Thurston Regional Planning Council
Friday, March 5, 2022 - 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Zoom Teleconference Meeting



In order to comply with the Governor’s guidance to “Stay Home and Stay Healthy” and in keeping with the Proclamation by the Governor Amending Proclamation 20-05 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act issued on March 24th 2020,  participation in the TRPC meeting will be through remote access only.

Watch the meeting live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trpc.org


A link to the meeting will be sent to Council members and staff in advance of the meeting. Members of the public wishing to receive a link to the meeting should email info@trpc.org.


 
8:30A.M.

OPENING

1.

Call to Order

2.

Introductions

3.

Approval of Agenda

4.

Consent Calendar

a.

Approval of Minutes - February 2, 2021

Submitted by:
Burlina Lucas, Recording Secretary
Agenda Item Type:
ACTION
b.

Approval of Vouchers - February 2021

Submitted by:
Tyson Justis, Senior Accountant
Agenda Item Type:
ACTION
5.

Public Comment Period

Public comment for this meeting will be accepted in written and oral format. 
  • The deadline for submitting written public comments or registering for oral public comment at the meeting is noon (12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time) the day preceding the meeting, March 4, 2021.
  • For written public comment, please provide:  1) your name and address, and 2) your comments, and send them to info@trpc.org. Written comments received by the deadline will be provided to the Council prior to the meeting. 
  • To register for oral public comment, send an email to info@trpc.org with your full name and topic of public comment. You will be sent a link to the meeting. The Chair may limit oral public comment to three minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment.
6.
8:40AM

Executive Session - Executive Director Evaluation Discussion

Submitted by:
Executive Director Evaluation Subcommittee
Agenda Item Type:
DISCUSSION
7.
9:00AM

State of our Transportation System - Sidewalks

Submitted by:
Scott Carte, TRPC
Agenda Item Type:
PRESENTATION
8.
9:30AM

Sidewalks Policy Discussion

Submitted by:
Veena Tabbutt & Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
Agenda Item Type:
PRESENTATION
9.
9:55AM

BREAK

Submitted by:
JW Foster, Chair
Agenda Item Type:
INFORMATION
10.
10:00AM

Summary of WSDOT’s 2021 State of our System

Council members are encouraged to watch Secretary Millar’s 2021 State of the Transportation System presentation prior to the meeting at https://wsdot.wa.gov/publications/fulltext/state-of-transportation/ 
Submitted by:
John Wynands, WSDOT Olympic Region Administrator
Agenda Item Type:
PRESENTATION
11.
10:20AM

2021 State Legislative Session

Submitted by:
Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
Agenda Item Type:
INFORMATION
12.
10:35AM

Report from Outside Committee Assignments

13.
10:40AM

Executive Director's Report

14.
10:45AM

Member Check In

15.
11:00AM

ADJOURN

 

Additional Informational Enclosures

1.

TPB Minutes (available upon request)

2.

Cost of Living Update - 2020 Average

Submitted by:
Sara Porter, TRPC
Agenda Item Type:
INFORMATION


Thurston Regional Planning Council ensures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by prohibiting discrimination against any person based on race, color, national origin, or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its federally assisted programs and activities. For questions regarding TRPC's Title VI Program, you may contact the Title VI Coordinator at 360.956.7575 or email info@trpc.org.

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360.956.7575 by 10:00 a.m. three days prior to the meeting. Ask for the ADA Coordinator. For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, 711 and ask the operator to dial 360.956.7575.


TRPC's mission is to “Provide Visionary Leadership on Regional Plans, Policies, and Issues.”

To Support this Mission:
  1. Support regional transportation planning consistent with state and federal funding requirements.
  2. Address growth management, environmental quality, economic opportunity, and other topics determined by the Council.
  3. Assemble and analyze data that support local and regional decision making
  4. Act as a “convener”, build regional consensus on issues through information and citizen involvement.
  5. Build intergovernmental consensus on regional plans, policies, and issues, and advocate local implementation.

THURSTON REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL MEETING NORMS

Show up 
  • Nothing happens without consistent good attendance by all members. 
  • Make sure you have a designated alternate.
Be prepared
  • Members who are unprepared can’t contribute the best input. 
  • Make sure your alternate is prepared if you have to miss a meeting.
Participate 
  • Share your ideas. 
  • Engagement by all members is required for productive discussions.
Be respectful 
  • Create a safe place to ask questions and express views.
  • Diversity is one of TRPC’s strengths.  
Report back
  • We each represent somebody who thought it wise to spend money to join TRPC.
  • Report back to your jurisdiction, organization or community.
Feel good
  • TRPC is an effective organization that allows us to address regional issues in a productive way. 
  • Take time to recognize and celebrate our successes.