Time: Opening sessions will begin as shown; all other times are approximate.


Order of Presentation:

In general, each agenda item will include a presentation, followed by board discussion and then public comment. The board makes decisions following the public comment portion of the agenda item.


Public Comment:

If you wish to comment at a meeting, please fill out a comment card and provide it to staff. Please be sure to note on the card if you are speaking about a particular agenda topic. The chair will call you to the front at the appropriate time.


You also may submit written comments to the Board by mailing them to the RCO, attn: Rebecca Connolly, Board Liaison at the address above or at rebecca.connolly@rco.wa.gov.


Special Accommodations:

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by June 17, 2010 at 360/902-3013 or TDD 360/902-1996.





10:00 a.m.

Tour of RCFB-Funded Projects in Tri-Cities Area

·   Kennewick, Clover Island

·   Kennewick, Columbia Park

·   Richland, Howard Amon Park

Not part of the official meeting.


12:30 p.m.

End Tour -- Lunch on own, travel to Walla Walla Community College


3:30 p.m.

Open Public Meeting: Joint Session with the State Parks Commission

Topic: Investing Sustainably and Sustaining Our Investments

Walla Walla Community College, William A. Grant Water & Environmental Center

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn for the Day






8:30 a.m.

Call to Order

·         Roll Call and Determination of Quorum

·         Review and Approval of Agenda – June 24-25, 2010

·         Welcome by Local Officials


8:45 a.m

1.      Consent Calendar  (Decision)

a.       Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – March 25, 2010

Resolution #2010-09


8:50 a.m.

2.      Management Report (Briefing)

a.       Director’s Report

b.       Fiscal Report

c.        Summary of 2010 Supplemental Budget Impacts

d.       Grant Management Report

·         Alternate projects funded

e.       Policy Report

·         Potential grant programs for community gardens

·         Process and timeline for developing sustainability criteria

·         Water policy

Kaleen Cottingham




Marguerite Austin

Scott Robinson

Steve McLellan

GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT:  For issues not identified as agenda items. Please limit comments to 3 minutes.



9:30 a.m.

3.      Revising Evaluation Criteria for WWRP State Parks Category

Resolution #2010-10

Larry Fairleigh

Marguerite Austin

9:50 a.m.

4.      Boating Infrastructure Grants: Request to Delegate Authority to Director

Resolution #2010-11

Marguerite Austin

10:00 a.m.



10:15 p.m.

5.      Acquisition Policy Updates and Potential Changes

a.       Staff Approach and Timeline through June 30, 2011

Leslie Ryan-Connelly

via conference call

10:45 a.m.

6.      Conversion Request: City of Newcastle, May Creek Trail Addition,
RCO #91-211

Resolution #2010-12

Laura Moxham

via conference call

11:15 a.m

7.      Request for Board Guidance: City of Kent Stormwater Proposal
RCO #04-1143 (Clark Lake Park Expansion 04)

Karl Jacobs

via conference call

11:45 p.m.

Opportunity for additional public comment via conference call from Olympia





12:45 p.m.

8.      Performance Review and Board Work Plan

a.       RCO Performance for Fiscal Year 2010

b.       Agency Strategic Plan and Fiscal Year 2011 Work Plan

c.        Review Board Strategic Plan and Adopt Board’s Fiscal Year 2011 Work Plan

d.       Deliverables for Director’s Evaluation and Process Discussion


Rebecca Connolly



Board Chair

2:00 p.m.

9.      Preparing for the 2011 Legislative Session

a.       Potential requests for legislation

b.       Operating and capital budget requests for 2011-13

Steve McLellan

2:45 p.m.

State Agency Partner Reports

3:00 p.m.


Next meeting:    August 20, 2010       Olympia, WA and conference call