Upcoming Events

Design Review Board (DRB) Meeting

The Design Review Board (DRB) advises the Planning and Community Development Director and Staff on proposed development projects. Participation Options  Meetings can be attended either in-person at City Hall (210 Lottie Street), or virtually via Zoom Webinar (Meeting ID: 933 8224 5585  / Password: 9) Registration via www.cob.org/drb is required to attend the meeting via Zoom or to ... Read more

Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Bellingham Public Library - Central 210 Central Ave, Bellingham, Washington

The Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees typically holds regular public meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. Occasionally the meeting time, date and location varies or special meetings are scheduled. The meeting will be conducted in the Central Library Lecture Room.

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

Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board

City of Bellingham Operations Center 2221 Pacific St, Bellingham, Washington

The Watershed Advisory Board (WAB) provides community 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 public is welcome to attend either in-person or via the Zoom hybrid option by clicking on this ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Sehome Arboretum with WTA & WWU LEAD

Sehome Hill Arboretum 600 25th Street, Bellingham, Washington

The Washington Trails Association (WTA) recently re-routed the ever-popular South Ridge Trail near the southern entrance to The Sehome Hill Arboretum. We will be helping them put the finishing touches on this important work. Join us as we work to restore trailside habitat within Bellingham’s signature stately forest in coordination with volunteers from WTA and ... Read more

Event Series City Council Meetings

City Council Meetings

City Council Chambers Bellingham, WA

Evening meetings of the full Council start at 7:00 PM unless otherwise announced; Daytime Committee meeting schedule is released the Wednesday before the meeting date. More information, including opportunities for viewing meetings and public participation, can be found at meetings.cob.org five days prior to the meeting.​

Tourism Commission Meeting

The Bellingham Tourism Commission makes recommendations to the City for allocations to local organizations as part of the Tourism Promotion grant program. Participation Options Meetings can be attended either in-person at City Hall (210 Lottie Street), or virtually via Zoom Webinar (Meeting ID: 926 3348 0860  / Password: 9). Registration via www.cob.org/tourism is required to attend the meeting ... Read more

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is responsible for identifying and actively encouraging the conservation of the City of Bellingham’s historic resources. Participation Options Meetings can be attended either in-person at City Hall (210 Lottie Street), or virtually via Zoom Webinar (Meeting ID: 940 8891 9905  / Password: 9) via https://cob.zoom.us/j/94088919905. No registration required to attend this meeting. Meeting ... Read more

Special City Council Meeting: Annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commissioners Meeting

City Council Chambers 210 Lottie St, Bellingham, Washington

Council members will participate in this meeting in-person in City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, or remotely through the Zoom platform. Members of the public may come to the meeting in person or watch remotely. Council meetings are streamed live via the City’s website at meetings.cob.org and on the City’s YouTube channel. Meetings are ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Work Party at Cordata Park with WMTP

Cordata Park 4510 Cordata Pkwy, Bellingham, Washington

Join us along with the Whatcom Million Trees Project (WMTP) for a morning of invasive removal and native planting to help with restoring this beautiful ecosystem in Cordata park! 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 ... Read more