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The Regional Policy Committee reviews and recommends regional policies and plans, other than transit and water quality plans, approved through a work program for the committee.

Issues that may be referred to the Committee or be the subject of the committee's policy development include health and human services, open space, housing, solid waste management, economic development, criminal justice, jails and district court services, and the siting of regional facilities.

This Committee may also consider issues relating to major regional governance transition and consolidation, particularly those involving potential changes in organization and responsibilities with other county, city, or regional organizations.

Meeting Time: Second Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.

Chair: Pete von Reichbauer
Vice Chair: Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza
County Council Members: Claudia Balducci, Larry Gossett
Alternate: Jeanne Kohl-Welles

Sound Cities Association Appointees:
Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke
Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza
Woodinville Mayor Bernie Talmas
Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen
Alternate: Algona Mayor Dave Hill
Alternate: Mercer Island Councilmember Dan Grausz

City of Seattle Members:
Councilmember Debora Juarez
Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Alternate: Councilmember Tim Burgess
Alternate: Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Committee Staff:
Lead Analyst: Beth Mountsier
Committee Assistant: Angelica Calderon

Meeting materials for the Regional Policy Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Regional Policy Committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

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