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File #: 21-0121    Version: 1
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/25/2021 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: Approval of a Resolution Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with Thurston County, City of Lacey, City of Olympia, City of Tumwater and Thurston Regional Planning Council for Implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Agreement
Title
Approval of a Resolution Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with Thurston County, City of Lacey, City of Olympia, City of Tumwater and Thurston Regional Planning Council for Implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan

Recommended Action
City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve a Resolution authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with Thurston County, City of Lacey, City of Olympia, City of Tumwater and Thurston Regional Planning Council for implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan.

Report
Issue:
Whether to approve an Interlocal Agreement for implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan.

Staff Contact:
Rich Hoey, P.E., Public Works Director, 360.753.8495
Susan Clark, Engineering and Planning Supervisor, Public Works Water Resources, 360.753.8321
Pamela Braff, PhD, Climate Program Manager, 360.753.8249

Presenters:
Rich Hoey, Public Works Director
Susan Clark, Engineering and Planning Supervisor

Background and Analysis:

Regional Climate Mitigation Planning
In April 2018, Thurston County, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) signed an Interlocal Agreement to complete Phase I of a regional Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, with TRPC leading the effort. Phase I work resulted in the following regional greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets:
* 45% below 2015 levels by 2030
* 85% below 2015 levels by 2050

In November 2018, Olympia and the other regional jurisdictions approved a Phase II Interlocal Agreement addressing the development of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan (TCMP). Over the past two years, the regional jurisdictions worked cooperatively to develop the proposed TCMP. Acceptance of the TCMP is being considered by City Council under separate action.

The proposed "Phase III" Interlocal Agreement between the regional partners is focused on moving the TCMP into implementation over the next 12-month timeframe. Under the Interlocal Agreement, TRPC will serve as the lead ...

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