Gold Bar residents to vote on disincorporation
Gold Bar residents voting on two November ballot propositions: an excess levy to pay for public records requests and litigation costs, and disincorporation.
November initiatives may impact cities
Read AWC’s updated I-502 marijuana legalization factsheet. What happens if it passes?
Time to implement SEPA reforms
Reforming and modernizing SEPA, making it work better for cities, was a major AWC priority this last legislative session. SB 6406 passed during the special session and included many reforms to SEPA that go into effect today, including:
- Temporary expansion of categorically exempt projects.
- Removing the requirement for SEPA review on certain administrative actions.
- New flexibility with the SEPA checklist.
- Improvements to upfront SEPA tools.
Mid-Columbia courts start working toward new rules for public defender caseloads
Tri-City court officials crunching numbers from almost 9,000 criminal cases spanning two years. Can they devise a case-weighting system that satisfies newly-adopted standards and stays within budget constraints?
AWC annual conference photos updated
We added a lot more conference photos to our flickr albums. Relive the experience and if you weren’t in Vancouver, see what you missed!
RMSA Do’s & don’ts of land use decision making – Airway Heights, July 25
Learn about land use decision making from comprehensive plan adoption through the issuance of development permits and appeals. RMSA members, customize this training with tips for your difficult land use issues! Free for RMSA members.
Municipal budgeting & fiscal management
Leavenworth – August 16 – 17
Learn how to improve your budget document, weave in performance measurement, spot red flags early, engage citizens and capture community priorities and more.
= Certificate of Municipal Leadership
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