Members of the public are invited to attend the Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting scheduled for March 30, at the Bellingham City Council Chambers.
Staff will be available at an informational open house beginning at 6 p.m., with the joint meeting scheduled 6:30-8:30 p.m. The meeting will be taped and later aired on BTV10.
Members of the Bellingham City Council, Whatcom County Council, and Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Commission will be briefed by staff on work scheduled for 2011, with an emphasis on action in the Silver Beach Creek demonstration pilot project, which includes construction of stormwater control facilities, creek bank stabilization, and targeted work with homeowners to reduce stormwater flows and diminish pollution.
Staff will also present information on various topics for consideration and discussion by the Councils and Commission. Included in the presentations will be the timeline for completion of Department of Ecology’s Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process and the Detailed Implementation Plan schedule, an update on the cost/benefit analysis of tasks in the 2010-2014 work plan, tributary and lake water quality monitoring, land reconveyance and forest practices.
Time will be allotted for public comment, and for questions and answers by the Councilors and Commissioners.
More information: http://www.lakewhatcom.whatcomcounty.org/index.shtml