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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 14, 2015
Brad Murphy, Senior Planner-Resource Stewardship Dept. at (360) 754-3355 x4465

Public Hearing September 16 for County's Capital Facilities Plan
Public comment invited on six year plan for county buildings and facilities

The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. on proposed updates to the county's Capital Facilities Plan. The public is invited to participate in informed discussion, and testimony will be accepted at the September 16 hearing.

The county's Capital Facilities Plan describes the county's financial plan for building and maintaining its capital facilities for the next six years. Counties and cities in Washington are required to have six-year capital facilities, and they are required to update those plans annually.

To view the proposed updates to the Capital Facilities Plan and the supporting documents, go to www.ThurstonPlanning.org, click on the "Capital Facilities Plan Hearing" links in the "News and Links" section. Hard copies of the Capital Facilities Plan documents are also available for viewing in the Resource Stewardship Department office in Building One at the county courthouse campus.

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of testimony at the September 16 public hearing. Written comments can also be emailed to Brad Murphy, Senior Planner, at MurphyB@co.thurston.wa.us, or mailed to:

Thurston County Resource Stewardship Department
Land Use and Permitting, ATTN: Brad Murphy
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16. For questions about the proposed items or the public hearing, please contact Brad Murphy via email or at (360) 754-3355 x4465.

WHAT: Public Hearing on Capital Facilities Plan

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: County Courthouse Building One, Room 152 at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia, 98502



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3