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May 5, 2023
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Remote with an in-person option for those that can not attend remotely. 

2411 Chandler Court SW
Olympia, WA 98502
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Thurston Regional Planning Council

Friday, May 5, 2023


Thurston Regional Planning Council
Friday, May 5, 2023 - 8:30-11:00 am         
Remote Meeting Via Zoom 

Watch the meeting live on Facebook:

Council Members: A link to attend the meeting will be sent to you two days before the meeting. 
Public: To register to attend the meeting remotely, email for a link.

Note: For anyone opting to attend the meeting in person, TRPC will provide access at:
Thurston Regional Planning Council
2411 Chandler Court SW
Olympia, WA 98502

OPENING - 8:30 am 

Call to Order 


3. Approval of AgendaACTION

Consent CalendarACTION

a.Approval of Minutes (Attachment) - April 7, 2023
  b.Approval of Vouchers (Attachment) - April 2023

c.Transportation Performance Measures - Resolution 2023-03 (Attachment)
  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, May 4, 2023.
  • For written public comment, please provide:  1) your name and address and 2) your comments, and send them to 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 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. 
20 min
6.EXECUTIVE SESSION - Executive Director's Annual Evaluation - Hilary Seidel, Chair
10 min

Executive Director's Evaluation (Attachment) – Hilary Seidel, Chair

10 min
8.State Fiscal Year 2024 Indirect Cost Proposal (Attachment) (Presentation) - Marc Daily, TRPC
5 min. presentation, 5 min. discussion
10 min
9.New Position Classification - Planning Manager (Attachment) (Presentation) - Marc Daily, TRPC
5 min. presentation, 5 min. discussion
5 min
30 min 
11.State Fiscal Year 2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) (Attachment) (Presentation) - Katrina Van Every, TRPC
20 min. presentation, 10 min. discussion
25 min
12.Legislative Update (Presentation) - Karen Parkhurst, TRPC
15 min. presentation, 10 min. discussion
10 min.
13.Report from Outside Committee Assignments (Oral/Written Report - Helen Wheatley, Puget Sound Regional Council Growth Management Policy Board INFORMATION
10 min
14.Executive Director's Report
10 min
15.Member Check-In - Chair SeidelINFORMATION
Additional Informational Enclosures:
  • TPB Minutes (available upon request)
June 2, 2023 - In-person

Note: For anyone without the ability to access the meeting in-person, TRPC will provide access to the meeting via Zoom.
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.


“Provide visionary, collaborative leadership on regional plans, policies, and issues for the benefit of all Thurston region residents.”  

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


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.

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