Puget Sound Energy, supplies electricity purchased from B.C. Hydro Authority. Phone: 888.225.5773 or 425.455.5120.
Telephone service is provided by Whidbey Telephone Co. Services include call forwarding, call waiting, conference calling, intercom, internet access, etc. Phone: 945.1122.
An agreement between The Greater Vancouver Water District and Point Roberts Water District assures an adequate supply of good quality water from the Vancouver watershed. Partial cost of the reservoirs provided for in the agreement was through a utility local improvement district. There is a connection charge for new service installation of a meter. Phone: 945.4696.
The Volunteer Fire Department, whose service may be augmented by the Delta fire department, has such a fine record that fire insurance rates are kept to a level comparable to those of the City of Blaine. In addition to two modern fire trucks, the department has an emergency aid van and has several qualified Emergency Medical Technicians. Medi-Vac helicopter service is available from Bellingham in extreme emergencies. Phone: 945.FIRE – Emergenicies 911.
The library, which is a branch of the Whatcom County Library, is located in the community center on Gulf Road. It is open every Saturday and Wednesday. If you do not find reading material to your liking among the well-stocked shelves, the librarian will bring books in on special order.
The border crossing is open and staffed 24 hours per day year ’round. Customs service is available upon request for those entering from Canada by boat. There Is no charge for this service between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily. Phone: U.S. Customs 945.2314 – U.S. Immigration 945.5211 – Canadian Customs 604.943-2722.
Two Whatcom County Deputy Sheriffs are resident at Point Roberts. Phone: 945.2733 – Bellingham 360.676.6711 – Emergencies 911.
K through Grade Three classes are held in the local school. Fourth Grade through High School students are bused to Blaine. The bus leaves The Point shortly before 8 a.m. and returns prior to 4 p.m. An activities bus enables local students to participate in extra-curricular activities. During recent years, Blaine schools have received National Awards of Excellence.
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(This information is from sources deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed by Pt. Roberts Realty Inc., It is subject to error, change or omission.)