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Whatcom County Government Flood Response Update

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Council Office is open to the public

The Council Office is open regular office hours with limited lobby capacity. Covid-19 remains a concern, and the health and safety of our community and employees is our top priority. Face masks are required inside all public areas of the courthouse at all times, regardless of vaccination status.

Remote options for services and information continue to be available. For more information, please explore the links available on this page, or call the following:  

  • Council Office (360) 778-5010
  • Hearing Examiner’s Office (360) 778-5040 
  • Board of Equalization (360) 778-5016. 

For your convenience, a drop box is available outside our lobby doors for document submittal.

Council 2020
​L to R: Barry Buchanan, Todd Donovan, Ben Elenbaas, Carol Frazey, Rud Browne, Tyler Byrd, Kathy Kershner
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  1. Co. Council seeks members for Pro and Con Statement Committees: Proposed Birch Bay Library

    The Whatcom County Council seeks to appoint members to the Pro Statement and Con Statement Committees for the proposed Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area to finance a new library in Birch Bay. Additional Info...
  2. County Council Webpage Guides Citizens on How to Speak to Council at Virtual Meetings

    Members of the public who want to speak to the County Council during virtual regular evening meetings may visit the website for information and instructions on how to participate. Read on...
  3. Launch of Whatcom County C-PACER Program

    On July 13, 2021 Whatcom County Council adopted Ordinance 2021-041 establishing the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy and Resiliency (C-PACER) Program in Whatcom County (WCC 16.50). Read on...
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