Capital Projects Advisory Review Board (CPARB)

The Capital Projects Advisory Review Board, mandated by RCW 39.10, reviews alternative public works contracting procedures and provides guidance to state policymakers on ways to further enhance the quality, efficiency and accountability of public works contracting methods.

Upcoming meetings

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Future meetings in 2023:

  • October 12, 2023
  • December 14, 2023

CPARB Mission

To provide an evaluation of public capital projects construction processes, including the impact of contracting methods on project outcomes, and to advise the legislature on policies related to public works delivery methods and alternative public works contracting procedures.

The Board agrees to embody the following Shared Commitments:

  • Respect
  • Purpose
  • Listen to Understand
  • Accountability
  • Inclusion

Legislation of Interest

Weekly Legislative Activity on Bills of Interest: 2023

Board Legislation Submission Timeline (as approved by CPARB 2018)

Please email ALL submissions to CPARB@des.wa.gov

CPARB Members

Board Member Contact List

CPARB Recruitment for the 16 Governor-appointed positions are through the Governor's Office. To apply for a position on CPARB, please go to the Boards & Commissions webpage.

Recruitment has started for the following CPARB positions:

  • Counties - appointed directly by WA State Association of Counties not the Governor’s Office
  • Engineers
  • Private Industry (2 positions)
  • Specialty Contractors

What's new with CPARB

Subcontractor Bid Listing Report; November 2022

BE/DBI Report to the Legislature; June 2022

CPARB Committees

Contact us

Talia Baker

CPARB\PRC Program Specialist