Watching Government

  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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  September 2022

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at July 11, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 118. Authorize the mayor to sign settlement agreements with Belleau Woods II and the Village at Baker Creek? Belleau Woods II will receive a $48,750 park impact fee credit for … Continue reading

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  September 2022

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at July 12, 2022 Meeting Shall the commission 86. Authorize the executive director to administer state grant funds as they become available to purchase NoFoam retrofit equipment? The federal government will fully fund the … Continue reading

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  August 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at the June 7, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 150. Authorize the executive to sign a $57,1245 contract with Lydia Place for provide funding for a new housing program known as Heart House? A … Continue reading

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  August 2022

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at June 6, 2022 Meeting Mayor’s Report The mayor introduced Rebecca Mertzig the new Bellingham Police Chief. She has 18 years of law enforcement experience, had previously held the rank of lieutenant at the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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  August 2022

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at June 7, 2022 Meeting Shall the commission: 71. Authorize the executive director to accept a $1,340,000 state grant for the Whatcom Waterway cleanup? This project falls under the  Model Toxics Control Act, the … Continue reading

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  July 2022

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at May 3, 2022 Meeting Shall the commission: 55. Modify and change the lease from M-Kov, Inc. to APT Maine & Charter Services LLC? The owner is remaining the same. At the 6/1/2004 meeting, … Continue reading

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  July 2022

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at May 9, 2022 Meeting Mayor’s Report The mayor appointed Jed Holmes to a partial term on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The advisory board provides recommendations on plans and programs designed to enable the parks department … Continue reading

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  July 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at May 10, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 130. Confirm the executive’s appointment of Franklin Boteler to the Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Commission? The commission advises the Parks and Recreation Director on parks, … Continue reading

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  June 2022

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at April 12, 2022 Meeting Shall the council: 92. Authorize the executive to sign a $60,000 contract (amendment #1) with Herrera Environmental Consultants of Seattle? The contract will expand the scope of work, timeline, … Continue reading

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