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Posted on: February 23, 2017

2017 Property Tax Statements are in the mail!

The 2017 Property Tax Statements have been mailed to all property owners in Whatcom County. Please be on the lookout for them to arrive in your mailbox soon. If you do not receive it by March 15 please contact us at 360.778.5160.  First half taxe...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Notice of Annual County Ethics Commission Mtg. March 1, 2017

The Whatcom County Ethics Commission will hold its regular annual administrative meeting on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room, Suite #108, Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, Washington.

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Free Small Farm Expo at NW Washington Fairgrounds March 11

Scheduled for Saturday, March 11th at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 10 am to 3 pm.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Planned Service Outage - Lummi Island Ferry 3/01/17

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 10:30 am to approximately 3:00 pm, the Whatcom Chief will not be in service. The last morning run from the Gooseberry Point side will be 10:10 a.m. and the last morning run from the Lummi Island side will be 10:20 a.m.

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Citizen Request Tracker

Snow Work

Public Works is pleased to announce the launch of our pilot project – Citizen Request Tracker – that will allow you to send us information on things you see out there such as pot holes, road issues, or garbage removal…

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Whatcom County Health Department is Seeking Hydro-geologists

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking hydrogeologists who are interested in being placed on a list of consultants that offer services to landowners and developers who are in need of hydrogeological expertise in complying with the County’s ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016

On December 6, 2016 the County Council adopted an interim ordinance that will enact code amendments implementing the Supreme Court's Hirst decision. The ordinance, when effective, will require proof of legal water availability prior to permit submittal.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Stormwater Regulation Changes Adopted by Council Oct 22

These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

No Confirmed Whatcom County Mumps Cases - Increased Monitoring Due to State Outbreak

Due to an outbreak of mumps in other parts of Washington State, WCHD is taking additional precautions and investigating possible cases.

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Interim Well Water Ordinance

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016.  <_o3a_p>https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/2487/Exempt-WellWater-Information

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Call for Interested Consultants:

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking hydrogeologists who are interested in being placed on a list of consultants that offer services to landowners and developers who are in need of hydrogeological expertise in complying with the County’s ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Whatcom County Veteran's Website Launched

BELLINGHAM—A new “Whatcom County Veteran Community” website launched this week. The goal of the website is to provide a one-stop online resource where veterans can connect through community events and learn about veteran-specific resources.

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

County Health Rankings Provide Catalyst for Community Action

BELLINGHAM—On March 16, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released county health rankings for Whatcom and all other counties in the United States.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016

On December 6, 2016 the County Council adopted an interim ordinance that will enact code amendments implementing the Supreme Court's Hirst decision. The ordinance, when effective, will require proof of legal water availability prior to permit submittal.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Stormwater Regulation Change

These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

County Road Work Update as of 2/17/17

Marine Drive/Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Bridge No. 172 Bicycle Warning System. This project involves the installation of a bicycle warning system which alerts drivers that a bicyclist or pedestrian is on the bridge via a flashing beacon.

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Small Farm Expo - Free

Scheduled for Saturday, March 11th at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 10 am to 3 pm.

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Citizen Request Tracker

Snow Work

Public Works is pleased to announce the launch of our pilot project – Citizen Request Tracker – that will allow you to send us information on things you see out there such as pot holes, road issues, or garbage removal…Here is the link:

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Planned Service Outage - Lummi Island Ferry 3/01/17

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 10:30 am to approximately 3:00 pm, the Whatcom Chief will not be in service. The last morning run from the Gooseberry Point side will be 10:10 a.m. and the last morning run from the Lummi Island side will be 10:20 a.m.


Posted on: February 23, 2017

2017 Property Tax Statements are in the mail

The 2017 Property Tax Statements have been mailed to all property owners in Whatcom County. Please be on the lookout for them to arrive in your mailbox soon. If you do not receive it by March 15 please contact us at 360.778.5160.  First half taxe...

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