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Posted on September 15, 2021 at 12:53 PM by Melanie Terry
The Washington Association of County Officials (WACO) is delighted to announce a new monthly virtual event for WACO Members and their staff.
“Packed Lunch” will occur every second Wednesday of the month from 12:00PM – 1:00PM and host content experts to lead conversation on topics relevant to county officials. Different than WACO’s normally scheduled educational training, this event will be a two-way conversation for speakers to not only present expert subject matter, but also listen to the current challenges county officials are facing related to each topic.
Posted on September 6, 2021 at 11:25 AM by Melanie Terry
In response to the recent spread of the delta variant, new masking mandate, and travel restrictions for certain counties, The 63rd Annual Conference will now be a hybrid event, offering two registration types for members and their staff, which will be in-person and virtual.
Posted on August 24, 2021 at 12:18 PM by Melanie Terry
On Monday, August 23rd a mask mandate for indoor spaces regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status went into effect for the entire state. The mandate is in response to surging COVID-19 case numbers caused by the Delta Variant.
This new development brings up questions about how WACO plans to host an in-person conference in October. First and foremost, the health of our conference attendees is of the utmost importance, and WACO plans to follow all state and county mandates applying to in-person meetings. If the mandates in October allow WACO to host an in-person conference safely, we plan to do so.