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July 13, 2022
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Remote until further notice.

Olympia, WA 98502
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Transportation Policy Board Meeting - NOTE EXTENDED TIME

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Transportation Policy Board
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 7:00 - 9:00 am    NOTE EXTENDED TIME   
2411 Chandler Court SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Please note, this meeting will be in workshop format, with breakout rooms for small group discussion. Members of the public wishing to observe the discussion must join the Zoom meeting, as the Facebook recording will not capture the small group discussions. To receive a link to the Zoom meeting, please email

Individuals who prefer to watch the meeting only and not observe the breakout room discussions, can watch the meeting live on Facebook:

Introductions - Andy Ryder, Chair 

Recognition - Andy Ryder, Chair
Chair Ryder will recognize the service of Community Representative Kevin Pestinger.

Executive Director's Report & Announcements - Marc Daily, TRPC

4. Approval of Agenda - Andy Ryder, ChairACTION

Consent CalendarACTION

a.Approval of Meeting Notes June 8, 2022 (attachment) - Andy Ryder, Chair
  6. 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, July 12, 2022.
  • For written public comment, please provide:  1) your name and address and 2) your comments.  Send them to Written comments received by the deadline will be provided to the Policy Board members prior to the meeting. 
  • Commenters who wish to provide comment during the meeting, please send an email to and you will receive a link to join the meeting. 

The Chair may accept public comment from individuals that did not pre-register after registered public comment has been provided. The Chair may also limit oral public comment to three minutes or less, depending on the meeting agenda and number of people wishing to comment.

There will be two opportunities to provide public comment during the meeting (Agenda Items 6 and 9). The first opportunity will be at the beginning of the meeting after the approval of the consent calendar, and the second, after Agenda Item #8 – Call for Projects Process Discussion. Comments in the second Public Comment Period (Agenda Item 9) should focus on Agenda Item 8:  Call for Projects Process Discussion.

20 min
7.Consideration of Interview Committee Recommendation on Business & Community Representatives (attachment) – Andy Ryder, Selection Committee, and Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
Staff will provide an overview of the recruitment and selection process.  The Interview Committee – Dani Madrone, First Vice Chair; Renee Radcliff Sinclair; Second Vice Chair, and Pete Kmet, Emeritus Representative – will present their recommendations to the full Policy Board for action to appoint 3 Business and 2 Community Representatives.  
10 min. presentation, 10 min. questions
65 min
8.Call for Projects Process Discussion (attachment)
After Agenda Item 7, the group will move to a Retreat/Workshop style format and Executive Director Marc Daily will lead a discussion on the new Call for Projects Process, reminding the Board of background information and a recap of conversations with the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).  

The members will participate as a full Board and in smaller breakout sessions, supported by Executive Director Daily, Paul Brewster, Veena Tabbutt, and Karen Parkhurst, TRPC.
10 min
9.Second Public Comment Period
Public comment accepted on Agenda Item 8.

10 min
10. Recommendation to Council on new Call for Projects Process – Andy Ryder, Chair
Chair Ryder will reconvene the full Board to take action on the Call for Projects Process. 
5 mins
11.Outside Committee Report 
Because of the full agenda, this item will be covered in the After- Meeting Summary.
September 14, 2022
Public Comment
The following is not acceptable as either written or oral public comment and is considered disruptive behavior:
  • Promoting or advertising commercial services, entities or products.
  • Supporting or opposing political candidates or ballot propositions.
  • Distributing obscene content.
  • Engaging in illegal activity or encouragement of illegal activity.
  • Promoting, fostering or perpetuating discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, religion, gender, gender identification, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation information that may tend to compromise the safety or security of the public or public systems.
  • Threatening or intimidating language, including cyber bullying.
  • Otherwise engaging in disruptive behavior.
Members of the public engaging in disruptive behavior may have their emails blocked (for written comments) or be removed from the meeting (for oral comments). 
TRPC 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 Department's Title VI Coordinator at 360-956-7575.
 If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call us at 360-956-7575 by 10:00 am 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. is an easy-to-navigate website which includes information on carpooling, vanpooling, rail, air, bus, bike, walking, health, telework and flexible schedules, recreation, and school transportation. Please consider using an alternate mode to attend this meeting: bike, walk, bus, carpool, or vanpool. This facility is served by Intercity Transit Routes 12 and 42.


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To Support this Mission:
  • Conduct regional transportation planning consistent with state and federal requirements
  • Address growth management, environmental quality, economic opportunity, and other topics to sustain and enhance the region’s quality of life
  • Assemble and analyze data that support informed local and regional decision making
  • Act as a “convener” to build regional consensus on issues through information and inclusive public involvement
  • Build intergovernmental consensus on regional plans, policies, and issues in support of local implementation


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  • Diversity is one of TRPC’s strengths. 
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  • 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.
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