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City of Bellingham approves financing plan for proposed jail, behavioral health facility

Six other Whatcom County cities will approve of the plan ahead of sales tax revenue collections

An inmate sleeps on a mat on the floor of a shared cell at the Whatcom County Jail in November 2022. The Bellingham City Council voted Monday, May 6, to support a financing plan for a new jail and behavioral health facility. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Annie Todd Criminal Justice/Enterprise Reporter
Bellingham City Council approved how the new jail and behavioral health facility in Whatcom County w
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