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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Local Governments

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Local Governments

This webpage links to our comprehensive and multifaceted resources that can help local agencies stay up-to-date during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Saving Birds By Design Reflective glass high-rises kill millions of birds each year, but bird-friendly design can save birds and reduce energy consumption More from Planetizen January 28, 2022

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Roles and Responsibilities of Local Government Leaders

This page provides a broad overview of the powers of the legislative and executive branches of Washington cities and counties, the role of the city attorney or county prosecutor, and practical tips for avoiding conflicts.


Council Voting

This page provides a general overview of city council voting procedures in Washington State, including information on quorums, abstentions, and mayoral votes and vetoes.