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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.

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

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

Sound Cities Association Appointees:
Burien Deputy Mayor Austin Bell
Redmond City Councilmember Angela Birney
Auburn Deputy Mayor Bill Peloza
Alternate: Algona Mayor Dave Hill
Alternate: Bothell City Councilmember James McNeal

City of Seattle Members:
Councilmember Debora Juarez
Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Alternate: Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda
Alternate: Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Jennifer Giambattista
Committee Assistant: Angélica Calderón

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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