2019/2020 Thurston County Strategic Plan
2019/2020 Thurston County Strategic Plan Summary
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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) want to hear from you! In collaboration with TRPC and local partners, the WSDOT is studying transportation system performance on I-5 through Tumwater, Olympia and Lacey. The study area extends from the SR 121/93rd Avenue SE/Tilley Road Interchange in Tumwater to Mounts Road just east of the Nisqually River. Please take a few moments to complete the survey at the link below before Sunday March 31, 2019.
According to nationwide County Health Rankings released on Monday, Thurston County ranks 5th healthiest among Washington State counties. The County scores better than the state of Washington in several areas covered by the County Health Rankings including: graduating from high school, lower rates of violent crime, and having health insurance coverage. Five years ago, Thurston County ranked 9th healthiest in the state, and just last year, the County was 6th healthiest.
On June 14, 2018, the Thurston County Board of Health (BoH) declared homelessness a public health crisis in Thurston County. Learn more about what Thurston County is doing to address homelessness at the links below.
On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners voted 2-1 to bring forward a proposal for a vote of the citizens to build a new Courthouse and Civic Center in downtown Olympia on the existing City of Olympia property located on Plum Street. Learn more about the project at the links below.
Thurston County Public Health and Social Services (PHSS) is soliciting project proposals for funding under the Office of Housing and Homeless Prevention, the Veterans Assistance Fund, and the Treatment Sales Tax fund. Total funds available are approximately $6,186,000. Applications must be received by the County no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. Applications are available at https://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/admin/funding/index.html
Looking for a new career? Thurston County wants you! Check out our job openings with competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages!
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill a number of positions.
Thurston County Courthouse2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502-1045
County Directory: (360) 754-3800
Commissioners Office: (360) 786-5440