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?
Whatcom Agriculture…Is There A Future for Farmers to Survive in Whatcom County and Washington State?
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.
Council passes 6th-moratorium on Cherry Point Industries ‘and’ voted to use tax dollars to pay Cascadia Law (environmental law firm based in Seattle, WA) to rewrite the Cherry Point Industrial zoning regulations, aka “Cherry Point Comp Plan Update,” with the intent to send to your Whatcom County Planning Commission for review and advisement to the Council.
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.