Grants to local governments — Statement of environmental benefits — Development of outcome-focused performance measures.
In providing grants to local governments, the department shall require grant recipients to incorporate the environmental benefits of the project into their grant applications, and the department shall utilize the statement of environmental benefit[s] in its prioritization and selection process. The department shall also develop appropriate outcome-focused performance measures to be used both for management and performance assessment of the grant program. To the extent possible, the department should coordinate its performance measure system with other natural resource-related agencies as defined in RCW 43.41.270. The department shall consult with affected interest groups in implementing this section.
[2001 c 227 § 5.]
| Findings -- Intent -- 2001 c 227: See note following RCW 43.41.270.|