Bellingham City Council Follows Up on Vote to make Public Use of formerly Illegal Drugs a Misdemeanor


Mayor Seth Fleetwood

Current Council Chair Michael Lilliquist

The Bellingham City Council Passed the ordinance below; on a 5-2 vote.  They made clear that they don’t believe this will solve the addiction problems in the city but decided to move forward.  One of the facts to come out: since they had considered the ordinance 2 weeks before; overdoses had increase from 87 to 107.  Please see the video of the testimony for the Ordinance 1st and 2nd reading here:   (Scroll Down to item 23655 on the left click the link and the video will start the discussion.



The 3 Page Ordinance