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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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2017 Professional Development Conference (Cle Elum) – Day 1

February 9, 2017 / conferences , professional-development , uncategorized / Comments Off on 2017 Professional Development Conference (Cle Elum) – Day 1

Pictures from the conference…

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Transportation & Public Works Legislative Update (2-6-17)

February 6, 2017 / 2017-leg-session , uncategorized / Comments Off on Transportation & Public Works Legislative Update (2-6-17)

HB 1538, regarding contract retainage and bonding, was heard last week in the House Capital Budget Committee.  The bill allows a subcontractor to post a performance bond, even if the contractor has chosen the retainage option for a contract.  We testified with concerns that having this option will create...

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Fish Barrier Removal Project Funding Needed

February 6, 2017 / 2017-leg-session , legislative , uncategorized / Comments Off on Fish Barrier Removal Project Funding Needed

The Department of Fish & Wildlife (DFW) estimates there are 35-40,000 man-made, complete and partial, fish passage barriers statewide in federal, state, county, city, tribal, railroad, and private ownership. State-owned fish barriers have received a lot of attention – and funding – in response to a federal court injunction...

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