I wish to commend the City of Bellingham Mayor for once again offering to consider joining the county cities in building a jail in Whatcom County. While being constantly aware of addictions, mental health issues, and homelessness, the citizens also deserve a degree of certainty regarding their own safety.
Our citizens all deserve safety in their streets, homes, and schools as well as public safety facilities which are precisely that – safe. Hopefully both our county and city executives and our city and county councils will place public safety above partisan politics, gain and publicity.
Susan Blondell Kaplan