The possibility of terminating an agreement to bring Western Washington University to the waterfront was one of the main points of interest at the Port of Bellingham Commission regular meeting on Feb. 19, 2019
Port Commissioners addressed the impacts to Lummi Treaty Rights from historical changes to Bellingham Bay, Drayton Harbor and cleanup of the I&J Waterway Site; these were the main points of interest at the Port’s regular meeting on Feb. 5, 2019.
Whatcom County will continue to operate its severe winter weather emergency shelter at the Civic Center Building in downtown Bellingham until the morning of March 1, 2019.
Dave Onkels, lead negotiator for the Land Use Caucus has submitted a letter to the Department of Ecology emphasizing their intentions to enforce this law.
If you were unable to attend the dozens of obscure public (and not-so-public) local water-policy meetings that have taken place over the past year, you are sure to find Mr. Eskridge’s commentary highly informative.
The public meeting was called to order at 2:00 pm and immediately recessed to a closed executive session so board members could discuss potential litigation and potential real estate transactions. The meeting reconvened at 4:30 pm. Board President Ken Bell, Vice President Bobby Briscoe and Secretary Michael Bell were all present. No formal action was taken during the closed executive session.