Background and Purpose
The Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council is the forum established through an inter-local agreement among its current members - Kitsap County, City of Bainbridge Island, City of Port Orchard, City of Poulsbo, Suquamish Tribe, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Port of Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap, and Kitsap Transit.
The Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council serves four purposes:
- KRCC is responsible for the distribution of federal transportation funding (via the Puget Sound Regional Council).
- KRCC coordinates the review and monitoring of the Kitsap Countywide Planning Policies and the related Population Forecasting and Distribution, required by the State of Washington Growth Management Act.
- KRCC coordinates a regional legislative agenda.
- KRCC is the vehicle for other multi-jurisdictional collaborative projects identified in its annual Work Program.
The 2016 elected officers are:
Chair: Councilmember Wayne Roth, City of Bainbridge Island
Vice Chair: Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido
Jurisdictions may apply to join KRCC between July 1 and August 31 of any year. Please see the application for more details regarding the application process and fees.