The Insider

16
Mar

Past President Blog

Past President Commissioner Obie O’Brien shares some insights about being the president of WSAC during the 2016 calendar year. Commissioner Blair Brady was elected in November to take over the role of WSAC President for the 2017 calendar year. The following was written by Commissioner O’Brien. As I look back over a very quick 12 months I am reminded how

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16
Mar

Case to Ban Marijuana Stands

Clark County’s authority to ban the retail sale of marijuana stands March 13, 2018 – The Division II of the Court of Appeals published its opinion finding that Clark County can lawfully ban the retail sale of marijuana within its incorporated areas. Clark County passed an ordinance which banned the retail sale of recreational marijuana within unincorporated Clark County. Subsequently,

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2
Mar

County Leaders Meet with the Governor

Olympia - On Thursday, March 1st, WSAC’s Legislative Steering Committee (LSC) gathered for its last legislative session meeting in Olympia. County leaders from across the state were scheduled to meet with Governor Inslee to discuss concerns counties have about pending legislation and the impact that proposed legislation will have on general fund budgets. LSC members were also prepared to discuss
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1
Mar

Laura Berg Announces Retirement

February 21, 2018 – The headline speaks for itself…  but it is hard for me to believe it even though I am writing it! Late last week, Laura informed me that she intended to retire in the very near future — and she has now confirmed that she will be retiring from WSAC on May 25, 2018.  As most of you know,

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