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Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Terry Open Space Tax Program Application 

CONTACT:    Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner/Biologist, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 867-2104 or email at

OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing May 3, 2023, at 7 p.m. to accept public comment on the Terry Open Space Tax Program application. You can view more detailed information about the proposals, how to comment, and the full text of the staff report on the Thurston Planning Commission webpage at: 

What: Public Hearing on Terry Open Space Tax Program Application
When: May 3, 2023
Time: 7:00 p.m., or soon thereafter
Where: Board Room 110 of the Thurston County Atrium, 3000 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia, WA 98501 or online at 

How to Submit Comments
In-Person/Virtual: Verbal testimony may be provided in person or via Zoom.

Written Comments: If you are unable to attend, you can submit written comments to Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner, at Comments must be received no later than 12 p.m. May 3, 2023. You can also mail comments to: 
        Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
        Attention: Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner/Biologist
        Thurston County Atrium, 
        3000 Pacific Ave. SE, Suite 100
        Olympia, WA 98501

The applicant at 8512 Spurgeon Creek Rd. SE, Olympia, WA 98513 has submitted an Open Space Tax Program application for enrollment under the Significant Wildlife Habitat Area category. 

Disability Accommodations: To request disability accommodations, call the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at least three days prior to the meeting at 360-786-5440. Persons with speech or hearing disabilities may call via Washington Relay:  711 or 800-833-6388.


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