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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Accessible Voting Units Available Beginning July 12

Registered voters may choose to cast their ballot for the August 1 Primary Election using an Accessible Voting Unit (AVU).  An AVU is equipped with visual and audio technology that allows a voter with impaired vision and/or physical disability to...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Most County Registered Voters to Receive a Primary Election Ballot

Primary Election ballots are going in the mail today to most Whatcom County registered voters.  Only those voters living in precincts 124, 125, 130, 135, 136, 139-183, 201-269, 301-304, 401, 402, 601-611, 701 and 801 will have a Primary Election....

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Council Seeks Applicants for Pro and Con statements for ballot 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 con...

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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 wi...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Burn Restrictions Effective Friday July 7th

Due to the warm weather conditions ahead and decreasing fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will be enacting restrictions on all open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County starting at 8:00 AM on Friday, July 7th, 20...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Paralytic Shellfish Toxin Closes Shellfish Harvest on All Beaches in Whatcom County

All of Whatcom County, including all of Point Roberts and all of Larrabee State Park, is now closed to the harvest of molluscan shellfish due to the presence of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin (PSP).

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Notice of August 1, 2017 Primary Election

Registration Deadlines: Monday, July 3, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the August 1 Primary Election.  July 3 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www.myvote.w...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Recording Fee Increases $1 effective July 23, 2017

Effective July 23, document recording fees will increase $1.00.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors to fund the Washington State competitive grant program, attorney general&rsquo...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Marriage License Fee Increase

Effective July 23, the cost of a marriage license will be $60.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors by $1 on marriage license applications.  This increase funds the Washingto...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

New Road Maintenance Service Request Process Announced

Public Works has a new way for the public to report ROUTINE road maintenance issues through submission of a form. If your request is an emergency or to report a down or missing STOP, STOP AHEAD, CURVE, or YIELD sign call 9-1-1 immediately!

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