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 Lummi Island Ferry Notification for Wed, April 30
  Lummi Island Ferry will have a scheduled outage due to maintenance on April 30. Details are at the link above.
 National Library Week
  Executive Louws and Mayor Linville have proclaimed National Library Week. The full proclamation can be read at the link above. Don't forget! "Lives change at your library".
 County Charter Review Commissioner Candidates Sought
  Every 10 years citizens of the county have an opportunity to serve on the Charter Review Commission. This is one of those years. Click the link above for information. Filing window is May 12-16, 2014.
 Executive Louws Proclaims April as National County Government Month
  In conjunction with the National Association of Counties, Executive Louws proclaims April as "National County Government Month" to recognize the importance of county government services in the lives of all citizens. The full proclamation is at the link above.
 Draft EIS Work on the Gateway Pacific Terminal/Custer Spur Project Is Underway
 Whatcom County has entered into a contract with consultant CH2MHill, which is agreed upon and funded by PIT and BNSF, to produce the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Gateway Pacific Terminal/Custer Spur project. The scope of work included in the contract is available at the link above.
 GPT/Custer Spur Project Draft EIS Plain Language Contract Summary
 For an overview and plain language document explaining the contracting phases, as well as the contract content, please click the link above.
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