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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, affordable housing, and homelessness, review of county-wide levy plans, solid waste management, economic development, road investments, criminal justice, emergency management planning, 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.

PUBLIC NOTICE: The meeting of the Regional Policy Committee for July 8, 2020, will be held virtually. To help prevent the spread of the COVID 19 virus, the chambers will be closed and all committee members and staff will be participating in the meeting remotely. Pursuant to K.C.C. 1.24.035 A. and F., this meeting is also noticed as a meeting of the Metropolitan King County Council, whose agenda is limited to the committee business.  In this meeting only the rules and procedures applicable to committees apply and not those applicable to full council meetings. 
 
HOW TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: The Regional Policy Committee values community input and looks forward to hearing from you on agenda items.

The Committee will only accept public comment on items on the current agenda that have been emailed to kcccomitt@kingcounty.gov. If your comments are submitted before 1:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting, they will be distributed to the Committee members and appropriate staff prior to the meeting.

HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE MEETING: There are several ways to watch or listen in to the meeting:
 
1)         Stream online via this link:
https://livestream.com/accounts/15175343/events/4485487 or input the link web address into your web browser.
 
2)         Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322(HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22)
 
3)         Listen to the meeting by telephone. 

Dial:   1 253 215 8782
Meeting ID: 
970 9593 5460
Password:   
273713

To help us manage the meeting, please use the Livestream or King County TV options, if possible, to watch or listen to the meeting.

Meeting Time: Second Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Chair: Pete von Reichbauer
Vice Chair: Bellevue City Councilmember John Stokes
County Council Members: Rod Dembowski, Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Alternate:

Sound Cities Association Appointees:
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus
Redmond Mayor Angela Birney
Algona Mayor Dave Hill
Alternate: Bothell Councilmember James McNeal
Alternate: Renton Mayor Armondo Pavone

City of Seattle Members:
Councilmember Lisa Herbold
Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda
Alternate: Councilmember Debora Juarez
Alternate: Councilmember Andrew Lewis

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Jennifer Giambattista
Committee Assistant: Marka Steadman

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.

Please help us save paper by selecting only the section(s) of the document you need to print.

(If links are not displaying below, you may access agenda materials at https://aqua.kingcounty.gov/council/agendas/rpc/)

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov