Change of GBBC/HOA President

GBBC/HOA President Resignation As the GBBC/HOA President I am resigning my duties after the September , 2021 Board Meeting. I have announced officially to our Board & members my intention to do so since January, 2021. All the legal documents involving our Board have been completed with the last IC Monitoring Document for the boat…

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CLOSURE ALERT – SHELLFISH

This closure is still in effect as of 10/15/21 – Closure is only for Butter Clams and Varnish Clams. Please refer to the maps below for CURRENT closures. In Island County, Penn Cove, Saratoga Passage and Holmes Harbor are closed to all species of shellfish harvesting. The closure is due to hazardous biotoxin levels. Please…

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BURN BAN IS LIFTED

Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and a return to more typical seasonal weather patterns, the Fire Marshal has lifted the ban on outdoor burning in Island County as of midnight, September 30, 2021. Please make sure you are aware of the Island County Burn requirements, they can be found on the link below.   https://www.islandcountywa.gov/Health/EH/Burning/Pages/Home.aspx  

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Marine Wildlife Viewing

Let’s talk about the elephant (seal) in the room! Ellison the Elephant Seal, attracts quite a bit of attention during the summer when he hauls out on baby island. It is super cool to see a seal like him in the wild and many of us have watched him grow over the past 4 or…

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Regular Board Meetings

Due to statewide COVID19 restrictions, all board meetings are being held via Zoom. The Joint meeting begins at 9 am, GBBC meets at 10 am. The HHWC has a separate link to their 10 am meeting. The Meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month. All ZOOM links to join meetings are under…

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Island County Mapping Tools

Island County has two tools that can be useful to our membership. The Sheriffs Department has a mapping tool to show all reported incidents. These can be marine rescues, traffic accidents, theft and many more. You are able to view these reported incidents on a satellite maps and zoom into the Greenbank area. The second…

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Shoreline Study

Greenbank Beach & Boat Club, as well as entire Whidbey Island,  experienced severe, unusual winter storm damage during December, 2015 through January, 2016.  As a result, our approximate 70 year old  boat ramp broke apart & became unusable.  The Board, after several consultations with professionals, applied for an emergency permit & was able to repair…

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