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Bainbridge Island Legislative Priorities at the 2o24 WA State Legislature

COBI Engages State Lobbyist, Finalizes 2024 Legislative Priorities

Over the past couple of year’s Washington State legislative sessions, a wide-ranging slate of house and senate bills have been passed with great impact to local land use, waste reduction, transportation, and utilities. In response to those actions, the City of Bainbridge Island has recently …

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Housing Resources Bainbridge - Wintergreen Project on Bainbridge Island

Island Insights: HRB Public Policy Specialist Maggie Rich Shares how housing action plan helps island

Earlier this year, I accepted an invitation by Chamber President and CEO Stefan Goldby to serve as an at-large member of the Governmental Affairs Committee formed this spring. The decision to get involved was an obvious one. As Housing Resources Bainbridge (HRB) public policy specialist, …

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Housing Options To Meet Affordability Challenges. Image courtesy City of Bainbridge Island.

Planning Commission Unanimously Backs Housing Action Plan, Adds Recommendations

Commissioners Decide Plan Represents Best Practices Road Map for Addressing Affordability & Lack of Housing Diversity Bainbridge Island’s Draft Affordable Housing Plan was recommended without reservation by the planning commission at its meeting May 25th. All 7 members unanimously backed ECONorthwest’s draft plan and its …

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