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)
  • City Council meetings are currently hybrid. Audience members can attend City Council meetings in-person in the Council Chambers (4th floor of City Hall), or online via Zoom. Instructions on how to attend the meeting via Zoom can be found on the City Council agenda. Agendas are published on the Friday prior to the Monday City Council meeting. 

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 2023:

  • Garth Baldwin: Public Works Advisory Committee (PWAC) and Finance Committee
  • Eric Davidson: WTA Board, Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC), and Finance Committee 
  • Kerena Higgins: Library and Senior Center Liaison
  • Mike Hill: Port of Bellingham and Public Works Advisory Committee (PWAC) 
  • Rhyan Lopez: Boys and Girls Club, Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee, and Small Cities' Rep for Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force
  • Richard May: Blaine Chamber of Commerce and Whatcom Council of Governments
  • Mary Lou Steward: Small Cities Partnership, Whatcom County Council, and Finance Committee

Staff Committee Assignments for 2023:

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

Finance Director Daniel Heverling: Finance Committee

Acting PW Director Gary McSpadden: Park and Cemetery Board and Public Works Advisory Committee

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