Watching Government

  June 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at April 2, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 73. Affirm a commitment to Whatcom County’s young children and their families? (Council acting as the board of health.) The first year of life is important for development of the … Continue reading

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  June 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at April 8, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 63. Approve the mayor’s reappointments of Abe Lloyd and Allan Richardson to the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board? The board advises the city on the purchase, management, maintenance and use … Continue reading

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  May 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at March 11, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 44. Relinquish a portion of a utility easement located on the north right-of-way boundary of Barkley Boulevard, between unimproved Rimland Drive and St. Clair Street? (Public hearing held.) The right-of-way … Continue reading

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  May 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at March 12, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 58. Authorize the executive to sign a $216,883 contract with the Whatcom Conservation District for the homeowner incentive program? At the 7/9/2013 meeting, vote #111, the council voted to partner … Continue reading

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  May 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at March 5, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 31. Authorize the executive director to award the low bid of $335,320 to Barron Heating and Air Conditioning of Ferndale for air handling units? The Fairhaven Station units have been … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at February 11, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 23. Spend $100,000 to purchase a three-quarter acre property located in the Lake Whatcom Watershed? The Rosalie A. Anderson property is approximately three-quarters of an acre located off Lake Whatcom … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at February 5, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 15. Implement the Intergovernmental Framework (agreement #2) with the Lummi Nation? At the 8/4/2009 meeting, vote #124, the commission approved agreement #1. That agreement set up goals and objectives aimed … Continue reading

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  April 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at January 15, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the executive to sign a $456,939 contract (amendment #2) with Pioneer Human Services? At the 12/6/2016 meeting, vote #234, the council voted to enter into a contract with … Continue reading

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  December 2018

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at September 18, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 133. Small Works Roster. Contracts under $300,000 fall within the executive director’s spending authority; they only require commission notification. Re-stripe Bellingham Cruise Terminal lots, $149,424. (7851/Consent Agenda B) 134. Authorize … Continue reading

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  December 2018

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 25, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 141. Authorize the executive to accept $13,223 in federal grant funds from the city of Bellingham? (Public hearing held.) The city of Bellingham will administer the $35,780 in grant funds … Continue reading

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