City council to schedule public hearing on 6-year transportation plan

Published on Fri, May 25, 2012 by Jeremy Schwartz

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Blaine City Council members will vote to set a public hearing on the city’s six-year transportation plan at their May 29 council meeting.

If approved, the public hearing will take place at the council’s June 11 meeting. The hearing will allow members of the public to comment on the city’s six-year transportation plan, which lists road construction projects Blaine Public Works are planning on working on in some way within the next six years.

Public works staff must submit the six-year plan to the Whatcom Council of Governments by August 1 for inclusion in the statewide Transportation Improvement Program by mid-October. Most state transportation grants require road projects to be included in the statewide plan to meet grant eligibility.

The city's six-year program includes a number of projects that have been listed on previous plans, plus two new projects. These projects are improvements to Mitchell Avenue, 200 feet north of Cherry Street to Boblett, and Bayview Avenue improvements from Peace Portal Drive to Mary Avenue. See the complete list posted below in the city council draft resolution.

Click here to see the Blaine City Council’s full agenda for Tuesday, May 29. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Blaine City Council chambers.


Blaine City Council Draft Resolution Setting TIP Public Hearing
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