Birch Bay Watershed & Aquatic Resources Management Advisory Committee


The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) Advisory Committee has 5 members:
  • William Booth - First term ends 1/31/2020
  • Scott Hulse - Second term ends 1/31/2021
  • Don Brown  - First term ends 1/31/2020
  • Sandra Lahn - First term ends 1/31/2023
  • Patrick Alesse - Second Term ends 1/31/2023


At least 4 members must reside in the subzone district. The 5th member may either reside in the district or represent a rate payer in the district. Members geographically represent a broad spectrum of stakeholders within the BBWARM District boundaries.

The committee generally meets 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in January, June and September, with an all-day retreat on the 3rd Wednesday in April. Additional meetings may be scheduled as required.


Term Limit

  • 2 full terms
    • 1 year separation after 2 terms

Term Length

  • 4 years
    • 1 year separation required after 2 terms.


The Committee will represent the residents of the subzone and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding the implementation of the Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resource Management (BBWARM) District stormwater program.


  • Whatcom County Code 2.93

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