NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
The Washington state parks and recreation commission has adopted the following 2011 regular meeting schedule. The first meeting of [the] commission will be held on January 26 and 27. The work session on the 26th will be held at Washington State Parks Headquarters Office, 1111 Israel Road S.W., Olympia, WA and the 27th regular meeting at Millersylvania State Park, Environmental Learning Center, 12245 Tilley Road South, Olympia, WA 98512, (360) 753-1519.
The date and city location of the March through November meetings in 2011 are as follows:
|May 18 and 19||Spokane|
|October 5 and 6||Tri Cities|
|November 17||Northwest Region -Burlington|
Regular meetings run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and include an opportunity for public comment. The commission typically meets in a work session from approximately noon to 4:30 p.m. the day prior to the regular meeting in the same location or at a location near the regular meeting location. Work sessions are educational sessions on park operations and issues that eventually may go before the commission.
The commission may also tour area sites or parks the day following the regular meeting. No public comment and no formal action are taken at work sessions and tours. The commission chair may call special meetings at any time; all special meetings are announced in advance.
The public is welcome to attend all state park and recreation commission meetings. Meeting sites will be barrier free to the greatest extent feasible. The commission will provide braille or taped agenda items for the visually impaired and interpreters for those with hearing impairments if a request is received at the appropriate address shown above at least ten working days in advance of the scheduled meeting date.
Agendas are posted on the agency web site http://www.parks.wa.gov/agency/commissionmeetings at least one week in advance of meetings, and commission action posted.