Edgemoor Neighborhood Meeting Details: March 5, 2015

A reminder of the Edgemoor Neighborhood Association meeting March 5th, beginning at 7:00 pm at the Fairhaven Middle School Library.

We  will be hosting Rick Sepler, Planning Director for the City of Bellingham and discussing some neighborhood issues.  Scan the COB Planning Key Initiatives and review the Agenda 3.5.15 here.  There should be some interesting discussion on a variety of topics.

The minutes from the last meeting can be accessed here: ENA Minutes 12-04-14.  They will not be read at the meeting to save time, so please review them in advance.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Lylene

 

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Chuckanut Community Forest Meeting March 5, 2015

Official Notice:

The CCFPD will hold another (yes, second one this week) Special Meeting, at the request of our President John Hymas, for the purpose of giving our legal counsel direction on how to proceed regarding the lawsuit against us, Ferlin et al vs Chuckanut Community Forest Park District et. al.
The meeting will be Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Branch of the Bellingham Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend, as always, though we will be adjourned to an Executive Session to discuss the legal matters.
The CCFPD_Agenda  is attached to this email.
If you want to read the original and public documents regarding this lawsuit, you may find them at:  documents.co.whatcom.wa.us
and in the box for “Superior Court Case Search” enter our case number “142016944”

Vince Biciunas

Commissioner, CCFPD
360-671-1559
PO Box 4283
Bellingham, WA  98227
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Chuckanut Community Forest Park District Meeting

There will be a Special Meeting of the CCFPD this Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Fairhaven Library from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, primarily for the purpose of an executive session to discuss recent developments in the Ferlin et al. v. Chuckanut Community Park District et al lawsuit.  Click on this link for details.

CCFPD_Agenda_20150303_Special.

There will be an opportunity for public comments at the beginning of the meeting.

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Hearings Update

All meetings begin at 7:00 on the noted date in City Council Chambers.  Click the links for details.

2.19.15 Planning Commission Hearing will consider a proposal for a new bank building at the corner of Barkley Boulevard and Orleans Street as well as a rezone of the property at 801 Samish Way from Residential, Single to Commercial, Planned, non-retail.

2.23.25 City Council Hearing to take public comment regarding an incentive program for innovative affordable low-income homeownership projects in single-family and multi-family residential zoning districts.  Deadline for comments is in the link.

3.19.15 Planning Commission Hearing will consider amendments to the Samish Neighborhood Plan and the Bellingham Municipal Code affecting a site abutting Ashley Street and generally north of Byron Avenue, east of the WWU Park-n-Ride and south of Lincoln Creek.  Site maps & photos are included in the link.

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Padden Lagoon Stormwater Treatment Facility Plans

As you have probably heard, the storm water management facilities serving Padden Lagoon are up for some improvements.  For an explanation of the project, drawings of the the project and a request form for notice of the action taken, click on the links below.  Comments are due by 2.9.2015.

Padden Lagoon Stormwater Treatment Description

Padden Lagoon Stormwater Treatment Drawings

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Public Hearing – Bellingham Planning Commission

Update to Subdivision Ordinance

It is time to update Bellingham’s Subdivision Ordinance, which regulates land division in the City of Bellingham.  A hearing will be held by the Bellingham Planning Commission to introduce the proposed update on December 18 at 7:00pm.

This is the beginning of the process which will define the direction development in Bellingham takes over the next few years.  The hearing will include some history, current regulations, issues which have arisen and the next steps in the process.

Click here to read the official notice: 12.18.14 BPC Hearing

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November BlockWatcher from the BPD

Have you ever wondered what to do with those outdated prescriptions and over the counter medications?  Here’s your answer…just click on the link!

BlockWatcher November 2014 –

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Help needed to win grant for outdoor concerts in Bellingham

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership (Central Business District Neighborhood Association) is working with the Bellingham Parks and Rec department by applying together for a $25,000 grant to help fund outdoor concerts in Bellingham! Some of the money will go towards an outdoor concert series at Maritime Heritage Park, and the rest will go towards Downtown Sounds!

BUT WE NEED HELP FROM EVERYONE LIVING IN BELLINGHAM TO GET THE GRANT. We need our Bellingham friends to Vote for our grant to help us get to the final round! We want this grant to make Downtown Sounds even better for you–help us do that! Voting takes 1.5 minutes (Kyle from the Downtown Partnership  timed it). Click on the image below and sign in to vote. Thank you!!

Downtown Bellingham Partnership

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BPD Blockwatcher Newsletter

Click the link for the latest word from the BPD regarding residential burglaries.

BlockWatcher October 2014 (1)

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710 Samish Way Proposal

710 Samish Way Proposal

The above link will take you to a 3 page document announcing 2 meetings.  The first will be held by Pacific Harbor Psychology to review the steps involved in their application for a rezone of the property at 801 Samish Way to allow them to move their clinic to that location.  The second is the hearing regarding that rezone.

Details can be found in the attached documents.

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