AWC’s 2015 Legislative Action Agenda

AWC’s Legislative Committee releases the 2015 priorities that will be the focus for the upcoming session.

Local Government Champions Caucuses provide bipartisan support for cities

Declaring "this is the year we move forward on local government," Reps. Chris Reykdal (D-Tumwater) and Cary Condotta (R-East Wenatchee) filmed this message.

The Bulletin – Current Issue

The 2015 Regular Legislative Session kicks-off next Monday, January 12. The 105-day session is slated to end April 26. Watch for our weekly Bulletin for all your session updates.

The Ugly Truth: Infrastructure Investment Video

The Public Works Trust Fund has been in jeopardy. When the dollars go away, what happens to our communitieis? What happens to Washington State?

Open Data Portal – Visualize Residential Building Permit Data

Take a look at this week's new residential building permit dataset. Compare cities' building permit activity from 2000 through 2013. Click visualize and choose your city in the choose value data dropdown. Add more cities using the add data column button.

Upcoming events

RMSA Public Officials Principles
Tieton – The role of elected official is important. Get a firm understanding of the separation of power between the mayor and council to ensure efficient operation of your city. Meets Open Government Trainings Act compliance requirements. More
Retro Safety Academy
1/29/2015 - 1/30/2015
Bremerton – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
RMSA Land use processes and pitfalls
DuPont – This training focuses on the problem areas often seen as municipalities navigate through the multitude of state and federal laws as they adopt, process and enforce their own regulations and compliance. More
City Action Days
2/18/2015 - 2/19/2015
Olympia – Come to Olympia ready to mobilize, engage and impact policymakers in a highly visible way. It’s your time to take action. More
Retro Safety Academy
2/26/2015 - 2/27/2015
Bremerton – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More