costs associated with the Bellingham Shipping Terminal Clean Power/Telecom project? … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2022

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at August 1, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 133. Request the council president and administration to formulate a resolution in support of the six-year countywide Emergency Medical Services levy? The Whatcom County Council at the 7/26/2022 meeting, vote … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at August 9, 2022 Meeting Shall the Council: 194. Authorize the executive to accept a $250,000 state grant for refugee stabilization services? It will provide state funding to support basic-needs assistance for approximately 40 … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2022

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at August 9, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 97. Authorize the executive director to accept a $2 million grant from Whatcom County for the rural broadband construction project? The Economic Development Investment Board and … Continue reading

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  September 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at July 12, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 173. Authorize the executive to sign a contract with the Opportunity Council for the transfer of property at 1000 and 1010 N. Forest Street? State law … Continue reading

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