Look at the bottom of the agenda to review the introduction items, and you will see a “Resolution adopting a Statement of Incarceration Prevention, Criminal Justice, and Jail Planning Principles for Whatcom County’s criminal justice and behavioral health systems (AB2016-072).” Any comments on that will need to be made at open session in the evening. Continue reading
A trip today to the county park at Semiahmoo was not uplifting.
First, I saw heavy construction occurring in the middle of the spit right in the prime of the winter bird season. See that water in the first photo.. Drayton Harbor… it should be full of sea birds and waterfowl. I am not sure if this was planned, but it did not look like a sudden storm event that required emergency repairs. Continue reading
This comment on the County Comprehensive Plan Update regarding the land use vision, submitted by Wendy Harris, makes some excellent points. Continue reading
[What follows is a series of posts to Wendy’s Facebook page recording her perspective during her attendance at the Bellingham City Council Planning and Development committee meeting for December 7, 2015] Continue reading