Tuesday, May 7, 2013

BLS City Focus Groups - May and June 2013

BLS City Focus Groups Take Place Around the State This Spring

If you're reading this, chances are you've been invited to participate in one of our 2013 BLS City Focus Groups.

Briefly, here are the agenda and the goals of the focus groups.

*** Web and teleconference information posted to BLSPartnerPost.com 8 hours before each meeting***


  1. Provide BLS system and legislative updates to cities
  2. Gather Business Licensing requirements from participating cities
  3. Discussion
  4. Recap and next steps

To start collecting municipal business requirements for new BLS features that could support new "employee fee" licensing rates. We will also take steps to collect more data for home occupation businesses, nonprofit organizations, and public safety needs.

City Requirements Questions


1 pm - Wednesday, May 8 - Fife City Hall - Puyallup Room

9 am - Thursday, May 9 - Kennewick City Hall - Council Chambers

1 pm - Tuesday, May 14 - Vancouver City Hall - Birch Conference Room

10 am - Tuesday, June 11 - East Wenatchee City Hall

1 pm - Wednesday, June 26 - Redmond City Hall - Council Conference Room.

Note: These meetings are at least three hours long. Please participate by phone or web for a portion if you can't join for the entire time

1) Come in person, or
2) Web conference or teleconference
*** Web and teleconference instructions posted to BLSPartnerPost.com 8 hours before each meeting***

Email dorblspartner@dor.wa.gov