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Birch Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee

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

Vacancies: See vacancy list. 

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