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Expanded Business Waste Reduction Ordinance Enters Public Discussion Stage

UPDATE: Ordinance 2021-34 was unanimously approved at the 11/09/21 council meeting, with no public comment recorded in opposition. Said City Manager Blair King at the meeting, “I’m committed as the city manager… to make it a success, based upon education and incentives and willing compliance, …

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COBI Reaches Out, Asks For Business Input On New Waste Reduction Plans

The time has come for all interested Bainbridge business owners to raise their voice and give input into the City’s forthcoming plans to reduce waste and increase reusability on the Island. This morning, COBI staff, led City Manager Blair King published a new online survey …

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Reconsideration of Long-Term Care Act Asked for by Association of Washington Business

UPDATE 12/07/21: After receiving a letter from State Democratic leaders, Governor Jay Inslee has entered into discussions around delaying the funding of the WA Cares program until 2023. At a press conference, the Governor explained, “I do not have the authority to take some unilateral …

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City Council Listens, Reduces, Rewrites Plastics Ordinance

At the Tuesday June 22nd Regular Business Meeting, City Council responded to a wave of strong community feedback, and significantly changed course on what was previously known as the Plastics Ordinance (#2021-18). Now known as the “Single Use Food Ware and Waste Reduction” Ordinance, the …

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COBI’s New Single-Use Plastics Ordinance Proposal Still A Work In Progress

At tonight’s (Tuesday June 15) City Council Study Session (6pm start), Bainbridge’s Councilmembers meet to discuss refining an initial draft of a new Plastics Ordinance (#2021-18) into something clearer, more precise and consistent throughout. The ordinance’s goal is ‘to reduce the use of single-use plastic …

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