Civic Agenda

Civic agenda: April 14 – April 20, 2022

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input
April 14, 2022 at 5:00 a.m.

By CDN Staff

THURSDAY, April 14 

Whatcom Transportation Authority Executive Committee, 8 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Whatcom County Housing Advisory Committee, 8:30 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Environmental Spring Speaker Series, 4:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Meeting information online.

Whatcom County Climate Impact Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda and instructions for joining the meeting remotely will be posted in advance.

Bellingham Community Development Advisory Board, 6 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda and instructions to join are available online.

Mount Baker School Board, 6 p.m., Mount Baker School District Office or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

SATURDAY, April 16 

Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association Work Party, 9 a.m., Jordan Creek, 5732 Olson Rd., Ferndale

Work Party information online.

MONDAY, April 18

Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force meeting, 9 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.  

Whatcom County Behavioral Health Advisory Committee,  3:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online. 

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

Agenda will be posted in advance.

Anacortes City Council Joint Meeting with Port of Anacortes Commission, 6 p.m., 904 6th St. or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Lynden City Council, 7 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda and instructions for joining the meeting remotely will be posted in advance.  

TUESDAY, April 19

Immigration Advisory Board meeting, 8:30 p.m., virtual meeting 

Agenda will be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Council Water Work Session, 10:30 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda and instructions on how to join remotely may be posted in advance. 

Behavioral Health Committee and Legal Justice System Committee joint meeting, 11:30 a.m., virtual meeting 

Agenda online.

Special LTAC (Tourism Commission) meeting, 2 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance. Registration is required to attend the meeting via Zoom or to provide public comment.

Port of Bellingham Board of Commissioners, 2:30 p.m., 1801 Roeder Ave., Bellingham, virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Sister Cities Advisory Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

WEDNESDAY, April 20

Pretrial Processes Workgroup, 12 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Anacortes Planning Commission Special Meeting, 6 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham Public Schools Board, 6 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda and instructions to join will be available online.

Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.


COMMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Permits for Port of Bellingham shipping terminal maintenance dredging. Deadline: April 15

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Ecology seek comment on maintenance dredging at the Port's shipping terminal to restore navigable depths.

Anacortes docket of Comprehensive Plan & Development Regulation amendments. Deadline: April 22

More information online. Submit comments to libbyb@cityofanacortes.org.

Name the future Bellingham park at Cornwall Landfill. Deadline: April 29

Cleanup of the site is scheduled for 2023 with park construction expected to begin in September 2024. Enter your suggestion for the new park's name at the Engage Bellingham website.

Climate Action Fund. Deadline: April 30

Bellingham city officials seek feedback on a proposed property tax to fund carbon reduction and climate change adaptation projects.

Jail planning. Deadline: Late 2022

The Whatcom County Justice Project's Stakeholder Advisory Committee is accepting comments at SAC@co.whatcom.wa.us on a new jail and associated behavioral health services, as long as the committee continues to meet.


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.


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