Whatcom to restart negotiations with Comcast over franchise fees

Five years after an agreement with Comcast lapsed, Whatcom County administration will restart negotiations on the document, which dictates, among other things, how much is collected in franchise fees. County Deputy Executive Tyler Schroeder told Whatcom County Council members Tuesday, Feb. 23, he and deputy prosecuting attorney Dan Gibson would meet with the cable company, also known as Xfinity, the first week of March to get the ball rolling.