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1989 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

APPROVAL DATE

1989-001

Emergency ordinance establishing a fund and appropriation for the imminent threat grant from the Washington Department of Community Development

1/6/1989

1989-002

Ordinance amending Chapter 3.22 of the Whatcom County Code relating to the Telephone Excise Tax for the 911 Whatcom Communications Center

1/6/1989

1989-003

Ordinance revising the Revolving Fund balance for the County Auditor’s Office

1/6/1989

1989-004

Ordinance revising the fees for Alcohol/Drug Evaluations by the Combined Treatment Services Department

1/6/1989

1989-005

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 2.02.200, Vacancies on Citizen Boards, Committees, and Commissions

1/6/1989

1989-006

Ordinance regarding reassessment of property within the boundaries of Drainage District No. 3

1/5/1989

1989-007

Ordinance establishing a fund and appropriation for the Imminent Threat Grant from the Washington Department of Community Development

2/7/1989

1989-008

** THERE IS NO ORDINANCE 1989-008.  See ordinance 1989-019**

n/a

1989-009

Emergency ordinance imposing a 45 day moratorium on the new construction or expansion of gas stations at Point Roberts

2/9/1989

1989-010

Ordinance amending the text of Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance and the Interim Zoning Ordinance to allow hazardous waste treatment and storage facilities in all zones where hazardous substances are processed or handled

2/16/1989

1989-011

Ordinance establishing a petty cash revolving fund for the County Planning Department

3/2/1989

1989-012

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental appropriation therein

3/2/1989

1989-013

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

3/2/1989

1989-014

Ordinance amending the Lynden-Nooksack Valley Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Residential Rural to General Commercial and amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Residential Rural- Two Dwellings per Acre to General Commercial for a 0.78 Acre Parcel on the East Side of Guide Meridian, North of East Wiser Lake Road

3/2/1989

1989-015

Ordinance to revise the 1989 Solid Waste Budget

3/2/1989

1989-016

Ordinance establishing a County policy for NSF checks

3/2/1989

1989-017

Ordinance adopting a retention plan for audio tape recordings of Council proceedings

3/2/1989

1989-018

Ordinance establishing a policy regarding smoking in the workplace for Whatcom County Government and adopting Chapter 8.06 of the Whatcom County Code

3/2/1989

1989-019

Ordinance imposing a moratorium on the new construction or expansion of gas stations at Point Roberts

3/2/1989

1989-020

Ordinance establishing procedures for the abatement and removal as a public nuisance abandoned vehicles or automobile hulks or parts thereof from private property, not including highways, and adding a new section to Whatcom County Code

3/16/1989

1989-021

Ordinance establishing the Whatcom County Public Health Fund, the Public Health Obstetric Care Fund and the 1989 Appropriations therefore

3/16/1989

1989-022

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Treasurer’s Appropriation therein to develop Real Property Inventory

3/16/1989

1989-023

Ordinance establishing a six month cash flow loan from the emergency contingency fund to the Nor-Bell Care Center Fund

3/16/1989

1989-024

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code, Adding Title 24, The Whatcom County Health Code

3/30/1989

1989-025

Emergency ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code, Adding Title 24, the Whatcom County Health Code

4/3/1989

1989-026

Ordinance amending Chapter 2.02 of the Whatcom County Code, having to do with Council Procedures

4/6/1989

1989-027

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental appropriation for the 1989 Real Estate Excise Tax Fund for extension of water lines

4/6/1989

1989-028

Ordinance amending ordinance 82-64, Alcohol Revolving Fund

4/6/1989

1989-029

Ordinance revising Chapter 2.11 of the Whatcom County Code expanding the role of the Computer Committee and clarifying the role of the Information Center

4/6/1989

1989-030

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Planning Department’s appropriation therein to respond to increased workload

4/6/1989

1989-031

Ordinance authorizing the establishment of cash drawers and a change fund for the Treasurer’s office

4/20/1989

1989-032

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental appropriation for restoration of Alcohol Services Fund balance

4/20/1989

1989-033

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Executive Office appropriation therein

4/20/1989

1989-034

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental appropriation for Ambulance Services

4/20/1989

1989-035

Ordinance amending the Urban Fringe Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Rural to Light Industrial Park and amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural-Two Acres and Rural-Five Acres to Light Impact Industrial for Eleven Parcels totaling approximately 49 acres on the East side of Pacific Highway between Horton Road and Stuart Road

4/20/1989

1989-036

Ordinance amending the Lynden-Nooksack Valley Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Urban Reserve Medium Density to Light Industrial Park and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Urban Residential Medium Density to Light Impact Industrial for a 9.89 acre parcel approximately 400 feet North of Tromp Road on the West side of the Guide Meridian

4/20/1989

1989-037

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Buildings and Code Budget therein

5/4/1989

1989-038

Ordinance creating Whatcom County Local and Road Improvement District No. 10 for infrastructure improvements including road and water and sewer installation

5/4/1989

1989-039

Ordinance amending the Urban Fringe Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Rural and Tourist Commercial to General Commercial and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural Two-Acres and Tourist Commercial to General Commercial for approximately 32 acres East of Interstate 5, fronting Pacific Highway from Slater Road South to approximately 500 feet South of Waldron Road

5/4/1989

1989-040

Ordinance facilitating the update of Whatcom County’s Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, authorizing the County Executive to initiate the implementation of the provisions of RCW 70.95.080 and RCW 70.95.090 in updating the plan, authorizing the execution of Interlocal Agreements necessary for the preparation and implementation of the plan, and delegating certain duties to the County Executive in meeting the responsibilities of the County in managing solid waste

5/11/1989

1989-041

Ordinance revising the 1989 Northwest Washington Fair Fund appropriation

5/18/1989

1989-042

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.55.010

5/18/1989

1989-043

Ordinance amending ordinance 82-30 for the purpose of consolidating existing precincts Columbia, Glacier, and Maple Falls into Maple Falls Precinct; consolidating precinct Deming 1 and Lawrence 3 into Deming 1 precinct; consolidating Custer precinct 3 and Mt. View precinct 2 into Custer 3 precinct; consolidating Bellingham precinct 13 and 23 into Bellingham precinct 53 and 73 into Bellingham precinct 53

5/18/1989

1989-044

Ordinance amending ordinance 82-30 and 86-31 for the purpose of establishing new precincts by dividing existing precincts Lynden City No. 5 and 6, Bellingham No. 84 and Valley

5/18/1989

1989-045

Emergency ordinance amending Ordinance No. 86-88, and ordinance establishing Whatcom County Ferry Rates, by eliminating miscellaneous provision A

5/25/1989

1989-046

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation therein for Contingency Payout purposes

6/1/1989

1989-047

Ordinance revising the 1989 Real Estate Excise Tax Capital Improvement Fund

6/1/1989

1989-048

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

6/15/1989

1989-049

Ordinance revising the Whatcom County Public Health Fund Appropriation for Planning Grant

6/15/1989

1989-050

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Planning Department Appropriation therein

6/15/1989

1989-051

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation therein for close out of Nor-Bell Care Center Fund

6/15/1989

1989-052

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund and County Parks and Recreation Fund Appropriations for Boat Patrol

6/15/1989

1989-053

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Prosecuting Attorney Budget therein

6/15/1989

1989-054

Ordinance revising the 1989 Independent Fund Physical Plant and Facilities Capital Budget therein

6/15/1989

1989-055

Ordinance in the matter of amending the text of Title 20, the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to provide for limited transient accommodations in Planned Unit Developments in the Urban Residential and Urban Residential Medium Density Zones

6/15/1989

1989-056

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Glacier Cable Partners Limited, for a period of 35 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 specified areas of Whatcom County

7/6/1989

1989-057

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Auditors Appropriation therein, for additional temporary recording staff

7/7/1989

1989-058

Ordinance amending Ordinance 86-88, an ordinance establishing Whatcom County Ferry Rates

7/20/1989

1989-059

Ordinance revising the 1989 County Parks and Recreation Fund Appropriation

7/20/1989

1989-060

Ordinance revising the 1989 Road Fund Budget

8/3/1989

1989-061

Ordinance prohibiting the importation of all medical waste generated outside the territorial limits of Whatcom County

8/10/1989

1989-062

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, District Court Appropriation therein for Judges Salary increase

8/17/1989

1989-063

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Superior Court appropriation therein, for Judge’s salaries and contracts

8/17/1989

1989-064

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Clerk’s Appropriation therein for continued microfilming

8/17/1989

1989-065

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, non-departmental appropriation therein for ambulance services

8/17/1989

1989-066

Ordinance revising the 1989 Public Health Fund Appropriation for immunizations

8/17/1989

1989-067

Ordinance revising the 1989 Community Economic Revitalization Board Fund

8/17/1989

1989-068

Ordinance revising the 1989 Equipment Rental and Revolving Fund Budget

8/17/1989

1989-069

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Jail Appropriation therein for Nursing Services

8/17/1989

1989-070

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Buildings and Code Budget therein

8/17/1989

1989-071

Ordinance adopting the Comprehensive Park and Recreation Open Space Plan as an element of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and adoption of the six year Park and Recreation Open Space Capital Improvement Program for 1990 to 1996

8/17/1989

1989-072

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Urban Fringe Comprehensive Plan Map from Urban Reserve to Rural and amendment of the official zoning map from Urban Residential-Four (UR-4) to Rural Five Acres (R-5) for approximately 12 acres South of Mt. Baker Highway and West of Old Britton Road

8/17/1989

1989-073

Emergency ordinance adopting the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Text and Map, Title 20 of the Whatcom County Code, for the Lake Whatcom Subarea of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan; and adopting the Comprehensive Plan for the Lake Whatcom Subarea

8/31/1989

1989-074

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 15.04 and adopting by reference, the 1988 edition of the Uniform Building Code, and certain appendices and standards thereto, except as herein modified, the Uniform Housing Code, the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings and certain other standards adopted by the State

9/7/1989

1989-075

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code Chapter 15.16, the Uniform Fire Code and adopting by reference the 1988 edition of the Uniform Fire Code and appendices thereto published by the International Conference of Building Officials and the Western Fire Chiefs Association, except as modified herein, and repealing Whatcom County Ordinance No. 84-40

9/7/1989

1989-076

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 15.08 and adopting by reference the 1988 edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code and certain appendices thereto, except as herein modified

9/7/1989

1989-077

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 15.20 and adopting, by reference, the 1988 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code, Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code and certain appendices thereto except as herein modified

9/7/1989

1989-078

Ordinance setting forth rules and regulations for the installation of mobile homes on building sites, establishing an administrative procedure for the issuance of permits and providing for inspection thereof

9/7/1989

1989-079

Ordinance revising the 1989 Combined Treatment Services Fund Appropriation for Regional Planning and other professional services

9/7/1989

1989-080

Ordinance establishing the Auditor’s Operation and Maintenance Fund for Improved Document Recording System and to provide an appropriation therein

9/7/1989

1989-081

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation therein for Severance Payout

9/21/1989

1989-082

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation for Audit Costs

9/21/1989

1989-083

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund Superior Court, District Court and Non-Departmental Appropriations therein for addition of Court Commissioner and related staff positions

9/21/1989

1989-084

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

10/5/1989

1989-084

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense and Physical Plant and Capital Facilities Funds for Building Improvements

**NOTE**  TWO ORDINANCES WERE ISSUED ORDINANCE NUMBER 1989-084

9/21/1989

1989-085

Ordinance amending Exhibit A of Ordinance 89-24 establishing fees for Health Department Immunizations

10/5/1989

1989-086

Ordinance revising the 1989 Combined Treatment Services Fund Appropriation for Pass Through Grants for Substance Abuse

10/5/1989

1989-087

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation therein for What-Comm (911) Services

10/5/1989

1989-088

Ordinance revising the 1989 Public Health Fund appropriation for Additional Staff Support

10/5/1989

1989-089

Ordinance revising the 1989 Physical Plant and Capital Facilities Fund appropriation to complete the County Clerk’s File system

10/5/1989

1989-090

Ordinance revising the 1989 County Supply Fund appropriation to replace copying machines

10/5/1989

1989-091

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

10/5/1989

1989-092

Ordinance in the matter if re-adoption of the Lake Whatcom Subarea Comprehensive Plan Designations and Title 20 Zoning Districts for the Urban Designations and Zones in the Subarea, updating the Zoning Map Designations and Clarifying on the Zoning Map the Density Limitations and Transfer Opportunities in the Urban Residential Medium Density Zone Districts and Modifying Whatcom County Code 20.22.252 to more clearly reflect the density restrictions in the Urban Residential Medium Density Districts

10/19/1989

1989-093

Ordinance establishing the Whatcom County Drug Fund

11/2/1989

1989-094

Emergency ordinance imposing a 60-day moratorium on processing of conditional use permit applications for billboards in Whatcom County, pending study of appropriate official controls

11/2/1989

1989-095

Ordinance establishing a petty cash fund for the Public Health Department

11/16/1989

1989-096

Ordinance creating a new part-time Mental Health Commissioner

11/16/1989

1989-097

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Planning Department Appropriation therein

11/16/1989

1989-098

Ordinance revising the 1989 Northwest Washington Fair Fund Appropriation for Fair Operations

11/16/1989

1989-099

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, non-departmental appropriation therein for Health District Asset Division

11/16/1989

1989-100

Ordinance amending the text of the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program to allow the Land Application of Water Waters used in processing fruits and vegetables as a conditional use

11/16/1989

1989-101

Ordinance amending the official Urban Fringe Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Heavy Impact Industrial to Light Industrial Park and amending the Official Zoning Map from Heavy Impact Industrial to Rural Light Impact Industrial for approximately 9.9 acres comprising the Eldridge Industrial sites on Marine Drive

11/16/1989

1989-102

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County and State purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 1990 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

11/21/1989

1989-103

Ordinance establishing Whatcom County Ferry Rates

11/21/1989

1989-104

Ordinance amending Exhibit A of Ordinance 89-24, establishing 1990 fees for Health Department

11/21/1989

1989-105

Ordinance in the matter of the adoption of the final budget of Whatcom County for the year 1990 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

11/21/1989

1989-106

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Telecom 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 specified areas of Whatcom County

12/7/1989

1989-107

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Public Defender’s Budget therein for Professional Services

12/7/1989

1989-108

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Appropriation therein for professional services related to Collective Bargaining

12/7/1989

1989-109

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Superior Court Budget therein, for Indigent Criminal Defense Attorney Fees

12/7/1989

1989-110

Ordinance reestablishing a Mental Health Consumer Advocate Revolving Fund

12/7/1989

1989-111

Ordinance revising the 1989 Combined Treatment Services Fund for Increased Grant-In-Aid Funding for Mental Health

12/7/1989

1989-112

Ordinance of Whatcom County, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of Local and Road Improvement District No. 10 bond anticipation notes of the County in the aggregate principal amount of $1,095,000, in order to provide interim financing for improvements within Local and Road Improvement District No. 10; and fixing the date, interest rate, maturity, form, terms and covenants of said notes; and confirming the sale of said notes

12/7/1989

1989-113

Ordinance adopting a supplemental budget for the Whatcom County Local and Road Improvement District No. 10 Fund

12/7/1989

1989-114

Ordinance of the County Council of Whatcom County, Washington reducing the 1988-1989 Assessment Roll for Road Improvement District No. 8 and authorizing refunds for amounts previously paid

12/7/1989

1989-115

Ordinance establishing Emergency Management as a Division in the Sheriff’s Department

12/7/1989

1989-116

Ordinance extending the moratorium on new construction or expansion of gas stations at Point Roberts

12/7/1989

1989-117

Ordinance amending Title 20, the official Whatcom County Zoning Code, and Title 2.2A, the Interim Zoning Ordinance to revised the Landscaping, Buffering, Screening and Setback Requirements

12/7/1989

1989-118

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing a speed limit on a portion of Northwest Drive (Northwest Road)

12/21/1989

1989-119

Ordinance establishing a speed limit on a portion of the Drayton Harbor Road

12/21/1989

1989-120

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing a weight restriction on a portion of Drayton Harbor Road

12/21/1989

1989-121

Ordinance amending Ordinance 89-96, creating a new part-time Mental Health Commissioner

12/21/1989

1989-122

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Buildings and Code Budget therein

12/21/1989

1989-123

Ordinance revising the 1989 Solid Waste Budget

12/21/1989

1989-124

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, District Court Appropriation therein

12/21/1989

1989-125

Ordinance amending Chapter 3.04 of the Whatcom County Code regarding Continuing Appropriation Authority

12/21/1989

1989-126

Ordinance reestablishing the Parks Improvement Fund as a Capital Improvements Fund

12/21/1989

1989-127

Ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund, Jail appropriation therein for Inmate Population Related Expenses

12/21/1989

1989-128

Ordinance revising the 1989 Whatcom County Public Health Fund Appropriation for Jail Services

12/21/1989

1989-129

Ordinance restricting the development of land for six years unless a declaration of conversion is made at the time of the forest practices application

12/21/1989

1989-130

Ordinance extending the office hours on Thursdays for Department of Licensing on Auditor’s Office

12/21/1989

1989-131

Emergency ordinance revising the 1989 Current Expense Fund Medical Examiner’s appropriation therein for Autopsies

12/21/1989

1989-132

Emergency ordinance revising the 1989 Self Insurance Fringe Benefits Fund Appropriation for Health Benefits Costs

12/21/1989