Watching Government

  September 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at July 1, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 118. Appropriate $3,685,048 for goods and services checks issued from June 8 through June 21, 2019? (AB22353/22354) Approved 7-0 119. Authorize the mayor to award the low bid of $144,900 … Continue reading

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  September 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at July 9, 2019 Meeting Shall the commissioners: 81. Increase the 2019 capital budget by $73,610? The capital budget was approved in November 2018. Since that time, the cost of some projects have gone up and other have … Continue reading

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  September 2019

Whatcom Transit Authority Is Losing Riders: What Could We Learn From Kingston, Ontario?

How Kingston Transit Doubled Its Ridership in 10 Years Part 1 The Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) is a transit provider whose ridership has been stagnant or in decline in recent years after a dramatic growth of ridership between 2005 and … Continue reading

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  September 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at July 9, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 138. Authorize the executive to sign a contract up to $300,000 with the state of Washington? The contract with the state Department of of Health and Human Services (DSHS) will … Continue reading

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