November 11, 2023 - A community group looking to get Birch Bay incorporated into its own city is hoping for more involvement from the public as they are set to vote on proposed boundaries at a meeting next week.
November 8, 2023 - A community group looking at the potential of Birch Bay becoming its own city is expected to vote on its proposed incorporation boundaries, bylaws and steering committee representatives during its Wednesday, November 15 meeting.
April 24, 2023 - Organizers in Birch Bay are looking for feedback from their fellow residents as they look to incorporate the community into an official city.
April 19, 2023 - Community organizers who have posted a survey to gauge Birch Bay residents’ interest in incorporation are looking for feedback through Monday, May 8.
March 8, 2023 - Whatcom County Council did not make any changes to its law establishing two stop signs at the intersection of Birch Bay Drive and Birch Point Road during its March 7 meeting. Councilmembers and public works staff agreed to further research the topic, visit the intersection and discuss possible alternatives during a future council meeting.
October 26, 2022 - The 2022 Whatcom County Buildable Lands Report shows Birch Bay’s population and housing development are growing slower than the county expected. ...amendments will have to be made to increase the densities within Birch Bay’s existing boundary.