Thurston County Budget Office
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The Budget Office provides the Board of County Commissioners with financial information, forecasting, program and financial analysis, and ensures that budget processes comply with applicable laws. It is responsible for the biennial budget and for helping officers and departments prepare and administer their budgets.

County Budget

The budget is a legal document that provides offices and departments with the authority to incur obligations and pay bills. Thurston County adopts operating and capital budgets. The capital budget includes capital improvement projects such as road construction, expanding park facilities, or major upgrades to County buildings.

2022 Recovery Plan Performance Report: July 31, 2022 (PDF)

2022 Adopted Budget Book

ARP Recovery Fund Strategic Plan: August 31, 2021 (PDF)

2021 Adopted Budget

Credit Rating

Moody’s Credit Rating Aa2  The Credit Overview states, in part, “Thurston County has a very high quality credit position.  …  Key credit factors include a robust financial position, an extensive tax base and a strong wealth and income profile.  It also reflects an exceptionally light debt burden and a mid-ranged pension liability.”

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​Thurston County Courthouse
Building One, Room 269
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502-1045
(360) 786-5440
TTY: 711 or (800) 833-6388

Robin Campbell
Assistant County Manager
(360) 786-5440
Send an E-mail to Robin