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File #: 19-0463    Version: 1
Type: study session Status: Filed
File created: 5/10/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: 2019 Legislative Session Wrap Up
Attachments: 1. Olympia 2019 Legislative Priorities, 2. Olympia 2019 End of Session Summary


2019 Legislative Session Wrap Up


Recommended Action

Committee Recommendation:

Not referred to a committee.


City Manager Recommendation:

Receive a briefing on the 2019 Legislative Session. Briefing and Discussion; No Action Requested.




Whether to be briefed and hold a discussion on the 2019 Legislative Session.


Staff Contact:

Jay Burney, Assistant City Manager, Executive Department, 360.753.8740 



Jay Burney, Assistant City Manager

Jennifer Ziegler, Jennifer Ziegler Public Affairs

Debora Munguia, Jennifer Ziegler Public Affairs


Background and Analysis:

Our contract lobbyists, Jennifer Ziegler and Debora Munguia from Jennifer Ziegler Public Affairs will provide an overview of the 2019 Legislative Session.  They will discuss legislation that helped advance City of Olympia Priorities (Attached), or are of interest to cities statewide, answer questions, and discuss areas of interest for the 2020 Session.  A 2019 Legislative End of Session Summary is attached.


Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):




Briefing and Discussion.  No Action Requested.


Financial Impact:

$36,000 in funding for Jennifer Ziegler Public Affairs was included in the 2018 budget.



Olympia 2019 Legislative Priorities

Olympia 2019 End of Session Summary