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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/23/2021 6:00 PM Minutes status: Draft Minutes  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
VIRTUAL MEETING (TO PARTICIPATE, SEE INSTRUCTIONS AT www.whatcomcounty.us/joinvirtualcouncil OR CALL 360.778.5010); AGENDA REVISED 11.22.2021 AND 11.23.2021
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Draft Minutes Draft Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet, AGENDA REVISION - REVISED 11.23.2021
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsAudio/Video
MIN2021-084 11.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole Executive Session for November 9, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2021-085 12.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for November 9, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2021-086 13.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for November 9, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2021-087 14.Minutes ConsentWater Work Session for November 16, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-628 11.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 1, in the amount of $50,655,096SUBSTITUTE ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-622 12.Resolution (FCZDBS) Requiring a Public HearingResolution adopting the 2022 budget for the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District and Subzones (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)APPROVED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-623 13.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for Countywide Emergency Medical Purposes for 2022ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-630 14.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for Conservation Futures Purposes for 2022DISCUSSED AND MOTION(S) APPROVED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-630 1 Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for Conservation Futures Purposes for 2022HEARD PUBLIC TESTIMONY  Action details -
AB2021-632 15.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of 2022 Property Taxes for County Road PurposesADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-633 16.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for County and State Purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the Year of 2022ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-634 17.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Limiting the 2022 General Fund Property Tax LevyADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-635 18.Resolution (FCZDBS) Requiring a Public HearingResolution Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District for 2022APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-654 1 Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update 2020   Action details -
AB2021-648 19.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting amendments to WCC Title 20 (Zoning) regulating the production, processing, and retail sales of recreational marijuana in Whatcom County and repealing Ordinance No. 2021-066REFERRED TO COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-654 1 Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update 2020DISCUSSED AND MOTION(S) APPROVED  Action details -
AB2021-654 1 Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update 2020HEARD PUBLIC TESTIMONY  Action details -
AB2021-662 11.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Northwest Workforce Council to provide reimbursement of wages and benefits for eligible temporary employees working in various COVID-related positions, in the estimated amount of $165,000 for a total estimated contract amount of $495,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-663 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Lifeline Connections to provide jail behavioral health services, in the amount of $64,440AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-669 13.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the Whatcom Conservation District for Domestic-Municipal Water Use Efficiency Project assistance in the amount of $39,942 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-670 14.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Julota to provide tracking and monitoring of services and care provided to individuals frequently seen by the GRACE and LEAD Programs, in the amount of $61,350AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-677 15.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and US Imaging, Inc., in the amount of $70,656.11AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-682 16.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and US Imaging, Inc. to complete the digital image enhancement project in the amount of $28,966.05 for a total amended contract amount of $156,966.05AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-684 17.ResolutionResolution ordering the cancellation of unredeemed checks (warrants) more than one year oldAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-686 18.ResolutionResolution ordering the cancellation of accounts receivable incurred prior to 2020APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-689 19.InterlocalRequest approval for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal cooperative purchasing agreement with Stevens County which will allow utilization of reciprocal competitively bid contracts, pursuant to RCW Chapter 39.34 Interlocal Cooperation ActAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-616 11.ResolutionResolution adopting the Whatcom County Natural Hazards Mitigation PlanWITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2021-675 12.Resolution (FCZDBS)Resolution adopting the Whatcom County Multi-jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)WITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2021-653 13.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a three year interlocal agreement among Whatcom County and the Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham to provide economic development services and complete special projects that promote beneficial outcomes for the parties, in the amount of $2,084,322AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-627 14.OrdinanceOrdinance Amending the Project Budget for the E. Smith/Hannegan Road Intersection Improvements Fund, Request No. 2ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-636 15.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the Birch Bay Lynden Rd & Blaine Rd Intersection Improvements Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the Birch Bay Lynden Rd & Blaine Rd Intersection Improvements Fund; CRP #906001ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-637 16.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the Goshen Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 248 Replacement Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the Goshen Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 248 Replacement Fund; CRP #920003ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-638 17.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the North Fork Road/Kenney Creek Fish Passage Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the North Fork Road/Kenney Creek Fish Passage Fund; CRP #919007ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-640 18.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 2, in the amount of $12,007,450ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-641 19.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the Jackson Road/Terrell Creek Bridge No. 81 Replacement Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the Jackson Road/Terrell Creek Bridge No. 81 Replacement Fund; CRP #917004ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-650 110.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code (WCC) 3.08.060 (Purchasing System) to update the small public works roster process to award public works contracts under WCC 3.08.095 and to establish consulting services roster award process for architectural, engineering, and other professional servicesADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-667 111.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the Whatcom Conservation District for Lake Whatcom Homeowner Incentive Program assistance in the amount of $97,275.61AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-680 112.Bid AwardRequest approval for the County Executive to award Bid #21-68 for the purchase of 80 each FN303 Mark 2 Less-Lethal Launchers, associated equipment, and related accessories to Arms Unlimited Incorporated, in an amount not to exceed $86,062.98AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-696 113.Request for MotionApproval to send letter to Mayor of Bellingham regarding reinstating BTV broadcast of County Council meetingsAMENDED AND APPROVED BY THE COUNCILMEMBERS  Action details Media Media
AB2021-661 114.Request for MotionRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into the proposed settlement agreement in Whatcom Farm Bureau, et al. v. Whatcom County, GMHB Case No. 18-2-0001APPROVED REQUESTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-728 11.OrdinanceOrdinance requesting that the Whatcom County Auditor include the question of establishing a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area to finance a new library facility in Birch Bay on the ballot at the February special electionINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-732 12.OrdinanceOrdinance (emergency) amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 20, in the amount of $500,000 to cover emergency response costs related to countywide floodingADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-733 13.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for Conservation Futures Purposes for 2022INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-671 11.OrdinanceOrdinance Closing Sheriff’s Records Management System Project Fund 344INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-673 12.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the Northwest Annex Redevelopment Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the Northwest Annex Redevelopment ProjectINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-679 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 18, in the amount of $7,038,925INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-681 14.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 3, in the amount of $1,144,763INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-654 1 Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update 2020INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details -



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