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Transportation & Public Works Update (2-28-17)

March 1, 2017 / 2017-leg-session , legislative , uncategorized / Comments Off on Transportation & Public Works Update (2-28-17)

The legislature’s fiscal bill cutoff was Friday, February 2oth, so several bills have been moved to the dead bill list. Several infrastructure financing bills did not make it past cutoff.  The Senate is focused on passing SB 5033 (Keiser), which gives authority to the Public Works Board to develop a...

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WSACE Past President Owen Carter Recognized

February 23, 2017 / uncategorized / Comments Off on 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...

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Transportation & Public Works Update (2-20-17)

February 20, 2017 / 2017-leg-session , legislative , uncategorized / Comments Off on Transportation & Public Works Update (2-20-17)

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.

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2017 Professional Development Conference (Cle Elum) MATERIALS

February 20, 2017 / professional-development , uncategorized / Comments Off on 2017 Professional Development Conference (Cle Elum) MATERIALS

As promised, here are the materials which were shared at the 2017 Professional Development Conference. Thank you again to all those in attendance, and for the great speakers we had this year! Lean Leaderhship Workshop – FINAL (John Dickson) WSACE Lean Leadership Commitment Worksheet (John Dickson) Bridge Simulation –...

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Transportation & Public Works Update (2-13-17)

February 13, 2017 / 2017-leg-session , legislative , uncategorized / Comments Off on Transportation & Public Works Update (2-13-17)

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...

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