Watching Government

  August 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at June 6, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission: 70. Authorize the executive director to accept a $782 state grant for costs associated with maintaining readiness for the oil spill response trailers at Blaine Harbor and the Bellingham Cruise … Continue reading

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  August 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at June 13, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 111. Solicit public comment on the size of the proposed Whatcom County jail? (Public hearing held) At the 5/30/2017 meeting, vote #109, the council set this meeting for a public … Continue reading

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  August 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at June 5, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 104. Grant a noise variance to the Washington State Department of Transportation for the I-5 cable barrier upgrade project? Construction work in residentially zoned areas between 10 p.m. and 7 … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at August 7, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 134. Approve the mayor’s appointment of Heather Keay to the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board? The board advises the city on the purchase, management, maintenance and use of properties within … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at February 21, 2017 meeting Shall the commission: 23. Authorize the executive director to sign an agreement with Whatcom County for real estate services? Whatcom County owns a building at 3720 Williamson Way in the airport’s industrial park … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at March 7, 2017 Meeting  Shall the council: 39. Appoint Michael Shepard to the Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee? The Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Board advises the County Council on proposed actions and operations … Continue reading

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  May 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at March 13, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 40. Authorize the mayor to sign a $40,444 settlement agreement for water damage? On Jan. 16, 2017, a water main broke resulting in extensive water damage to the home at … Continue reading

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  September 2017

Port of Bellingham

Action Taken at July 5, 2017 meeting Editor’s Note: Commissioner Bobby Briscoe participated via a communications link from his fishing boat in Alaskan waters. Shall the commission: 88. Modify a harbor land lease (amendment #2) with The Landings at Colony … Continue reading

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  September 2017

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at July 11, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 129. Approve a memorandum of agreement with the the city of Bellingham? At the 6/9/2015 meeting, vote #108, the County Council created the Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force to … Continue reading

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  September 2017

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at July 10, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 115. Conditionally approve the Jail Facility Financing and Use Agreement? Council will approve the interlocal agreement if the JFFUA is approved by the City Council with the mayor’s signature dependent … Continue reading

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