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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/7/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
AGENDA REVISED 5/6/2019 (SEE REVISION NOTICE)
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet, Agenda Revision for May 7
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AB2019-167 11.OrdinanceOrdinance granting Glenhaven Lakes Club Inc. a franchise and the right, privilege, and authority thereunder to locate, set, erect, lay, construct, extend, support, attach, connect, maintain, repair, replace, enlarge, operate and use facilities in, upon, over, under, along, across and through the franchise area to allow for the provision of water servicesHEARD PUBLIC TESTIMONYPass Action details -
AB2019-223 12.OrdinanceWhatcom County Comprehensive Plan amendments concerning the Lummi Island Ferry; the proposal would modify a policy relating to ferry level of service and delete a policy relating to a ferry feasibility study (Recommended motion: Forward for concurrent review. This ordinance cannot be adopted this evening. The Council must consider initiated comprehensive plan amendments concurrently so that the cumulative effect of the various proposals can be evaluated. All proposed amendments will be scheduled together for final adoption at a later date.)FORWARDED FOR CONCURRENT REVIEWPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-248 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule to include language regarding reducing recidivism, job loss, and education disruption caused by low income County residents serving jail time in other jurisdictions by allowing them to continue to attend school or work if the offense allows for day release in Whatcom CountyADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-267 11.AgreementRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County, Whatcom Counseling and Psychiatric Clinic, Inc. and T-Mobile West LLC for Third Amendment to Site Easement with OptionsAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-250 12.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter in to a Cooperative Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers for repairs to the Twin View Levee along the left bank of the Nooksack River near the town of Everson in the amount of $357,500 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-211 13.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an Interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and North Sound Behavioral Health Organization to provide match funds for continuing The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) federal grant activities in Whatcom County, in the amount of $75,469AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-254 14.Bid AwardRequest authorization for the County Executive to award Bid #19-25 and enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Cowden, Inc., for the supply of crushed aggregate to be stockpiled at various Whatcom County pit sites including Point Roberts, Lummi Island and Whatcom County’s Abel Pit and used by the Public Works-Maintenance and Operations Division for the annual chip sealing program; additionally, work shall include hauling of ditching waste material from Point Roberts to Whatcom County mainland, in the amount of $843,248.00AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-273 15.Special Executive Only ItemRequest approval of the Economic Development Investment (EDI) Board’s recommendations for funding of the Port of Bellingham’s request for a grant in the amount of $750,000, and of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s request for a grant in the amount of $515,000APPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-262 16.ResolutionResolution in the matter of considering vacation of Safsten RoadAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-266 17.Special Executive Only ItemConsideration of citizen appeal of address change due to road naming requirementAPPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-255 18.Special Executive Only ItemRequest County Council review and approval of the Public Participation Plan for Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations (this plan will guide public participation efforts relating to comprehensive plan and development regulation amendments)SUBSTITUTE REQUEST AMENDED AND APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-200 21.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Business/Industry representative, partial term ending 1/31/2020, applicant: Rodd Pemble (committee provides ongoing public input and advise to Whatcom County on solid waste management issues)APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-235 22.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Wildlife Advisory Committee, applicant: Trevor Delgado (committee advises the Whatcom County Planning and Development Services Department staff and the Whatcom County Council on the value of wildlife and habitat management issues as they relate to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan)APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-240 23.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Surface Mining Advisory Committee, representing Forestry, applicant: Aubrey Stargell (committee advises the Whatcom County Planning and Development services Department and the Whatcom County Council on implementing a surface mining regulatory program consistent with the comprehensive Plan)APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-242 24.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to fill one vacancy on the Business and Commerce Advisory Committee, representing for-profit, applicants: Mr. Dana Weber, Ms. Valeri Wade, and Sarah Rothenbuhler (no two appointed members may represent or be employed by the same company or organization)APPOINTED  Action details Media Media
AB2019-249 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code to restructure the Public Health Advisory BoardINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-263 12.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2019 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $907,787INTRODUCEDPass Action details -
AB2019-265 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the project budget for the Public Safety Radio System Fund, request no. 1INTRODUCEDPass Action details -
AB2019-261 14.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Business and Commerce Advisory Committee, representing Health Care Industry, applicant: Debbie Ahl (committee advises the Whatcom County Council on issues that could impact local businesses, industry, or economic developmentINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-268 15.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Surface Mining Advisory Committee, applicants: Leslie Dempsey (representing citizen who lives in close proximity to active mining or mineral overlay area), Harvill Freeland and Scott Hulse (civil or geo-technical engineer with no direct or indirect financial business ties to the industry), Brad Davis (surface mining material user). Christopher Secrist (Geologist) - (this committee advises the Whatcom County Planning and Development Services Department and the Whatcom County Council on implementing a surface mining regulatory program consistent with the comprehensive plan)INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-272 16.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to the Forestry Advisory Committee, forest product manufacturer representative, term ending 1/31/2023, applicant: Eric Jacoby (committee provides review and recommendations to the Whatcom County Council on issues that affect the forestry industry)INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-285 17.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 3, requiring that public funds used for construction projects do double duty by also providing apprentices with job training hours to meet the requirements necessary to become the next generation of skilled trades personsINTRODUCEDPass Action details -



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