OLYMPIA – Jan 18, 2023 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular in-person commission meeting Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Lacey City Council Chambers.
Commission action items include a financial update covering Parks’ 2021-23 biennium operating and capital budget expenditures, Parks Renewal and Stewardship Account (PRSA) revenue, the Governor’s supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2023 and the Governor’s 2023-25 biennial budget; election of Commissioner officers for 2023; adoption of the parks Director’s Performance Agreement; and a legislative update.
A work session is scheduled the day before the regular meeting, on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Work sessions are open to the public; however, there will be no opportunity for the public to comment, and no formal action will be taken.
Bi-monthly commission meeting
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 26
the Lacey City Council Chambers
420 College Street SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Commission work session Jan. 25:
Regular Commission meeting Jan. 26:
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission holds four regular meetings in pre-determined locations around the state, four virtual meetings and one planning meeting a year. Time for public comment is provided at all regular meetings and may be virtual, written or in person, depending on the meeting. Time for public comment is provided at all regular meetings and may be virtual, written or in person depending on the meeting. A full agenda, including information about available opportunities for public comment, is available on the Parks website.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is made up of seven citizen volunteers appointed by the governor to staggered six-year terms. The commission is charged with providing policy direction for the agency.
News media contact:
Sarah Dettmer, Communications Manager
About Washington State Parks
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation.
News release number: 23-003