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 peers.
Owen was honored on February 21st by the Snohomish County Executive and Council. More information can be found in this Everett Herald article about the well deserved recognition.
The 2017 legislative session passed its first cut-off milestone last Friday at which time policy bills needed to be reported out of committee. Fiscal bills, including transportation and capital budget committee bills have until Friday, February 24th to get their bills reported out of committee. Continue reading “Transportation & Public Works Update (2-20-17)”
The first legislative cutoff is Friday, 2/17/17, so policy bills have to be passed out of committee for further consideration. Policy bills referred to fiscal committees have another week for consideration. Many of the bills being tracked are scheduled for executive session and we’ll soon know if they are alive or dead for the session. Continue reading “Transportation & Public Works Update (2-13-17)”