HB 1017 was amended on the House floor and passed by a vote of 82-15. The House school siting bill was amended to address school siting outside the urban growth area (UGA). For rural areas, the siting issue was unaddressed, hearing that extension of services is the greater issue, water and sewer services are now explicitly allowed. For urban areas inside
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comments on proposed changes to state procedural rules for managing shorelines.
Washington D.C. (Feb. 27, 2017) – WSAC President Obie O’Brien and NACo Board Members Ken Dahlstedt and Blair Brady headed up a delegation of over 30 appointed and elected County Officials from Washington State at the 2017 National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Conference Attendees heard from national leaders on a wide variety of topics that