It sends a message to cities that, if they want to expand, they're going to have to show their work. Urban growth areas cannot be expanded unless that use is justified, and natural resource lands should be the absolute last to go.
We are right on time.
Because of experiences in the past we really don't make firm plans until we have adequate supply. Every single year there is this waiting to actually have the vaccines in hand.
This is not late for us to be getting anything. This is early.