2018-Jan 23: Organizing for Whatcom County – Citizen Journalist Report

In News, Organizing for Whatcom County, Wake Up Whatcom by commonnw

Subject: Report on Surface Water Meeting

The Surface Water Work Session, (County Council) met today, Executive Jack Louws and his Executive Assistant, Tyler Schroder, gave a lengthy presentation on ESSB 6091, the ‘Hirst Fix’.  The County has one year, February 2019, to come up with a plan which addresses how ‘ exempt wells’ now and future ones will not impair Nooksack water flow.  Jack said the ‘Planning Unit’ is the designated body to bring forth this plan.  Much more was discussed during the session and much more will be discussed at the Planning Unit meeting, Wednesday evening.

All well owners are encouraged to attend the Planning Unit Meeting, Wednesday, January 24,  6:00 – 8:00 pm. at  the Garden Room Conference,( located on the corner across from Bellingham Library and City Hall).  Executive Jack Louws and Assistant Exec. will be there to explain to the Planning Unit the work that has to be accomplished in one year, and the assistance which will need to be provided to do this.

Come and get informed, Wednesday, January 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Garden Room Conference.