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Role of growth strategies commission.

The growth strategies commission created by executive order shall:
(1) Analyze different methods for assuring that county and city comprehensive plans adopted under chapter 36.70A RCW are consistent with the planning goals under RCW 36.70A.020 and with other requirements of chapter 36.70A RCW;
(2) Recommend to the legislature and the governor by October 1, 1990, a specific structure or process that, among other things:
(a) Ensures county and city comprehensive plans adopted under chapter 36.70A RCW are coordinated and comply with planning goals and other requirements under chapter 36.70A RCW;
(b) Requires state agencies to comply with this chapter and to consider and be consistent with county and city comprehensive plans in actions by state agencies, including the location, financing, and expansion of transportation systems and other public facilities;
(c) Defines the state role in growth management;
(d) Addresses lands and resources of statewide significance, including to:
(i) Protect these lands and resources of statewide significance by developing standards for their preservation and protection and suggesting the appropriate structure to monitor and enforce the preservation of these lands and resources; and
(ii) Consider the environmental, economic, and social values of the lands and resources with statewide significance;
(e) Identifies potential state funds that may be withheld and incentives that promote county and city compliance with chapter 36.70A RCW;
(f) Increases affordable housing statewide and promotes linkages between land use and transportation;
(g) Addresses vesting of rights; and
(h) Addresses short subdivisions; and
(3) Develop recommendations to provide for the resolution of disputes over urban growth areas between counties and cities, including incorporations and annexations.
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