Public comment workshops to focus on comprehensive plan

This month and next, RE Sources for Sustainable Communities is hosting workshops to help the public get engaged in the policy-making process for the county’s comprehensive plan update. On May 23, a workshop at the Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Highway, Deming, will focus on the comp plan’s policies on water availability, water pollution and the health of the Nooksack River. That will run from 6-7:30 p.m.

On June 2, a comment workshop on policies about clean energy jobs and preventing future fuel export projects from Cherry Point will be held at RE Sources for Sustainable Communities Sustainable Living Center, 2309 Meridian St., from 6:30-8 p.m.

A workshop on policies addressing urban sprawl, water availability and the the health of the Nooksack River will be on June 7 at the the Ferndale Public Library, 2125 Main St., from 6:30-8 p.m.

The public can submit comments on the plan through the June 28 deadline. The final public hearing on the comprehensive plan is scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 14, at the Whatcom County Council chambers, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the organization hosting the workshops.

 

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