The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) Public Records Data Reporting System is now live. Agencies can begin submitting reports. In 2017 the Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1594. That law requires certain agencies to report annually on a variety of metrics related to fulfilling public records requests. JLARC has developed a web-based reporting system for agencies to
Find out how you can benefit from U.S. Communities and the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide! WSAC is pleased to partner with U.S. Communities and the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) to host two informative three-hour summits for Washington’s cities, towns, counties, and other public-sector entities to learn more about the government purchasing cooperative and how it can help reduce the costs
Ellensburg, WA (April 16, 2018) – The Washington Association of County Solid Waste Managers (WACSWM) held a statewide meeting in Ellensburg April 11 and 12 to discuss issues related to solid waste and recycling. This year, industry partners in Washington have been meeting to discuss the impacts of the ban on certain recyclable material exported to China. Originally called
Alzheimer’s Cafes create stigma-free social gatherings for people suffering from dementia and their families to enjoy. Over 100,000 people in Washington State live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and another 300,000 people care for a loved one with dementia. While people with dementia and their loved ones remain a vital part of the community, they often experience social isolation.