Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee

Purpose


The Advisory Committee assists and make recommendations to the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors in performing flood damage repairs, maintenance and improvements, and to minimize future further flood damage through prevention and management on the Nooksack River, its watershed and the other watersheds within Whatcom County.

Meeting Information


  • The Advisory Committee generally meets the 2nd Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m., in Bellingham, WA. 
  • Meetings are open to the public. Community members who attend may provide public comment on issues related to flood issues in Whatcom County. 

Members


The Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee has 15 members appointed by the County Council:
  • Dale Blok, Representative of geographic areas
  • Scott Bedlington, Representative of geographic areas
  • Albert DeBoer, Representative of geographic areas
  • Dale Buys, Representative of geographic areas
  • Holly O'Neil, Representative of geographic areas
  • J. Thomas Brewster, Representative of geographic areas
  • Michael Schoneveld, Representative of geographic areas
  • Scott Hulse,  Representative of geographic areas
  •  Kent Roorda, Representative of geographic areas
  • Ron Bronsema, Representative of special district
  • Jeff DeJong Representative of special district
  • Kyle Christensen, Representative of impacted city
  • John Perry, Representative of impacted city
  • Theresa Sygitowicz, Steve Seymour, Alternate(s)

Vacancies

Term Information

    • Geographic area representative terms are 4 years, 2 full term limit, and 1 year separation required after 2 terms. 
    • Special district and impacted cities representative terms are 1 year and have no term limit.
    • Committee alternate terms are 6 years.

Authority