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File #: 20-0483    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 6/16/2020 Final action: 6/16/2020
Title: Approval of 2020 Advisory Committee Work Plans
Attachments: 1. 2020 Arts Commission Work Plan Cover Letter, 2. 2020 Arts Commission Work Plan, 3. 2020 Arts Municipal Art Plan, 4. 2020 BPAC Work Plan Cover Letter, 5. 2020 BPAC Work Plan, 6. 2020 DRB Cover Letter, 7. 2020 DRB Work Plan, 8. 2020 Heritage Cover Letter, 9. 2020 Heritage Work Plan, 10. 2020 OPC Cover Letter, 11. 2020 OPC 2020 Revised Work Plan, 12. 2020 PRAC Cover Letter, 13. 2020 PRAC Work Plan, 14. 2020 PBIA Work Plan, 15. 2020 UAC Work Plan
Approval of 2020 Advisory Committee Work Plans

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
General Government Committee recommends approval of the 2020 advisory committees and commissions work plans as submitted, with the understanding that priorities may change during the year and activities/timelines are dependent on available staff and committee time and resources.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the 2020 advisory committee and commission work plans as recommended by the General Government Committee.

Whether to approve the recommended advisory committee work plans.

Staff Contact:
Kellie Purce Braseth, Strategic Communications Director, 360.753.8361

None - Consent Calendar Item.

Background and Analysis:
Annually, most Council-appointed advisory boards and commissions prepare a work plan for Council review and approval. Past Councils have agreed that Lodging Tax Advisory Committee only need to submit work plans if they propose activities that are different from their routine annual work.

At its April 22 regular meeting, the General Government Committee discussed the work of the Advisory Committees in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the enormous impact it is having and will have on our community and the work of the City going forward.

The Committee wanted to harness the energy and creativity of the City's Boards and Commission and focus it on helping the City's recovery from the coronavirus emergency and on helping position the City for the world post global pandemic. General Government requested that the Advisory Committees revisit their 2020 work plans during the month of May and organize the year's work on a three-tiered approach:

TIER 1: Any new work plan items that relate or seize on opportunities and/or learnings related to the COVID-19 emergency.

TIER 2: Any items currently on the work plan that support the City's recovery from the COVID-19 emergency

TIER 3: Any items that are critical to...

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