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Posted on: March 25, 2020

03/26/20 Lummi Island COVID19 Ferry Sailing Schedule

03/26/20 FERRY Modified Schedule Effective during the COVID19 Pandemic

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Lummi Island Ferry Fare Collection Update as of 3/26/20

Following Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25 imposing a Shelter-in-Place Order and in an effort to minimize risk and maximum response to COVID19, we are implementing the following changes to the Lummi Island Ferry’s operations.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Business shut-down order takes effect Thursday, March 26

Expanded restrictions on public gatherings and “non-essential business” in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state were announced by the Governor this week.Some restrictions in the new “stay home, stay h...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

County Parks is Making Operational Changes in Parks/Facilities Access

In response to Governor Inslee’s mandate, County Parks and Recreation are making operational changes until further notice or otherwise stated.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Whatcom County Parks Campgrounds to Remain Closed

Effective Monday March 23rd, Whatcom County Parks and Recreation campgrounds will remain closed until April 30th to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Lummi Island Ferry reducing scheduled runs beginning March 23rd

The Lummi Island Ferry is seeing declining ridership due to the COVID19 virus. In an effort to save fuel and give our crews more time to clean, the ferry we will be moving to the Dry Dock schedule. The Dry Dock schedule reduces a.m. runs from 21 to 15 and...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Whatcom County Government will Limit Public Service Counter Access March 18

Whatcom County government is committed to caring for the health and well-being of our employees, customers, and our communities and to reducing the threat of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Accordingly, effective Wednesday, March 18th, most public servic...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Local Governments Across Whatcom County Are United in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Whatcom County and every local jurisdiction within it are focusing our combined resources on addressing the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Planning & Development & Public Works Engineering Change In Service

Whatcom County Government is committed to reducing the threat of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 and caring for the health and well-being of our employees, customers and our communities. In response to the public health concerns regarding the spread of COVID-...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Treasurer's Office Waives E-CHECK Property Tax Online Transaction Fees

Whatcom County Treasurer, Steven Oliver, announced today that effective immediately Whatcom County taxpayers can pay their taxes online with an electronic check with no additional transaction fees. Credit card payments continue as usual.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Treasurer's Office Temporarily Suspends Passport Processing March 16

Whatcom County Treasurer, Steven Oliver, announced today that his office will be temporarily suspending passport processing services in response to the Declaration of Emergency issued on March 10 by Whatcom County Executive, Satpal Sidhu. In an effort to ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Pilot Project -- Do It Yourself Mitigation Plan

Whatcom County has developed a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) Single Family Residential mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical ar...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

Information on Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here as well as how to subscribe and receive the updates.

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

1st Quarter 2020 Punch Card Sale Dates at Lummi Island Ferry Office

The next three Lummi Island punch card sales dates are:

January 8, 2020
February 5, 2020
March 4, 2020

Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office.

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