Sustainable Thurston Earns More Kudos for ‘Smart’ Growth Achievement

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and the state Department of Commerce will honor the Thurston Regional Planning Council’s Sustainable Thurston project with a “Lifetime of GMA Achievement Award” during a November 13, 2015, reception commemorating the 25th anniversary of the state’s landmark Growth Management Act, which requires municipalities to identify and protect critical areas and natural resource lands, designate urban growth areas, and prepare and implement comprehensive plans. Read the full story on the Thurston Regional Planning Council website.