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File #: AB2021-745    Version: 1
Type: Special Council Only Item Status: Appointed
File created: 11/30/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action: 12/7/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Appointment of members to serve on pro and con statement writing committees for a proposed ballot measure to establish a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area
Attachments: 1. Pro-Con Committee Member Sheet
Related files: AB2021-473

Primary Contact Email:    DBrown@co.whatcom.wa.us

 

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Appointment of members to serve on pro and con statement writing committees for a proposed ballot measure to establish a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area

 

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Per RCW 29A.32.280, the Council will formally appoint a committee to prepare arguments advocating voters' approval of the two measures listed below and shall formally appoint a committee to prepare arguments advocating voters' rejection of the two measures.  The Council will appoint persons known to favor the measure to serve on the committee advocating approval and shall, whenever possible, appoint persons known to oppose the measure to serve on the committee advocating rejection. Each committee shall have not more than three members, however, a committee may seek the advice of any person or persons. If the Council fails to make such appointments, the county auditor shall whenever possible make the appointments.

 

PROPOSAL  - ESTABLISH A BIRCH BAY LIBRARY CAPITAL FACILITY AREA

On December 7, 2021, the Whatcom County Council will consider adopting an ordinance requesting the Whatcom County Auditor include on the ballot at the February 2022 Special Election the question of establishing a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area to finance a new library facility in Birch Bay.  This ordinance will submit to the qualified voters within the boundaries of the proposed district, as requested by the Whatcom County Library System Board of Trustees, a proposal to establish a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area to finance a new library facility in Birch Bay.




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