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Michael Chiavario

Citizen Journalist • Member since Feb 08, 2009

Michael has lived in Bellingham since 1968. He retired from his job at Whatcom County Parks after 20 years of service in 2015.

Articles by Michael Chiavario

Whatcom County Government Employees Need Grievance System

By Michael ChiavarioOn Oct 21, 2016

Michael Chiavario writes about our county parks department. Michael has lived in Bellingham since 1968. He retired from his job at Whatcom County Parks after 20 years of service in 2015. Note: On [...]

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"Dick, You have some excellent ideas there about a resolution, taxing rentals, pressuring landlords into lowering rents. I have yet to see April or Dan accuse anyone of being racist [...]

Apr 04, 2019 on
Restore The Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission (MNAC) To Its Former Role in Planning

"Tip it is not correct that April Barker aims to “improving conditions for developers and increasing landlord rental income”.  The ADU ordinance (championed by April) prevents houses with ADU’[...]

Apr 03, 2019 on
Restore The Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Commission (MNAC) To Its Former Role in Planning

"Dianne, I would prefer to keep this particular discussion public. ‘Negative experiences’ is not necessarily being called a racist or advocating for commercial takeover of residential properties. There are legitimate [...]

Mar 28, 2019 on
Lisa Anderson Running for Ward 5 City Council

"Dianne Foster I would appreciate it if you would provide specific evidence of even one person who has accused defenders of neighborhood character of being racists or, for that matter, [...]

Mar 27, 2019 on
Lisa Anderson Running for Ward 5 City Council

"Nice work Dick.  

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Bellingham Residential Survey Makes My Teeth Itch