Lake Whatcom Stormwater Utility Meetings

Lake Whatcom Stormwater Utility meeting agendas, documents, and presentations are posted below.  Meetings are open to the public with a designated public comment period. Meeting agendas will be available one week prior to each meeting.  Meeting documents will be posted on the meeting date or as soon as possible after each meeting.  Advisory Committee meetings are held at the Geneva Fire Station, 4518 Cable Street unless otherwise noted on the following dates.  Please note different meeting start and end times.  Meeting schedule is subject to change.  Check this page for the most current schedule.   

To be notified of future meetings, visit the Notify Me page, follow the directions to create a profile, then sign up to receive email or text message notifications from the Public Works Stormwater Calendar.  

Scheduled Meeting Dates

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018
  • Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • Additional meeting dates have not been scheduled yet
Meeting-Date-TimeLocationMeeting Documents
Funding Study Kickoff Public Meeting
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Bloedel Donovan Park Multipurpose Room
2114 Electric Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98229
Presentation
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
4 - 6 p.m.
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
Presentation
Draft Issue Paper - Fiscal Policies (May 30, 2018)
Draft Issue Paper - Rate Structure Alternatives (June 4, 2018)
Service Area Map (11x17)
Reference Links
Draft Advisory Committee Business Rules, Procedures, and Ground Rules
Public Comments & Questions with Response as of May 31, 2018
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
June 6 Meeting Notes
Final Advisory Committee Business Rules, Procedures, and Ground Rules
Draft Issue Paper - Fiscal Policies (May 30, 2018)
Draft Issue Paper - Rate Structure Alternatives (June 4, 2018)
Public Comments Received May 31 - June 13, 2018
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
June 20 Meeting Notes
Lake Whatcom Stormwater Utility Service Area Ownership map revised
Lake Whatcom Watershed Annual Build-out Analysis Report 2018
Presentation 
Committee email discussion re: rate structure and fiscal policies
Public Comments Received June 14-July 23, 2018
Public Comments & Questions with Response April 18 - July 23, 2018
Funding Study Process & Timeline flow chart
Estimated Annual Costs for the LW Stormwater Utility table

Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday, August 20, 2018
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
August 1 Meeting Notes
Public Comments Received July 24 - August 12, 2018
Public Comments & Questions with Response July 24 - August 12, 2018
Advisory Committee Business & Ground Rules Amended August 1, 2018
Draft Issue Paper - Rate Credits
Presentation
Sudden Valley Community Association Presentation
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
August 20 Meeting Notes
Draft Operating Reserves Analysis
Public Comments Received August 13 - 28, 2018
Public Comments & Questions with Response August 13-28, 2018
Presentation
Draft Issue Paper - Stormwater Capital Facilities Charges
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
September 5 Meeting Notes
Public Comments Received August 29 - September 12, 2018
Public Comment Reference: Guidance for Municipal Stormwater Funding
Public Comments & Questions with Response August 29 - Sept. 12
Presentation
Draft Issue Paper - Stormwater Capital Facilities Charges
Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:00 - 5:25 p.m. *Please note start time*
Geneva Fire Station
4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229
Agenda
September 19 Meeting Notes
Public Comments Received Sept. 13 - Nov. 4, 2018
Public Comments & Questions with Response Sept.13 - Nov. 4, 2018
Funding Study Process & Timeline Flow Chart updated
Presentation