ADVISORY COMMITTEE & PUBLIC MEETINGS
BBWARM has a Citizen Advisory Committee with five members appointed by the Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors (County Council) for four-year terms. The Advisory Committee represents the Birch Bay community to ensure its interests are represented in BBWARM activities. The committee is integrally involved in setting strategic goals and work plans, prioritizing capital improvement projects, and recommending budgets for the BBWARM stormwater program.
Public Advisory Committee meetings are held quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Our current meeting location is the Camp Horizon Conference Building at Bay Horizon Park, 7467 Gemini St., Blaine, WA 98230. Bay Horizon Park is located off Alderson Road (map). Public participation at BBWARM meetings is encouraged and welcome. There is a public comment period at the beginning of every meeting.
2019 MEETING SCHEDULE
- JANUARY 16, 2019
- MARCH 20, 2019 (DAYTIME RETREAT)
- JUNE 19, 2019
- SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
BBWARM CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE VACANCY
The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) District Citizen Advisory Committee has two vacant position for four-year terms starting in February 2019. BBWARM is the stormwater management district for the Birch Bay watershed. Advisory Committee members represent the local community and BBWARM rate payers’ interests in the stormwater program for Birch Bay. Birch Bay residents interested in stormwater, water quality, and aquatic habitat in the Birch Bay watershed are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be registered voters and either reside in the BBWARM District or be employed by a BBWARM rate payer. Advisory committee member responsibilities include attending public meetings and providing BBWARM project and program recommendations to Whatcom County Public Works staff and the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors. For more information, please visit www.bbwarm.whatcomcounty.org or contact Holly Faulstich, Program Specialist at Whatcom County Public Works, at (360) 778-6290 or HFaulsti@co.whatcom.wa.us.
Appointments to the BBWARM Advisory Committee are made by the Whatcom County Council acting as the Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors. Application instructions and forms are available at https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/210/Boards-Commissions or at the County Council office at the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 105, Bellingham. The vacancy information will be available on the County website the first week of December; however, if you wish to apply before this date, applications can be found here. All applications will be due at 10:00 a.m. on January 8, 2019.