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Civic Agenda: Feb. 9 – 15, 2023

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input

THURSDAY, Feb. 9

Whatcom County Housing Advisory Committee meeting, 8:30 a.m., 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Whatcom County Civil Service Commission meeting, 10:30 a.m., 311 Grand Ave. Suite 107, Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Bellingham Development Community Advisory Board meeting, 6 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

MONDAY, Feb. 13

Whatcom County Veterans Advisory Board meeting, 10 a.m., 509 Girard St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham City Council (multiple meetings), 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting 

Agendas online. Council committees meet at 1 p.m. (Public Works and Natural Resources Committee); 1:10 p.m. (Planning Committee); 2:10 p.m. (Committee of the Whole); 7 p.m. (Council).

Whatcom County Child and Family Well-Being Task Force meeting, 4 p.m., 509 Girard St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting


Agenda online.

Blaine City Council meeting, 6 p.m., 10801 Town Square Drive NE., Blaine, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Anacortes City Council meeting, 6 p.m., 904 6th St., Anacortes, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

TUESDAY, Feb. 14

Whatcom County PUD Commission meeting, 8:15 a.m., 2007 Cherry St., Ferndale, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Justice Treatment Account Panel meeting, 10 a.m., 800 E. Chestnut St., Suite 1B, Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Bellingham Historic Preservation Commission meeting, 4 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Ferndale Equity Advisory meeting, 5 p.m., 2095 Main St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Transportation Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Port of Bellingham Marina Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., 1801 Roeder Ave.

Agenda may be posted in advance.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15

Ferndale City Council meeting, 8 a.m., 2095 Main St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Hearing Examiner meeting, 1:30 p.m., 509 Girard St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Ferndale Planning Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 2095 Main St., or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., location to be determined, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

COMMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Pedestrian and bicycle master plans. Deadline: Spring 2023

The pedestrian and bicycle master plans are each city-wide plans that identify future projects to create a more walkable and rideable community.

Public engagement is an integral part of both plan updates and will be used to inform projects, programs and priorities for further building out Bellingham’s pedestrian and bicycle networks for people of all ages and abilities to safely and conveniently walk, bike and roll. Survey online.

Parking removal for bike and pedestrian upgrades. Deadline: 2023

To make space for pedestrian and bicycle upgrades, some on-street parking will need to be removed for a few of the 2023 transportation projects recently approved by the Bellingham City Council in the six-year Transportation Improvement Program. The project areas being considered for parking removal include: West Illinois Street (Sunset to Lynn); Meridian Street (East Victor to West Illinois); Girard Street (Broadway to Young); Eldridge Avenue (Broadway to Nequalicum); Cornwall Avenue (Laurel to Pine). Survey online.

YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

How much do I pay, and where does the money go? Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties report how much each jurisdiction collects in property taxes, and how much each individual pays, depending on where they live and the value of their property.


Civic Agenda is published weekly on Thursdays. Send items to EricTrent@cascadiadaily.com.

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