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Washington State Reopening: Where Things Stand as of June 30, 2021

Washington State Reopening: Where Things Stand as of June 30, 2021

July 1, 2021  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  COVID-19

The much-anticipated reopening of the state has begun. Here is an overview of guidance surrounding public meetings, physical distancing requirements, masks, and more. 

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of June 24, 2021

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Operating Policies COVID-19

Washington is just days away from the much-anticipated June 30 reopening, and the state is in the process of updating many of its guidance documents. This blog post sets forth our understanding of where things stand now and what things may look like starting June 30.

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Employee Bonuses and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Employee Bonuses and the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 10, 2021  by  Oskar Rey
Category:  Compensation COVID-19

This blog considers whether local governments may give bonuses to employees for working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Washington Local Governments Tackle Reopening Plans

Washington Local Governments Tackle Reopening Plans

June 7, 2021  by  Tracy Burrows
Category:  Personnel Policies Operating Policies COVID-19

This blog focuses on reopening plans for Washington State local governments as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes. 

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Vaccine Incentive Policies in the Local Government Workplace

Vaccine Incentive Policies in the Local Government Workplace

June 3, 2021  by  Flannary Collins
Category:  Operating Policies COVID-19

This blog looks at considerations around vaccine incentive policies in the local government workplace.

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Face Masks in the Local Government Workplace

Face Masks in the Local Government Workplace

May 26, 2021  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Operating Policies COVID-19

This blog post discusses the latest COVID-19 facial covering requirements for local government employers, employees, and visitors, in light of new guidance regarding face masks for fully vaccinated individuals.

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Face Masks and In-Person Public Meetings

Face Masks and In-Person Public Meetings

May 24, 2021  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act COVID-19

This blog offers an overview of the current face mask requirements, including for fully vaccinated individuals, for in-person public meeting components during the latest phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Treasury Issues Guidance for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Treasury Issues Guidance for Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

May 13, 2021  by  Eric Lowell
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

This blog post reviews the May 10 guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Treasury regarding how Local Fiscal Recovery Funds may be spent under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), including allowed uses, replacing lost revenues, and reporting requirements.

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COVID-19 and Local Governments: Where Things Stand as of March 22, 2021

COVID-19 and Local Governments: Where Things Stand as of March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection COVID-19

This blog details several updates and links to new guidance from Governor Jay Inslee's office regarding the state's move into Phase 3 of the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan. 

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Countering Racial Bias and Harassment Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Countering Racial Bias and Harassment Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 22, 2021  by  Byron Katsuyama
Category:  Inclusive Communities COVID-19

This blog post looks at how local governments can counter racial bias and harassment that's arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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American Rescue Plan Provides More Relief to Local Governments

American Rescue Plan Provides More Relief to Local Governments

March 17, 2021  by  Eric Lowell
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

The American Rescue Plan Act ("ARP" or "ARPA") provides significant new funds for local governments, as well as an optional expansion of FFCRA leave. While we don't yet know all the logistics, this blog post provides a preliminary overview.

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New Federal Funding for Rent and Utility Assistance

New Federal Funding for Rent and Utility Assistance

March 1, 2021  by  Eric Lowell
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

This blog provides an overview of new funding available through the Coronavirus Response Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) to help with rent and utility assistance for any households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Disaster Zone: The Next Phase of the Pandemic

Disaster Zone: The Next Phase of the Pandemic

February 11, 2021  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post looks at what might happen with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic over the next few months. 

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COVID-19 Reopening Plan, Proclamation Extensions, and Government Operations

COVID-19 Reopening Plan, Proclamation Extensions, and Government Operations

February 2, 2021  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Strategies and Programs Open Public Meetings Act Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog reviews recent updates to the Healthy Washington — Roadmap to Recovery plan as well as the extension of several emergency proclamations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including updated "miscellaneous venues" guidance for OPMA.

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Caring for the Homeless Challenged by Winter Weather, COVID-19

Caring for the Homeless Challenged by Winter Weather, COVID-19

January 25, 2021  by  Leah LaCivita
Category:  Homelessness COVID-19

This blog post looks at how local governments are providing for the homeless, despite the twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and winter weather.

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W-2 Reporting for FFCRA Wages and Social Security Tax Deferrals

W-2 Reporting for FFCRA Wages and Social Security Tax Deferrals

January 14, 2021  by  Eric Lowell
Category:  Accounting Leave Policies COVID-19

This blog reviews how to properly report Families First Coronavirus Response Act leave wages and Social Security tax deferrals on Form W-2.

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Disaster Zone: COVID After-Action Reports

Disaster Zone: COVID After-Action Reports

January 11, 2021  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog looks at the role of the after-action response in disaster planning and offers shared after-action insights local governments are finding in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Local Government Workplace

COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Local Government Workplace

January 4, 2021  by  Flannary Collins
Category:  Personnel Policies COVID-19

This blog post looks at the main issues local governments should consider in establishing a COVID-19 vaccination program. 

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Trial by Zoom: Using Online Platforms in Administrative Proceedings, Trials, and Oral Arguments

Trial by Zoom: Using Online Platforms in Administrative Proceedings, Trials, and Oral Arguments

December 28, 2020  by  Clara Park
Category:  Land Use Administration Courts and Criminal Justice System COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post discusses the current state of virtual proceedings and offers pointers for anyone navigating the shift from in-person to virtual proceedings.

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Protecting Public Works Projects from COVID-19 Economic Impacts

Protecting Public Works Projects from COVID-19 Economic Impacts

December 11, 2020  by  Lane Powell
Category:  Administration COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post reviews how local governments can protect public works projects from COVID-19-related economic impacts. 

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In-Person Public Meetings Put on Hold for Now

In-Person Public Meetings Put on Hold for Now

December 9, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Legislative Body COVID-19

This blog post reviews Proclamation 20-28.14, which extends and modifies the temporary rules governing open public meetings and ties the in-person meeting requirements to Proclamation 20-25 and the "business meetings" guidance for Miscellaneous Venues.

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Taking the Oath of Office During a Pandemic

Taking the Oath of Office During a Pandemic

November 30, 2020  by  Sarah Doar
Category:  Administrative and Elected Officials COVID-19

This blog post considers the options available to administer and take the oath of office during a pandemic. 

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Six-County Pilot Program to Help with Eviction Backlog

Six-County Pilot Program to Help with Eviction Backlog

November 25, 2020  by  Leah LaCivita
Category:  Housing COVID-19

This blog covers the pilot Eviction Resolution Program, a court-based approach to resolve more eviction-related cases before a landlord has the need to file an unlawful detainer action. 

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COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Economic Development More Important Than Ever

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Economic Development More Important Than Ever

November 19, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Strategies and Programs COVID-19

This blog looks at what activities local governments can undertake to assist local businesses. 

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Encouraging Small-Scale Manufacturing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Encouraging Small-Scale Manufacturing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 25, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Strategies and Programs COVID-19

This blog post looks at small-scale manufacturing, its role in a strong local economy, and how local governments can encourage the growth of these critical businesses. 

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Disaster Zone: COVID-19, Adapt Not Endure

Disaster Zone: COVID-19, Adapt Not Endure

September 17, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

What will life look like once the coronavirus pandemic is contained? Guest author Eric Holdeman suggests we will need to adapt and offers some ideas on what changes might be coming. 

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Keeping People Housed: Homelessness Prevention Strategies to Bridge Emergencies

Keeping People Housed: Homelessness Prevention Strategies to Bridge Emergencies

September 10, 2020  by  Laura Crandall
Category:  Housing Homelessness COVID-19

This blog post identifies root cause contributors to homelessness and details a variety of prevention strategies for local governments.

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of September 3, 2020

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of September 3, 2020

September 4, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Elections Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog post provides an overview of recent state (and some federal) actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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President’s Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations

President’s Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations

September 1, 2020  by  Toni Nelson
Category:  Compensation COVID-19

This blog post reviews a recent federal memorandum directing the U.S. Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of Social Security taxes on wages and compensation paid during September 1 through December 31, 2020.

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“Back to School” During COVID-19: FFCRA Leave and Other Considerations

“Back to School” During COVID-19: FFCRA Leave and Other Considerations

August 24, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Leave Policies COVID-19

Even though school is set to start soon, many kids won't be attending in person. This blog post looks at employee leave available under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and how it applies to school closures and childcare.  

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Locating Good Data for Your Revenue Forecasting

Locating Good Data for Your Revenue Forecasting

August 21, 2020  by  Mike Bailey
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

Traditional approaches to revenue forecasting will not be sufficient during the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog post explores where to find good data and get more accurate ways to predict future revenues. 

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Emerging Issues Roundup: August 2020

Emerging Issues Roundup: August 2020

August 20, 2020  by  Byron Katsuyama
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Law Enforcement Operating Policies COVID-19

In this blog post, Policy Consultant Byron Katsuyama reports on emerging issues for local governments, including telework, hybrid public meeting formats, and police reform efforts.

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Embracing Disaster Mitigation by Wearing a Protective Mask

Embracing Disaster Mitigation by Wearing a Protective Mask

August 13, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

In this blog, guest author Eric Holdeman suggests that mask-wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic is an essential component in disaster mitigation.  

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Election Season Rules – Does COVID-19 Change the Game?

Election Season Rules – Does COVID-19 Change the Game?

August 10, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Elections COVID-19

Can an employee post a political sign in their home office? Should elected officials take part in PSA's? This blog explores how standard rules governing what government resources can and cannot be used for during campaign season, and how these rules apply during the pandemic. 

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MRSC Guidance for CARES Act Grants to Small Businesses

MRSC Guidance for CARES Act Grants to Small Businesses

August 5, 2020  by  Linda Gallagher Toni Nelson
Category:  COVID-19

This blog provides resources, samples, and suggestions for a basic approach to establishing a local small business financial assistance grant program using CARES Act funds.

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of August 3, 2020

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog post provides an overview of the governor's and the legislature's most recent actions in response to the  COVID-19 outbreak in Washington. 

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Fire Season, Meet Coronavirus

Fire Season, Meet Coronavirus

July 15, 2020  by  Laura Crandall
Category:  Fire Protection COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, wildland firefighting will be following updated guidance to combat wildland fires but also reduce the chances of transmitting the virus among firefighting crews. 

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Disaster Zone: Emergency Management’s Role in COVID-19 Response Logistics

Disaster Zone: Emergency Management’s Role in COVID-19 Response Logistics

July 6, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog looks at how the national emergency supply logistics chain has been altered in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of July 2, 2020

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of July 2, 2020

July 3, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Public Records Act COVID-19

At the beginning of July, a number of waivers and proclamations expired, were renewed, or were amended. Here are some of the highlights for local governments, including Proclamation 20-28.6 allowing limited in-person meetings for jurisdictions in Phase 3.

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COVID-19 Facial Coverings — What’s Required?

COVID-19 Facial Coverings — What’s Required?

June 30, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  COVID-19

This blog post summarizes the rules as of July 24, 2020 related to wearing face masks in public as outlined in Order 20-03.1, Proclamation 20-25.7, and the Safe Start Guide.

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CARES Act Funds Can Be Used for Small Business Grants

CARES Act Funds Can Be Used for Small Business Grants

June 24, 2020  by  Toni Nelson
Category:  COVID-19

This blog reviews how CARES Act funds can be used to support local, small business assistance programs. 

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Quickly Switching Over to an Online Permitting/Plan Review System

Quickly Switching Over to an Online Permitting/Plan Review System

June 18, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Land Use Administration COVID-19

This blog post highlights local planning/building departments that quickly converted from a traditional permitting/plan review process to an online system.

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Proclamation 20-23.4 Directs Utilities to Develop Customer Support Programs

Proclamation 20-23.4 Directs Utilities to Develop Customer Support Programs

June 17, 2020  by  Toni Nelson
Category:  Utilities - Billing and Collection COVID-19

This blog post reviews Governor Jay Inslee's recent proclamation that directs public utility service providers to create support programs for their residential customers.  

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Disaster Zone: Look Beyond Your County/City/District

Disaster Zone: Look Beyond Your County/City/District

June 8, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

In this blog post, guest author Eric Holdeman argues that partnerships with neighboring jurisdictions can help in disaster preparedness. 

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Creative Use of Street ROW During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Creative Use of Street ROW During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 3, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Streets and Sidewalks COVID-19

This blog post reviews how local governments can allow temporary use of the public ROW for business activity during the pandemic. 

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of June 1, 2020

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of June 1, 2020

June 2, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog post provides an update on recent legislative actions taken in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington, including summaries of new developments and resources. 

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Disaster Zone: Kick-Starting Economic Recovery

Disaster Zone: Kick-Starting Economic Recovery

June 1, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Planning COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post provides advice as to how local governments can kick-start their economies. 

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Planning for the Expiration of the State

Planning for the Expiration of the State's PRA and OPMA Waivers

May 28, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog provides agencies with options for planning for their upcoming meetings, and it discusses how the eventual expiration of the state's OPMA and the PRA waivers may affect agency operations.

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 Cities, Towns, Counties to Receive CARES Act Funds

Cities, Towns, Counties to Receive CARES Act Funds

May 19, 2020  by  Toni Nelson
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

The State of Washington has now shared a portion of its CARES Act funding with certain cities, towns, and counties in the form of grants that reimburse expenses incurred. This blog post provides an overview of what an agency can expect in applying for these grants.  

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Unemployment Claims Fraud Rises During COVID-19 Pandemic

Unemployment Claims Fraud Rises During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18, 2020  by  Mike Bailey
Category:  Cybersecurity COVID-19

Unemployment claims fraud is rising. This blog will help you understand the issue, determine how to protect your agency, and help you provide advice to your employees.

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Planning for the Safe Reopening of Public Buildings

Planning for the Safe Reopening of Public Buildings

May 14, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  COVID-19

Local governments are in the process of planning how and when they will reopen facilities, both for staff and for the public. This blog post offers some suggestions to consider in a phased reopening. 

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The Fourth of July in the Shadow of a Pandemic

The Fourth of July in the Shadow of a Pandemic

May 12, 2020  by  Laura Crandall
Category:  Administration and Management COVID-19

As Washington local governments are still grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in their communities, many across the state are deciding how to celebrate the Fourth of July in a safe and responsible manner.

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Sharing is Caring: The Federal CARES Act and Local Governments

Sharing is Caring: The Federal CARES Act and Local Governments

May 7, 2020  by  Linda Gallagher
Category:  Revenues COVID-19

This article provides an overview of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act as it applies to the needs of local governments.  

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COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of May 6, 2020

COVID-19: Where Things Stand as of May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Utilities - Billing and Collection Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog post provides an overview of the the governor's and the legislature's actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington, including summarizing recent developments and resources. 

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Election Deadlines and COVID-19

Election Deadlines and COVID-19

May 4, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Elections COVID-19

This blog post looks at Washington State's upcoming elections-related filing deadlines and how these can be completed electronically rather than in person. 

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Events and Programs: A COVID-19 Community Conundrum

Events and Programs: A COVID-19 Community Conundrum

April 23, 2020  by  Laura Crandall
Category:  Programs COVID-19

This blog looks at what Washington local governments are doing when it comes to their scheduled summer events and programs. 

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Engaging in a Pixelated Public Square

Engaging in a Pixelated Public Square

April 20, 2020  by  Laura Crandall
Category:  Legislative Body COVID-19

This blog post looks at which video platforms are best for what use, how public comment may be made for remote public meetings, and discusses various electronic public engagement platforms.

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Furloughs and More: Employer Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Furloughs and More: Employer Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 16, 2020  by  Oskar Rey
Category:  Termination and Retirement COVID-19

This blog post looks at an employer's options for managing its workforce during the region-wide shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Additional Rights for Employees at High Risk for Coronavirus Complications

Additional Rights for Employees at High Risk for Coronavirus Complications

April 15, 2020  by  Karen Sutherland
Category:  Leave Policies COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post reviews Proclamation 20-46, which provides additional rights and protections for workers at high risk for coronavirus complications.

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Using Electronic Signatures During Emergencies

Using Electronic Signatures During Emergencies

April 13, 2020  by  Flannary Collins
Category:  COVID-19

This blog post looks at how an agency can use electronic rather than ink signatures to process documents and keep its operations going, even in the event of an emergency. 

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Handling Development Permitting and Inspections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Handling Development Permitting and Inspections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 10, 2020  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Land Use Administration COVID-19

This blog post describes different issues and strategies currently being used by local governments to handle development permitting and inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Risk Management During Pandemic and Widespread Illness

Risk Management During Pandemic and Widespread Illness

April 9, 2020  by  Roger Neal
Category:  Management COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post looks at how agencies can apply risk management strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Being Cyber Aware in the Age of COVID-19

Being Cyber Aware in the Age of COVID-19

April 8, 2020  by  Tracy Burrows
Category:  Cybersecurity COVID-19

This blog posts looks at cyber threats that have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and offers tips for local governments to help protect their resources. 

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Waiving Competitive Bidding Requirements in the Event of an Emergency

Waiving Competitive Bidding Requirements in the Event of an Emergency

April 6, 2020  by  MRSC Insight
Category:  Emergency Management Purchasing and Contracting COVID-19

This blog post reviews the rules relating to waiving competitive bidding requirements during emergency situations.

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New Federal Laws Support Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

New Federal Laws Support Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020  by  Linda Gallagher
Category:  Leave Policies COVID-19

This blog looks at resources that can help a local government provide financial support for employees, including the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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The PRA and Third-Party Notice During Emergency Court Shutdowns

The PRA and Third-Party Notice During Emergency Court Shutdowns

March 31, 2020  by  Morgan Damerow
Category:  Public Records Act COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post offers public agencies guidance on how to provide third-party notification for public records requests during a period when local superior courts have shut down or drastically cut back on hours. 

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Continuity of Operations During the COVID-19 Emergency

Continuity of Operations During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 27, 2020  by  Byron Katsuyama
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19

This article discusses measures that local governments have taken or may want to consider taking to ensure the continuity of their operations as they respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency, including governance and management, remote working arrangements, website communications, employee support, and more.

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Tips for Government Bodies Meeting Remotely

Tips for Government Bodies Meeting Remotely

March 26, 2020  by  Ann G. Macfarlane
Category:  Legislative Body COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post offers guidelines and tips for conducting successful remote local government meetings.

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Essential Services and Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

Essential Services and Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

March 26, 2020  by  Steve Gross
Category:  Operating Policies COVID-19

This blog provides guidance on who can be considered an essential infrastructure worker and what is essential construction work during the COVID-19 emergency.

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Governor Suspends In-Person Requirements in OPMA and PRA During COVID-19 Emergency

Governor Suspends In-Person Requirements in OPMA and PRA During COVID-19 Emergency

March 25, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act Public Records Act COVID-19

This blog post reviews Proclamation 20-28, which temporarily waives and suspends any in-person requirements in the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) and the Public Records Act (PRA), as well as its subsequent extensions and amendments.

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Disaster Zone: The Big One, COVID-19 Tsunami

Disaster Zone: The Big One, COVID-19 Tsunami

March 24, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

This blog post describes how local government officials can best support the medical community during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Fiscal Issues to Consider During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Fiscal Issues to Consider During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 18, 2020  by  Mike Bailey
Category:  Finance COVID-19

In light of the impact the coronavirus is having across Washington communities, this blog post reviews some fiscal challenges local governments may be facing. 

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Disaster Zone: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Tips and Tidbits

Disaster Zone: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Tips and Tidbits

March 4, 2020  by  Eric Holdeman
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19 Guest Author

Written by an emergency management professional, this blog post provides some tips to consider in planning for a coordinated response to the spread of COVID-19.   

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Managing Your Agency’s Response to the Coronavirus, COVID-19

Managing Your Agency’s Response to the Coronavirus, COVID-19

March 3, 2020  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Emergency Management COVID-19

The purpose of this blog is to assist local governments in preparing for and managing the possible disruptions that could occur as a result of the spread of COVID-19 in Washington communities. 

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