Legal & Justice System Subcommittee

There is no meeting in August.

The next Legal & Justice System Subcommittee is 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on December 11, 2018 at the County Courthouse Fifth Floor Conference Room 514, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham. 

Legal & Justice System Ad Hoc Subcommittee Statement of Work

Choose the year you would like to browse from the tabs below
  1. 2018
  2. 2017
  3. 2015 and 2016
2018 Legal & Justice System Committee Meeting Documents
 

 DATE  AGENDA  PACKET  AUDIO  MEETING SUMMARY  MEETING HANDOUTS
 November 13, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio    
September 11, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio Draft Summary NADCP Presentation
July 10, 2018  Agenda Packet Audio Summary  
 June 12, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio Summary Whatcom County Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Program
May 8, 2018  Agenda Packet* Audio**   Summary  *Amended to include draft annual report
**Partial recording
 April 10, 2018 Agenda Packet N/A  Meeting cancelled for lack of a quorum.  
March 13, 2018  Agenda Packet Audio  Summary  
 February 13, 2018  Agenda Packet Audio Summary  
 January 9, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio Summary  

Upcoming Legal & Justice Systems Subcommittee regular meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Courthouse Fifth Floor Conference Room 514, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham.  Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.  Please check this webpage periodically for confirmed meeting information. The meeting dates for 2018:
  • January 9, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
  • April 10, 2018
  • May 8, 2018
  • June 12, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • (No August Meeting)
  • September 11, 2018
  • October 9, 2018: Cancelled
  • November 13, 2018
  • December 11, 2018
The purpose of the Legal & Justice Systems Ad Hoc Committee is to recommend to the Task Force specific, achievable  programs and services that would prevent or reduce incarceration, if implemented within the legal and law enforcement systems. Treatment for addiction and mental health, and other behavioral health programs and services are the purview of a different Ad Hoc Committee. Members: 
  • Angela Anderson
  • Jill Bernstein
  • Bill Elfo
  • Deborra Garrett
  • Stephen Gockley, Committee Chair
  • Deborah Hawley
  • Raylene King
  • Dave McEachran
  • Moonwater
  • Darlene Peterson
  • Peter Ruffatto for Kelli Linville