Purpose: The Advisory Committee advises the County Council on the proposed actions and operations relating to the restoration of water quality in Birch Bay. Members must have a direct interest in the Shellfish Protection District.
Authority: WCC 16.20.040, Whatcom County Ordinance 2009-042
Contact Person: Erika Douglas, Whatcom County Public Works Department – Water Resources Division, 676-6876
Term Length: 3 years or upon removal of the Birch Bay downgrade, if the district is dissolved by legislative ordinance.
Term Limit: 2 full terms, one year separation required after two terms.
Number of Members: 9 Members. Applicants must be property owners who reside within the Shellfish Protection District and have a direct interest the district. Current member list
Additional Information: Public Works Department, Natural Resources Division, Shellfish Protection Districts