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Weekly Watchdog: Nov. 9 – 15, 2023

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

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Public Utility District of Whatcom County, 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1705 Trigg Road, Ferndale
UD commissioners will hear updates on its rural broadband program and the adjudication of water rights in the Nooksack basin. 

Whatcom County Council water work session, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham
The council will review the proposed 2024 budget for the Flood Control Zone District.

Bellingham Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 210 Lottie St.
The commission will consider broad changes to the city code as part of an annual review. 


FULL CALENDAR

THURSDAY, Nov. 9

Blaine Parks and Cemetery Board meeting, 9 a.m., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Public Schools Board of Directors meeting, 6 p.m., 2015 Franklin St.
Agenda online.

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

Blaine Planning Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.



MONDAY, Nov. 13

Anacortes Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, 10 a.m., 1220 10th St., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Child & 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., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Anacortes City Council meeting, 6 p.m., 904 6th St., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.


TUESDAY, Nov. 14

Whatcom County PUD Commission meeting, 8:15 a.m., 1705 Trigg Rd., Ferndale, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Council Water Work Session meeting, 10:30 a.m., 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting
Agenda online.

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Climate Pollution Reduction meeting, 2:30 p.m., virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Historic Preservation Commission meeting, 4 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., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Transportation Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 2221 Pacific St., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.


WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15

Ferndale City Council meeting, 8 a.m., 2095 Main St., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Washington State DNR Utility Wildland Fire Prevention Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting, 3 p.m., 5280 NW Drive, Bellingham, or virtual meeting
Agenda online.

Island County Planning Commission meeting, 6 p.m., virtual meeting
Agenda online.

Ferndale Planning Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 5694 Second Ave., or virtual meeting
Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., 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.

Proposed expansion of Bellingham’s transit station. Deadline: 2023


Whatcom Transportation Authority is accepting written comment through its Engage WTA website on a proposal to expand Bellingham Station, to allow room for more buses and additional public uses. 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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