Blaine council to consider putting city name change before voters

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJune 7, 2014 

BLAINE - The City Council will once again take up the question of whether to put a measure to change the city's name to Blaine Harbor on the Nov. 4 ballot.

The council's meeting begins at 6 p.m. Monday, June 9, in Council Chambers at 435 Martin St., Suite 4000.

The name-change proposal has supporters and opponents who packed Council Chambers at the last meeting on May 27.

After more than an hour of impassioned public comments from both sides, the council decided to wait until all seven members were there for a decision. Paul Greenough was absent at that meeting.

See the agenda by going online to ci.blaine.wa.us and selecting "Agenda" under "Your Government" and "City Council."

Reach Kie Relyea at 360-715-2234 or kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com .

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