2016 action agenda UPDATE:
UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS

6/22/2016 - ADOPTION DRAFT ACTION AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE

The Puget Sound Partnership has prepared an Adoption Draft of the 2016 Action Agenda for Puget Sound that will be considered for adoption at the June 29 Leadership Council meeting. The Science Panel, Ecosystem Coordination Board, and Salmon Recovery Council reviewed the previous Management Conference Draft and their recommendations will be presented to the Leadership Council.

The Puget Sound Management Conference includes the Puget Sound Partnership, Leadership Council, Ecosystem Coordination Board, and Science Panel; and the broader partnership encompassing the caucuses related to the Ecosystem Coordination Board, Salmon Recovery Council, Tribes, formal and informal interest groups, watershed groups, individual local governments, and representatives from Canadian agencies and organizations.

PAST ANNOUNCEMENTS

5/27/2016 - Response to Action Agenda comments completed

The public comment period on the draft 2016 Action Agenda for Puget Sound was held March 28 to April 29, 2016. During that time, the Puget Sound Partnership hosted an online open house and three in-person open houses to inform the public about the draft Action Agenda and collect feedback. In total, 43 individuals or groups submitted feedback through letters, emails, survey responses, and meeting minutes. This feedback was divided into 363 specific comments (discrete ideas) about the Action Agenda.

The Puget Sound Partnership reviewed, summarized, and published a summary of how these comments were addressed. Access the comment response summary, detailed comment matrix, and other documents on the online open house.

5/27/2016 - Management Conference draft Action Agenda now available

Based on comments received, the Partnership revised the 2016 Action Agenda. The revised version is now available for additional review by the Puget Sound Management Conference before the 2016 Action Agenda is finalized and adopted by the Leadership Council in June 2016.

Access the Management Conference Draft 2016 Action Agenda

The Puget Sound Management Conference includes the Puget Sound Partnership, Leadership Council, Ecosystem Coordination Board, and Science Panel; and the broader partnership encompassing the caucuses related to the Ecosystem Coordination Board, Salmon Recovery Council, formal and informal interest groups, watershed groups, individual local governments, and representatives from Canadian agencies and organizations.

3/28/2016 - Draft 2016 Action Agenda available for public comment

The Draft 2016 Action Agenda for Puget Sound is now available for public review and comment. The public comment period closes midnight, April 29, 2016.

To learn about the update, attend our online open house, which includes access to an online comment form: PugetSoundActionAgendaUpdate.publicmeeting.info

You can also attend an open house in person—see the March 11 announcement, below, for details.

Comments can also be sent by email to AAcomment@psp.wa.gov and in writing by mail to the Partnership at:

Puget Sound Partnership
ATTN: Kelly Adams
326 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421

How are comments used?

Comments collected through this public comment period will be summarized and considered in the development of the final 2016 Action Agenda for Puget Sound and the final SEPA determination. The 2016 Action Agenda update is scheduled for adoption by the Partnership’s Leadership Council in June 2016.

3/11/2016 - LIST OF 2016 NEAR TERM ACTIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Strategic Initiative Teams have completed their review, scoring and ranking of nearly 400 Near Term Action proposals submitted by partners from across the Puget Sound region.
View the NTA lists

3/11/2016 - PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS SOON

The Puget Sound Partnership will host three open houses to provide information about the 2016 Puget Sound Action Agenda Update, including the NTA proposals, and solicit public comment. The update is scheduled to be released at the end of March. An online open house and online survey will also be available for anyone unable to attend an open house in person.

Open House dates:

Tuesday, April 5 from 5 to 7:30 pm: Edmonds Library Plaza Room, 650 Main Street, Edmonds

Thursday, April 7 from 5 to7:30 pm: Center for Urban Waters, 326 East D St, Tacoma

Tuesday, April 12 from 5 to 7:30 pm: Best Western Plus, 2300 Market St, Mt. Vernon

These facilities are all ADA compliant. If you would like to receive open house information in an alternative format, please contact Kelly Adams at 360-464-1233.

9/21/15 Near Term Action Proposals

  • Solicitation Notice for Near Term Actions (Released 9/21/2015)
  • 7/24/2015 - Action Agenda Strategic Initiative Update Workgroup Recommendations

    The Leadership Council will consider and take final action on the 2016/17 Strategic Initiative update on July 29, 2015.  The adopted Strategic Initiatives will be used by the Strategic Initiative Transition Teams to solicit, review, and prioritize near-term actions for the 2016/17 Action Agenda 2-year Implementation Plan.

    Download the Management Conference Summary

    7/10/2015 - RECRUITING TECHNICAL EXPERTS FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVE TRANSITION TEAMS

    to launch the 2016/17 Puget Sound Action Agenda update. We are forming three interdisciplinary Transition Teams, and we’re seeking applications from qualified experts to volunteer to participate. Applications are due 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015.

    6/11/2015 - Action Agenda Strategic Initiative Update Workgroup Recommendations

    Looking for a way to offer your input into how Puget Sound recovery progresses? A draft report has been prepared with recommendations for focusing Puget Sound recovery investments over the next two years. You are invited to read the report and send us your comments by July 10, 2015.

    Download 2016/2017 Action Agenda Strategic Initiative Update
    Workgroup Recommendations -- PUBLIC COMMENT DRAFT

    Public Comments are closed

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