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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/10/2023 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft Minutes  
Meeting location: Hybrid Meeting
HYBRID MEETING (PARTICIPATE IN-PERSON, SEE REMOTE JOIN INSTRUCTIONS AT www.whatcomcounty.us/joinvirtualcouncil, OR CALL 360.778.5010); AGENDA REVISED ON THE FOLLOWING 1.5.2023, 1.9.2023, AND 1.10.2023
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Draft Minutes Draft Minutes Meeting Extra2: Action Summary Action Summary  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet
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MIN2022-083 11.Minutes ConsentSpecial Council for December 5, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2022-084 12.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole Executive Session for December 6, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2022-085 13.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for December 6, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2023-001 14.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for December 6, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2023-006 15.Minutes ConsentSpecial Council for December 28, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-707 11.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services for administrative, management and support services in the amount of $180,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-723 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Bellingham Food Bank to procure, warehouse and distribute food and other essentials to low and very low income families in the amount of $276,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-724 13.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Clean Earth Environmental Solutions, Inc. to operate the County’s moderate risk waste facility known as Disposal of Toxics in the amount of $120,000 for a total amended contract amount of $1,320,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-726 14.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement amendment between Whatcom County and Snohomish County to implement youth cannabis and tobacco prevention activities in the amount of $31,000 for a total amended contract amount of $56,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-727 15.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement amendment between Whatcom County and Island County to implement youth cannabis and tobacco prevention activities in the amount of $25,000 for a total amended contract amount of $50,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-728 16.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Whatcom Conservation District to administer the Firewise fire risk reduction program throughout Whatcom County in the amount of $80,000WITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2022-729 17.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and United General District 304 to implement youth cannabis and tobacco prevention activities, in the amount of $81,650AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-730 18.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and San Juan County to implement youth cannabis and tobacco prevention activities in the amount of $25,000 for a total amended contract amount of $50,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-733 19.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between Whatcom County and the State of Washington Department of Ecology for Whatcom Marine Resources Committee (MRC) Operations and Projects, in the amount of $75,846.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-734 110.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and FLO Analytics to accurately map all Whatcom County solid waste landfills and their associated 1000’ buffer zones, in the amount of $51,655AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-005 111.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham for the County to provide probation services to the CityAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-006 112.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Blaine for the County to provide probation services to the CityAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-007 113.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Everson for the County to provide probation services to the CityAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-008 114.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an Interlocal Agreement between Whatcom County and the Washington State Department of Transportation, to obligate federal Emergency Relief funding in the amount of $1,840,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-012 115.ResolutionResolution to approve annual petition for refunds paid list consistent with RCW 84.69.020.APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-013 116.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Lynden for the County to provide probation services to the CityAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-014 117.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Sumas for the County to provide probation services to the CityAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-015 118.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Washington State Military Department for funding for local jurisdictions to prepare for all hazards through the sustainment and enhancement of local emergency management programs in the amount of $80,956AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-016 119.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham for the County to oversee the administration of the Domestic Violence Perpetrator Opportunity for Treatment Funding (DVPOTS)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-019 120.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Anchor QEA to prepare a multi-purpose water storage assessment for WRIA 1, in the amount of $150,000.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Contol Zone District Board of SupervisorsAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-024 121.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Master’s Touch LLC to provide printing and mailing of tax statements   Action details Media Media
AB2023-039 122.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Whatcom Conservation District in support of the Firewise Wildfire Risk Reduction Program in the amount of $80,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-041 123.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a collective bargaining agreement between Whatcom County and International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots and Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific for the period of January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-042 124.ContractRequest authorization for a Letter of Understanding between Whatcom County and the Fraternal Order of Police, Matt Herzog Memorial Lodge #24 to amend the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2024AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-043 125.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a Letter of Agreement between Whatcom County and PROTEC17 to amend the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-044 126.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission for Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Federal Financial Assistance Grant, in the amount of $18,476.57AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-024 121.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Master’s Touch LLC to provide printing and mailing of tax statementsAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-048 21.Request for MotionDiscussion and approval of letter regarding Whatcom County’s response to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources regarding Phase II of the Carbon ProjectDISCUSSED AND MOTION(S) APPROVED  Action details Media Media
AB2022-725 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Northwest Youth Services to operate the Ground Floor Day Use Center in the amount of $160,000 for a total amended contract amount of $576,770AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-731 13.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Hunt Forensics for increased costs of services in the amount of $893,449.13 for the total amount of $3,356,602HELD IN COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-001 14.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Whatcom Long Term Recovery Group to provide Housing Assistance to those impacted by the November 2021 Floods, in the amount of $2,050,000AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-040 15.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between Whatcom County and the Washington State Department of Ecology for site characterization activities at Plantation Rifle Range, in the amount of $700,000AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-047 16.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Whatcom Humane Society for animal control and shelter services in the amount of $932,218AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-640 11.Council AppointmentAppointment to fill a vacancy on Diking District #1, Applicant Carl Douglas ChannelAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-027 12.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Board of Equalization, Applicant(s): John BrutonAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-028 13.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Business and Commerce Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Chris Trout, Casey Diggs, Paul Burrill, Pete Dawson, Andrew Gamble, Debbie Ahl, Russell Tewksbury, Sarah Rothenbuhler, Ryan Allsop, Carole “CJ” Seitz, Eva Schulte, Pamela BradyAPPOINTED  Action details Media Media
AB2023-029 14.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Child and Family Well-Being Task Force, Applicant(s): Monika Mahal, Katherine Orlowski, Vann Dartt, Colton Redtfeldt, Rick Tanner, Pamela Jons, Tilda Doughty, Christina Jackson, Anne GranbergAPPOINTED  Action details Media Media
AB2023-030 15.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Climate Impact Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Derek Gremban, Ray Kamada, Stevan Harrell, Phillip Thompson, John Bosche, Michael Karp, Chris Hoops, Regina JeffriesAPPOINTED  Action details Media Media
AB2023-031 16.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Julie HirschAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-032 17.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Horticulture Pest and Disease Board, Applicant(s): Troy Kortus, John GrubbAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-033 18.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Planning Commission, Applicant(s): William Dominic MoceriAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-034 19.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Alan ChapmanAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-035 110.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Public Health Advisory Board, Applicant(s): Leah Wainman, Madison Emry, Misty Flowers, Hannah Ordos, Robyn Phillips-Madson, Susan Prosser, Adrienne Renz, Ashley Thomasson, Shu-Ling ZhaoAPPOINTED  Action details Media Media
AB2023-036 111.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Rodd PembleAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-038 112.Council AppointmentAppointment to various vacancies on the Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee, Applicant(s): Albert de Boer, Ron Bronsema, Jeff De Jong, Bruce Bosch, John Perry (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-050 113.Council AppointmentAppointments to various vacancies on the Noxious Weed Control Board, Applicant(s): Alan Yoder and Patricia LenssenAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-055 11.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an Interlocal Amendment Between Whatcom County, City of Bellingham and Fire Protection District No 7 to pays in accordance with the 2023 portion of the 2023-2028 Levy Plan which includes a 5th Medic Unit in the amount of $13,837,716AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-732 12.Memorandum of AgreementRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into the Memorandum of Understanding between the North Sound Region Participating Local Governments and North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization for the creation of the regional Opioid Abatement Council required by the One Washington Memorandum of UnderstandingAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-062 13.ResolutionResolution in support of adjudication funding in the Washington State 2023 - 2024 bienniumREFERRED TO COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2023-063 14.Request for MotionDiscussion and approval of motion to request the County Executive send a letter of support for Port of Bellingham and Whatcom County Public Utility District (PUD) #1 broadband project, with commitment of $4 million for the Port and $350,000 for the PUDAPPROVED REQUESTPass Action details -
AB2023-002 11.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance amending the Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule - ferry ratesSUBSTITUTE INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media



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