2018 Preliminary Draft Recreation, Conservation and Public Access Plan

The Port of Bellingham's 2018 Preliminary Draft Recreation, Conservation and Public Access Plan is available for public comment.  This 2018 Recreation, Conservation and Public Access Plan is a 6-year vision and roadmap for anticipated Port of Bellingham recreational facilities and public access amenities. 

Port staff will introduce the draft plan to the general public at public meetings on Wednesday, November 15th at 5:30 pm at the Senior Center in Blaine and on Thursday November 16th at 5:30 pm at the Harbor Center Building in Bellingham. A public hearing to solicit public comment on the Preliminary Draft Plan is scheduled to be held during the Tuesday, December 5th Commission meeting with anticipated Commission action occurring on Tuesday, December 19th.

Comments and questions are welcome throughout the planning process. For more information, please contact Port Planning Analyst Greg McHenry by email at GregM@portofbellingham.com  All comments should be submitted prior to the Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday December 5th.

RCO Plans must be updated every 6 years for the Port to be eligible for Boating Facility or other Recreation and Conservation grants offered through the State of Washington's Recreation and Conservation Office(RCO).