At the last County Council meeting June 5, 2012, an ordinance was introduced which proposes to amend Whatcom County Code 10.34, Ferry Rates. Next Tuesday, June 19 at 3:30pm, the Council’s Public Works, Health, and Safety Committee is scheduled to discuss the proposed changes. You can read the proposed changes here: AB2012-197.
Changes would include revising the method used to calculate the County’s 45% contribution to ferry operating expenses, as well as the terminology used to describe certain State contributions to ferry operations. For more details, see previous article about the introduction of this ordinance: Amendment to Ferry Rates Ordinance to Be Introduced.