For those of you curious about the ferry, issues about how it operates, possible plans for the future, please consider attending the next LIFAC (Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee) meeting next Tuesday, Sept 3, 2013. This committee is supposed to be the ‘voice of county citizens’ to the Whatcom County Council re: the ferry. All meetings are open, and there’s an opn public comment period at the start (3 min max per comment) or you can submit comments in writing or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The meeting announcement & agenda came via an email from Stu Clark re: LIFAC’s next meeting:
From: Stu Clark
Sent: Aug 30, 2013 5:49 PM
To: “Charles H. Antholt” , “Crispin H. Colburn” , Greg and Karen Brown , “Joshua R. Zender” , Mike McKenzie , “Robert T. Busch” , Stu Clark , email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Bellingham@komocommunities.com, Paul Davis , email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Rhayma Blake , Wynne Lee , Chief Whatcom , firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Dana Brown-Davis
Subject: Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee Meeting for Tuesday September 3, 2013
Official Notice of the Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee (LIFAC) Meeting for Tuesday September 3, 2013 at the Lummi Island Fire Hall starting at 6:30PM.
This will be a regular public meeting; agenda items will include:
1. Greg Brown will review the meeting between LIFAC members and Councilmember Barbara Brenner regarding Whatcom Chief replacement, Charles Antholt will review the financial analysis of options for Whatcom Chief replacement, a discussion of what LIFAC action will take and vote;
2. Presentation by Rhayma Blake, President of Protect Lummi Island Community (PLIC);
3. Mike McKenzie will review summer communications between LIFAC members and Whatcom County Council members and between LIFAC members and County Administration: subjects include tax receipts accounting and plans for electronic ticketing.