Facebook0Tweet0Pin0Submitted by South Puget Sound Community CollegeSouth Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will host the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) from October 31 to November 2, 2018, for a comprehensive evaluation during its accreditation process. Comments from the public are invited and considered with regard to the institution’s qualification for accreditation.Public comments should be submitted in writing and with an original signature by Sept. 30, 2018, to the NWCCU. Signed comments are forwarded, as received, to the institution, evaluation committee, and the NWCCU.Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities8060 165th Ave. NE, Ste. 100Redmond, WA 98052www.nwccu.org425-376-0596SPSCC is currently accredited through the NWCCU and completed its most recent accreditation in 2010. SPSCC provided to the NWCCU its Year-One Self-Evaluation Report in 2011, its Year-Three Mid-Cycle Evaluation Report in 2014, and its Year-Seven Self-Evaluation Report in Sept. 2018.To obtain a copy of Commission Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Full-Scale Evaluations, contact the NWCCU office or visit their website at www.nwccu.org.
Facebook1.5kTweet0Pin0Submitted by City of TeninoThe Tenino City Council has just authorized the use of properly licensed and equipped Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles (WATV’s) on City Streets as authorized by State Law.The new Ordinance will amend the Tenino Municipal Code by adding a new section that lays out the requirements that each WATV must meet before it may be legally operated on City streets, as well as the conditions and restrictions that must be observed while being so operated.Mayor Wayne Fournier first proposed the idea in late 2018. “I’ve seen this done in other cities and thought it would be a good option for our residents,” he said. “Many people use theirs to do yard work and whatnot, and it would be very convenient.”Tenino Police Chief Bob Swain offered that the Tenino Police Department had one and “now that it can be operated legally on the City’s streets, you’ll be seeing a lot more of it!”Although WATV’s will be legal on the City’s streets, they remain prohibited in the City Park without a Special Events Permit and operators must be age 18 or over, unless they are being used under the authority or direction of an appropriate agency that engages in emergency management or a Law Enforcement Agency.You can read the full text of the Ordinance by visiting the City’s website, or by visiting City Hall. For more information, you may contact the City Clerk at (360) 264-2368.