Watching Government

  December 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at October 8, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 117. Authorize the executive director to renew the port’s liability and auto insurance coverage? The coverage includes terrorism; for the airport it includes terrorism and war. The premium from 10/1/2019 … Continue reading

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  December 2019

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at September 23, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 163. Authorize the mayor to sign a mutual aid agreement with the Washington [state] Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network? Emergencies may require aid or assistance in the form of personnel, equipment, … Continue reading

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  December 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at September 24, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 198. Authorize the executive to sign an agreement with the city of Bellingham? The agreement will permit the city of Bellingham radio shop to provide installation, maintenance, and repair services … Continue reading

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  October-November 2019

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at August 13, 2019 Meeting Shall the commission: 92. Authorize the executive director to sign a $577,338 contract with Anchor QEA of Seattle for phase 2 of the Whatcom Waterway cleanup project.? This contract is for engineering and … Continue reading

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  October-November 2019

Bellingham City Council

Presentation at August 19 Meeting Representatives from Governor Jay Inslee’s office presented the Governor’s Smart Project Award — now in its 14th year — to Mayor Linville, the City Council and public works director for the rapid implementation of the … Continue reading

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  October-November 2019

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at August 7, 2019 Meeting Shall the council: 158. Authorize the executive to accept a $258,705 state grant for a pollution prevention assistance specialist? The specialist will provide technical assistance and outreach to small businesses related to implementing … Continue reading

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  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 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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  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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