Legal & Justice System Subcommittee

The next regular meeting is a joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee at 11:30 a.m. on June 14, 2022. This will be a hybrid meeting that includes in-person and Zoom Webinar meeting options. All committee members will attend remotely.

1. Attend the meeting-in-person at the County Council Office, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 105, Bellingham.

2. Attend the meeting remotely via Zoom Webinar. Members of the public joining the Zoom Webinar online or by phone will enter the meeting without audio or video controls. The Webinar Host will invite members of the public to speak at the appropriate time during the meeting. 

  • Link to Webinar  
  • Call-in phone number: 253-215-8782
  • Meeting/Webinar ID: 812 5395 8349
  • Password: 17783
Legal & Justice System Ad Hoc Subcommittee Statement of Work

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2022 Legal & Justice Systems Committee Meeting Documents

DATEAGENDAPACKETVIDEOMEETING SUMMARY
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
May 10, 2022
AgendaPacketVideoSummary
April 19, 2022
Joint meeting with Behavioral Health Committee
 
AgendaPacketVideoSummary
March 15, 2022
Joint meeting with Behavioral Health Committee 
AgendaPacketVideoSummary
February 8, 2022
AgendaPacketVideoSummary
January 11, 2022
AgendaPacketVideoSummary

Upcoming Legal & Justice Systems Subcommittee regular meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with some exceptions. Meetings are currently held via remote-only virtual Zoom Webinar. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.  Please check this webpage periodically for confirmed meeting information. The regular meeting dates for 2022:

  • January 11, 2022
  • February 8, 2022
  • March 15, 2022 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • April 12, 2022 April 19, 2022 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee) 
  • May 10, 2022
  • June 14, 2022 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • July 12, 2022
  • August 9, 2022
  • September 20, 2022 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • October 11, 2022
  • November 8, 2022
  • December 13, 2022 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
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.