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1988 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

APPROVAL DATE

1988-001

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing speed limits on Horton Road, Manley Road and Harborview Estates Plat Road

1/7/1988

1988-002

Ordinance amending Chapter 3.32 of the Whatcom County Code regarding Sales and Use Taxes, to eliminate certain provisions and repeal ordinance 83-20

1/7/1988

1988-003

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing the speed limit on a portion of Sucia Drive

1/21/1988

1988-004

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Public Defender’s Appropriation therein

1/21/1988

1988-005

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget to the 1988 Sewer Construction Fund for additional improvements to the Ferndale Wastewater Treatment Plant

1/21/1988

1988-006

Ordinance in the matter of amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 2.64 Section 2.64.040 Mileage Rate, providing the rate at which officers and employees of Whatcom County are entitled to be reimbursed for preauthorized use of personal automobiles or other transportation equipment in connection with or in the course of their officially assigned duties or other approved travel is fixed at nineteen cents per mile or a flat monthly rate if the cost is less than providing a public vehicle in accordance with RCW 42.24.090

1/21/1988

1988-007

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.09.030, the duties of the Public Defender

1/21/1988

1988-008

Ordinance in the matter of amending Whatcom County Code 9.32.160 Subsection B which is related to unlawful discharge of firearms and bow areas; concerning the Wiser Lake area

2/4/1988

1988-009

Ordinance amending ordinance 87-79 in order to provide for County Council representatives on the Alcohol/Substance Abuse Administrative Board and Mental Health Advisory Board

2/4/1988

1988-010

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code Section 2.02.040A, to establish the annual reorganization meeting of the Whatcom County Council

2/18/1988

1988-011

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Medical Examiner’s appropriation therein

2/18/1988

1988-012

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Superior Court Appropriation therein

2/18/1988

1988-013

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Code, to allow Public Facilities in the Neighborhood Commercial, General Commercial and Airport Operations Zones as Outright Permitted Uses; to modify for consistency the language regarding Public Facilities in all the zones where they are permitted; and to allow those Public Facilities related to Health and Safety as Outright Permitted Uses and eliminate the 50’ setback for all Public Facilities in the Agricultural Zone

2/18/1988

1988-014

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Buildings and Code Budget therein

3/3/1988

1988-015

Ordinance establishing a Ferry Revolving Fund

3/3/1988

1988-016

Ordinance revising the 1988 Combined Treatment Services Fund appropriation

3/3/1988

1988-017

Ordinance dissolving Whatcom County Water District No. 15

3/3/1988

1988-018

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Whidbey Telephone Company pursuant to State Law for a period of twenty-five years to use the right-of-way of County roads for the construction, operation and maintenance of telephone, telegraph and other telecommunications facilities

3/17/1988

1988-019

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 8.12 for the purpose of revising the fee schedule for Solid Waste Disposal at Whatcom County Solid Waste Sites

3/17/1988

1988-020

Ordinance amending ordinance No. 86-88, an ordinance establishing Whatcom County Ferry Rates

3/17/1988

1988-021

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 2

3/17/1988

1988-022

Ordinance in the matter of re-establishing the Whatcom County Department of Public Works, in accordance with Home Rule Charter for Whatcom County, providing for the repeal of Whatcom County Code Chapter 2.76, Resolution dated September 20, 1978 and Ordinance No. 83-73, designating the divisions, and incorporating within the Whatcom County Code a new Chapter 2.77

3/17/1988

1988-023

Ordinance authorizing a revised supplemental budget to the 1988 Sewer Construction Fund for additional improvements to the Ferndale Wastewater Treatment Plant

3/17/1988

1988-024

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 83-5 authorizing a fee schedule for the Whatcom County Treasurer

4/7/1988

1988-025

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 2, Section 2.02.010, Meetings – Times

4/7/1988

1988-026

Ordinance revising the 1988 Convention Center Fund Appropriation

4/7/1988

1988-027

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to the City of Ferndale for a period of 25 years pursuant to State Law and Section 9.30 of the Whatcom County Home Rule Charter, to operate and maintain a force main sewer line along certain roads within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County

4/21/1988

1988-028

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Code, to allow hotels and motels in the General Commercial Zone and modify existing requirements regarding hotels and motels in the Tourist Commercial Zone

4/21/1988

1988-029

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Code to make numerous improvements in the text; and amending the interim zoning ordinance to eliminate obsolete zones, and invalid potential zone, and to make the definitions common to the Title 20 definitions for ease of administration with the exception of the “yard” definition

4/21/1988

1988-030

Ordinance amending the Cherry Point-Ferndale Subarea Comprehensive Plan from Light Industrial Park to Commercial; amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Light Impact Industrial to Tourist Commercial for a 2.5 acre parcel on Portal Way and Grandview Road; and amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to allow freeway oriented uses within Tourist Commercial Zones and within 1500’ of freeway interchanges to have one elevated sign up to 50’ above the highest roadbed of the interchange

4/21/1988

1988-031

Ordinance revising the 1988 Non-Departmental budget, Current Expense Fund appropriation

4/21/1988

1988-032

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund appropriation Public Defender’s Budget therein

4/21/1988

1988-033

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund Appropriation Clerk’s Budget therein

4/21/1988

1988-034

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 2, Section 2.55.010

5/5/1988

1988-035

Ordinance revising the 1988 Physical Plant and Facilities Fund

5/5/1988

1988-036

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Planning Department appropriation therein

5/5/1988

1988-037

Ordinance amending ordinance 82-30 and 83-37 for the purpose of establishing new boundaries for Ferndale Township Precincts No. 2 and 3, Ferndale City Precinct No. 3 and Nooksack Township Precincts No. 2 and 3

5/5/1988

1988-038

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 82-30 for the purpose of establishing new boundaries for Crescent Precinct No. 1 and for the elimination of Crescent Precinct No. 4

5/5/1988

1988-039

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 82-30 for the purpose of creating within Bellingham Ward 5 a new precinct – No. 135, and for the purpose of establishing new boundaries for Bellingham Ward 5 Precinct No’s 35, 45, 55, 65, 85, 95, and 115

5/5/1988

1988-040

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the Official Whatcom County Zoning Code, to allow Non-Commercial Boat Docks, and other water related structures as permitted and conditional uses in the Urban Residential, Urban Residential Medium Density and Residential-Rural Zones

5/5/1988

1988-041

Ordinance regarding the matter establishing the speed limit on a portion of the West Pole Road

5/19/1988

1988-042

Ordinance amending the 1979 Point Roberts Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map for one parcel totaling approximately 1.47 acres located on Marine Drive, North of Lighthouse Park from Residential, Low Density to Resort Commercial

5/19/1988

1988-043

Ordinance amending the Cherry Point-Ferndale Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Rural to Neighborhood Commercial and the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural-Five Acres to Neighborhood Commercial for Five Acres on the Northwest Corner of Slater and Elder Roads

5/19/1988

1988-044

Ordinance amending the Cherry Point-Ferndale Subarea Comprehensive Plan from Light Industrial Park to Commercial; amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Light Impact Industrial to Tourist Commercial for a .6 Acre Parcel on Portal Way and Grandview Road

5/19/1988

1988-045

Ordinance regarding the establishment of speed limits within school zones

6/2/1988

1988-046

Ordinance establishing fees for service for precinct election officers (poll workers)

6/2/1988

1988-047

Ordinance revising the 1988 Election Reserve Fund budget therein

6/2/1988

1988-048

Ordinance revising the 1988 Solid Waste Fund Budget to increase appropriation authority to pay prior years’ B & O tax liability and to pay 1988 excise taxes

6/2/1988

1988-049

Ordinance establishing a $100.00 Petty Cash revolving Fund for Public Works Administration

6/2/1988

1988-050

Ordinance increasing the Whatcom County Park and Recreation Department’s Petty Cash Revolving Fund balance

6/2/1988

1988-051

Ordinance in the matter of granting a nonexclusive franchise to San Juan Cable and Construction for a period of 25 years pursuant to State Law and Section 9.30 of the Whatcom County Home Rule Charter, to operate and maintain a cable communication system within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County

6/16/1988

1988-052

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Code to allow research facilities in the General Manufacturing Zone

6/16/1988

1988-053

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20 the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, to allow Multi-Family Dwelling Units in the General Commercial Zone

6/16/1988

1988-054

Ordinance amending the Birch Bay-Blaine Subarea Comprehensive Plan from Commercial to Urban Reserve and the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from General Commercial to Urban Residential for approximately six acres on Blaine Road within the Northwest Quadrant of the Blaine Road/Birch Bay-Lynden Road Intersection

6/16/1988

1988-055

Ordinance revising the 1988 Real Estate Excise Tax Capital Improvement Fund

6/16/1988

1988-056

Ordinance establishing the 1988 Federal Shared Revenue Fund appropriation

6/16/1988

1988-057

Ordinance amending ordinance No. 87-67, an ordinance creating Whatcom County Local and Road Improvement District No. 9 for infrastructure improvements including road and water and sewer installation within the area known as Cordata Business Park in Whatcom County, Washington and in part in the City of Bellingham by amending Section 9

7/7/1988

1988-058

Ordinance revising fees for solicitors and canvassers thus amending the Whatcom County Code, Section 5.52.050

7/7/1988

1988-059

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on Fir Tree Way, Cherrywood Avenue, Edgewater Lane, and Clarkson Lane

7/7/1988

1988-060

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing a stop sign on Kellogg Road

7/7/1988

1988-061

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing speed limits on Cordata Parkway and Kellogg Road

7/7/1988

1988-062

Ordinance revising the 1988 non-departmental appropriation within the current expense fund

7/7/1988

1988-063

Ordinance authorizing investment of excess cash in certain funds to benefit the same

7/7/1988

1988-064

Ordinance to revise the 1988 County Supply fund appropriation

7/7/1988

1988-065

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.28 – Park Board

7/7/1988

1988-066

Ordinance extending the interim zoning ordinance until July 15, 1992, and correcting a codification error by recodifying the interim zoning ordinance to 2.24A

7/7/1988

1988-067

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Sheriff’s Department appropriation therein

7/21/1988

1988-068

Ordinance revising the 1988 Combined Treatment Services Fund appropriation

7/21/1988

1988-069

Ordinance revising the 1988 Park and Recreation Fund appropriation to allow for development of Comprehensive Plan

7/21/1988

1988-070

Ordinance amending the Urban Fringe Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map and the Whatcom County Official Zone Map from Urban Reserve and Urban Residential – 4 Units/Acre respectively, to Light Industrial Park and Light Impact Industrial for a 1.9 Acre Parcel

7/21/1988

1988-071

An ordinance amending the text of the interim zoning ordinance to exempt lots formally platted after 1959 from lot consolidation requirements

7/21/1988

1988-072

Ordinance to revise the 1988 Developmental Disabilities Fund Appropriation

8/4/1988

1988-073

Ordinance amending the plan map and text of the plan for Point Roberts, and supplement to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, to allow limited commercial use for a property along Tyee Drive

8/4/1988

1988-074

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing parking control on Kellogg Road and Cordata Parkway

8/4/1988

1988-075

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 5.60.020 regulation of privately owned burglary or robbery alarm systems

8/18/1988

1988-076

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, to allow Solid Waste Facilities in Industrial Zones

8/18/1988

1988-077

Ordinance revising the 1988 County Supply Fund Appropriation

9/1/1988

1988-078

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Treasurer’s and Non-Departmental appropriations to develop real and personal property inventories

9/1/1988

1988-079

Ordinance providing for the issuance of a revocable encroachment permit for any and all work performed within the County right-of-way

9/15/1988

1988-080

Ordinance in the matter of granting a nonexclusive franchise to telecomm associates for a period of 25 years pursuant to State Law and Section 9.30 of the Whatcom County Home Rule Charter, to operate and maintain a Cable Communication system within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County

10/7/1988

1988-081

Ordinance in the matter of amending Ordinance No. 84-78, Section 1, which is related to establishing water rates

10/7/1988

1988-082

Ordinance to revise the 1988 Park and Recreation Fund appropriation

10/20/1988

1988-083

Ordinance revising the 1988 Northwest Washington Fair Fund appropriation

10/20/1988

1988-084

Emergency ordinance to provide for a cash flow loan to the Nor-Bell Care Center Fund from the Emergency Contingency Fund

10/20/1988

1988-085

Ordinance regarding reassessment of property within the boundaries of Whatcom County Road Improvement District No. 8 (R.I.D. No. 8)

10/20/1988

1988-086

Ordinance revising the 1988 Real Estate Excise Tax Capital Improvement Fund

11/3/1988

1988-087

Ordinance of Whatcom County, Washington, providing for the issuance of limited tax general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $4,500,000 to obtain part of the funds necessary to pay the costs of planning, siting, acquiring, constructing and installing a solid waste landfill for the County; providing for the issuance and sale of bond anticipation notes of the County in the aggregate principal amount of $4,500,000; fixing the date, interest rate, maturity, form, terms and covenants of said notes; and confirming the sale of said notes

11/3/1988

1988-088

Ordinance to revise the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Sheriff’s Department and Jail appropriation therein

11/3/1988

1988-089

Ordinance amending Section 20.40.165 of Title 20, the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, to include rock crushing as a Conditional Use in the Agricultural Zone

11/3/1988

1988-090

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Public Defender’s Appropriation therein

11/17/1988

1988-091

Ordinance in the matter of repealing Ordinance 82-108 in order to disband the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Committee

11/17/1988

1988-092

Ordinance adopting the text and maps of the Foothills Subarea Comprehensive Plan and Adopting Title 20 Zoning for the Foothills Subarea

11/17/1988

1988-093

Ordinance adopting text into the official Whatcom County zoning ordinance, Title 20, to create a definition for “Cottage Industries”; to revise the Rural, Rural Residential, Rural Residential Island, and Agricultural Zones to Conditionally permit Cottage Industries; and to allow limited residential development in the Resort Commercial Zone where public sewer and water services are not available

11/17/1988

1988-094

Ordinance repealing Whatcom County Code Sections 2.23 and 2.42. implementing resolution 88-32, and establishing a County Health Department

11/22/1988

1988-095

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County and State purposes in Whatcom County, Washington for the year 1989 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

11/22/1988

1988-096

Ordinance in the matter of the adoption of the final budget of Whatcom County for the year 1989 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

11/22/1988

1988-097

Ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Jail and Sheriff’s Department appropriation therein

12/1/1988

1988-098

Ordinance revising the 1988 Combined Treatment Services Fund appropriation

12/1/1988

1988-099

Ordinance revising the 1988 Solid Waste Budget

12/1/1988

1988-100

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to clarify and modify the setbacks for off-premise advertising signs

12/1/1988

1988-101

Ordinance amending the Urban Fringe Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Rural to Light Industrial Park and the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural-five acres to Light Impact Industrial for approximately one half of a ten acre parcel West of Guide meridian and North of and abutting the West end of Waldron Road, Lot A, Block 77 of Bakerview addition, assessor’s parcel #380201-434305

12/1/1988

1988-102

Ordinance revising the 1988 Northwest Washington Fair Fund appropriation

12/15/1988

1988-103

Ordinance establishing service fees and setting a fee schedule relating to ambulance service charges

12/15/1988

1988-104

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance and the Interim Zoning Ordinance to provide a permit revocation procedure for permits granted by the Hearing Examiner

12/15/1988

1988-105

Emergency ordinance to revise the 1988 County Supply Fund appropriation

12/15/1988

1988-106

Emergency ordinance imposing a 60 day moratorium on the new construction or expansion of gas stations at Point Roberts

12/15/1988

1988-107

Emergency ordinance revising the 1988 Current Expense Fund, Superior Court’s and Clerk’s appropriations therein

12/29/1988

1988-108

Emergency ordinance revising the 1988 Non-Departmental appropriation within the Current Expense Fund

12/29/1988

1988-109

Emergency ordinance revising the 1988 Nor-Bell Care Center Fund appropriation therein

12/29/1988