MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for May 2019
Beginning in July, agencies awarding contracts to bidders must first confirm that the bidder has completed a required training on prevailing wage and public works requirements or that the bidder is exempt from this training.
This blog reviews some of the public records bills affecting local governments from the 2019 legislative session.
ESSB 5001 allows natural composting of human remains as an option to cremation services and traditional burials. This blog post provides an overview of the bill and the processes now allowed by it.
Interested in learning more about recently passed bills that offer increased use of taxes or authority to increase certain taxes? This blog post covers the basics.
Developing sound policy goals as a preface to budget planning is one of the most important ways an elected official can make a real difference in their community.
This blog post looks at the most challenging type of firefighting—where wild lands meet human development—and how some Washington local governments are attempting to mitigate risk in these areas.