MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for January 2020
This blog post considers how local governments could make public meetings even more accessible to the public.
This blog article looks at the role of an elected official as policymaker, one who brings value to the community by overseeing use of its financial resources.
This blog post summarizes Kilduff v. San Juan County and suggests best practices for agency administrative procedures concerning public records searches.
This blog covers questions about the use of social media and cell phones with regards to privacy and public records and focuses on their use from the perspective of an elected official.
Can a county charge a fee for allowing a utility to use the county’s right-of-way for placement of utility infrastructure? The Washington Supreme Court ruled recently that it can.
This blog post addresses Yim I and Yim II, two recent Washington Supreme Court rulings that clarify the state's regulatory takings and substantive due process jurisprudence.