At the May 20, 2014 meeting of the Whatcom County Council, the council voted to approve funds for this year’s dry dock expenses.
From Council Action Taken, 5/20/2014:
“Request approval for the County Executive Request approval for the County Executive to award bid #14-23 for the annual drydock repairs and maintenance of the Whatcom Chief Ferry to the low bidder, Vigor Marine, in the amount of $221,433 (AB2014-190)”
Dry dock 2014 is tentatively scheduled for 2 weeks in September, Wed Sept 3 through Wed. Sept 17. During that time, only passenger service will be available.