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1991 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL

APPROVAL DATE

1991-001

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.02 providing for a Water Resources Committee of the Council

90-451

1/11/1991

1991-002

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.78, increasing the number of members on the Solid Waste Advisory Committee

90-455

1/11/1991

1991-003

Ordinance amending Ordinance 90-95, the Service Level Ordinance, allowing the Mini-Can option to be provided on a monthly basis and postponing the effective date of garbage and residential recycling service levels to March 1, 1991 and non-residential recycling service levels to May 1, 1991

90-415

1/11/1991

1991-004

Ordinance amending the Cherry Point-Ferndale Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Urban Reserve Commercial to Urban Reserve and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from General Commercial to Urban Residential 3-Dwellings Per Acre (UR-3) for approximately 1 acre in the Cherry Point-Ferndale subarea

90-442

1/11/1991

1991-005

Ordinance amending the text of the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to require that requests for divisions of Agricultural Land be reviewed by a Committee representing Buildings and Code, Planning, Soil Conservation Service, and Agricultural Extension Service

90-444

1/11/1991

1991-006

Ordinance revising the 1991 Current Expense Fund, Planning Department’s appropriation therein to accept two grants, one from the State Department of Community Development and one from the State Department of Ecology

90-453

1/11/1991

1991-007

Ordinance amending Ordinance 89-16 establishing a County policy for NSF Checks

90-440

1/11/1991

1991-008

Emergency interim zoning ordinance extending a temporary moratorium on processing of conditional use permit applications for Solid Waste Disposal Facilities, pending study of Official Controls

91-012

1/11/1991

1991-009

Ordinance amending the text of the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to allow Administrative approval instead of Conditional Use approval of Temporary Second Dwellings for families with special medical needs

91-013

1/22/1991

1991-010

Emergency interim zoning ordinance extending a temporary moratorium on processing of building permit applications and establishing interim controls on commercial development between Wiser Lake and the Bartlett Road and adjacent land, pending review of the zoning designation in this area

91-023A

1/22/1991

1991-011

Ordinance amending certain sections of Title 2, Title 8, Title 16, Title 20, and Title 21 of the Whatcom County Code for the purpose of establishing new fee amounts for fees presently collected under authority of these titles for various land use permits and authorizations subject to approval by the County

90-452

2/12/1991

1991-012

Ordinance establishing a moratorium on Commercial development between Wiser Lake and the Bartlett Road and adjacent land pending review of the zoning designation in this area

91-023A

2/12/1991

1991-013

Ordinance amending the text of the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, regarding Solid Waste Facilities and Sites in the Rural, Agriculture, Forestry, Heavy Impact Industrial, General Manufacturing, and Light Impact Industrial Zones

91-050

2/26/1991

1991-014

Ordinance of the County Council of Whatcom County, Washington, approving and confirming the final assessment roll for Local and Road Improvement District No. 10, which has been created and established for the purpose of paying the cost of certain Local and Road Improvements in Whatcom County; levying and assessing the amount thereof against the lots, tracts, parcels of land and other property on said roll; and certifying the same to the County Treasurer for collection

91-021

2/26/1991

1991-015

Ordinance revising Section 3.08.180 of the Whatcom County Code to allow Pass Through Contract Amendments

91-048

2/26/1991

1991-016

Ordinance amending the 1991 budget, Real Estate Excise Tax Fund therein, to make a transfer payment to Whatcom County Public Utility District 1 for preparation of the Whatcom County Coordinated Water System Plan

91-049

2/26/1991

1991-017

Emergency interim zoning ordinance placing a moratorium on Surface Mining in Whatcom County

90-443A

3/12/1991

1991-018

Ordinance revising the 1991 Current Expense Fund, Sheriff’s Office Budget

91-069

3/12/1991

1991-019

Ordinance revising the 1991 Park Fund Budget for FEMA Financed Storm Damage Repair

91-070

3/12/1991

1991-020

Ordinance revising the 1991 Current Expense Fund, Non-Departmental Budget Plan therein for Redistricting Master

91-051

3/12/1991

1991-021

Ordinance to increase the Whatcom County Park and Recreation Board’s Petty Cash Revolving Fund Balance

91-104

3/26/1991

1991-022

Ordinance adopting the text and maps of the South Fork Valley Subarea Comprehensive Plan and adopting the Official Whatcom County Title 20 Zoning for the South Fork Valley Subarea

91-030

3/26/1991

1991-023

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, to revise Chapter 20.42, changing the Forestry (F) Zoning District to a Rural Forestry (RF) District; and adding Chapter 20.43 to include the provisions of the Commercial Forestry District

91-110

3/26/1991

1991-024

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-105

4/9/1991

1991-025

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-106

4/9/1991

1991-026

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-107

4/9/1991

1991-027

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-108

4/9/1991

1991-028

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-109

4/9/1991

1991-029

Ordinance amending the 1991 Budget

91-125

4/9/1991

1991-030

Ordinance revising Whatcom County Code Sections 2.02 and 2.03, regarding Boards, Committees, and Commissions

91-126

4/9/1991

1991-031

Ordinance ordering the closure of Roberts Road between Martin Road and Central Road

91-121

4/23/1991

1991-032

Ordinance authorizing Northwest Washington Fair to enter into short-term indebtedness for property purchase

91-145

4/23/1991

1991-033

Ordinance revising the 1991 Convention Center Fund appropriation for contribution to the Lynden Museum

91-146

4/23/1991

1991-034

Interim zoning ordinance placing a moratorium on Surface Mining permits in Whatcom County

91-147

4/23/1991

1991-035

Ordinance of Whatcom County, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of Local and Road Improvement District No. 10 bonds of the County, in order to finance improvements within Local and Road Improvement District No. 10; and fixing the date, interest rate, maturity, form, terms and covenants of said bonds; and confirming the sale of said bonds

91-160

5/14/1991

1991-036

Ordinance authorizing the Executive to execute an Interagency Agreement between Western Washington University and Whatcom County for developing a Regional Geographic Information System (GIS)

91-186

5/28/1991

1991-037

Ordinance revising the amount authorized for the District Court Petty Cash Account

91-198

6/11/1991

1991-038

Ordinance establishing Whatcom County Voting Precincts

91-204

6/11/1991

1991-039

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 1.12 regarding Council Districts

91-203

6/11/1991

1991-040

Ordinance dissolving the Health Board Advisory Committee, and creating a Health Department Advisory Board

91-026

6/11/1991

1991-041

Ordinance relating to the disposal of solid waste generated within Whatcom County; designating disposal sites; prohibiting the processing or disposal of such solid waste except at designated disposal sites; authorizing the execution of agreements with operators of disposal sites regarding charges for disposal and payment of sums to the County; implementing the public policy of Whatcom County, as set forth in its Comprehensive Plan relating to the disposal of solid waste; making unlawful violations of this ordinance and prescribing penalties; authorizing this ordinance to be codified as a chapter of the Whatcom County Code, and providing for other matters appropriately relating thereto

91-199

6/25/1991

1991-042

Ordinance amending the 1991 Budget

91-220

6/25/1991

1991-043

Ordinance creating a Point Roberts Transportation Benefit District; establishing the functions and activities of the District; providing for a Point Roberts Transportation Benefit District fund

91-217A

7/9/1991

1991-044

Ordinance providing for an annual Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Program, which minimizes the use of pesticides and minimizes or prohibits the use of herbicides in certain areas of the County

91-237

7/9/1991

1991-045

Ordinance of Whatcom County, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of limited tax general obligation bonds of the County in the principal sum of $10,750,000, for the purpose of paying part of the costs of the County Courthouse and Administration Building; providing the date, form, terms and maturities of said bonds; creating a bond fund; providing for the disposition of the proceeds of sale of such bonds; providing for the annual levy of taxes to pay the principal of and interest on said bonds; and providing for the sale thereof to Seattle-Northwest Securities Corporation

91-271

7/23/1991

1991-045

Ordinance authorizing the Executive to purchase property for public benefit and to pursue sources for funding assistance

**NOTE**  THIS ORDINANCE NUMBER WAS ISSUED TO TWO COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ORDINANCES – BOTH ARE LISTED ABOVE

91-236

7/9/1991

1991-046

Ordinance amending ordinance No. 89-103, an Ordinance establishing Whatcom County Ferry Rates

91-268

7/23/1991

1991-047

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing the speed limits on Cement Plant Road, Marine Drive, Imhof Road, Storr Road, Bay Road, and Kickerville Road

91-259

7/23/1991

1991-048

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing the speed limits on Strawberry Point Road and Coronado Avenue

91-260

7/23/1991

1991-049

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing speed limits on North Red River Road, South Red River Road, Haxton Way, Lummi View Drive and Lummi Shore Road

91-261

7/23/1991

1991-050

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing speed limits on Old Samish Road, Roy Road, Samish Way, Autumn Lane, East Lake Samish Drivew, West Lake Samish Drive and North Lake Samish Drive

91-262

7/23/1991

1991-051

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing speed limits on Murray Road, Weidkamp Road, and North Telegraph Road

91-263

7/23/1991

1991-052

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on various County roads

91-264

7/23/1991

1991-053

Ordinance setting forth rules and regulations for the installation of fuel storage tanks, and establishing administrative procedures for the issuance of permits and inspections

91-238

7/23/1991

1991-054

Ordinance amending ordinance 90-95 and ordinance 91-003, the Service Level Ordinance and First Amendment, clarifying reporting requirements and provisions for adding curbside materials for collection and postponing the effective date of garbage and residential recycling service levels to September 16, 1991 and Multi-Family and Non-residential recycling service levels to April 1, 1992

91-267

7/23/1991

1991-055

Ordinance revising Ordinance 90-70 extending the Sunset Date for Combined Treatment Revolving Fund

91-269

7/23/1991

1991-056

Ordinance amending the 1991 River Improvement Fund Budget

91-270

7/23/1991

1991-057

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Telcom Cable TV, Inc., 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

91-101

8/13/1991

1991-058

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on Drayton Harbor Road

91-265

8/13/1991

1991-059

Ordinance establishing the Whatcom County Superior Court Trust Fund

91-291

8/13/1991

1991-060

Ordinance establishing the Whatcom County District Court Suspense Fund

91-292

8/13/1991

1991-061

Ordinance amending the Cherry Point – Ferndale Subarea Comprehensive Plan from Urban Reserve Commercial to Urban Reserve and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from General Commercial to Urban Residential – 3 Dwelling Units Per Acre for a Right-Of-Way omitted from a previous rezone located just East of Portal Way and Interstate 5

91-282

8/13/1991

1991-062

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Foothills Comprehensive Plan Map and Text from Rural to Commercial and the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural 5 Acre (R5A) and Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to Tourist Commercial (TC) for approximately 5.86 acres on Kendall Road and Mount Baker Highway

91-284

8/13/1991

1991-063

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Park and Recreation Open Space Plan for 1) Section VII.  Specific Site Recommendations for Site #23 Lummi Island from a Single Site to Multi Site Park, and 2) Section VII.  Trails Section revising the Sumas Connection Route to follow the existing railroad right-of-way with the County roadside right-of-way as an alternate and adding the Lynden Connection Route to the present railroad right-of-way

91-285

8/13/1991

1991-064

Ordinance amending the Point Roberts Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Urban Reserve and Urban Residential Three Per Acre (UR-3) respectively to Resort Commercial for approximately 0.87 acres

91-287

8/13/1991

1991-065

Ordinance amending ordinance 79-49 and 82-91, modifying Whatcom County Code 3.04, regarding copies of the budget

91-309

9/3/1991

1991-066

Ordinance amending the text of the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Point Roberts Special District (WCC 20.72.650) to extend the prohibition on tree cutting in the Great Blue Heron Rookery and associated 200 meter buffer area until June 30 1993

91-240

9/3/1991

1991-067

Ordinance amending ordinance 79-24 relating to responsibility for personal property of deceased persons under the jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner

91-325

9/10/1991

1991-068

Ordinance revising Whatcom County Code 1.10, Procedures for Management and Disposition of County-Owned Personal and Real Property

91-326

9/10/1991

1991-069

Interim zoning ordinance placing a moratorium on Surface Mining Permits in Whatcom County

91-329

9/24/1991

1991-070

Ordinance finalizing the system of assessments for the Deming Diking District

91-020C

9/24/1991

1991-071

Ordinance amending the 1991 Budget

91-341

9/24/1991

1991-072

Ordinance amending Ordinance 91-44 revising the Annual Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Program

91-237A

9/24/1991

1991-073

Ordinance amending the Lynden-Nooksack Valley Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map and the Whatcom County Official Zoning Map from General Commercial to Residential Rural Two Per Acre for Two .96 Acre Parcels

91-345

9/24/1991

1991-074

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, regarding uses and provisions regulating development in the Airport Operations Zoning Designation

91-280

10/8/1991

1991-075

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, related to uses allowed in Industrial Zones, Performance Standards in Industrial Zones and Major Development Permit requirements

91-281

10/8/1991

1991-076

Ordinance creating a County-Wide Flood Control Zone District in Whatcom County

91-071K

10/22/1991

1991-077

Ordinance creating the Sumas River Sub-Flood Control Zone District

91-071J

10/22/1991

1991-078

Ordinance transferring assets from Whatcom County to the Sumas River Sub-Flood Control Zone District as provided for in Resolution 91-077

91-071M

11/12/1991

1991-079

Emergency ordinance to impose a sixty day moratorium on applications for the expansion of service stations at Point Roberts

91-171A

11/12/1991

1991-080

Ordinance regarding the matter of establishing the speed limits on South Pass Road and Hampton Road

91-406

11/26/1991

1991-081

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County and State purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 1992 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

91-407

11/26/1991

1991-082

Ordinance establishing 1992 Health Department Fees

91-409

11/26/1991

1991-083

Ordinance in the matter of the adoption of the final budget of Whatcom County for the year 1992 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

91-386

11/26/1991

1991-084

Ordinance committing to loan repayment, if necessary, for the Whatcom County Conservation District

91-308A

11/26/1991

1991-085

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Birch Bay-Blaine Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map and Text from Resort Commercial to General Commercial and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Resort Commercial (RC) to General Commercial (GC) for Two Parcels comprising approximately 15 acres at the NE corner of the intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden and Harborview Roads

91-289

12/10/1991

1991-086

Ordinance increasing the Whatcom County Health Department’s Monthly Petty Cash Allowance

91-420

12/10/1991

1991-087

Ordinance amending the 1991 Budget

91-428

12/10/1991

1991-088

Ordinance establishing a rate of credit for defendants serving time or performing labor to reduce the amount of fines and costs owed to District Court

91-310

12/10/1991

1991-089

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing a weight limit on the Rock Road Bridge, No. 328, and placing stop signs on each roadway approach

91-421

12/10/1991

1991-090

Ordinance reducing the number of District Court Judges required within Whatcom County

91-386B

12/17/1991