Civic Agenda

Civic Agenda: July 28 – Aug. 3, 2022

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input
July 28, 2022 at 5:00 a.m.

By CDN Staff

THURSDAY, July 28

Department of Natural Resources Survey Advisory Board meeting, 8 a.m., virtual meeting 

Agenda online.

Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Council meeting, 9:30 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Skagit County Commissioners meeting, 10 a.m., 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

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

Agenda online.

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

Agenda online.

Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee Special meeting, 6 p.m., 1437 Gulf Rd., or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Mount Baker School District meeting, 6 p.m., 4956 Deming Rd., Deming, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

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

Agenda online.

Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

MONDAY, Aug. 1

Bellingham City Council Committee Of The Whole meeting, 1 p.m., 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.

Bellingham City Council meeting, 7 p.m., 210 Lottie St., or virtual meeting 

Agenda may be posted in advance.

TUESDAY, Aug. 2

Skagit County Commissioners meeting, 8:45 a.m., 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Whatcom County Public Health Advisory Board meeting, 10 a.m., 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

City of Mount Vernon Civil Service Commission meeting, 11 a.m., 910 Cleveland Ave.

Agenda online.

City of Bellingham Broadband Advisory Workgroup meeting, 6 p.m., virtual meeting 

Agenda may be posted in advance.


COMMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Bellingham City Council general public comment. Deadline: Aug. 1

Public comment period opens midnight of the previous City Council meeting and closes at midnight on the evening of this Council meeting.

Proposals for roundabout art. Deadline: Aug. 5, 2022

The City of Bellingham seeks an artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install artwork at a roundabout located on Cordata Parkway and Horton Road. The deadline to respond to the project is noon on Aug. 5, 2022.

For the complete qualifications and submittal requirements, visit the city’s webpage.

Lorraine Ellis Park playground. Deadline: Aug. 18, 2022

The City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department is planning to replace the existing playground at Lorraine Ellis Park, located in the Columbia Neighborhood on West Illinois Street. The online survey is open July 22 through Aug. 18.

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.

Pedestrian and bicycle master plans. Deadline: Spring 2023

The pedestrian and bicycle master plans are each city-wide plans that identify future projects to create a more walkable and ridable community.

Public engagement is an integral part of both plan updates and will be used to inform projects, programs and priorities for further building out Bellingham’s pedestrian and bicycle networks for people of all ages and abilities to safely and conveniently walk, bike and roll. Survey online


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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