Local plans ready for action by growth board

A new stack of comprehensive plans will be in front of the Growth Management Policy Board on Thursday.

[caption id="attachment_8461" align="alignleft" width="300"]Marysville's comprehensive plan  contains policies supporting walking, biking and transit. (Photo credit - City of Marysville) Marysville is the second largest city in Snohomish County. It grew by 6.9% from 2010-2015. (Photo credit - City of Marysville)[/caption]

Plans for Bonney Lake, Carnation, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Stevens, Marysville, Medina, Milton, Mukilteo, Roy, and Sammamish will take the next step toward certification by PSRC.

With a certified or conditionally certified plan, the cities will be eligible to apply for federal transportation funding. The next round of PSRC funding will start this spring.

Also on the growth board’s agenda:

  • Certification of Issaquah’s Regional Growth Center Subarea Plan 
  • Legislative update from Jeff Wilson, Department of Commerce, and Laura Merrill, Washington Association of Counties 
  • Briefing on the draft budget and work program for fiscal years 2016-2017 

The Growth Management Policy Board will meet on January 7, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in PSRC’s Board Room. You can read the full agenda packet here .