Council Update Process

 
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Date
Original
Chapter
Agenda item for Noted
Meeting Date
References for Noted
Meeting Date
Jul 14  Ch 11  Direction and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11 Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes
Jul 14  Ch 7  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 7  Refer to AB2016-047G, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 14 
Apx F
Apx G 
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on the Appendices  Refer to AB2016-047L
Apx F-Planning Commission Rec and Council proposed changes
Apx G-Planning Commission Rec and Council proposed changes 
Jul 14 
Ch 7
Ch 11
Apx F
Apx G 
Public Comment on the following chapters: Chapters 7 and 11, and Appendix F and Appendix G  Refer to
AB2016-047G
AB2016-47K
AB2106 047L
Jul 12 
Apx A
Apx B
Apx E
Apx F
Apx G
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on the Appendices  Refer to AB2016-047L
Apx A-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx B-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx E-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx F-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx G-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Jul 12  Ch 11  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11 Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 12  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 12 
Ch 2
Ch 11
Apx A-I
(See below
Public Comment on the following chapters: Chapters 2, 11, and the Appendices Refer to 
AB2016-047B
AB2016-047K
AB2016-047L

Also see Preliminary Council Drafts in the section below
Jul 5 
Apx A
Apx B
Apx E
Apx F
Apx G 
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on the Appendices Refer to AB2016-047L
Apx A-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx B-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx E-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx F-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx G-Planning Commission Rec.and Council proposed changes 
Jul 5  Ch 4  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 4  Refer to AB2016-047D, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 5  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes
Jul 5  Ch 1  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 1 Refer to AB2016-047A, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 5  Ch 11  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 5   Ch 8
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8 Refer to AB2016-047H, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jul 5 
Ch 1
Ch 2
Ch 4
Ch 8
Ch 11
Apx A-I (See below)
Public Comment on the following chapters: Chapters 1, 2, 4, 8, 11, and the Appendices  Refer to 
AB2016-047A
AB2016-047B
AB2016-047D
AB2016-047H
AB2016-047K
AB2016-047L

Also see Preliminary Council Drafts in the section below
Jun 28  None  Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan and
development regulations, regarding amendments to
Whatcom County Code(WCC) Title 20 (Zoning), Title 21 (Land Division Regulations), Title 22 (Guide
Meridian Improvement Plan), the official zoning map,
and related changes to the Comprehensive Plan and
its subsets, the Guide Meridian Improvement Plan, the Point Roberts Character Plan, and the Point Roberts Subarea Plan
Refer to AB2016-047M 
Jun 28 Apx A-I
(see
below
 Public Hearing on the Appendices Refer to AB2016-047L 
Jun 28  Ch 10  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 10  Refer to AB2016-047J, and the Planning Commission Recommendations (No Council proposed changes) 
Jun 28  Ch 11  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
Jun 28  Ch 8  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8  Refer to AB2016-047H, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
Jun 28  Ch 6  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 6  Refer to AB2016-047F, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
Jun 28 
Apx A
Apx B
Apx F
Apx G 
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on the Appendices Refer to AB2016-047L
Apx A-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx B-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx F-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Apx G-Planning Commission Rec. and Council proposed changes
Jun 28  Ch 7  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 7  Refer to AB2016-047G, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jun 28 
Ch 6
Ch 7
Ch 8
Ch 10
Ch 11
Apx A-I
(see below
Public Comment on the following chapters in SCOTW which starts after the Public Works meeting:
Chapter 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, and Appendices A-I
Refer to
AB2016-047F
AB2016-047G
AB2016-047H
AB2016-047J
AB2016-047K
AB2016-047L

Also see Preliminary Council Drafts in the section below
Jun 21  Apx G  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Appendix G  Refer to AB2016-047L and the Council proposed changes (from May 31)
Jun 21  Ch 11  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes (Sent as "Additional Information" to Packet)
Jun 21  Ch 10  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 10  Refer to AB2016-047J
Jun 21  Ch 8  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8  Refer to AB2016-047H, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jun 21  Ch 6  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 6  Refer to AB2016-047F, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes (from May 31)
Jun 21  Ch 5  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 5 Refer to AB2016-047E, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes (from May 31)
Jun 21  Ch 2
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jun 21  Ch 2
Ch 5
Ch 6
Ch 8
Ch 10
Ch 11
Apx G 
Public Comment on the following Chapters in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m.
Ch 2, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, and Apx G
AB2016-047B
AB2016-047E
AB2016-047F
AB2016-047H
AB2016-047J
AB2016-047K
AB2016-047L
Jun 14  None  Public Hearing on a Resolution related to the Whatcom County Coordinated Water System Plan Update
(This is not a Comprehensive Plan amendment
but is integrated with the Comprehensive Plan)
Refer to AB2016-192
Additional information received from Public Works Staff:
     #1
     #2
     #3
     #4
Jun 14  Ch 10  Public Hearing on Chapter 10  Refer to AB2016-047J
Jun 14  Ch 7  Public Hearing on Chapter 7  Refer to AB2016-047G. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
Jun 14  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and the Council proposed changes 
Jun 14  Ch 2  Public comment on Chapter 2 in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m.  Refer to AB2016-047B and Preliminary Council Draft for Ch 2 below 
Jun 14  Ch 7  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 7  Refer to AB2016-047G, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
Jun 14  Ch 7  Public comment on Chapter 7 in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m.  Refer to AB2016-047G and Preliminary Council Draft for Ch 7 below 
Jun 14  Ch 10  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 10  Refer to AB2016-047J
Jun 14  None  Briefing and discussion of amendments to
development regulations, the official zoning map,
and related Comprehensive Plan amendments
Refer to AB2016-047M
Presentation by the Planning Department
Jun 14
Apx A
Apx B
Apx C
Apx D
Apx E
Apx F
Apx G
Apx H
Apx I
Briefing and discussion on Appendices
A, Glossary
B, Acronyms
C, Countywide Planning Process
D, Bibliography
E, WC 20 Year Capital Facilities Plan
F, 6 Year Capital Improvement Program
G, Water Resources & Salmon Recovery
H, Airport Overlay Zones
I, Imaginary Surfaces
Refer to AB2016-047L 
Presentation by the Planning Department




Appendix E Additional Information (Strike Version of Apx E)
Appendix F Additional Information (Clean Version of Apx F)
May 31  Ch 9  Public Hearing on Chapter 9 Refer to AB2016-047I. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
May 31  Ch 2
Ch 5
Ch 6
Ch 8
Ch 11
Apx G
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on outstanding amendment proposals for Chapters 2, 5, 6, 8, 11, and Appendix G Ch 2 - Refer to Council proposed changes
Ch 5 - Refer to Council proposed changes
Ch 6 - Refer to Council proposed changes
Ch 8 - Refer to Council proposed changes
Ch 11 - Refer to Council proposed changes
Apx G - Refer to Council proposed changes
May 31  Ch 10  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 10 Refer to AB2016-047J 
May 31  Ch 7  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 7 Refer to AB2016-047G, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
May 31  Ch 3  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 3  Refer to AB2016-047C, the Planing Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
May 31  Ch 3 
Ch 7
Public Comment on Chapter 3 and Chapter 7 in SCOTW which starts after Public Works Meeing (no later than 3 p.m.)  Refer to AB2016-047C and Preliminary Council Draft for Ch 3 below AND Refer to AB2016-047G and Preliminary Council Draft for Ch 7 below
May 17  Ch 11
Public Hearing on Chapter 11  Refer to AB2016-047K. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
May 17  Ch 3  Public Hearing on Chapter 3  Refer to AB2016-047C. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
May 17  Ch 7 Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 7  Refer to AB2016-047G, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
May 17  Ch 7  Public Comment on Chapter 7 in SCOTW which starts after the Public Works Meeting  Refer to AB2016-047G 
May 17  Ch 6  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 6 Refer to AB2016-047F, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes 
May 17  Ch 6  Public Comment on Chapter 6 in SCOTW which starts after the Public Works Meeting Refer to AB2016-047F 
May 17  Ch 9  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 9  Refer to AB2016-047I, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes. See also Additional recommended changes 
May 17  Ch 2  Potential discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
May 17  Ch 2
Ch 9 
Public Comment on Chapter 2 and Chapter 9 in SCOTW which starts after the
Public Works meeting 
 Refer to AB2016-047B and AB2016-047I
May 10  Ch 6  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 6  Refer to the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
May 10  Ch 6  Public Comment on Chapter 6 in SCOTW which starts at 1 p.m.  No Agenda Bill 
May 10 Ch 3  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 3  Refer to the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes 
May 10  Ch 3  Public Comment on Chapter 3 in SCOTW which starts at 1 p.m.  No Agenda Bill
May 10  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes. See also Preliminary Council Drafts in the section below
May 10  Ch 2  Public Comment on Chapter 2 in SCOTW which starts at 1 p.m.  No Agenda Bill
May 10  Ch 1  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 1  Refer to the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes See also  Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
May 10  Ch 1  Public Comment on Chapter 1 in SCOTW which starts at 1 p.m.  No Agenda Bill
May 3  Ch 6  Public Hearing on Chapter 6  Refer to AB2016-047F and Outstanding and tabled proposals for Chapter 6. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
May 3  Ch 2  Public Hearing on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B and Outstanding and tabled proposals for Chapter 2. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
May 3  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes (Page numbers correspond to Council Packet).
May 3  Ch 2  Public Comment on Chapter 2 in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m.  Refer to AB2016-047B 
May 3  Ch 11
Apx G
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11 and Appendix G  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes (Page numbers correspond to Council Packet)
May 3  Ch 11
Apx G 
Public Comment on Chapter 11 and Appendix G in SCOTW which starts at 9:30 a.m.  Refer to AB2016-047K 
May 3  Ch 9  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 9 Refer to AB2016-047I, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes (Page numbers correspond with Council Packet)
Additional proposed changes from staff on Economic impact of recreation
May 3  Ch 9 Public Comment on Chapter 9 in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m.  Refer to AB2016-047I 
May 3  Ch 3  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 3  Refer to AB2016-047C, the Planning Commission Recommendations, and Council proposed changes (Page numbers correspond with Council Packet)
May 3  Ch 3  Public Comment on Chapter 3 in SCOTW which starts at 1:30 p.m. Refer to AB2016-047C 
Apr 19  Ch 8  Public Hearing on Chapter 8  Refer to AB2016-047H. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
Apr 19  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes. See also Staff suggestions for Ch 2 and Goal 2P
Apr 19  Ch 2  Public Comment on Chapter 2 in SCOTW which starts after Public Works Meeting  Refer to AB2016-047B 
Apr 19  Ch 6  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 6  Refer to AB2016-047F, the Planning Commission Recommendations
and Council proposed changes 
Apr 19  Ch 6  Public Comment on Chapter 6 in SCOTW which starts after Public Works Meeting  Refer to AB2016-047F
Apr 19  Ch 7  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 7  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047G
Apr 19  Ch 11
Apx G 
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11 and Appendix G  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes 
Apr 19  Ch 11  Public Comment on Chapter 11 and Appendix G in SCOTW which starts at 9:30 a.m.  Refer to AB2016-047K 
Apr 5  Ch 5  Public Hearing on Chapter 5  Refer to AB2016-047E. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
Apr 5  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes 
Apr 5  Ch 3  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 3  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047C 
Apr 5  Ch 9  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 9 Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047I 
Apr 5  Ch 11
Apx G 
Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 11 and Appendix G  Refer to AB2016-047K, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Apr 5  Ch 11
Apx G
Public Comment on Chapter 11 and Appendix G In SCOTW which starts at 9:30 a.m.  Refer to AB2016-047K
Mar 29  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting (there is not an agenda bill for this meeting) 
Mar 29  Ch 8  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8  Refer to Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting (there is not an agenda bill for this meeting)
Mar 22  Ch 4  Public Hearing on Chapter 4  Refer to AB2016-047D. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below
Mar 22  Ch 1  Public Hearing on Chapter 1  Refer to AB2016-047A. See also Preliminary Council Draft in the section below 
Mar 22  Ch 2  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Mar 22  Ch 2  Public Comment on Chapter 2 in SCOTW which starts after Planning Committee  Refer to AB2016-047B 
Mar 22  Ch 6  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 6  Briefing by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047F 
Mar 22  Ch 8 Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8  Refer to AB2016-047H, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Mar 22  Ch 8  Public Comment on Chapter 8 in SCOTW which starts at 9:30 a.m.  Refer to AB2016-047H 
Mar 8  Ch 5  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 5  Refer to AB2016-047E, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Mar 8  Ch 8  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 8  Refer to AB2016-047H, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Feb 23  Ch 4  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 4  Refer to AB2016-047D,  the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting
Feb 23  Ch 1  Discussion and preliminary Council direction on Chapter 1  Refer to AB2016-047A, the Planning Commission Recommendations and Council proposed changes to be discussed at the meeting 
Feb 23  Ch 2  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 2  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047B 
Feb 23  Ch 11  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 11  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047K 
Feb 9  Ch 2  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 2  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047B 
Feb 9  Ch 5  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 5  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047E 
Feb 9  Ch 8  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 8  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047H 
Jan 26  All  Public Hearing on Comprehensive plan potential revisions including UGA Boundaries  Refer to AB2016-047 
Jan 26  Ch 2  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 2  Refer to AB2016-047B
Presentation - City of Lynden
Presentation - City of Ferndale
Presentation - City of Blaine
Presentation - City of Bellingham
Jan 26 Ch 4  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 4  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047D 
Jan 26  Ch 8  Briefing and discussion on Chapter 8  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047H
Jan 12 Ch 1 Overview of Comprehensive Plan and discussion on Chapter 1  Presentation by the Planning Department--refer to AB2016-047 

Council  Proposed Changes and Drafts for Chapters 1-11

 
Chapter 1 
Chapter 2  Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
  • None to date
Chapter 11



Council Proposed Changes to Appendix A-I


Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
  • None to date
Appendix D
  • None to date
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
  • None to date
Appendix I
  • None to date

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