2016 Annual Conference

2016 WSAC Leaders Conference - The 2016 County Leaders Conference will be held November 15-18 at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, Washington.  WSACE will again hold it’s fall business meeting along with technical sessions at the conference as well as participation in conference-wide sessions … Continue reading
WSACE 2016-17 Officers Installed -   2016-17 WSACE officers (l-r): Mark Storey(Whitman County), NACE Director-at-large; Eric Pierson (Chelan County), Eastern District Rep.; Drew Woods (Columbia County), Secretary/ Treasurer; Melissa McFadden (Mason County), President-elect; Doug Bramlette (Douglas County), President; and Owen Carter (Snohomish County), Past President … Continue reading
2016 WSACE Annual Conference – Okanogan County - June 20-22, 2016 The WSACE annual conference will be held at Sun Mountain Lodge just outside of Winthrop, Washington, in Okanogan County.  The conference is starting earlier in the week, starting on Monday, in order to hold it at Sun … Continue reading
WSACE 2015-16 Officers Installed - At the recently held WSACE meeting held in Leavenworth, WA, the leadership of the organization was passed on to newly installed President Owen Carter, President-elect Doug Bramlette, Secretary Tim Elsea, and the WSACE Board for the 2015-16 year. Continue reading
WSACE Awards Handed Out - At the recently held Washington State Association of County Engineers annual conference the engineers of the year and project managers of the year awards were presented by Jay Weber, Executive Director of the County Road Administration Board. Heath Henderson, Clark … Continue reading
WSACE Annual Conference – Leavenworth, WA - The final details of the annual conference are coming together.  We’re expecting a strong turnout for the CRAB 50th year celebration at the reception at the Icicle Ridge Winery on Tuesday evening with many former CRAB and WSACE members participating. … Continue reading
Legislature Passes 2015-17 Transportation Budget - The House and Senate agreed on funding for the 2015-17 transportation budget.  The “current law” budget is mostly a continuation of existing funding with the focus on completing already funded projects.  Both chambers passed the budget, 2ESHB 1299, at the … Continue reading
Legislative Update – Final for Regular Session - The Legislature adjourned late last week without reaching an agreement on a transportation package as well as the state operating budget.  House and Senate transportation negotiators will start meeting this week ahead of the special session starting on Wednesday.  No … Continue reading
Legislative Update – Week 14 - House and Senate Transportation Committees are in negotiations to develop a compromise transportation package.  Both the Senate and House versions raise similar amounts of revenue over the 16 years of their respective packages, but with several differences that will need … Continue reading
Legislative Update – Week 13 - House Transportation Committee Chairwoman Judy Clibborn is expected to release her transportation revenue package on Tuesday, April 14th.  The House Transportation Committee will exec proposed substitutes for ESSB 5987 and ESSB 5988 bills at a meeting scheduled at 6:00 PM. … Continue reading