Introducing the Community Sounding Board

As part of our solution to improve reliability on the island we’re planning to build the “missing link” transmission line between the Murden Cove and Winslow substations. It's our goal to understand community values and interests around the new transmission line, so we’ve launched a community engagement process to gather input and feedback.

Before we hold the next Community Sounding Board meeting in September, we want to provide you an opportunity to learn more about the new transmission line and PSE’s solution for increasing reliability on Bainbridge Island. The first information session will be on August 6 and cover the need for the transmission line as well as the project study area. Another information session will follow at a later date. See you soon!

Welcome

Welcome to PSE's transmission line community engagement site.

Visit this page to stay informed and get involved in the routing process for the new “missing link” transmission line between the Winslow and Murden Cove substations on Bainbridge Island.

Learn more at psebainbridge.com/reliability-and-grid-modernization.

Washington state ferries dock at the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal in the evening.

Transmission line community engagement process

As part of our solution to improve reliability on the island, we’re planning to build the new “missing link” transmission line between the Murden Cove and Winslow substations. It’s PSE’s goal to understand community values and interests around the new transmission line, so we’re launching a community engagement process to gather input and feedback.

There are many ways you can be involved, including a Community Sounding Board (CSB), community workshops, a comment form where you can provide input and feedback 24/7, as well as by email and phone.

Two people talking to a PSE staff member at a fair.

Community Sounding Board

PSE convened the CSB to help inform the routing process for the new “missing link” transmission line between the Winslow and Murden Cove substations.

The 20-member CSB will individually and collectively provide input and feedback on criteria, route segments and other project related topics identified by PSE during the transmission line routing process. Members were selected from a pool of applicants, and represent a variety of geographic, organizational and individual interests from inside and outside the project study area.

Next CSB meeting: August 6, 2020

All CSB meetings are open to the public to observe, and there will be a brief opportunity for public comment at each meeting. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve adjusted our approach to hold the CSB meetings virtually while social distancing recommendations are still in place.


PSE CSB information session 1

August 6, 2020

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Meeting materials and meeting access details will be posted one week in advance of the meeting.


PSE CSB Meeting 4

September 2020

Meeting materials and meeting access details will be posted one week in advance of the meeting.

We want to hear from you!  

We welcome your comments and questions—contact us via email or voicemail.

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