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Puget Sound Partnership

RCW 90.71

The Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) leads a collaborative effort to protect and recover Puget Sound by developing and guiding implementation of the Puget Sound Action Agenda. The Partnership is mandated to: (1) set science-based priorities for restoring and protecting Puget Sound; (2) support partners to implement priority actions; and (3) ensure accountability for results through shared measures and effectiveness monitoring. The Partnership works closely with hundreds of partners involved in the work, including statutory boards, state and federal agencies, tribes, local governments, citizen groups, businesses and non-governmental organizations The Partnership provides support to advance Action Agenda implementation and assist partners in fulfilling their obligations. Activities include: strategic leadership and coordination, Puget Sound salmon recovery, science, funding strategies, policy and legislation, monitoring and performance management.

Agency Mission

Accelerate and advance the collective efforts to recover Puget Sound.
Request 24,026,000
Net change from current biennium (416,000) Decrease
Percent change from current biennium (1.7%) Decrease

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
12,728,000 General Fund - Federal 8,916,692 12,728,000 12,501,000
9,515,000 General Fund - State 5,309,000 9,515,000 7,201,000
1,444,000 Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State 1,419,000 1,444,000 1,407,000
State Toxics Control Account - State 721,000
755,000 Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State 755,000 2,917,000
276,000 276,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 277,000
24,718,000 276,000 Total Appropriated Funds 16,642,692 24,442,000 24,026,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 9,619
150,351 150,351 Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated
150,351 150,351 Total Non-Appropriated Funds 9,619

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 9,220,363 10,184,201 3,171,412 13,526,000 10,500,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
1,055,206 6.8% (3,296,698) (19.8%) 10,670,387 79.9%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 40.6 45.6 42.7 43.3 41.8