Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at December 3, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 191. Authorize the mayor to sign a $125,000 settlement agreement with Haskell Corporation for the following terms: dismissal of a lawsuit and resolution of all claims? The following came from Haskell’s claim for damages. In 2005, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T14:27:12-07:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Port of Bellingham Commission

Action Taken at December 11, 2018 Meeting Shall the commission: 169. Approve nominations for commissioners to serve on the following organizations and committees? See endnote for details. (7982/Action Item 2) Approved 3-0 170. Authorize the executive director to sign a temporary parking license with Harcourt Development of Dublin, Ireland, for [Read More...]

By |2019-03-23T15:28:20-07:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at December 4, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 206. Appoint Heather Christianson to the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee? The committee advises the County Council on proposed actions and operations relating to the restoration of water quality in Drayton Harbor. Heather Christianson [Read More...]

By |2022-03-23T14:28:54-07:00March 23, 2019|Watching Government|

Samish Way Urban Village Progresses

The first phase of construction includes the new housing authority office headquarters, foreground, and the first of three residential buildings.Image courtesy of RMC Architects and the Bellingham Housing Authority by Giovanni Roverso The Samish Way urban village redevelopment project at the site of the former Aloha Motel, condemned [Read More...]

By |2022-03-13T08:06:21-07:00February 9, 2019|Cover Story|

On Chaos and Climate

Dear Watchers: A response to Dick Conoboy about his “Climate Chaos, Tipping Points and The Final Buzzer” article in the January issue. It’s certainly a well-intended piece. And I thank him for it. However, one problem is that it implies an overstatement of the chaos or butterfly effect. That is, [Read More...]

By |2019-02-09T16:06:48-08:00February 9, 2019|Dear Watchers|
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