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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/28/2021 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
VIRTUAL MEETING (TO PARTICIPATE, SEE INSTRUCTIONS AT www.whatcomcounty.us/joinvirtualcouncil OR CALL 360.778.5010), AGENDA REVISED 9.28.2021
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Draft Minutes Draft Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet, Agenda Revision for 9.28.2021
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsAudio/Video
MIN2021-071 11.Minutes ConsentJoint Health Board / PHAB for September 7, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2021-072 12.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for September 14, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2021-073 13.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for September 14, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2021-074 14.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole Executive Session for September 21, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
MIN2021-075 15.Minutes ConsentWater Work Session for September 21, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details -
AB2021-500 11.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting amendments to the Whatcom County Zoning Code Relating to Temporary Homeless Facility RegulationsADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-414 12.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance granting Cascade Natural Gas Corporation a franchise for the transportation of natural gas in Whatcom CountyWITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2021-503 13.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution authorizing the sale of surplus personal property pursuant to WCC 1.10APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-508 14.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance for Installation of a Stop Sign on Northshore RoadADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-515 15.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution in the matter of the Whatcom County Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for the years 2022 through 2027APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-516 16.Resolution (FCZDBS) Requiring a Public HearingResolution adopting the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Six-Year Water Resources Improvement Program for the years 2022 through 2027 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-359 17.Special Council Only ItemRequest for public comment related to the Whatcom County Wildlife Advisory Committee’s recommendation regarding Nomination of Species of Local Importance and request for Council motion to designate four wildlife species as “Species of Local Importance”APPOINTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-488 11.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to execute a contract amendment between Code Publishing Company and Whatcom County for legal code publishing servicesAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-513 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a transfer option agreement between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council for the property located at Laurel and Forest streets for the appraised amount of $1,230,000   Action details Media Media
AB2021-517 13.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Ecology for solid waste planning and implementation activities, in the amount of $732,835AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-526 14.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Commerce for FY18 Justice Assistance Grant, in the amount of $155,053.00AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-529 15.ContractRequest approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office in order to secure matching funds for the VanderWerff Agricultural Conservation Easement through the Conservation Easement ProgramAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-530 16.AgreementRequest approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office in order to secure matching funds for the Moors Forestry Conservation Easement through the Conservation Easement ProgramAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-532 17.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families for high quality home visiting services to vulnerable families, in the amount of $355,339AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-540 18.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with the United States Department of Interior, Geological Survey in the amount of $145,225 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-542 19.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between the State of Washington Puget Sound Partnership and the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, acting as the fiscal agent for the Local Integrating Organization (LIO) to coordinate the County LIO (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)   Action details Media Media
AB2021-554 110.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Northwest Youth Services to support operations at the Ground Floor Day Use Center in the amount of $10,000 for a total amended contract amount of $145,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-557 111.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Catholic Community Services to provide behavioral health support at Francis Place and other permanent supportive housing programs in the amount of $60,757 for a total amended contract amount of $306,173AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-562 112.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and G6 Hospitality Group to extend the agreement for an additional three months   Action details Media Media
AB2021-513 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a transfer option agreement between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council for the property located at Laurel and Forest streets for the appraised amount of $1,230,000AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-542 19.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between the State of Washington Puget Sound Partnership and the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District, acting as the fiscal agent for the Local Integrating Organization (LIO) to coordinate the County LIO (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-562 112.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and G6 Hospitality Group to extend the agreement for an additional three monthsAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-512 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 14, in the amount of $315,947ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-522 12.Resolution (FCZDBS)Resolution amending the Flood Control Zone District 2021 budget, request no. 3, in the amount of $175,000 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)RECONSIDERED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-527 13.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with Cascadia Policy Solutions, LLC, for the purpose of developing and implementing a collaborative water solutions table in the amount of $190,000 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)A GENERIC PASS  Action details Media Media
AB2021-522 12.Resolution (FCZDBS)Resolution amending the Flood Control Zone District 2021 budget, request no. 3, in the amount of $175,000 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-533 14.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with Kramer Consulting, Inc. for facilitation services for the WRIA 1 Drainage Based Management Pilot Project in the amount of $100,000 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)   Action details Media Media
AB2021-527 13.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with Cascadia Policy Solutions, LLC, for the purpose of developing and implementing a collaborative water solutions table in the amount of $190,000 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)REFERRED TO COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-533 14.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with Kramer Consulting, Inc. for facilitation services for the WRIA 1 Drainage Based Management Pilot Project in the amount of $100,000 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-534 15.Request for MotionRequest Council approval of the 2021-2023 Criminal Justice Treatment Account Plan UpdateAPPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-545 16.InterlocalRequest authorization for County Executive to enter into an Interlocal Grant Agreement between Whatcom County and the Administrative Office of the Courts to reimburse Whatcom County for extraordinary costs associated with the Blake decision in the amount of $1,790,621AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-551 17.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council to operate the Whatcom Homeless Service Center in the amount of $162,400 for a total amended contract amount of $1,113,951AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-555 18.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Pacific Security to provide COVID-related security services in the amount of $51,752 for a total amended contract amount of $123,488AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-424 19.OrdinanceOrdinance adopting amendments to the Whatcom County Code Title 20, Zoning to allow and regulate Battery Energy Storage SystemsHELD IN COMMITTEEPass Action details -
AB2021-209 110.ResolutionResolution regarding permanent affordability of childcare in Whatcom CountyHELD IN COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-525 211.Request for MotionDiscussion and request for Council motion regarding request for proposals (RFP) for independent review of the response to the COVID-19 pandemicDISCUSSED AND MOTION(S) APPROVED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-528 112.ResolutionResolution approving the Water District 13 Small Water System Management PlanAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-538 113.ResolutionResolution setting regular Whatcom County Council meeting dates for 2022HELD IN COUNCILPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-559 11.Council AppointmentCouncil appointment to fill vacancies on the Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee - Applicant(s): Ravyn Whitewolf and Charlie HawkinsAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-546 11.Executive AppointmentRequest confirmation of the County Executive’s appointment of Elizabeth Lorence to the Marine Resources CommitteeCONFIRMEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-578 11.Request for MotionRequest authorization for the Whatcom County Prosecutor’s Office to join Whatcom County with several other counties and the Washington State Association of Counties as a plaintiff in Benton County, et al. v. State of Washington filed in the King County Superior Court, an action seeking a declaratory judgment regarding obligations under State v. BlakeAPPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-547 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 15, in the amount of $859,440SUBSTITUTE INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-549 12.OrdinanceOrdinance establishing the Central Plaza Tenant Improvements Fund and establishing a project based budget for the Central Plaza Tenant Improvements ProjectINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-561 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Ordinance No. 2021-045 (Review of Response to COVID-19 Pandemic)INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-185 14.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code 9.32, Unlawful Discharge of Firearms, to establish a no shooting zone in the Drayton Harbor area of Whatcom CountyINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-539 15.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting amendments to the Six-Year Capital Improvement Program for Whatcom County Facilities (2021-2026)INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-543 16.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting Zoning amendments relating to density credits in the UR4 zone in the Birch Bay UGA, density credits for accessory dwelling units, and modifying the minimum lot size, width, depth and other requirements in the Urban Residential zoneINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-544 17.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting amendments to the Unified Fee Schedule relating to density credit fees for increasing the size of accessory dwelling unitsINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media



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