Fairhaven Parking Task Force

​​​​​​​The Fairhaven Parking Task Force reconvened in March 2019.​

Meeting Schedule

The Fairhaven Parking Task Force (FPTF) met the third Wednesday at 5:30-7:00pm of every month starting on April 17, 2019 at the Fairhaven Library, Fireplace Room, 1117- 12th Street, Bellingham, WA ​98229.

Per Washington State Proclamation 20-28, in person attendance at meetings is prohibited at this time. All meetings are currently online only through Zoom. A special meeting has been scheduled for September 15, 2021.

* The 15-​minute Public Comment Period is at the beginning of every meeting.


In June 2012, City Council requested the formation of a Fairhaven Parkin​g Task Force (FPTF). The FPTF held public meetings from May 2013 to December 2014. Their draft report was released in January, 2015. On February 17, 2015, a majority of the FPTF members approved the plan. On March 10, 2015, the Transportation Commission approved the plan. On June 15, 2015, Bellingham City Council approved the plan. City staff will begin the implementation steps as laid out in the final plan.

Task Force Information

Task Force Reports



Five organizations chose members to represent them on the task force:

  • Fairhaven Village Association
  • Fairhaven Neighborhood
  • Happy Valley Neighborhood
  • Historic Fairhaven Association
  • Transportation Commission ​



Eric Johnston, Director
Public Works ​
City of Bellingham
2221 Pacific Street
Bellingham, WA 98229
Email: ecjohnston@cob.org
Phone: 360-778-7700