Regional / Intergovernmental Collaboration

Goal 5
Facilitate regional and intergovernmental collaboration


  • Model collaboration by organizing and convening regular meetings of regional stakeholders.
  • Forge regional partnerships to strengthen counties’ economic health and quality of life.
  • Provide information, education, training, and technical assistance to counties in collaborative planning, visioning, and problem-solving.

  • Provide topical forums in the east and west, on matters of interest all counties. Solicit input for topics (school capital finance, transportation, water, growth, and the economy).
  • Keep members updated on county specific statistics.
  • Board involvement should include keeping up with the pulse of Washington.
  • Use resource partners - business leaders, school boards, chambers of commerce, citizens, state officials, nonprofits, faith community, COGs.