Bellingham City Council

Compiled by Boris Schleinkofer Action Taken at March 12, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 37. Authorize the mayor to sign a $25,000 agreement with the Whatcom Council of Governments to help fund the Whatcom Smart Trips program? At the 2/27/2006 meeting, vote #42, the council voted to join the program [Read More...]

By |2022-03-25T09:13:22-07:00March 13, 2019|Watching Government|

Whatcom County Council

Action Taken at March 13, 2018 Meeting Shall the council: 37. Confirm the executive’s appointment of Mark Personius as director of Planning & Development Services? Mr. Personius has been employed by Planning and Development Services since 2012 and assistant director since 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geography from [Read More...]

By |2019-03-13T10:45:29-07:00March 13, 2019|Watching Government|

Memorial Park

Memorial Park, located in Bellingham’s Sunnyland Neighborhood, honors members of the U.S. military from Whatcom County who were killed in war. Each year, the park hosts heartfelt ceremonies as part of the community’s observance of Memorial Day. The land was set aside as a future “Public Park” in 1903 by [Read More...]

By |2018-05-08T10:29:27-07:00May 8, 2018|Bellingham Parks|

Tips on Organizing a Rally

by Preston Schiller As someone who organized the first on-campus protest at the University of Illinois in 1961 (a peace march) and has been involved in several causes and organization efforts over subsequent decades I offer a few tips that I hope may be helpful. • Use a dedicated website [Read More...]

By |2022-03-15T18:28:01-07:00May 8, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alternatives to Jail Save Money

by Amy Nelson Defining "Fair" and Maintaining Public Safety With capacity set at just over 200 inmates and an actual daily average population closer to 400, Whatcom County’s jail is beyond crowded. Since 2016, whenever the jail has reached capacity, both pre-trial inmates and those serving sentences ordered by municipal, [Read More...]

By |2022-03-15T18:11:50-07:00May 8, 2018|Cover Story|
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