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July 26, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hybrid In-Person/Remote Zoom Meeting
Yelm Community Center
301 2nd Street

Yelm, WA 98597
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Thurston Regional Planning Council Retreat - Day 2

Monday, July 26, 2021

Thurston Regional Planning Council
Monday, July 26 , 2021 - 9:00 am-12:00 pm        

Hybrid In-Person/Zoom Teleconference Meeting
Yelm Community Center
301 2nd Street, Yelm, WA 98597

Note: 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


“Provide Visionary Leadership on Regional Plans, Policies, and Issues.”  

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


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.
  • 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.