Birch Bay stormwater program advisory committee has vacancy

Published on Wed, Dec 19, 2012
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The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) District has a vacant position on its Citizen Advisory Committee. 

BBWARM is the stormwater management district for the Birch Bay watershed.  Advisory Committee members represent the local community and BBWARM ratepayers’ interests in the stormwater program for Birch Bay. Birch Bay residents interested in stormwater, water quality, and aquatic habitat in the Birch Bay watershed are encouraged to apply for the vacant four-year term.  

Applicants must reside in the BBWARM district subzone and be registered voters. Responsibilities include participating in monthly public meetings, usually held the third Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m., and making recommendations to the Flood Control Zone District board of supervisors regarding the implementation of the BBWARM stormwater program. The committee also meets annually as the Birch Bay Shellfish Protection District.   

Appointments to the BBWARM Advisory Committee are made by Whatcom County Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors. 

Application instructions and forms are available at whatcomcounty.us/boards/boards.jsp or at the county council office at the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham.  

Applications must be submitted by January 3 to be included in the council meeting packet for review.

Final deadline for applications is 4 p.m. on January 15.  For more information about BBWARM and its Advisory Committee please visit bbwarm.whatcomcounty.org or call Ingrid Enschede, program specialist at Whatcom County Public Works, at 360/715-7450 x50787.