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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Council Seeks Applicants to for Voters' Pamphlet Statements -Lummi Island Park & Rec District

 The Council is scheduled to adopt an ordinance on July 25, 2017, that will establish the boundaries of the proposed district, establish its name, and forward the proposal to the Auditor, calling for an election of the property owners residing within the proposed district boundaries to determine whether the district shall be formed and if a property tax levy of $.60 (sixty cents) per thousand dollars of assessed valuation shall be imposed for a six (6) year period to fund recreational facilities. Upon adoption of the ordinance, Council must appoint committees to prepare pro and con statements for the local voters’ pamphlet, with the pro committee preparing a statement in favor of the measure and the con committee preparing a statement opposing the measure. 

To volunteer for a committee, please call the County Council Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017, at (360) 778-5010, or email the office at council@co.whatcom.wa.us. Please provide your name, which committee you are volunteering for, and your contact information (include phone number and email address). If appointed, names and contact information will be shared with other committee members. 

The Council will appoint committee members at its regular 7 p.m. meeting on July 25, 2017.

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