Articles published Fri, Jul 8, 2011
County council will discuss Cherry Point Terminal permitting process
According to the agenda for the Tuesday, July 12, Whatcom County Council meeting, the council will meet in committee of the whole Tuesday morning to discuss the permitting process for the Gateway Pacific Terminal. I'm sure no decisions will be made, but it would most likely provide some useful insight into the extensive permitting process coming down the pipe for SSA Marine and their proposed terminal.
Blaine school district budget discussions begin
It's that time of year again, and school districts across the county have begin discussing their budgets for the upcoming 2011/2012 school year. The Blaine school district is set to release a draft budget this Sunday with a public hearing on the budget scheduled for July 25, the board's next regular board meeting. The school board must approve the budget by the end of August.
H Street project would not cost Blaine a dime
Last night's open house for the H Street revitalization project was informative, if a bit under attended. only two Blaine residents showed up to hear more about the project. As a result, they had the full attention of Blaine public works director Steve Banham and assistant public works director Bill Bullock, who hosted the meeting.