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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2021 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 12.6.2021
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Draft Minutes Draft Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet, AGENDA REVISION NOTICE 12.6.2021
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsAudio/Video
AB2021-722 11.Executive AppointmentRequest confirmation of the County Executive’s appointment of Allison Hunt, M.D. to serve as Whatcom County Medical ExaminerCONFIRMEDPass Action details Media Media
MIN2021-088 11.Minutes ConsentSpecial Council for November 17, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2021-089 12.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole Executive Session for November 23, 2021APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-699 21.PresentationReport on the WHAT-COMM discussions related to consolidating the Fire/EMS and Police 911 dispatch facilitiesPRESENTED AND DISCUSSED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-654 11.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Shoreline Management Program Periodic Update 2020SUBSTITUTE APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-733 12.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance Authorizing the Levy of Taxes for Conservation Futures Purposes for 2022ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-685 11.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Catholic Community Services to provide housing case management services in the amount of $336,678 for a total amended contract amount of $505,017AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-687 12.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Lydia Place to provide housing case management services in the amount of $377,158 for a total amended contract amount of $600,839AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-688 13.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Northwest Youth Services to provide housing case management services in the amount of $357,542 for a total amended contract amount of $565,310AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-690 14.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and YWCA Bellingham to provide housing case management services in the amount of $78,565 for a total amended contract amount of $117,498AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-691 15.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Lydia Place to provide emergency housing for families in the amount of $493,074 for a total amended contract amount of $847,996AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-698 16.ContractRequest authorization to amend and extend the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement for the period January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-701 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 $1,650,248 for a total amended contract amount of $4,158,271AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-702 18.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Mount Baker Foothills Chamber and Visitor Center for operations and tourism, in the amount of $110,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-705 19.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Tune-Up Events, LLC to promote Whatcom County tourism in the amount of $50,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-706 110.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington Traffic Safety Commission for high visibility enforcement patrols, in the amount of $7,800.00AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-707 111.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington Traffic Safety Commission for high visibility enforcement patrols, in the amount of $15,000.00.AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-710 112.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism for operational and tourism related activities in the amount of $290,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-711 113.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce for operational costs associated with the visitor center in the amount of $110,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-739 114.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a three-year agreement, using the State of Washington contract, between Whatcom County and Insight Public Sector for the NeoGov Insight online recruitment software, in the amount of $47,610.25AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-743 21.ResolutionResolution eliminating the barriers to removing excess gravel from the Nooksack RiverHELD IN COMMITTEEPass Action details -
AB2021-616 12.ResolutionResolution adopting the Whatcom County Natural Hazards Mitigation PlanAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-675 13.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)APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-671 14.OrdinanceOrdinance Closing Sheriff’s Records Management System Project Fund 344ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-673 15.OrdinanceOrdinance Establishing the Northwest Annex Redevelopment Fund and Establishing a Project Based Budget for the Northwest Annex Redevelopment ProjectADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-679 16.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 18, in the amount of $7,038,925ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-681 17.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 3, in the amount of $1,144,763ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-683 18.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council to provide housing case management services in the amount of $527,316 for a total amended contract amount of $790,974AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-716 19.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Commerce for less-than-lethal equipment, in the amount of $69,884.00AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-719 110.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement amendment between Whatcom County and Whatcom Conservation District for PIC Program support, in the amount of $826,182 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-721 111.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the Whatcom Conservation District for farm planning services and financial assistance, in the amount of $115,021 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone district Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-724 112.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Department of Natural Resources for Nooksack River lidar topographic and bathymetric mapping (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-725 113.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to accept Midwest Employer Casualty renewal option 2 for insurance protection for the self-insured workers’ compensation program in 2022AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-727 114.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham operating through the Bellingham Fire Department for administering a paramedic training program in the amount of $865,478AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-728 115.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 electionADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-729 116.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Fire Protection District No. 7 for reimbursement of wages and benefits for 3 paramedic students in an amount of $375,033AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-730 117.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and North Whatcom Fire and Rescue to reimburse the wages and benefits of 1 paramedic student in the amount of $120,275AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-731 118.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham working through the Bellingham Fire Department for reimbursement of personnel costs assocated with the hiring of up to six department lateral employees in the amount of $364,116AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-734 119.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council for providing a 5,000 square foot child care facility located in a qualified census tract in the amount of $1,000,000AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-735 120.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Opportunity Council for the development of affordable housing for low-income households in Whatcom County in the amount of $3,000,000SUBSTITUTE AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-736 121.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Fire Protection District No. 7 to reimburse the District for training costs associated with lateral hires in the amount of $121,372AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-737 122.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a 9-year agreement between Whatcom County and Pictometry International Corporation for three oblique and orthogonal aerial imagery flights of western Whatcom County, in the amount of $489,600AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-738 123.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Allison Hunt, M.D. for fulfilling the duties of Whatcom County Medical Examiner in the amount of $1,838,739 NOTE: A substitute contract was authorized by Councilmembers with a revised amount of $2,463,153 for an additional year of service.SUBSTITUTE AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-740 124.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Northwest Regional Council for nursing services in the jail in the amended amount of $85,816.00 for a total contract amount of $1,500,790.00AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-713 125.ResolutionResolution in the matter of considering vacating an unnamed alley within the Plat of Lummi Park on Lummi IslandAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-704 11.Council AppointmentRequest Council appointment of Eli Wainman to the Stakeholder Advisory Committee for the Justice ProjectAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-678 11.Special Council Only ItemApproval of standing Special County Council meeting dates for 2022APPROVED BY THE COUNCILMEMBERSPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-745 12.Special Council Only ItemAppointment of members to serve on pro and con statement writing committees for a proposed ballot measure to establish a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility AreaAPPOINTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-747 11.ResolutionResolution to amend Resolution 2021-046 changing the dates of the CEDS report to 2022-2026APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-748 12.Bid AwardRequest approval for the County Executive to award Bid #21-05 and enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Andgar Corporation for the 3rd Floor Judges' Chambers HVAC project, in the amount $112,281.60AUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-749 13.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Department of Social and Health Services for DSHS to reimburse for Court Commissioner’s ServiceAUTHORIZEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-606 11.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting amendments to the Whatcom County Code Title 20, Zoning, to provide additional affordable housing options, including allowing and regulating tiny homes and allowing duplexes in planned unit developmentsWITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2021-664 12.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance establishing a speed limit on a portion of Alderson RoadINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-715 13.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance granting Zayo Group, LLC, a franchise for the provision of telecommunications servicesINTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media



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