Clear Creek Project Wins VISION 2040 Award

Contact: Michele Leslie, 206-587-4819,

Clear Creek Project Wins VISION 2040 Award

SEATTLE – Kitsap County has won a 2017 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for the Clear Creek Wetland and Flood Plain Restoration Project. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows.

“Kitsap is using a strategic approach to its wetland restoration,” said Josh Brown, Executive Director of PSRC, “This project restored 30 acres and three stream branches, building on other investments throughout the Clear Creek Basin.”

The award will be presented at the Kitsap County Commissioners meeting on September 25.

VISION 2040 is the region's growth management, economic, and transportation strategy, designed to meet the needs of the 5 million people expected to be living in the region in 2040. It is an integrated, long-range vision for the future that lays out a strategy for maintaining a healthy region - promoting the well-being of people and communities, economic vitality, and a healthy environment.

PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and Tribal governments within the region.

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