Watching Government

  August 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at June 4, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 68. Small Works Roster: Contracts under $300,000 fall within the executive director’s spending authority; they only require commission notification. Select tree removal at Bellingham airport, $2,159. (8549/Consent Agenda B) Approved … Continue reading

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  August 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at June 3, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 100. Accept a donation to replace the defunct public swim dock at Bloedel Donovan Park? Docks for Kids and the Bellingham Bay Rotary Club have proposed to donate a swim … Continue reading

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  August 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at June 4, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 119. Authorize the executive to sign a $288,916 contract between with Catholic Community Services of Bellingham for resident support services at Francis Place? The 42-unit apartment building provides housing to … Continue reading

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  July 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at May 7, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 97. Appoint Rodd Pemble to represent business/industry on the Solid Waste Advisory Committee? The committee meets four times a year and has 11members from public interest groups, business, the waste … Continue reading

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  July 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at May 6, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 78. Spend $775,000 to purchase a 12-acre parcel of property located in the Lake Whatcom watershed? This purchase is part of the city’s Lake Whatcom Watershed Property Acquisition Program. The … Continue reading

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  July 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at May 7, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 56. Authorize the executive director to sign the 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 106? Wage increases are 3.0 percent in 2019, 2020 and … Continue reading

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  June 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at April 9, 2019 Meeting Presentation Puget Sound Energy representatives presented the port with a grant check in the amount of $23,520 for lighting upgrades to warehouses on Cornwall Avenue. Shall the commission: 43. Authorized the executive director … Continue reading

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  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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