Tuesday, 5/22/18 6:30 pm at Beach School, Lummi Island: Public Meeting with Consultants
Wednesday, 5/23/18 Final questionnaire will be launched (not a meeting, watch for public announcements and posters for details)
Sunday, 6/10/18 Final questionnaire will be closed (not a meeting)
Wednesday, 6/13/18 6:30 pm LIFAC Regular Meeting
Monday, 6/25/18 ***Deadline for submitting written comments to LIFAC or Public Works about consulting recommendations
Tuesday, 6/26/18 6:30 pm LIFAC Special Meeting to determine final recommendations to present to County Council
Wednesday, 7/11/18 6:30 pm LIFAC Regular Meeting
2018 Consulting Document Drafts
Please note these are DRAFT documents and are subject to change until public comments close on Sunday, 6/25/18. Revised versions will be updated as they are prepared. These are large documents that may take some time to download.
Public Ferry System Improvement Project Questionnaire 3: Complete the Questionnaire Online
(Printed questionnaires are available at the Islander grocery store on Lummi Island.) Completed questionnaires are due by June 10, 2018.
Read LIFAC's Communication Plan to find out how to participate and stay informed about the group's meetings and activities.
To contact all LIFAC members via email, please send your message to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Note: All emails and attachments sent to and from the Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee are public records and may be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Public Records Act, RCW 42.56.)
1 year separation from the advisory committee required before applying again
1 year separation required after 2 terms
The Committee provides review and recommendations to the Whatcom County Council and Executive on issues that affect the ongoing operations and infrastructure of ferry service to Lummi Island. The Committee also provides a forum for those who depend upon Lummi Island ferry service to voice their ideas and concerns about the ferry service.
The duties of the LIFAC include advising the County Council or the Executive on the following functions:
Review and provide recommendations on proposed changes to ferry operations and fares
Review at least annually ferry revenue and expenditures, ferry fund balance, and actual versus targeted fare return
Assist the county in collecting information from ferry riders on actual and desired ferry services, concerns, and ideas for improved service
Analyze and develop recommendations to continue and improve the cost effective operation of ferry service to Lummi Island
Research, review, and make recommendations regarding ferry replacement, long-term planning, parking, transportation to and from ferry docks, alternative docking locations, alternative funding sources, and other major capital and operational issues regarding ferry service to Lummi Island