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Recap of the PAW 2014 Conference »

Submitted July 1st, 2014

The Planning Association of Washington held its 2014 conference at the Lynnwood Convention Center on April 9-11.  In keeping with the conference theme (“The Rising Tide: Preparing for Economic Resurgence”) the event provided a series of provocative sessions, an inspring keynote speech by Milenko Matanovic, engaging mobile workshops, the venerable Short Course on Local Planning, and plenty of opportunities for networking with colleagues.  The entire lineup of activities that was conducted at the convention center is listed in the Conference Program.  Thanks to everyone–including sponsors, conference planning team members, speakers, attendees, and convention center staff–for making this a highly successful conference.

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RFQ for Tumwater Craft Brewing and Distilling Center Project »

Submitted June 28th, 2014

The City of Tumwater is currently soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from firms interested in providing professional planning and feasibility services for the Tumwater Brewery Historic Site Redevelopment & Craft Brewing and Distilling Center project.  The submittal should describe the firm’s ability to perform the desired services in a timely and cost-efficient manner, and shall specify the individuals that would be directly involved in the performance of the work.  Minority and women-owned firms are encouraged to apply.

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PAW Land Use Boot Camps »

Submitted August 2nd, 2013

Designed for planning professionals, attorneys, elected and appointed local government officials, citizen activists and anyone else seeking a comprehensive understanding of the legal fundamentals involved in local land use permitting and planning.  Cost: $65 for PAW members, $85 for non-members.

Wenatchee:  Coming in 2014–Watch for updates at this website

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