Planning Commission, With Help From Friends In Ag, Undermine Court Required Compliance With Hirst Decision / Facebook Post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

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Click the graphic above to view the full April 5, 2017 Memorandum from Gary Davis,  Whatcom County Senior Planner, “Impervious Surface and Animal Husbandry Proposals”

4 hrs  April 9, 2017  Wendy Harris

While the county continues to seek state legislative fixes to the Hirst decision, and at all costs avoid its obligation to actually plan, the county is still under a court imposed obligation to come into compliance with the GMA, and protect rural water quality and quantity. (Yes, somehow with all the hysterical theatrics that surrounds this decision, it is easy to forget that it is, after all, a GMA compliance case). Continue reading

Whatcom County Council agenda for next Tuesday is out / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris


9:11am  November 3, 2016  Wendy Harris

The council agenda for next Tuesday is out.

Want to see how seriously the county really values restoring Lake Whatcom? It is proposing $50,000 for a homeowner incentive program that will go into retrofitting watershed homes to achieve better on site infiltration and reduce stormwater run-off.  Continue reading