PDFWAC 286-04-030

Mission and goals of the board.

(1) The mission of the board as described in RCW 79A.25.005 is to:
(a) Create and work actively for the implementation of a unified statewide strategy for meeting the recreational needs of Washington's citizens;
(b) Represent and promote the interests of the state on recreational issues in concert with other state and local agencies and the governor;
(c) Encourage and provide interagency and regional coordination, and interaction between public and private organizations;
(d) Administer recreational grant-in-aid programs and provide technical assistance; and
(e) Serve as a repository for information, studies, research, and other data relating to recreation.
(2) To achieve the mission of the board as described in subsection (1) of this section the goals of the board and office are to:
(a) Develop a unified statewide strategy for recreational needs as described in RCW 79A.25.005 (1)(a) in conjunction with a strategic plan for the acquisition, renovation, and development of recreational resources and the preservation and conservation of open space as required by RCW 79A.25.020(3). The strategic plan shall address the statutory policy of the state and its agencies to preserve, conserve, and enhance recreational resources and open space as described in RCW 79A.25.005(1). The board shall actively work with other state agencies to implement the strategic plan;
(b) Utilize the board's open public meetings as a forum to discuss and address recreation and conservation issues of interest to the state and foster interagency and regional coordination between public and private organizations to address such issues;
(c) As members of the board, represent the interests of the state on recreational issues and provide consultation and recommendations to the governor as appropriate;
(d) Provide planning technical assistance, project technical assistance, and grant funding with a high level of accountability that is demonstrated by performance based management standards; and
(e) Serve as a repository for data and information related to recreation and conservation for inclusion in the strategic plan as described in subsection (2)(a) of this section and for use by other interested parties.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.220, 42.56.040, 46.09.530, 79A.15.030, 79A.15.060, 79A.15.070, 79A.15.120, 79A.15.130, and 79A.25.210. WSR 15-15-072, § 286-04-030, filed 7/13/15, effective 8/13/15. Statutory Authority: 2007 c 241 § 39, RCW 34.05.220, 34.05.230, and 42.56.040. WSR 14-09-074, § 286-04-030, filed 4/18/14, effective 5/19/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.98A.060(1), 43.98A.070(5), 43.99.080(2), 46.09.240(1) and 77.12.720(4). WSR 96-08-044, § 286-04-030, filed 3/29/96, effective 4/29/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.98A.060(1), [43.98A].070(5), 43.99.080, 46.09.240 and 77.12.720. WSR 94-17-095, § 286-04-030, filed 8/17/94, effective 9/17/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.99.010, 43.99.110, 43.99.080, 43.99.120, 43.99.060, 42.17.370, 46.09.020, 46.09.170 and 46.09.240. WSR 83-01-030 (Order IAC 82-1), § 286-04-030, filed 12/8/82. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.99 RCW. WSR 79-09-124 (Order 79-1), § 286-04-030, filed 9/5/79; Order 3, § 286-04-030, filed 7/31/73.]