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Longest session in history comes to a close

2015 was the longest session in history and after 176 days and 3 special sessions, many city priorities were met.

Changes in employment and earnings

Take a look at these charts to see how employment and earnings numbers have changed over time in your area.

Chief Frank Straub on police and community relations

Check out this video from AWC’s Annual Conference of Chief Frank Straub, City of Spokane, as he speaks about police and community relations.

Bridging the gap: Racial dialogue in a time of police-community tensions

Catch this article in our most recent Cityvision magazine which addresses how community leaders can engage in constructive and productive racial dialogues about police and community relations.

What you need to know about The Cannabis Patient Protection Act

Senate Bill 5052 was signed into law last month, which establishes a medical marijuana oversight body, guidance for rules and regulation, licensing, and defines cooperatives and personal grows. Find out what this new law means for cities.

 

Upcoming events

RMSA Pipes and policies – Understanding utility funding needs
8/12/2015
Olympia – Elected officials are stewards of sustainable utilities that are critical resources. They have a responsibility to maintain the systems and the funding so that the infrastructure is in better shape physically and fiscally in the future. More
Municipal Budgeting & Fiscal Management
8/19/2015 - 8/21/2015
Leavenworth – The Municipal Budgeting and Fiscal Management workshop is designed for elected officials and staff who have a role in developing or implementing the budget. More
Retro Safety Academy
9/9/2015
Mount Vernon – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
9/10/2015
Mount Vernon – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
9/23/2015
Mount Vernon – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/24/2015
Walla Walla – The U.S. DOT regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in each drug awareness and alcohol abuse. More
Retro Safety Academy
9/24/2015
Mount Vernon – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
10/28/2015 - 10/29/2015
Chelan – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Member Expo
10/29/2015 - 10/30/2015
Chelan – AWC’s Member Expo gives members of Employee Benefit Trust, Risk Management Services Agency, Worker’s Comp Retro Program and the Drug & Alcohol Consortium an opportunity to attend educational sessions and makes sure staff are maximizing the free services of those programs. More
Retro Safety Academy
11/12/2015
Issaquah – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
11/13/2015
Issaquah – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
12/10/2015
Issaquah – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Retro Safety Academy
12/11/2015
Issaquah – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
City Action Days
1/27/2016 - 1/28/2016
Olympia – Come to Olympia ready to mobilize, engage and impact policymakers in a highly visible way. It’s your time to take action. More
Healthy Worksite Summit
3/23/2016 - 3/24/2016
Lynnwood – National experts inspire innovation. Reception, panel discussion and interactive workshops promote idea sharing. More
Labor Relations Institute
5/4/2016 - 5/6/2016
Yakima – The Labor Relations Institute offers the latest legal updates and practical strategies that you can bring home. Focus on human resource and labor relations topics tailored for your work environment. More
AWC Annual Conference
6/21/2016 - 6/24/2016
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