Whatcom County Public Works River & Flood Division is now accepting public comments on a Hazard Mitigation Grant funding proposal to acquire 22 properties and elevate 17 properties. These properties are located in the Everson, Ferndale, Lynden, Sumas, and Marietta areas. Comments concerning this proposed action will be accepted by the affected public; local, state, and federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate alternatives and the environmental impacts of purchasing or elevating these properties. Written comments will be accepted through December 15, 2022.
Visit our website for additional information, maps showing acquisition and elevation property locations, and instructions on submitting comments.