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Training & Education

New public records laws and what you need to know

Cosponsored by Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), and Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC)

July 17 | Webinar
10:30 – 11:30 am

This webinar will cover what city staff need to know in order to comply with the new public records laws going into effect on July 23. Topics include legislative background, data tracking requirements, the process for clarifying requests, bot requests, training requirements, and more.

  • Review the public records laws and requirements
  • Learn about the next steps in implementing the new charges for electronic copies
  • Find out about other public records changes and what they mean for your city

This webinar is for public records officers, city attorneys and clerks.


  • Candice Bock, Government Relations Advocate, AWC
  • Flannary Collins, Legal Consultant, MRSC
  • Whitney Stevens, Founder, Ascender Consulting
  • Jennifer Ziegler, Policy Consultant, Washington State Association of Counties


This webinar is full. However, we encourage cities with multiple registered attendees to watch the live event together. A recording of the event will be available on our website on July 18.


Webinar information
Candice Bock

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For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.

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