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Our office is moving in July!

NOTE: June 30, 2022 will be the last day we will be open so we can pack and move.

Research projects and community programs scheduled outside of our physical office will continue as planned. If you need to reach us, email us (wsu.whatcom@wsu.edu) or leave us a message on our voicemail, (360) 778-5806, so we can respond to you as soon as possible.

We will open at our new location on July 18th at: 600 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA

Whatcom County Horticultural Pest and Disease Board

Welcome

 

Next Meeting:

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 9:00am

Remote Meeting via Zoom:

Meeting Link: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/95341865407 pwd=cWYyVFdSYk9TUTQxR0RCZkw1SlAvQT09&from=addon

Meeting ID: 953 4186 5407

Meeting Passcode: 861825

Purpose of the Board:

The Board is created to enable Whatcom County to more effectively control and prevent the spread of horticultural pests and diseases. One member shall have at least a practical knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases and the other members shall be residents of the county, shall own land within the county and shall be engaged in the primary and commercial production of a horticultural product or products, one of whom shall be engaged in the production of certified organic produce, if available. Such appointed members shall serve a term of two years.

The Board shall have the following powers and duties:

Receive complaints

    1. Inspect
    2. Enforce
    3. Employ persons and purchase goods and equipment as necessary
    4. Educate the public
    5. Administrate

Enabling Statute(s): RCW 15.09 http://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=15.09
AND WCC 2.28

http://www.codepublishing.com/WA/WhatcomCounty/html/WhatcomCounty02/WhatcomCounty0228.html

Term Information: 2 years (State requirement), 2 full terms, 1 year separation required

Meeting Information: To be determined