Did you know that County Council finalized the County Comprehensive Plan Update on Thursday, July 14th? / Facebook post, Sj Robson

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Memorandum from Mark Personius, Assistant Director County Planning & Development Services with suggested policy language “in-lieu of the proposed Cherry Point UGA narrative and policies included in the July 5th Council agenda packet.”

40 mins  July 16, 2016  Sandy Robson

At the July 12 evening Whatcom County Council Meeting, which I attended, Council Chair Barry Buchanan made an announcement at the beginning of the meeting. Continue reading

Misinformation being spread by NWJA in its email blasts / Facebook post, Sj Robson

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22 hrs  July 14, 2016  Sandy Robson

Today, I submitted the comment (copied and pasted below) to the Whatcom County Council. My comment related to Council member Carl Weimer’s proposed amendments to Chapter 2 Land Use Cherry Point, in the Comprehensive Plan Update, and the July 8, 2016 Northwest Jobs Alliance email blast promotional piece about Mr. Weimer’s amendments. Continue reading

Upcoming hearing in Bellingham on revised Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) permits on July 26th / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

Farmers speak up for dairies

2 hrs  July 15, 2016  Wendy Harris

In most industries, when you break the laws and violate regulations, you get fined, you can loose your license or even go to jail. Not so for local farmers who actually get rewarded when found to be out of compliance with public health and safety laws. Continue reading

Comment regarding Council member Carl Weimer’s proposed changes (in Chapter 2) / Facebook post, Sj Robson

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Page three of Sandy’s suggested revisions of Council Member Weimer’s edits of Chapter 2 Land Use for Whatcom County’s Comprehensive plan.  All pages of Sandy’s suggested revisions are available to view in the post below.

33 mins  July 7, 2016  Sandy Robson

I hope those of you reading this post will review the changes I proposed to our County’s Comprehensive Plan relating to Council member Carl Weimer’s proposed changes (in Chapter 2), and if you agree that the changes I suggested would be important to include in our County Comp Plan, I encourage you to submit a comment to the County Council [at council@co.whatcom.wa.us ] supporting my suggested changes. The next Council meeting at which Council member Weimer’s proposed changes will be considered is July 12th. Continue reading

Court support for Whatcom Three arrested blocking road to Trump rally / Facebook post, Maru Mora

 

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Click the graphic to access the video posted by Maru Mora on her Facebook page.

July 5, 2016  Maru Mora


Some further details from Noisy Waters Northwest:

The video that is linked to by the graphic above, and is posted on Maru Mora’s Facebook page, contains individual statements by members of the Whatcom Three and their lawyer Larry Hildes regarding the results of this morning’s court appearance at the Whatcom County Courthouse. Continue reading