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Posted on: July 24, 2017

The Logic & Accuracy Test of the Ballot Counting Equipment is Thursday, July 27th

The Logic and Accuracy Test is scheduled for Thursday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m.  This is a test of the election programming and counting equipment for the August 1 Primary Election.  The agenda follows:

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Planned Service Outage for Lummi Ferry July 30

Whatcom County Public Works would like to inform the public of necessary upgrades to the Gooseberry Point Ferry Dock on July 30 in preparation for the electrical work scheduled during dry-dock.

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Accessible Voting Units Available Beginning July 12

Registered voters may choose to cast their ballot for the August 1 Primary Election using an Accessible Voting Unit (AVU).  An AVU is equipped with visual and audio technology that allows a voter with impaired vision and/or physical disability to...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Burn Restrictions Effective Friday July 7th

Due to the warm weather conditions ahead and decreasing fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will be enacting restrictions on all open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County starting at 8:00 AM on Friday, July 7th, 20...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Paralytic Shellfish Toxin Closes Shellfish Harvest on All Beaches in Whatcom County

All of Whatcom County, including all of Point Roberts and all of Larrabee State Park, is now closed to the harvest of molluscan shellfish due to the presence of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (PSP).

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Recording Fee Increases $1 effective July 23, 2017

Effective July 23, document recording fees will increase $1.00.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors to fund the Washington State competitive grant program, attorney general&rsquo...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Marriage License Fee Increase

Effective July 23, the cost of a marriage license will be $60.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors by $1 on marriage license applications.  This increase funds the Washingto...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

New Road Maintenance Service Request Process Announced

Public Works has a new way for the public to report ROUTINE road maintenance issues through submission of a form. If your request is an emergency or to report a down or missing STOP, STOP AHEAD, CURVE, or YIELD sign call 9-1-1 immediately!

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