Watching Government

  January 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 7, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission 141. Authorize the executive director to sign a $558,446 contract with Razz Construction of Bellingham for the installation of a shared heating system in the Waterfront District? The source of … Continue reading

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  January 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at November 6, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 187. Approve the 2018 legislative objectives? The city of Bellingham in partnership with Whatcom County and the Port of Bellingham, has a shared Washington State Legislature agenda. The 2018 agenda … Continue reading

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  January 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at October 24, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 195. Authorize the executive to sign a $25,000 contract (amendment #1) with the Cascadia Law Group of Seattle to conduct a study and make recommendations related to the exports of … Continue reading

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  February 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at December 11, 2017 Meeting Shall the council: 212. Authorize the mayor to sign an agreement for Advanced Life Support Services with Whatcom County? Upon the passing of a countywide Emergency Medical Services levy in November 2016, staff … Continue reading

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  February 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at November 21, 2017 Meeting Shall the commission 145. Approve a lease with Lummi Fisheries Supply for approximately 104,000 square feet of warehouse premises at 1000 F Street? Lummi Fisheries currently leases approximately 77,000 square feet of warehouse … Continue reading

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  February 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at December 5, 2017 Meeting Shall the council 236. Approve a substitute amendment with the Cascadia Law Group of Seattle to provide legal consultation and representation for the county? The original contract for $40,000 was authorized at the … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at January 8, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the mayor to sign a $100,000 settlement agreement with Curtis A. Parrott for alleged excessive force? On 2/11/2015, Mr. Parrot was arrested by two Bellingham police officers for … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at January 2, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 1. Appoint officers for 2018? Ken Bell as president; Bobby Briscoe as vice president and Michael Shepard as secretary. (7211/Action Item 1) Approved 3-0 2. Establish the dates, times and … Continue reading

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  March 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at January 16, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Fill the at-large (B) position vacancy on the County Council? The postion became vacant when Todd Donovan was elected in November 2017 to the District 2 position. Twenty nine … Continue reading

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  April 2018

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at February 12, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 19. Ratify the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME, Local 114L? The following agreement with city librarians will apply: wages will increase by 2.25 percent on 2/1/2018 and by 2.25 percent … Continue reading

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