Watching Government

  January 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 6, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 152. Authorize the executive director to sign documents to close a $75,000 loan to Cirrus Cycles of Bellingham? Cirrus Cycles manufactures bicycle seatpost to isolate the body from road and … Continue reading

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  December 2018

Bellingham City Council

Roxanne Murphy resigned at the September 10 meeting. The at-large position will be vacant until the October 8 meeting. Action Taken at September 24, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 143. Spend $990,000 to purchase 160 acres of open space from … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at July 10, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 97. Authorize the executive director to sign a $44,998 contract with DH Environmental of Seattle to manage the Environmental Compliance Assessment Program? The port began the program in 1992, when … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at July 10, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 107. Make initial appointments to the Whatcom County Business and Commerce Advisory Committee? The committee was created at the 5/22/2018 meeting, vote #86. It will advise the County Council on … Continue reading

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  September 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at July 9, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 94. Docket amendments to the 2018-2019 Bellingham Comprehensive Plan? (Public hearing held) State law allows cities to amend their comprehensive plans once a year. The first step in the amendment … Continue reading

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  August 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at June 5, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 80. Authorize the sale of one vessel for the nonpayment of moorage fees? An auction is scheduled to be held in the Squalicum Harbor office on June 28 for a … Continue reading

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  August 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at June 5, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 87. Authorize the executive to award the low bid of $197,549 to Iverson Earth Works of Custer for levee repairs? (Council acting as the flood control district board of supervisors). … Continue reading

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  August 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at June 4, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 75. Direct staff to work with the Governors Point owner and move forward with a wholesale water agreement? At the 6/29/2009 meeting, vote #140, the council denied a wholesale/retail water … Continue reading

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  October-November 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at August 8, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 122. Authorize the executive to sign a joint funding agreement with the federal government for the maintenance and operation of the county’s stream gages? (Council acting as the flood control … Continue reading

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  October-November 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Commissioner Bobby Briscoe participated via a communications link. Action Taken at August 14, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 112. Authorize the executive director to sign an agreement with the Whatcom County Library System for their “Library Liftoff” program? The two … Continue reading

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