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Meeting Name: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2021 10:05 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
VIRTUAL MEETING - ADJOURNS BY 12:15 P.M. (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: Minutes Minutes Meeting Extra2: Action Summary Action Summary  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet
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AB2021-723 11.ReportUpdate on the November 2021 Atmospheric River FloodREPORTED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-672 12.PresentationPresentation from the Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management regarding the Whatcom County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan UpdatePRESENTED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-616 11.ResolutionResolution adopting the Whatcom County Natural Hazards Mitigation PlanRECOMMENDED FOR APPROVALPass 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)RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVALPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-693 11.DiscussionDiscussion with Council regarding development of new EDI funded Workforce Housing programDISCUSSED AND MOTION(S) APPROVED  Action details Media Media
AB2021-671 11.OrdinanceOrdinance Closing Sheriff’s Records Management System Project Fund 344RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass 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 ProjectRECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-679 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2021 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 18, in the amount of $7,038,925RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-681 14.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 3, in the amount of $1,144,763RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-683 15.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 $790,974RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-716 16.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 $69,884.00RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-719 17.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)RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-721 18.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)RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-724 19.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)RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-725 110.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 2022RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-727 111.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 $865,478RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-728 112.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 electionRECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-729 113.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 $375,033RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-730 114.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 $120,275RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-731 115.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 $364,116RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-734 116.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 $1,000,000RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-735 117.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 RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-736 118.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 $121,372RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-737 119.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 $489,600RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-738 120.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 RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-740 121.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 $1,500,790.00RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass 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 $505,017RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $600,839RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $565,310RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $117,498RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $847,996RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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, 2022RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $4,158,271RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $110,000RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $50,000RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $7,800.00RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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.RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $290,000RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $110,000RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION 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 $47,610.25RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATION BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2021-747 11.ResolutionResolution to amend Resolution 2021-046 changing the dates of the CEDS report to 2022-2026RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVALPass 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 $112,281.60RECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass 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 ServiceRECOMMENDED FOR AUTHORIZATIONPass Action details Media Media



Whatcom County, Washington
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