Council Districts and Nominations


COUNCIL DISTRICTS 
Ordinance 2015-029 was adopted July 7, 2015 and established five Council districts and two at-large positions as follows:
District 1 - "S. Bellingham"                       District 5 - "Coastal"
District 2 - "N. Bellingham"                       Council At-Large Position A
District 3 - "Foothills"                                Council At-Large Position B
District 4 - "Farmlands"

County Council District Map

Current councilmembers were elected into the former three-district system (positions were: District I-A & B, District II-A & B, District III-A & B, and one At-Large). Each person will hold that position until the end of his/her term.
Printable version of the Transition to Five Districts

For 2017
 
 There will be no changes.

For 2018
The terms of four councilmembers end as of January 1, 2018 (election to be held in November of 2017). Council positions I-A, II-A, III-A and At-Large from the 3 district system will expire, and open positions will be the new District 1, District 2, District 3 and At-Large A of the 5 district system.
The remaining three councilmembers will remain the same as in 2017.
Barry Buchanan (Currently holds District I-A Position) Term expires January 2018
Ken Mann (Currently holds District II-A Position) Term expires January 2018
Carl Weimer (Currently holds District III-A Position) Term expires January 2018 
Rud Browne (Currently holds At-Large Position) Term expires January 2018 

For 2019
Councilmembers will remain the same as in 2018. Four will hold positions in the 5 district system and three will hold their original positions in the 3 district system.

For 2020
The terms of three councilmembers end as of January 1, 2020 (election to be held in November of 2019). Council positions I-B, II-B and III-B from the 3 district system will expire and open positions will be the new District 4, District 5 and At-Large B of the 5 district system.
The four councilmembers elected in November of 2017 will remain the same as in 2018. The old 3 district system will be be completely gone.
Todd Donovan (Currently holds District I-B Position) Term expires January 2020
Satpal Sidhu (Currently holds District II-B Position)  Term expires January 2020 
Barbara Brenner (Currently holds District III-B Position)  Term expires January 2020 

 


COUNCIL NOMINATIONS