Hot Topics and Events
Solid Waste Advisory Committee Recruiting Two Representatives

​The Solid Waste Advisory Committee, or SWAC, has two openings! These include a resident representative and a business representative. To qualify as a resident representative, you must live in unincorporated Thurston County in Commissioner District Number 3. The SWAC advises the Board of County Commissioners on solid waste management planning and solid waste handling and disposal. Applications are due by Tuesday, November 30. 

Why is waste management important? Check out the lastest episode of Talkin' Trash to learn more!



BoCC to Hold Public Hearings on 2022-2023 Preliminary Budget

The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings on Monday, December 6, and Tuesday, December 7, to hear public comment on the 2022-2023 Preliminary Budget for the county. You can find the public hearings schedule here

On Tuesday, December 7, at 4 p.m. the Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on revenue sources for the 2022-2023 Prelimnary Budget. You can find additional information here

Commissioners Seek Volunteers for Advisory Boards

​The Board of County Commissioners continue to seek citizen volunteers to fill vacancies on the 22 advisory boards, commissions, committees, and councils. 

COVID-19 Information
Check-In for Visitors

Visitors to Building 1, Public Health and Social Services on Lily Road, and the Clerk's Office in Building 3 must check-in by using the link below, scanning the QRCode before entering the building, or using the Kiosk system upon entry. Check-in is not currently required for the Building Development Center or Commissioner's Office in Building 1. 

Addressing Homelessness As A Region

​On June 14, 2018, the Thurston County Board of Health (BoH) declared homelessness a public health crisis in Thurston County. On February 24, 2021, Thurston County announced the signing of the interlocal agreement between Thurston County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and Yelm (as the representative of south county) to form the Regional Housing Council. 

Thurston County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new career? Thurston County wants you! Check out our job openings with competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages! 

Recruiting - Civil Service

​The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill a number of positions.


Contact Information​

Thurston County Courthouse
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502-1045

County Directory: (360) 754-3800

Commissioners Office: (360) 786-5440