PSRC Seeking Public Comment on its Updated SEPA Procedures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2016
Contact: Erika Harris, 206-464-6360, eharris@psrc.org
 
PSRC Seeking Public Comment on its Updated SEPA Procedures
 
SEATTLE  - The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on its draft State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Procedures.  
 
The public comment period will run from October 20 to December 1, 2016. Written comments received by November 17 will be included in the agenda packet for the Operations Committee. Materials can be found on psrc.org  or from the Information Center at (206) 464-7532.
 
How to make a comment:
 
Email:  Erika Harris at  eharris@psrc.org
 
U.S. Mail:  ATTN: Erika Harris, 1011 Western Ave, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104
 
In person:  Operations Committee meeting at 9:30 a.m. on December 1 at PSRC, 1011 Western Ave, Suite 500, in Seattle.
 
PSRC's general counsel is recommending updates to PSRC's policies and procedures for complying with SEPA. The proposed updates to PSRC's SEPA procedures primarily consist of improvements for clarity and consistency with the SEPA rules, and a change to the appeal process and public notification steps.
 
On December 1, the Operations Committee is scheduled to act on recommending the changes to Executive Board, which will act later that morning.
 
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.
 
Title VI Notice: PSRC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, call 206-587-4819.
 
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