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1996 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL

APPROVAL DATE

96-001

Ordinance clarifying procedural and administrative responsibilities of the Weed Board

AB95-469

1/2/96

96-002

Interim Ordinance regarding zoning control to address public markets as a temporary use in the Resort Commercial Zone

AB95-254A

1/2/96

96-003

Ordinance amending Ordinance 84-60, dated July 5, 1984, an ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Nation Wide Cablevision, Inc., for a period of 10 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, for the purpose of extending term of the ordinance for a period of four months to May 2, 1996 or until such time as a new ordinance is in place.

AB95-307B

1/2/96

96-004

Ordinance adopting Interim Urban Growth Areas in accordance with the Growth Management Act, as amended.  GMHB’s determination that the County’s Interim Growth Areas need more analysis and greater public process and set January 19 as the deadline for compliance, the County and its Cities have elected to submit the draft Comp Plan’s proposed Final UGAs as Interim UGAs

AB 96-019

1/23/96

96-005

Ordinance granting a 15 year franchise to TCI Cablevision of Washington

AB 95-307A

1/23/96

96-006

An Emergency Ordinance declaring the adoption of Interim Urban Growth Areas in Accordance with the Growth Management Act as amended

AB 96-019A

1/23/96

96-007

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Health Code, Chapter 24.06, Sewage Sludge Regulations

AB 96-044

2/6/96

96-008

Ordinance adopting the Whatcom County Accident Prevention Program

AB 96-033

2/6/96

96-009

Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to the Birch Bay Water and Sewer District for a period of 25 years

AB96-032

2/20/96

96-010

Ordinance broadening the scope of the ADA Compliance Committee

AB96-072

3/5/96

96-011

Ordinance establishing standards for the vesting of project permits and project permit applications

AB95-076

3/5/96

96-012

Emergency Ordinance amending the 1996 budget for current expense, Public Defender’s Office amendment No.1a to the 1996 budget

AB96-109

3/20/96

96-013

Ordinance amending land clearing regulations in Title 20, the Official Whatcom County Zoning Code.  Ordinance to replace Ordinances 89-129 (six year moratorium), 90-24 (Forested Land Clearing), and 90-58 (Erosion and Sedimentation Control in Critical Watersheds)

AB96-074

4/2/96

96-014

Ordinance amendment No. 1 to the 1996 budget.  Public Defender $61,470 (staff, services, travel and assistance), County Council $30,000 (to conduct legal review of Comp Plan)

AB96-119

4/16/96

96-015

Ordinance amendment No. 2 to the 1996 budget

AB96-152

4/30/96

96-016

Emergency ordinance amending the 1996 budget for current expense, Prosecuting Attorney’s Office amendment No. 3A to the 1996 budget

AB96-165

4/30/96

96-017

Ordinance amending Articles II and III and Adopting Articles IX, X, XI, and XII for Chapter 16.16, Whatcom County Code, “Critical Areas,” to comply with the Washington State Growth Management Act.

AB96-118

4/30/96

96-018

Ordinance regarding the installation of stop signs on certain county roads.  Stickney Island Road at Timon Road  in Section 25, Township 40 North, Range 3 East, W.M.

AB96-177

5/14/96

96-019

Ordinance granting a 25 year franchise to Cascade Natural Gas

AB96-158

5/14/96

96-020

Ordinance No. 3 to the 1996 budget

AB96-165A

5/14/96

96-021

Ordinance defining procedures for the segregation of individual parcels of property within Local Road Improvement Districts (LRID) to determine tax assessment rates

AB96-192

5/28/96

96-022

Ordinance regarding the establishment of speed limits on certain county roads.  a 25 MPH speed limit within the plat of Marine Land Subdivision, Divisions 1 and 2, located within Section 15, Township 38 North, Range 2 East of W.M.

AB96-193

5/28/96

96-023

Emergency Ordinance amending the 1996 budget for current expense, Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Amendment No. 4A to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-201A

5/28/96

96-024

Ordinance amendment No. 4 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-201

6/11/96

96-025

Ordinance creating a local waste reduction and recycling education and promotion grant program

AB96-191

6/11/96

96-026

Ordinance amending the 1996 budget ordinance 95-065 to re-title a position.  Re-title the Council staff position from Budget & Program Analyst to Legislative & Budget Analysis Administrator.

AB96-219

6/11/96

96-027

Ordinance granting a 25-year non-exclusive franchise to Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Line Corporation

AB96-208

6/25/96

96-028

Ordinance amending No. 5 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-249

7/9/96

96-029

Ordinance extending the interim zoning ordinance, Chapter 2.24A until July 15, 1997 or until permanent zoning is established for all areas within Whatcom County jurisdiction. (Fee lands of the Lummi Reservation and private property exclaves within the National Forest)

AB96-248

7/9/96

96-030

Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to Meridian School District 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 an intra-district fiber optics line along roads and other county property within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County)

AB96-247

7/23/96

96-031

Ordinance related to land use and zoning, adopting new administrative procedures for processing project permit applications as required by the Regulatory Reform Act, Chapter 36.20b RCW  (from 7/9) This ordinance streamlines review and appeal for both land use permits and environmental review

AB96-233

7/23/96

96-032

Ordinance – Whatcom County Mental health and substance abuse revolving account.  Establishing  a continuous and on-going contract for Combined Treatment Services to provide services for the mentally ill and substance abuse/prevention consumers in the community

AB96-266

8/6/96

96-033

Ordinance amending No. 6 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-282

8/6/96

96-034

Ordinance allowing exercise of contract options without further Council review

AB96-293

9/3/96

96-035

Ordinance amending WCC 2.02.010 regarding meeting times.  (County Council)

AB96-299

9/3/96

96-036

Ordinance amending WCC Chapter 1.10 establishing procedures for the sale or conveyance of County owned property and repeal of WCC Chapter 2.72

AB96-302

9/17/96

96-037

Ordinance amending WCC 8.15, Solid Waste Disposal Sites, exempting the process and disposal of construction and demolition waste

AB96-154A

9/17/96

96-038

Ordinance in the matter of transferring ownership of a non-exclusive franchise from Black Rock Cable, Inc. to Cable Plus, L.P.

AB96-314

10/1/96

96-039

Ordinance in the matter of transferring ownership of Kok Road Water Association to the City of Lynden

AB96-315

10/1/96

96-040

Ordinance in the matter of transferring ownership of a non-exclusive franchise the North Lynden Water Association to the City of Lynden

AB96-316

10/1/96

96-041

Ordinance No. 7 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-327

10/1/96

96-042

Ordinance No. 8 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-343

10/15/96

96-043

Ordinance amending Ordinance 95-033 and the Whatcom County Code Section 20.92, regarding appeals of Hearing Examiner decisions to the County Council.  The appellant must provide a full transcript of the Hearing Examiner hearing.

AB96-288

10/15/96

96-044

Ordinance amending Lake Whatcom Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map and the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map for approximately five acres, from Rural Forestry (RF) to Rural Five Acres (R5A).  Rezone of approximately 5 acres northwest of Squalicum Lake from Rural Forestry to Rural Five Acre.

 AB96-344

10/15/96

96-045

Ordinance regarding establishing a 25 mph speed limit on various Whatcom County roads

AB96-355

10/29/96

96-046

Interim Ordinance amending Title 20, to remove open space requirements in the GM, LII and HII zones and to amend the definition of Open Space as it applies to all zones.  Amending the definition of open space as it is applied in all zones (staff recommends that this ordinance remain in effect for one year to allow time for the completion of the Comprehensive Plan)

AB96-357

10/29/96

96-047

Ordinance amending the Chuckanut-Lake Samish Subarea Comprehensive Plan Map from Residential Rural to General Commercial and the official Whatcom County zoning Map from Rural Residential Two Units per two acre (RR2) to Urban Residential four dwellings per acre (UR4) for approximately sixteen acres

AB96-358

10/29/96

96-048

Ordinance amending the 91-062, 1991 Tracy Rezone concomitant agreement. 

AB96-375

11/12/96

96-049

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code by creating Chapter 12.60, Unincorporated Whatcom County Road Naming System

AB96-196

11/12/96

96-050

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code, Title 17, Flood Damage Protection

AB96-378

11/12/96

96-051

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County and State purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 1997 pursuant to Home Rule Charter section 6.10

AB96-380

11/12/96

96-052

Ordinance No. 9 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-376

11/12/96

96-053

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code by creating Chapter 12.56, Victim Memorial Sign Program.  For victims involved in drunk driving accidents

AB96-285

11/12/96

96-054

Ordinance in the matter of the adoption of the final budget of Whatcom County for the year 1997 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein. 

AB96-367

11/26/96

96-055

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 8.15, Solid Waste Disposal Site, regarding in-county processing or disposal of solid waste

AB96-041A

11/26/96

96-056

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, and the official Whatcom County subdivision ordinance, Title 21 to clarify existing code language.  Regulatory Reform

AB96-395

11/26/96

96-057

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 20.92.120 regarding the Deputy Hearing Examiner

AB96-348

1/14/97

96-058

Ordinance adopting the 1997 unified fee schedule

AB96-402

12/10/96

96-059

Ordinance amendment No. 11 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-404

12/10/96

96-060

Ordinance amendment No. 12 to the 1996 budget. 

AB96-413

12/10/96

96-061

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 93-042 “Reorganization of Whatcom County Government through repeal and amendment of certain sections of the Whatcom County Code and creation of a new Administrative Services Department” and other certain sections of the Whatcom County Code.  Relocating district accounting functions from the County Auditor’s Office to the Administrative Services Department and consolidating Combined Treatment Services and Developmental Disabilities into the Health Department

AB96-411

12/10/96

96-062

Ordinance amending Ordinance 95-26 “an Ordinance authorizing a interfund loan for courthouse settlement.”  Amends the date of repayment from the Road Fund to the Courthouse Expansion Fund

AB96-412

12/10/96

96-063

Ordinance in the matter of the formation of the Lynden Regional Park and Recreation District

AB96-415

12/10/96