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  • Develop your city’s legislative agenda

    Tell your legislators what you want from them. Developing a legislative agenda is a simple and effective way to get your legislator’s attention.

  • Municipal rates and fees

    Dive into a dataset of municipal taxes, fees and utility rates, which facilitates benchmarking, and members’ budget and policy making decisions.

  • Cityvision September/October 2018

    Heavy duty: Cities seek outlets for a surging waste stream

  • Exploring Washington's Cities and Towns

    What makes a city? Use this high-level quick read to learn how cities in Washington function.

  • Our 281 cities and towns

    AWC membership is voluntary. However, we consistently maintain 100% participation from Washington's 281 cities and towns. Check out our membership.

  • Small City Resource Manual

    Small cities are different than their larger counterparts. This resource manual provides a brief overview of key topics and outlines important issues.

  • Take a fresh look at land use planning

    The William D. Ruckelshaus Center is leading a legislatively-directed effort to explore how Washington’s framework of land use planning laws can be improved – including the Growth Management Act. AWC supports this effort titled “A Road Map to Washington’s Future” that is gathering input directly from city elected officials and administrators about what works, what could work better, and what tools and funding you need to help your community achieve its vision.

  • Elected Officials Essentials 2018 webinar series

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAWC partnered with MRSC to provide four outstanding Elected Officials Essentials webinars in 2018. Watch the recorded versions of these webinars on demand together as a council and get your entire team trained at once!

  • Building the Economy: Infrastructure Needs in Washington

    AWC partnered with the Association of Washington Business (AWB), the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC), and the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) to issue a comprehensive report about Washington State’s infrastructure needs and the importance of investment to grow a strong economy.

  • Cities 101 videos

    It’s important that your community members understand what cities do. AWC produced these videos to help cities and towns enhance the way they interact with their communities and legislators.

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