Gary Rowe

23
Feb

WSACE Past President Owen Carter Recognized

WSACE Past President Owen Carter was recognized by Snohomish County as the inaugural recipient of the Snohomish County Public Works Professional Achievement Award. The award was given in recognition of Owen’s dedicated and long term service with Snohomish County Public Works, his professional standards and ethics, his mentorship and leadership, his positive can-do attitude, customer service, and recognition by his

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23
Jan

Infrastructure Bills Are In The Works

The state has shifted the money out of the public works fund to balance the budget to the point of elimination. Over the past three biennia, state funding for infrastructure from the public works assistance account has been eliminated due to hundreds of millions of dollars being shifted from the account to the state general fund to balance the state

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19
Jan

Hydraulic Projects Bill Introduced

Counties have concerns over WDFW’s request legislation to increases fees, add requirements for residential marine shoreline bulkheads, and expand enforcement authority. HB 1428, relating to construction projects in state waters, was introduced by Representative Blake, chair of the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee.  The bill addresses four issues – hydraulic permits for residential marine bulkheads; expansion of fish habitat

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