(1) On July 1, 2011, the growth management hearings board is administratively consolidated into the environmental and land use hearings office created in RCW 43.21B.005
(2) Not later than July 1, 2012, the growth management hearings board consists of seven members qualified by experience or training in matters pertaining to land use law or land use planning, except that the governor may reduce the board to six members if warranted by the board's caseload. All board members must be appointed by the governor, two each residing respectively in the central Puget Sound, eastern Washington, and western Washington regions and shall continue to meet the qualifications set out in *RCW 36.70A.260
. The reduction from seven board members to six board members must be made through attrition, voluntary resignation, or retirement.
was amended by 2010 c 211 § 5, eliminating the reference to board member qualifications. 2010 c 211 § 4 added board member qualifications to RCW 36.70A.250
Intent—Effective dates—Application—Pending cases and rules—2010 c 210:
See notes following RCW 43.21B.001