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File #: AB2019-407    Version: 1
Type: Contract Status: Authorized by Consent
File created: 7/22/2019 In control: Council Finance and Administrative Services Committee
On agenda: 8/7/2019 Final action: 8/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Commerce to receive state funds for conducting work relating to the new review and evaluation (buildable lands) program requirements of state law, in the amount of $450,000
Indexes: Growth Management Act
Attachments: 1. Staff Memo, 2. Contract Information Sheet, 3. Proposed Contract, 4. Contract #201907036
Related files: AB2019-453
Department Planning and Development Services Department

Primary Contact Email:    maamot@co.whatcom.wa.us <mailto:maamot@co.whatcom.wa.us>

 

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Request authorization for the County Executive to enter into an interagency agreement between Whatcom County and Washington State Department of Commerce to receive state funds for conducting work relating to the new review and evaluation (buildable lands) program requirements of state law, in the amount of $450,000

 

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SUMMARY STATEMENT OR LEGAL NOTICE LANGUAGE:

 

The State has allocated $450,000 to Whatcom County for state fiscal years 2020 and 2021 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021) to address the new “review and evaluation” (buildable lands) program requirements under the Growth Management Act adopted by the State legislature in 2017 (ESSSB 5254). The County is entering into an interagency agreement with the State of Washington to receive this state funding.  This state funding will be used to reimburse County staff time, city expenses, and consultant assistance on the review and evaluation program.

 




Whatcom County, Washington
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