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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Emergency Load Restrictions - Whatcom County Roads

The Whatcom County Public Works Department, Engineering Division, announces that Emergency Load Restrictions are in effect for the ENTIRE County effective 12:01 A.M., Sunday, January 15, 2017.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Whatcom County Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials Notice of Meeting 1/19/17

The Whatcom County Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials will be holding its first meeting of the new Commission on Thursday, January 19 at 4 p.m. in the WTA Boardroom at 4111 Bakerview Spur, Bellingham.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Superior Court/Juvenile Division Recruiting for CASA Volunteers

Superior Court/Juvenile Division is recruiting for our CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteer program! Contact Cynthia Whipple, 360/778-5503 or Keri Wallace, 360/778-5531 regarding the application/ interview process. Training in March.

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Whatcom County Health Department is Seeking Hydro-geologists

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking hydrogeologists who are interested in being placed on a list of consultants that offer services to landowners and developers who are in need of hydrogeological expertise in complying with the County’s ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016

On December 6, 2016 the County Council adopted an interim ordinance that will enact code amendments implementing the Supreme Court's Hirst decision. The ordinance, when effective, will require proof of legal water availability prior to permit submittal.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Stormwater Regulation Changes Adopted by Council Oct 22

These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Interim Well Water Ordinance

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016.  <_o3a_p>https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/2487/Exempt-WellWater-Information

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Call for Interested Consultants:

Whatcom County Health Department is seeking hydrogeologists who are interested in being placed on a list of consultants that offer services to landowners and developers who are in need of hydrogeological expertise in complying with the County’s ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

A Message from Your Health Department Regarding Norovirus

Whatcom County Health Department has received reports of outbreaks of suspected norovirus infections over the past couple of weeks involving a school, a nursing home, and a basketball team.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Whatcom County Veteran's Website Launched

BELLINGHAM—A new “Whatcom County Veteran Community” website launched this week. The goal of the website is to provide a one-stop online resource where veterans can connect through community events and learn about veteran-specific resources.

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

County Health Rankings Provide Catalyst for Community Action

BELLINGHAM—On March 16, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released county health rankings for Whatcom and all other counties in the United States.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Whatcom County Council Adopts Interim Ordinance Effective December 18, 2016

On December 6, 2016 the County Council adopted an interim ordinance that will enact code amendments implementing the Supreme Court's Hirst decision. The ordinance, when effective, will require proof of legal water availability prior to permit submittal.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Coordinated Water System Plan

On August 9, 2016 the Whatcom County Council adopted the Coordinated Water System Plan by Resolution 2016-030. (This is a large document that may take several minutes to open.)

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Stormwater Regulation Change

These regulations are designed to normalize the stormwater requirements, provide compliance with the County's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Permit (Clean Water Act), recognize the impact of tree removal in Lake Whatcom, ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Emergency Load Restrictions - Whatcom County Roads

The Whatcom County Public Works Department, Engineering Division, announces that Emergency Load Restrictions are in effect for the ENTIRE County effective 12:01 A.M., Sunday, January 15, 2017.

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