Civic Agenda

Civic Agenda: June 23 – June 29, 2022

This week's meetings, hearings and opportunities for public input
June 23, 2022 at 5:20 a.m.

By By CDN staff

THURSDAY, June 23

Blaine City Council special meeting, 3:45 p.m., 435 Martin St., Suite 4000 or virtual meeting

Agenda online.

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

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Bellingham Lake Whatcom Watershed 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.

MONDAY, June 27

Washington Department of Natural Resources Forest Practices Board special meeting, 9 a.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

City of Bellingham Public Works and Natural Resources Committee meeting, 1 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Bellingham Committee Of The Whole meeting, 5 p.m., 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.

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

Agenda may be posted in advance.

Bellingham City Council regular meeting, 7 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

TUESDAY, June 28

Whatcom County PUD Commission meeting, 8 a.m., 2007 Cherry St., Ferndale, or virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.

City of Bellingham Tourism Commission meeting, 3:30 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda online.

City of Bellingham Historic Preservation Commission meeting, 7 p.m., virtual meeting

Agenda may be posted in advance.


COMMENT AND PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Maplewood/Mcleod Park Master Plan. Deadline: June 26

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 and Cherrywood avenues. Survey online. 

Bellingham Consolidated Plan. Deadline: June 30

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 child care. Before making this plan, the city would like to hear from the community. Survey online.

Whatcom County Food System Committee Survey. Deadline: July 1

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

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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