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19
May

Columbia River Caucus Tour

Grant and Adams County: On Thursday, May 18, 2017, WSACs’ Columbia River Caucus toured Columbia River water storage and conservation projects in Grant County and Adams County. Members of the caucus include all the commissioners in the Columbia Basin, above the Bonneville Dam in Skamania County. The tour was coordinated by WSACs' Program Consultant Neil Aaland. Office of Columbia River staff
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28
Apr

Veterans Resource Providers Conference

Below is information on the Serving Those Who Served Conference which will include breakouts for County Programs. Please feel free to share this with any service providers in your County that you think would benefit from by attending. WHAT: Serving Those Who Served: Veterans Resource Providers Conference WHEN: 8:30-4:30, July 26/27 WHERE: Wenatchee Convention Center WHY: Establish greater collaboration within

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12
Apr

Senate Passes Public Records Bills

Last Friday afternoon, the Senate passed HB 1595 related to public records on a vote of 43-4. As a reminder, this bill would allow for a fee on electronic records based on gigabyte, would allow for a customized access fee, would provide that requests for “all or substantially all records of an agency” are not identifiable requests under the Public

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3
Apr

Funding for Solid Waste Cut

Senate cuts funding for solid waste The Senate capital budget only provides $10 million dollars for Coordinated Prevention Grants (CPG).  This funding has historically been at a little over $28 million for several years and funds household hazardous waste collection.  The funding is distributed on a formula set by a base amount then added to by population numbers.  When funding

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