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TAGNW Connectivity Group announces Broadband Solutions and Dig Once Policy for Whatcom County community recommendations

By June 13, 2022Community, TAGNW

Disclaimer: The following is the work product of a Community Group, a community action and engagement platform facilitated by TAGNW, and does not necessarily reflect the objectives or opinions of TAGNW. Community Group participation is open to the public and all activity must adhere to the TAGNW Code of Conduct.

NOTE: TAGNW supports the City of Bellingham Broadband Advisory Workgroup (BAW), which is actively working on this subject area within the Bellingham city limits.

The TAGNW Connectivity Community Group is excited to announce the availability of our draft Broadband Solutions and Dig Once Policy for Whatcom County community recommendations. These documents provide guidance for Whatcom County leadership and residents to improve internet connectivity, availability, and development in our community. Recommendations were created by members of the TAGNW Connectivity Community Group with shared experience developing connectivity solutions in underserved areas of Whatcom County.

We invite open public comment to these documents via the Google Workspace comment system. Our goal is to create an actionable plan of action in concert with public and private partners to improve internet connectivity throughout Whatcom County.

TAGNW Connectivity Community Recommendations Documents:

Special Appreciation to the primary authors of these community recommendations, Erik Alm and Jon Humphrey, for their efforts to present the work of the TAGNW Connectivity Community Group for public comment. Thank you all for your efforts.


Please contact Michael Gan, TAGNW Executive Director, for all inquiries at director@tagnw.org, 360-312-7105, or via private message at the TAGNW Community Hub @Michael Gan.

About TAGNW Connectivity

TAGNW Connectivity is a TAGNW Community Group whose mission is to provide regional rural and public connectivity resources formulated by the community, for the community. Collectively, we document public information and individual connectivity project learnings for collaborative, public benefit. Free. Open to everyone. All ages, experience, and expertise welcome. Join us on the fourth Monday of the month at 9am for our monthly group meeting. See the TAGNW Community Groups web page for more information.


Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington (TAGNW) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Bellingham, WA. We advocate for technology education while fostering innovation. We strive to assist business, workforce, economic development, and community for students, professionals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and local government in Northwest Washington. We provide events, programs, and services to strengthen our technology community, and serve our community with technology. Foremost, we build relationships and infrastructure in our community to do the things we do better, together.