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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Jim Goode, Senior Environmental Health Specialist (360) 754-2962

Public Meeting for Proposed Changes to Septic System Regulations

Thurston County Public Health is inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to the County’s on-site sewage system regulations.  A meeting next week will provide an overview of proposed regulation changes and time will be allowed for questions and comments.  A final draft of the changes will then go to the County Board of Health for review and will be followed by a public hearing.

County residents are invited to voice their opinions or ask questions about the proposed changes on Thursday, January 22, 2009 starting at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will take place at the Thurston County Courthouse in building 1, room 152 at 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW.

Copies of the new regulations are available from the web site at www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehadm/index.html

or at the Permit Assistance Center , located at the Thurston County Courthouse, building 1, on the second floor.

Comments are also accepted until January 30th at the county web site at www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehoss/feedback_oss.html

Written comments can be sent to:

Jim Goode
Thurston County Environmental Health
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Olympia , WA 98502

County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3