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Weekly Watchdog: Nov. 23 – 29, 2023

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

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Anacortes City Council, 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 904 6th St.
Council will debate its priorities for the upcoming state legislative session, including incentives for police recruitment and raising the property tax cap. 

Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County, 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1705 Trigg Road, Ferndale

Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the PUD’s 2024 budget.

Bellingham Tourism Commission, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 210 Lottie St.
The commission will discuss the Bellingham Plan, a 20-year plan guiding population and job growth, to be completed by mid-2025.


FULL CALENDAR

MONDAY, Nov. 27

Whatcom County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board meeting, 4:30 p.m., 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting
Agenda 
online.

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

Blaine City Council meeting, 6 p.m., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

WDFW Coastal Steelhead Virtual Town Hall meeting, 6 p.m., virtual meeting
Agenda online.


TUESDAY, Nov. 28

Bellingham Public Schools Board of Directors meeting, 7:30 a.m., 2020 Cornwall Ave.
Agenda online.

Whatcom County PUD Commission 2024 proposed budget meeting, 8:15 a.m., 1705 Trigg Rd., Ferndale, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Tourism Commission meeting, 3:30 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting
Agenda online.

Blaine Civil Service Commission meeting, 3:30 p.m., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Food System Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m., 509 Girard St., Bellingham, or virtual meeting
Agenda 
online.

Bellingham Historic Preservation Commission meeting, 7 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting
Agenda online.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29

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

Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Board meeting, 8 a.m., 1220 Lakeway Drive, or virtual meeting
Agenda 
online.

Mount Vernon City Council meeting, 5 p.m., 2501 E. College Way, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.


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.

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