2019 Conference PowerPoints & handouts

Wednesday, June 26

9 – 11:30 am
Early start session

Homeless codes: Legal landscape, balancing interests, and a two-tiered approach for success

9:30 – 10:30 am
Early start session

Advocacy Academy

9:30 – 11 am
Early start session

How GIS can benefit your community

9:30 – 11:30 am
Early start session

Regional and local public sector strategic planning

Noon – 1:30 pm

Courageous collaboration: leading through change and challenge

1:45 – 4:30 pm
Mobile tour

Embracing your city’s story in building community: Lessons learned from City of Liberty Lake

  • No materials for this session

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Are you smart ready?

How cities are sparking innovation and economic development

Strategic storytelling workshop

Taking a data-driven approach to equity

Top 10 practices of effective elected officials

3:15 – 4:30 pm
Concurrent sessions

Building Community and Census 2020

Connecting with the State Auditor’s Office

  • No materials for this session

Public Records Act updates and open government training

Therapeutic courts: What can they do for you?

Thursday, June 27

9:15 – 10:15 am
General session

Leading from any seat: Stories from the cockpit – lessons from the grit project

10:30 – 11:45 am
Mobile tour

The best of both worlds: New infrastructure meets legacy landscapes at Riverfront Park

  • No materials for this session

10:45 – 11:45 am
Concurrent sessions

Behavioral health and the impact to communities

How to grow responsibly while addressing community concern

How to talk about local control

Local Investment Network: Community wealth building

1:15 – 2:30 pm
Mobile tour

Can I get a park with that? Underground infrastructure can deliver more!

  • No materials for this session

1:30 – 2:30 pm
Concurrent sessions


Rate setting fundamentals

Running effective public comment sessions

Rural community leadership: Making big things happen in small places!

2:30 – 3:45 pm
Mobile tour

U-District bridge tour

  • No materials for this session

2:45 – 3:45 pm
Concurrent sessions

A catalyst for change: The city’s role in creating and improving affordable housing

City budget processes and best practices

Growing the green economy "Eco-Nomics"

Small cell siting and FCC updates

The micro mobility revolution: How to implement a bike or scooter share program in your city

4 – 5:45 pm

AWC Business Meeting

Friday, June 28

8:20 – 9:20 am
General session

REAL action: Getting started with building racial equity in your city

9:30 – 10:30 am
General session

Advocating for cities is a year-round job – Tips for action in the interim

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