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State Board set to approve operating budget request to governor, Legislature

August 22, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. The board is expected to take action on the college system's 2023-25 operating budget request to the Washington state governor and Legislature. The request asks the Legislature to support:

  • Compensation increases
  • Sustainable funding for high-demand workforce programs
  • Expand equity, diversity and inclusion efforts focused on faculty, staff and students
  • Ensure access and learning in a high-flex environment

Board members will also consider a North Seattle College proposal to work with a developer and property manager to build and manage an affordable housing development on its campus. Open to anyone with qualifying income, including North Seattle students and employees, housing and on-site services will be designed and operated with a focus on Native American families.

The agenda and background materials are posted on the State Board website. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held by Zoom and will be broadcast on TVW.

Last Modified: 6/13/24, 8:41 AM
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