Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Livable Snohomish County Summit and Snohomish County Council Candidate Forum

Saturday, October 10, 2009 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch provided, Snohomish County PUD in Everett. Sponsored with funding from TogetherGreen.  Summit hosts include Futurewise, Pilchuck Audubon Society, Livable Snohomish County Coalition, Snohomish Group of Sierra Club and Mountain Loop Conservancy, and the Candidate Forum is also hosted by KSER 90.7FM and League of Women Voters of Snohomish County.

The agenda includes:
Summit from 9 a.m. to noon.  Speakers and topics include:

Climate Change and Land Use--Tim Trohimovich of Futurewise

Transportation Choices--Bill Laborde of Transportation Choices Coalition

Transit Oriented Development--Sara Nikolic of Futurewise

Urban Centers--Dave Killingstad of Snohomish County PDS

County Transportation--Steve Thomsen, Director of Snohomish County Public Works

Puget Sound--Terry Williams of Tulalip Tribes

Rivers and Streams--Jamie Glasgow of Wild Fish Conservancy

Hydropower--Rich Bowers of Hydropower Reform Coalition and Dave Aldrich, Commissioner for PUD

Surface Water Management--Dave Ward from Snohomish County SWM

Rural Issues, then, now and future hope--citizen Bill Blake

Urban Issues, then, now and future hope--citizen David Allais

Snohomish County Future Perspective--Chair Mike Cooper of Snohomish County Council.

Lunch session from noon to 2 p.m. will include a free lunch, facilitated discussion rooms and informational tables to browse.


2 to 4 p.m. will be the County Council Candidate forum. RSVPs are mandatory because there is limited seating space

To RSVP, contact Kristin Kelly at kristin@futurewise.org or call her at 425-923-8625.