Meetings for Reform of Washington's GMA and SMA

There has been much call for reform of Washington’s Growth Management Act and Shoreline Management Act and the Legislature is currently reviewing the GMA. We would like to thank Senator Pam Roach for the information below regarding meetings and a hearing involving the GMA and SMA. CAPR urges your attendance. Please see the bottom of the page for the Black Diamond meeting address.   November 13, Wednesday. 7 PM at the Black Diamond Eagles   There will be a Gov. Ops hearing in Black Diamond. The purpose is to kick off the discussion on GMA. There will be proponents and opponents of the original bill and they will, based on the Black Diamond experience, point out what has worked and what has not worked. This will be broadcast on TVW.   November 14th, Thursday. 7 PM at Dieringer Elmentary, 21727 35th St. E., Lake Tapps   This will be a community meeting to alert citizens and discuss the SMA and how DOE wants to apply it in Pierce County. Dan Roach and I are hosting it so we can bring the issues forward. We will have participation by the Lake Tapps Community Council because we want them to help lead the issue. Press will be there.   November 21st, Thursday. 3:30 (I did not ask for this time slot!) Senate Hearing Rm 2 GMA, possible hearing on draft legislation. (The drafts are not yet available because they have not been written...and because we want to get ideas from the BD meeting)   EE member Bob Edelman is from BD and will be a presenter at the meeting on the 13th.   Governmental Operations - 11/13/2013 7:00 p.m. Senate Full Committee Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #1490 32618 Railroad Ave. Black Diamond, WA   Work Session: Growth Management Act - a case study in Black Diamond.

November 9, 2013