$1 billion legislative plan could put 25,000
people to work
State lawmakers say talks continue on a more than $1 billion public-works package that could potentially put 25,000 people to work, many starting in the summer construction season just months away.
Cost savings bill introduced, revenue sustainability legislation underway
AWC, working with the Washington State Association of Counties, gathered ideas from members, looking for ways to reduce costs associated with city and county operations, and develop sustainable revenues. Get more details in AWC’s
cost savings and
revenue sustainability fact sheets and at tomorrow’s
City Legislative Action Conference.
WellCity Award applications are due next week!
AWC Trust members that earn the 2012 WellCity Award will receive a 2% premium discount on Regence BlueShield/Asuris Northwest Health premiums. The discount will be applied to 2013 premium. Award applications are due February 1.
Public Sector Chief Financial Officer Forum – February 3
This UW’s Evans School’s Public Sector CFO Forum addresses the future of financial accountability reporting. Hear from Kenneth Smith, Senior Lecturer of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, about the results of a recent study to assess the GASB.
Tax & Licensing Simplification Act – What you need to know – Jan. 30, webinar
If your city has a business license requirement or a local B&O tax, participate in this free webinar. Learn more about legislation that was introduced to implement Governor Gregoire’s tax simplification plan.
Attend Elected Officials Essentials
Catch this valuable training – two locations left: Tacoma and Kennewick. Hear more about your statutory role and responsibilities and get the most up-to-date information on your legal obligations and liabilities.
= Certificate of Municipal Leadership
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