Sync - System Improvement Team

The system improvement team was created by the Legislature in HB 1677 to “identify, implement, and report on improvements” to the water/wastewater/stormwater funding programs to maximize their value. The Public Works Board along with the departments of Commerce, Ecology and Health are synchronizing their efforts to create a more efficient structure for infrastructure financing programs. 

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Sync Legislative Report

Sync’s first legislative report is now available for viewing. Here is the Executive Summary and here is the full Sync Legislative Report. You can also view a brief overview presentation.

Next Work Session: Thursday, April 4, 2019

The next Sync Core Team meeting is Thursday, April 4, 2019, with public hours from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, at the Department of Commerce in Olympia, Washington. Public observation of our process is always welcome with no RSVP required.

Please print out the Visitor Parking Permit, and display it on your dash, and park only in the designated Long Term Visitor Parking Lot.

Sync Capital Project Survey

Give us your feedback today! Please click on the Sync Capital Project Survey to provide your input.

Comment Opportunity: Introductory Guide to Value Planning

Sync is accepting feedback on our Introductory Guide to Value Planning.

Please review and tell us what you like, what you don’t like, and how we can make it more functional for use in your community. Please direct feedback to Jason Freeze at (360) 725-3161 or

Want to get involved?

If you would like to be notified of upcoming meetings and activities, you can join our distribution list by filling out the form to the right.

If you would like to participate in future activities, or if you have suggestions you would like to offer, please contact Buck Lucas, Lead Staff, at (360) 725-3180, or

Work Session Schedule for 2018


Signed Memorandum of Understanding (PDF)

Informational brochure 6/18 (PDF)

Plain talk outcomes flyer (PDF)

January 17, 2018 launch meeting presentation (PDF)

January 16, 2018 Presentation to House Capital Budget Committee.

ESHB 1677 

What’s New with the Public Works Board? Presentation on the system improvement team at the IACC Conference, 10/26/2017. (PDF)

Program links

Give us your feedback today!

Give us your feedback today! Please click on the Sync Capital Project Survey to provide your input.

What are your barriers to financing and building infrastructure?

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Need help?

Buck Lucas
Sync Lead Staff
Policy and Data Manager
Phone: 360-725-3180

Cecilia Gardener
Executive Director
Phone: 360-725-3166