Upcoming Events

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Whatcom Creek by City Hall

City Hall 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham

Join the Bellingham Kiwanis as we work to restore salmon habitat and cleanup this well-loved trail. All ages and abilities welcome! Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Tools, gloves, and instructions are provided. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes and your mask. Parking information and reminders will be ... Read more

Earth Week 2021 Events

Join the more than 1 billion people worldwide taking action to "restore our Earth" in honor of Earth Day this year! Below is a list of family-friendly activities offered by the City of Bellingham during the week of April 19-24 (and beyond) in celebration of Earth Day.

Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

Online Zoom Webinar Bellingham

As a precaution, all City of Bellingham in-person meetings have been suspended. At this time, all Design Review Board meetings are being held virtually via Zoom Webinars. Options for joining this meeting are as follows: Meeting ID:                                                                       Password: Registration via www.cob.org/drb is required to attend the meeting via Zoom or to provide public comment. ... Read more

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

The purpose of the Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees is to provide governance to the Library so it can fulfill its mission: Connecting Our Community with Each Other and the WorldREAD . LEARN . MEET . DISCOVERThe Board plays an active role in understanding library needs of the community. The Board represents and advocates for the community to the Library Administration. In ... Read more

Sister Cities Advisory Board Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

The Sister Cities Advisory Board advises the Mayor and all involved city departments concerning the establishment and maintenance of sister city relationships between the City of Bellingham and cities of other countries. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. online via Zoom. Please see the Bellingham Sister Cities Association page or email ... Read more

Broadband Advisory Workgroup Meeting

The Broadband Advisory Workgroup will advise the City on policy considerations regarding municipal broadband. Workgroup members are selected by Mayor Fleetwood and confirmed by the Bellingham City Council. The Workgroup meets monthly. See the Broadband Advisory Workgroup page for more information including meeting materials and agendas. Location Per Washington State Proclamation 20-28, in-person attendance at ... Read more

Immigration Advisory Board Meeting

The purpose of the board is to review and evaluate existing policies and make specific recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding City policy related to immigration matters. This evaluation will include analysis of City data to determine compliance with Washington State law. The board will make recommendations for further data to be compiled ... Read more

Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

The primary purpose of the Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission is for: The Mayor to communicate with and listen to the representatives of neighborhood associations on topics that may be of interest to neighborhoods;Representatives of neighborhood associations to communicate their interests and concerns to the City administration; andMembers to serve as a conduit for timely, accurate ... Read more

Earth Day 2021 Stewardship Opportunities

Event Details Join the more than 1 billion people worldwide that are celebrating this year's global Earth Day theme of "Restore Our Earth" by improving local wildlife habitat in our community on April 22, 23 or 24. Restoring and enhancing habitat attracts birds, butterflies, and other pollinators, beautifies our neighborhoods, and improves air and water ... Read more

Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board

The Watershed Advisory Board (WAB) provides citizen advice to the City regarding the protection, clean-up, and restoration of the Lake Whatcom reservoir and watershed. The WAB further advises on the acquisition and management of properties in the City’s watershed land acquisition program. The WAB typically meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be hosted virtually ... Read more