Civic Agenda

Civic agenda: June 16 – June 22, 2022

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input
June 16, 2022 at 6:00 a.m.

By CDN Staff

THURSDAY, June 16

Whatcom Transportation Authority Board meeting, 8 a.m., 4011 Bakerview Spur or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Skagit County Commissioners public hearing, 9 a.m., 1800 Continental Pl., Mount Vernon, or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

Washington Department of Natural Resources Wildland Fire Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Lynden Community Development Committee meeting, 4 p.m., 300 Fourth St.

Agenda online.

Nooksack Valley School District Board meeting, 7 p.m., District Office room 211

Agenda online.

City of Bellingham Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., 210 Lottie St. or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

MONDAY, June 20

Ferndale City Council meeting, 6 p.m., 5694 Second Ave.

Agenda may be posted in advance.

TUESDAY, June 21

Whatcom County Council (multiple meetings), 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham or virtual meeting 

Agenda may be posted in advance. Council committees meet at 9:30 a.m. (Climate Action and Natural Resources); 10:05 a.m. (Finance and Administrative Services); 2 p.m. (Public Works & Health), 1:35 p.m. (Public Works & Health); 2:50 p.m. (Criminal Justice and Public Safety); 3:30 p.m. (Committee of the Whole); 6 p.m. (Council).

Port of Bellingham Board of Commissioners meeting, 3 p.m., 1801 Roeder Ave. or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Bellingham Design Review Board meeting, 3 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

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

Agenda online.

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

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Bellingham Immigration Advisory Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Point Roberts Community Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m., 1437 Gulf Rd. or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

WEDNESDAY, June 22

Washington Department of Natural Resources Trust Land Transfer meeting, 3 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Anacortes Planning Commission meeting, 6 p.m., 904 6th St. or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Mount Vernon City Council meeting, 7 p.m., 1805 Continental Pl. or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Meridian School District Board meeting, 7 p.m., 194 W. Laurel Rd.

Agenda may be posted in advance.


COMMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Maplewood/Mcleod Park Master Plan. Deadline: June 26, 2022

The City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department invites you to participate in the master planning and naming of a new Birchwood Neighborhood park! The seven-acre Maplewood Mcleod Park is located at 2927 W Maplewood Ave. between Maplewood Ave. and Cherrywood Ave. Survey online. 

Bellingham Consolidated Plan. Deadline: June 30, 2022

Every five years the city must create a plan to prioritize how it will spend funding to best address homelessness, affordable housing and the lack of childcare issues. Before making this plan, the City would like to hear from the community. Survey online.

Whatcom County Food System Committee Survey. Deadline: July 1, 2022

Community members are invited to participate in an online survey to gather input on Whatcom County’s food system and proposed goals for a revised food plan. The food system is a network of people and activities connecting production, transformation (processing), distribution, consumption, and food waste management. It also addresses policies, influences, and imbalances. Survey online.

Whatcom Racial Equity Commission Public Engagement Survey. Deadline: July 1, 2022

The City of Bellingham and Whatcom County have partnered with the Chuckanut Health Foundation to develop recommendations for the scope and structure of a proposed Whatcom Racial Equity Commission, expected to be presented to the City and County councils for consideration by Fall 2022. This work is in service to the goal of creating a Whatcom County where every person is able to live, thrive, and belong for who they are, as they are, regardless of race. Survey online.

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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