On Wednesday, March 6th, a panel of representatives comprised from local farming interests participated in the Common Threads Forum, Whatcom Agriculture – Is There A Future for Farming in Whatcom County?
The Dept. of Ecology does not plan to change fees, in-stream flow levels or require metering for new well owners in Whatcom County.
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.
The saga continues as Whatcom County seeks a conclusion that best supports the rural property owners to have affordable access to water.
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.