Port of Bellingham Commission

Compiled by Bill McCallum Action Taken at the January 7, 2020 Meeting Shall the commission: 1. Approve liability insurance standards for port agreements for fiscal year 2020? It includes items like lease agreements, rental agreements, boat rental agreements, ground transportation, airline lease, air taxi, fuel providers, moorage, meetings and events. [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T08:45:48-08:00March 10, 2020|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Compiled by Barry MacHale Action Taken at January 14, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Authorize the executive to sign a five-year contract with the state of Washington? The contract with the Secretary of State will address cost sharing for vendor maintenance and support relating to the statewide voter registration [Read More...]

By |2022-03-11T08:46:31-08:00March 10, 2020|Watching Government|

Bellingham City Council

Action Taken at January 13, 2020 Meeting Shall the council: 1. Allocate $55,000 in undesignated funds for two public festivals? Council Member Pinky Vargas serves as the chair on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, which is funding two events this year: the NW Tune-Up bike festival, and a music festival [Read More...]

By |2020-03-10T12:58:38-07:00March 10, 2020|Watching Government|

Bellingham Hires Climate and Energy Manager

The City of Bellingham has hired Seth Vidaña as its first-ever Climate and Energy Manager. He began in that position on Feb. 18, 2020. Vidaña has worked to create a more sustainable community and reduce energy consumption at Western Washington University since 2008, most recently as Director of the Office [Read More...]

By |2020-03-10T12:57:38-07:00March 10, 2020|Climate|
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