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Volume XLVI, Issue 14

June 9, 2023

           Legislative Committee: 2023 Wrap-Up and
                           Opportunities for 2024

The 2023 Legislative Session, a long session of one hundred and five (105) days, ended on April 23, 2023. This session resulted in some of the most dramatic changes to the Growth Management Act (GMA) since its adoption. Your APA Washington Legislative Committee (LC) was relentless in keeping up with the fast-moving session.

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     Submit Your Session Proposal for APA WA 2023

Call for Sessions

The Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA WA) invites you to submit your session proposals for the 2023 Annual Planning Conference, to be held October 11–13, 2023, at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, WA.

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              Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information

Partner with APA WA

It is our pleasure to invite you to sponsor the 2023 APA Washington Annual Conference to be held October 11–13 in Spokane, Washington. This is an exciting opportunity to add your voice to others who are actively involved in working to create great communities. Your organization can be an active partner by participating as a sponsor while also networking and collaborating with your peers and clients.

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                                 Trivia Question

In 1995, the city of Tacoma, Washington, embarked on an ambitious urban renewal project that involved the transformation of a polluted Superfund site into an attractive waterfront. What is the name of this rejuvenated area, now a thriving recreational, residential, and commercial space?

A. Tacoma Rebirth District
B. Tacoma Waterfront Park
C. Point Defiance Park
D. Thea Foss Waterway

*Find out the answer in the next issue.


The answer to last issue's trivia question: A. (Urban Growth Boundaries)


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