Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, Thurston County has moved to an essential services model, in effect
through Sunday, May 31, 2020. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

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NSAP Policy E.5 - Public Outreach


A informational public meeting was held on June 20, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. A presentation was given on the consultant literature review report (PDF). You can view a PDF of the consultant presentation online. If you were unable to attend this meeting, you can view the meeting summary and posters (PDF).

A public comment period was held on this literature report from May 24, 2019 to June 14, 2019. You can view the comments received here (PDF).

This meeting and comment period was advertised by legal notice (PDF), webmailer to interested parties, and a news release.


OPEN HOUSE – July 27, 2017

  • Thurston County held an Open House for the Nisqually Subarea Plan Asphalt Recycling Policy Review Project at Meadows Elementary on July 27, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. The event was attended by 36 people.
  • The Open House had info boards & a comment station setup around the venue. A brief presentation was given by staff.
  • The County got the word out about the Open House by:
    • A press release was posted online & on social media & a notice was posted in the Olympian
    • The Olympian also published an article on the front page about the project and the upcoming Open House
    • An email went out to all Thurston County Community Planning webmail subscribers and interested parties.
    • A flyer (PDF) was posted at multiple locations throughout the subarea.