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Posted on: September 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Cooperating Amid Growth Pressures


Cynthia Pruitt

Coordinator, Snohomish County Tomorrow


Cooperating Amid Growth Pressures

Snohomish County Tomorrow looks at how to work together on future growth challenges 

EVERETT, Wash., September 6, 2017Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT) and Snohomish County Cities (SCC) will be co-sponsoring a public forum to discuss growth, transportation, and planning in a time of dynamic change

The public event will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:10 p.m.  The event will be held in Public Meeting Room #1 on the first floor of the Snohomish County Administration Building East (3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett) at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  This program is being co-sponsored by Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT) and Snohomish County Cities (SCC).  

Event speakers will be: 

  • Peter Rogoff - CEO of Sound Transit, and also served as the nation’s top public transportation official before becoming the Under Secretary for Policy for the U.S. Department of Transportation. 
  • Joe Tovar – Project Manager at the William D. Ruckelshaus Center, and an affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington and adjunct faculty member at Washington State University.  
  • Josh Brown - Executive Director of Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC); previously served two terms as a Kitsap County Commissioner.

For more information please visit  or contact Cynthia Pruitt, SCT Coordinator, at 425-388-3185 or  

About Snohomish County Tomorrow (SCT)

Snohomish County Tomorrow is a cooperative forum with representatives from Snohomish County and 19 of its cities, as well as from the Tulalip Tribes. The group’s primary function is to oversee Countywide Planning Policies – written policies on growth management from which the county and cities’ comprehensive land use plans are developed.

About Sound Transit

Sound Transit plans, builds and operates regional transit systems and services to improve mobility for Central Puget Sound.


About the Ruckelshaus Center

The mission of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center is to help parties involved in complex public policy challenges in the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest tap university expertise to develop collaborative, durable, and effective solutions.

About Snohomish County Cities

SCC is based on these values: 

  • Advocate for our communities       
  • Partner to create a vibrant, thriving county       
  • Engage local leaders to meet shared challenges.

About the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)

PSRC’s mission is to ensure a thriving central Puget Sound now and into the future through planning for regional transportation, growth management and economic development.

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