Watching Government

  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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  August 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at June 7, 2021 Meeting Mayor’s Report The Bellingham library remodel is complete; it opened on June 7 with limited in-person services and 50 percent capacity limitation. The Port of Bellingham in partnership with the Bellingham Chamber of … Continue reading

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  July 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at May 10, 2021 Meeting Update on COVID-19 Response Erika Lautenbach, Whatcom County Health Department Director, provided an update on Washington state’s Roadmap to Recovery. She explained that as a whole, Whatcom County is not seeing a slowing … Continue reading

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  July 2021

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at May 4, 2021 Meeting Shall the council: 107. Authorize the executive to a sign a $240,000 four-month contract (amendment #3) with G6 Hospitality Property? The county leases Motel 6 at 3701 Byron Ave. in Bellingham for the … Continue reading

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  July 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at May 4, 2021 Meeting Shall the commission: 56. Add certain administrative powers and duties to the executive director position? At the 1/19/2021 meeting, vote # 11, the commission authorized the executive director to manage all personnel matters … Continue reading

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  June 2021

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at April 12, 2021 Meeting Mayor’s Report Mayor Fleetwood announced that the city has hired Elizabeth Monahan as the new human resources director. He welcomed her to the city, and thanked Deputy Administrator Brian Heinrich for his many … Continue reading

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  June 2021

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at March 30, 2021 Special Meeting Shall the commission: 34. Transfer the land lease and project development agreement from All American Marine to RGM Holdings of Austin, Texas, for property located at 1010 Hilton Avenue? RGM Holdings has … Continue reading

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