August-2016

Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Andrew S. McBride Action Taken at June 7, 2016 Meeting Shall the commission: 97. Authorize the executive director to sign a $693,528 contract with Puget Sound Executive Services of Sequim to provide law enforcement officers at the Bellingham airport? The federal government requires the port to provide uniformed, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T06:51:52-07:00August 30, 2016|Watching Government|

Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at June 6, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 83. Authorize the mayor to sign a contract with Kristofer Bundy for legal services? Mr. Bundy will assist the city attorney’s office in the case of A.J. v. City of Bellingham The following information was obtained [Read More...]

By |2022-03-26T14:59:48-07:00August 30, 2016|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at June 14, 2016 Meeting Shall the council: 94. Authorize the executive to sign an agreement between the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District and Diking District #2? (Council acting as the flood control district board of supervisors) The agreement provides cost-share funding for [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T06:52:53-07:00August 30, 2016|Watching Government|

poetrywatch

Boris Schleinkofer, poetrywatch editor Poetry has a voice in our community, and the Whatcom Watch is adding to its chorus. You all love poetry, right? Well, here you go! Subject matter is unlimited, but poetry featuring or specific to Whatcom County and issues addressed by Whatcom Watch (government, the environment [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T06:54:13-07:00August 4, 2016|poetrywatch|

Lawsuit Halts Water Rights Ballot Initiatives

This article was originally published in The Pierce Progressive (www.thepierceprogressive.org). The author granted reprint permission. More information can be found at savetacomawater.org. by John Bartley Two local business organizations, together with the Port of Tacoma, have joined in a lawsuit to halt the ballot efforts of Save Tacoma Water, a [Read More...]

By |2022-03-19T06:57:15-07:00August 4, 2016|Uncategorized|