Past Events

Civil Service Commission Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

PLEASE NOTE:  This will be a video conference meeting only . We will be meeting remotely through an online web-based meeting platform (Zoom). Per Washington State Proclamation 20-28, in-person attendance at meetings is prohibited at this time, due to COVID-19 restrictions. If you would like to attend, please call 360-778-8220 or email We will need your name, ... Read more

Sehome Hill Aboretum Board of Govenors Meeting

This is a virtual meeting.Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:Your Personal Meeting Link: Meeting ID: 959 8224 6768Password: 754208 Or join by phone:    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):           +1 253 215 8782            +1 346 248 7799            +1 669 900 6833            +1 301 715 8592            +1 312 ... Read more

*CANCELLED* Planning Commission Meeting

The Bellingham Planning Commission conducts meetings on the City Comprehensive Plan and its implementation. It reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on the adoption and enforcement of plans and regulations for the physical development of the City.Nothing scheduled at this time. MEETING MATERIALS:  Materials for this meeting can be found at approximately 2 weeks prior to the meeting.If you are interested ... Read more

*CANCELLED* Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

City Council Chambers 210 Lottie St, Bellingham

​The Design Review Board encourages quality building design and site planning that enhances the character of the City.No meeting scheduled Materials for this meeting can be found here.

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

Immigration Advisory Board Meeting

Online via Zoom Bellingham

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

Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board Meeting

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. The 10/22 meeting will be ... Read more


Volunteer Opportunity: Make A Difference Week Work Party

Julianna Park 800 West Horton Road, Bellingham

Celebrate Make A Difference Day this year as a full week’s worth of volunteer opportunities at Julianna Park! We will be planting native plants to restore the newly improved areas of the park along the Horton Road extension. This will restore habitat for wildlife and beautify one of Bellingham’s newest parks. Due to COVID-19, each ... Read more