City Council

Regular City Council Meetings

  • 6:00 PM on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month (View the Meeting Dates page for exact dates)

Voting Ward Boundaries


Richard May, Ward 1 - Position 1 - Mayor Pro Tem

Kerena Higgins, Ward 1 - Position 2

Garth Baldwin, Ward 2 - Position 3

Rhyan Lopez, Ward 2 - Position 4

Mary Lou Steward, Ward 3 - Position 5  - Mayor

Eric Davidson, Ward 3 - Position 6

Mike Hill, At-Large - Position 7


The Blaine City Council is comprised of 7 councilmembers. There are 3 wards within the city limits and each ward is represented by 2 councilmembers. A seventh councilmember serves at-large.


Please note that written correspondence to councilmembers, including email, are public documents and may be subject to disclosure. To send an email to all councilmembers, please email the general councilmember email address at City Council email. Emails sent to this email address will appear under written communication on the City Council agenda. 

Council Committee Assignments for 2021 (TBD):

  • Vacant: Boys and Girls Club and Port of Bellingham
  • Bonnie Onyon: Small Cities Caucus, R.E.D. Loan Committee, Whatcom Council of Governments, and Whatcom County Council
  • Charlie Hawkins: Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee and Port of Bellingham Marina Advisory Committee
  • Eric Davidson: WTA Board and Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC)
  • Mary Lou Steward: Library Committee and Senior Center Liaison.
  • Richard May: Blaine Chamber of Commerce and Public Works Advisory Committee (PWAC)
  • Garth Baldwin: Public Works Advisory Committee (PWAC)

Staff Committee Assignments for 2021:

CDS Director Stacie Pratschner: Planning Commission, Park and Cemetery Board, and Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Finance Director Daniel Heverling: Finance Committee

PW Director Bernie Ziemianek: Public Works Advisory Committee

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