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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/21/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet
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MIN2019-034 11.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for April 9, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2019-035 12.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for April 9, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2019-036 13.Minutes ConsentSurface Water Work Session for April 16, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2019-037 14.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for April 23, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2019-038 15.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for April 23, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2019-039 16.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for May 7, 2019APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
AB2019-249 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code to restructure the Public Health Advisory BoardADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details -
AB2019-172 11.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Meridian School District for a five year lease of the Sheriff’s Office sub-station at 194 W. Laurel with a total cost of $59,977AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-286 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Herrera Environmental Consultants to do a Comprehensive Bioinfiltration Swale Evaluation of the Geneva Retrofits in the amount of $99,821AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-290 13.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and the County Road Administrative Board in order to receive Rural Arterial Preservation grant funding for the Birch Bay/Lynden Road Pavement Rehabilitation project, Enterprise Road to Rathbone Road, in the amount of $165,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-291 14.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and the County Road Administrative Board in order to receive Rural Arterial Preservation grant funding for the East Smith Road Pavement Rehabilitation project, Hannegan Road to Everson-Goshen Road, in the amount of $1,035,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-298 15.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into the 2019-2020 collective bargaining agreement between Whatcom County and Professional and Technical Employees, Local 17AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-296 11.ResolutionResolution affirming the PDR Oversight Committee ranking and authorizing Whatcom County Purchase of Development Rights Administrator and Whatcom County Executive to proceed with the acquisition of a forestry conservation easement on the Seed Orchard applicationAPPROVED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-297 12.ResolutionResolution authorizing Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws to act as the authorized representative on behalf of Whatcom County for Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office Washington Wildlife and Recreation Farmland and Forestland Preservation project grantsAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-263 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2019 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 7, in the amount of $907,787ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-265 14.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the project budget for the Public Safety Radio System Fund, request no. 1ADOPTEDPass Action details -
AB2019-280 15.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal between Whatcom County and Whatcom County Fire Protection District #11 to provide a supplementary notification system, in the amount of $285 a year for six yearsAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-281 16.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Whatcom County Fire Protection District #8 to provide fire protection services, in the amount of $2500 for 2019 and 2020 and in the amount of $2625 for 2021 and 2022AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-276 17.ResolutionResolution in the matter of the sale of surplus personal property and setting a date for public hearing, pursuant to WCC 1.10APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-295 18.Special Executive Only ItemRequest Council review and approval of the proposed Public Participation Plan for the 2020 Shoreline Master Program Periodic UpdateAPPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-304 19.DiscussionDiscussion regarding future scheduling of AB2019-285, a proposed ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 3 to require 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 personsDISCUSSED  Action details Media Media
AB2019-303 210.DiscussionResolution identifying 2020-2021 salary and benefits for Whatcom County elected officialsDISCUSSED  Action details Media Media
AB2019-261 21.Current Year Council AppointmentAppointment 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 developmentAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-268 22.Current Year Council AppointmentAppointment 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)NOMINATED AND APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-272 23.Current Year Council AppointmentAppointment 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)APPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-294 11.Executive AppointmentRequest confirmation of County Executive’s appointment of Raquel Vernola to the Commission on Sexual & Domestic ViolenceCONFIRMEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2019-278 11.OrdinanceOrdinance establishing a speed limit for several roads in the Bennett Drive areaINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details -
AB2019-288 12.OrdinanceOrdinance establishing a speed limit for Delta Line RoadINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details -
AB2019-289 13.OrdinanceOrdinance establishing a speed limit for several roads in the Northwest Drive areaINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details -
AB2019-306 14.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapters 11.16, 11.20, and 11.32 to protect Lake Samish water quality and shoreline propertiesINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details -
AB2019-277 15.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution authorizing the sale of surplus personal property pursuant to WCC 1.10INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media



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