Town hall meeting/SEPA Public Hearing for the Cherry Point amendment? / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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September 28, 2016  Wendy Harris

On Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Whatcom County Council Chambers, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, the public is invited to submit written comments and/or attend the meeting to provide oral comments on a SEPA hearing, which is strangely enough being held in conjunction with a town hall meeting. I was irate to see the public not being provided information and documents that are typically available for public review before a SEPA hearing. Continue reading

GPT Documents Withheld From Public Without Notice or Validity / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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Yesterday at 8:22am  August 28, 2016  Wendy Harris

It might be time for folks to get a little worried about the situation with GPT [Gateway Pacific Terminal]. The administration appears to be willing to accommodate SSA in whatever way possible, and wants to do so without any public awareness until after action has already been taken. What the county is not willing to do is deny the application and close out the case. It refuses to answer questions or provide documents on this matter. Continue reading

How The Staff Rigged the County CARA Provisions / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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Link to audio recording of the Whatcom County Critical Areas Citizen’s Advisory Committee meeting for August 5, 2015

7 hrs  March 5, 2016  Wendy Harris

http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/…/Critical-Areas-Citi…

On 8-5-15, the citizen advisory committee for the CAO reviewed the CARA (critical area aquifer recharge area) provisions. There is an audio recording. It starts at minute 30 and is concluded in minute 33.30. Three and a half minutes in total to discuss the CARA section.. one of 5 types of CARAs in the CAO. Continue reading

Coming to the Oil Trains on F Street: New Residential Development / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

 oil trains street9 hrs  October 18, 2015  Wendy Harris ACTION

This photo, which I took exiting the garage in my current residence, shows the site of proposed construction of a 4 story building with approximately 29 residential units, approximately 1,500 square feet of live/work and commercial uses, and 29 on-site parking spaces. Continue reading

Updates in the comments section: Who do we want to PETITION to preserve the above Ancient Yew? / http://www.bellinghamyew.org

 

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Originally posted July 22, 2015, Updated information provided in the comment section of this post August 5, 2015

Who do we want to PETITION to preserve the above Ancient Yew?
1. The Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linnville.  2. To SEPA of City Planning
3. The Co-op Board, including the Director Jim Ashby, and share-holders Continue reading