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Weekly Watchdog: July 27 – Aug. 2, 2023

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

By CDN Staff

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Whatcom County Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 5280 Northwest Drive
The commission will discuss and possibly take action on providing public access to the shorelines of Cherry Point

Whatcom County Council meeting as the Health Board, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 322 N. Commercial St.  
Council will consider a resolution affirming that homelessness and a lack of affordable housing are a public health crisis

Whatcom County Forestry Advisory Committee Meeting, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 5280 Northwest Drive  

The committee will meet Tuesday to discuss Whatcom County’s goal of joint management of forestlands with the state Department of Natural Resources. The meeting will last approximately two hours.


FULL CALENDAR

THURSDAY, July 27

Washington Department of Natural Resources Survey Advisory Board meeting, 8 a.m., 801 88th Ave. SE., Tumwater, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Puget Sound Partnership Salmon Recovery meeting, 9 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Whatcom County Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.


Whatcom County Planning Commission Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

FRIDAY, July 28

Whatcom County Conservation Easement Program Oversight Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

TUESDAY, Aug. 1

Whatcom County Council as the Health Board meeting, 10 a.m., 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Whatcom County Forest Advisory Committee meeting, 4 p.m., 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Blaine Hearing Examiner meeting 6 p.m., 435 Martin St., Suite, 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

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

Agenda may be posted in advance.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 2

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

Agenda may be posted in advance.


OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMENT

The Bellingham Plan. Deadline: 2023
Bellingham is updating its Comprehensive Plan, the document it uses to guide growth toward a 20-year vision for the future. This update is due in 2025 and will guide development, capital investments, city programs and other actions across the city as it works toward its vision for 2045. Survey online.


Weekly Watchdog is published online Thursdays and in print Fridays. To submit a meeting for consideration, email newstips@cascadiadaily.com. 

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