Previous meeting adjourned early due to technical issues
OLYMPIA – Aug. 13, 2020 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will continue its July meeting on Aug. 27. The meeting adjourned at 3:23 p.m. on July 30, because the hosting platform experienced technical issues.
The July meeting will continue and resume at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. At the meeting, the commission will revisit action items one through six on an expedited agenda with a summary from staff, followed by a call for a vote. Items seven and eight, which were not completed during the July meeting, will have a complete presentation and discussion before a commission decision. A complete agenda is available on the Parks website.
A short work session will follow the commission meeting and will include reports from staff and commissioners.
The public can participate in the meeting remotely by using one of the following phone numbers:
Seattle toll: 206-207-1700
U.S. toll: 415-655-0001
Meeting access code: 133 197 8337
No public comment will be taken during the meeting; however, the public can submit written comments until 5 p.m. on Aug. 25. Any comments submitted after that time will be provided to the commission before the next commission meeting in September.
The public may send comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org or WSPRC, Attn: Becki Ellison, PO Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504
The July 30 virtual meeting started experiencing issues around 2 p.m. during the presentation of item E-7 concerning the Fort Worden Public Development Authority. After an hour-long recess, it was apparent the meeting would not be able to continue, and the commission adjourned the meeting, to be reconvened later.
News media contacts:
Anna Gill, Communications Director, (360) 902-8562
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: 20-041