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Meeting Name: Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2022 6:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Hybrid Meeting
HYBRID MEETING (PARTICIPATE IN-PERSON, SEE REMOTE JOIN INSTRUCTIONS AT www.whatcomcounty.us/joinvirtualcouncil, OR CALL 360.778.5010), AGENDA REVISED 9.12.2022
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Draft Minutes Draft Minutes Meeting Extra2: Action Summary Action Summary  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Combined Packet
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MIN2022-051 11.Minutes ConsentSpecial Council for August 2, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2022-052 12.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole Executive Session for August 9, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2022-053 13.Minutes ConsentCommittee of the Whole for August 9, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
MIN2022-054 14.Minutes ConsentRegular County Council for August 9, 2022APPROVED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-431 11.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution vacating an unnamed alley within the Plat of Lummi Park on Lummi IslandAPPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-443 12.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution authorizing the sale of personal property, pursuant to WCC 1.10APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-455 11.AgreementRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into the Allocation Agreement Governing the Allocation of Funds Paid by the Settling Opioid Distributors in Washington State and the Subdivision Settlement Participation Form in the Distributors Washington SettlementAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-456 12.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and the City of Everson for use of building space at Everson City Hall for senior programming, in the amount of $500AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-458 13.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an Interagency Agreement between Whatcom County and the Washington Administrative Office of the Courts for reimbursement of expenses incurred relating to the Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem program, in the amount of $91,751AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-459 14.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Military Department for FY2021 Operation Stonegarden (OPSG), in the amount of $156,292.50AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-460 15.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a Subrecipient Agreement between Whatcom County and City of Bellingham to provide for a pass-through grant for reimbursement of equipment costs to What-Comm Communications Center, in the amount of $126,251AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-461 16.InterlocalRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Health Care Authority to establish an alternative response team to respond to 911 calls that do not require law enforcement, in the amount of $2,213,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-462 17.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an Interlocal Agreement between the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District and Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County (PUD) to provide funding to complete a Regional Water Supply Plan, in the amount of $16,000.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-463 18.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Michael Bobbink for hearing examiner services   Action details Media Media
AB2022-464 19.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a two year grant contract between Whatcom County and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in the amount $57,442.00AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-466 110.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a grant contract amendment between Whatcom County and Washington State Health Care Authority to expand the MOUD (Medication for Opioid Use Disorder) program in the Jail, in the amount of $180,291.00AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-470 111.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Children’s Home Society of Washington for additional support allocated to the Parent for Parent Program, in the total amended amount of $94,350.00AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-472 112.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Mercy Housing Northwest to provide funding for permanent supportive housing personnel at Trailview Apartments, in the amount of $209,250AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-475 113.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Crossroads Consulting to expand the term, scope and compensation of the agreement for a total of $150,950AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-476 114.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into a contract with S. S. Papadopulos & Associates, Inc. for the purpose of making refinements and improvements to the Whatcom County Groundwater Model in the amount of $286,016 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-477 115.Contract (FCZDBS)Request approval for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment with Tetra Tech, Inc. to provide ongong technical consulting services for the preparation of Benefit Cost Analyses (BCA) and grant application submittals in the amount of $231,551 for a total amended contract amount of $271,271,551 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-478 116.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy Community Services and Housing Division in the amount of $60,461.00 for the SFY 2023 Victim/Witness grantAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-479 117.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and the United State Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to jointly fund continued stream gaging stations in the Nooksack River in the amount of $199,672.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-480 118.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into a Grant Program Agreement between the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District and the State of Washington Department of Ecology in the amount of $ 500,00.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-483 119.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a Collective Bargaining Agreement between Whatcom County and the Deputy Sheriff’s Guild for the period January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2025AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-484 120.Contract (FCZDBS)Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Herrera Environmental Consultants to provide continuing support of the Floodplain Integrated Planning Process (FLIP) in the amount of $606,500.00 for a total amended contract amount of $1,199,700.00 (Council acting as the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-486 121.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Stryker Corporation and Whatcom County to increase the annual payment for purchase of Advanced Life Support Equipment for the Fifth Paramedic Unit including adding powerload lift equipment to the annual maintenance program in the amount of $121,545/year for the remaining 8 years of the agreementAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-488 122.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Coastal Geologic Services, Inc., for long-term monitoring of the Birch Bay Drive & Pedestrian Facility in the amount of $284,800AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-491 123.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and Lydia Place to provide emergency housing for families experiencing unsheltered homelessness in the amount of $107,000 for a total amended contract amount of $707,074AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-492 124.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to award a contract to Squalicum Mountain Ecological Restoration Inc., and enter into a contract for annual maintenance costs for plantings on the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility in the amount of $64,617AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-494 125.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement between Whatcom County and Bellingham Food Bank for the provision of food purchases in the amount of $500,000AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-495 126.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract amendment between Whatcom County and The Vida Agency for phase 2 of the communication efforts for the Justice Project in the amount of $146,984 for a total amount of $186,907AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-496 127.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interlocal agreement amendment between Whatcom County and the Washington State Department of Health for the delivery and funding of various public health services in the amount of $309,314, for a total amended agreement amount of $8,377,968AUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-497 128.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with the US Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service to secure matching funds for the Savage Agricultural Conservation Easement through the Conservation Easement ProgramAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-498 129.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into an agreement with the US Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service in order to secure matching funds for the VanderWerff Agricultural Conservation Easement through the Conservation Easement ProgramAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-499 130.ContractRequest approval to sign agreement with USDA NRCS in order to secure matching funds for the Vander Veen Agricultural Conservation Easement through the Conservation Easement ProgramAUTHORIZED BY CONSENTPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-463 18.ContractRequest authorization for the County Executive to enter into a contract between Whatcom County and Michael Bobbink for hearing examiner servicesHELD IN COMMITTEEPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-434 12.Resolution (FCZDBS)Resolution amending the Flood Control Zone District & Subzones 2022 budget, request no. 5, in the amount of $78,598 (Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors)APPROVEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-435 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the 2022 Whatcom County Budget, request no. 12, in the amount of $4,068,703ADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-451 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 5.04, Ambulance Franchises, to address diversity, equity, and inclusion on the EMS Oversight Board and EMS Technical Advisory Committee and to define the process and elements of an EMS Levy Service PlanADOPTEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-481 11.Executive AppointmentRequest confirmation of the County Executive’s appointments of Adam Morrow, Tyler Buys and Gregory Burg to the Development Standards Technical Advisory CommitteeCONFIRMEDPass Action details -
AB2022-454 11.OrdinanceOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code to restructure the Public Health Advisory BoardINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-485 12.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the Whatcom County Budget, request no. 13, in the amount of $2,081,283INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-487 13.OrdinanceOrdinance amending the project based budget for the Courthouse Building Envelope Fund, request no. 4INTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-379 14.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 3, requiring that public funds used for construction projects also provide apprentices with job training hours to meet the requirements necessary to become the next generation of skilled trades persons - DBD: CHECK WITH JON BEFORE SCHEDULING FOR OCTOBER 10WITHDRAWN  Action details Media Media
AB2022-489 15.Ordinance Requiring a Public HearingOrdinance adopting various amendments to WCC Title 20, Zoning; Chapter 20.51 - Lake Whatcom Watershed Overlay District and Chapter 20.71 - Water Resource Protection Overlay District, and other references to the Department of Ecology Stormwater ManualSUBSTITUTE INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-469 16.Council Appointment Requiring IntroductionAppointment to fill a vacancy on the Climate Impact Advisory Committee, applicant(s): Fletcher Wilkinson, Tracy Petroske, and Irena LambrouINTRODUCEDPass Action details Media Media
AB2022-493 17.Resolution Requiring a Public HearingResolution approving the Whatcom County Six-year Transportation Improvement Program for the years 2023-2028INTRODUCED FOR PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Media Media



Whatcom County, Washington
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