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File #: 21-0723    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2021 In control: Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Agenda date: 7/21/2021 Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Briefing on Preliminary 2022 - 2027 Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) and approving a method to review it
Briefing on Preliminary 2022 - 2027 Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) and approving a method to review it

Recommended Action
Move to form subcommittee to review the Preliminary 2022 - 2027 CFP.

Whether to form a subcommittee to review the CFP.

Staff Contact:
Michelle Swanson, AICP, Associate Planner, Public Works | Transportation, 360.753.8575

Michelle Swanson

Background and Analysis:
The Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) is an annually-updated document that is used to identify funding for City capital projects on a 6-year horizon, as required by the state Growth Management Act. It also forms the basis of the following year's Capital Budget.

The preliminary CFP will be available online in early August. The staff liaison will email Members a link to the preliminary CFP when it is available.

Comment Process
The letter the BPAC writes each year on the CFP is one of the Committee's annual opportunities to communicate its priorities to the City Council.

The Committee may choose one of two ways to write its letter:

1. Wait until the September meeting to draft the letter during the meeting. The staff liaison will compile notes from the discussion for the Committee Chair to use in drafting the letter to the City Council.

2. Form a subcommittee of four or fewer Members, and elect a chair of that subcommittee. The subcommittee's chair will be responsible for convening subcommittee meetings to review the CFP and write draft comments. Those draft comments will be included in the September meeting packet for all BPAC Members to review before the September meeting. By having a draft letter already written by a subcommittee, the BPAC will likely have a more thorough discussion and comments in September.

Under both models, the BPAC Chair will write the final letter and may choose to present it to the City Council during the annual hearing in October. Also, all Members of the BPAC are still expected to review the CFP and c...

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