THAT Council invite Blaine, Washington to partake in a Friendship City Agreement with the City of White Rock, with an understanding that the Friendship City Agreement with Dongyang, China is expired at this time; and
WHEREAS the two communities are adjacent to Semiahmoo Bay;
WHEREAS the two cities have a natural connection through Peace Arch Park;
WHEREAS we share the interest of attracting tourists to our communities; and
THEREFORE, we should compare notes and share governance and business practices.