Wednesday, June 29, 2011

RAMP Sets Agenda For July

MEETING NOTICE - July 6, 2011

8:00 Welcome & Self-Introductions
Pat McCarthy, Pierce County Executive
Tom Pierson, Pres./CEO, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber
8:10 Update on Pierce Transit Service Reductions
Jessyn Ferrell, Pierce Transit
8:20 What’s Happening in D.C. with Transportation
Larry Ehl, Transportation Issues Daily and Allison Camden, Federal Relations Manager, WSDOT
8:35 Tideflats Area Transportation Study
Kell McAboy, Senior Planner, Port of Tacoma
8:55 Closing Remarks & Adjourn
John Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Tacoma

Next RAMP Meeting
Wednesday, September 7 - 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – The Fabulich Center

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

RAMP Looks at Legislative Actions

Today, the RAMP met a Legislative Panel composed of Rep. Connie Ladenburg, Rep. Katrina Asay, Rep. Hans Zeiger and Sen. Jim Kastama for an overview of the legislative actions in the just completed 2011 Legislative Session.

In addition, Pierce County's Director of Government Relations, presented a report on the Washington State Transportation Budget for 2011-2013

Available as handouts was a Thurston Regional Planning Council grant application for JBLM/I-5 Congestion Relief Action Plan.

Additionally, Pierce County Councilmembers Rick Talbert and Stan Flemming and Tacoma Councilmember Jake Fey presented brief reports on their impressions and expectations from participation in the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's 26th annual Washington-to-Washington, D.C. Conference.