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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 6, 2011
Steven Drew, Thurston County Assessor, 360-867-2200
Shawn Myers, Thurston County Treasurer, 360-786-5550

Thurston Assessor and Treasurer expand office hours effective May 16th 2011.

OLYMPIA - Visitors to the Thurston County Courthouse will see expanded office hours for the Assessor and Treasurer at the middle of this month. Since the beginning of the year Assessor Steven Drew and Treasurer Shawn Myers have been reviewing staff schedules and realigning existing personnel in order to expand the hours that taxpayers can conduct business by phone or visit each office.

Assessor Steven Drew says increasing the public hours has been a priority. "I'm thrilled that we are able to expand our office hours to provide better customer service without an increase in expense."

Effective May 16, 2011 the Assessor's Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and will remain open during the lunch hour.

Myers says she is pleased to be able to offer the expanded hours of operation. "It will give county residents the ability to transact business with us an extra hour each day and that may accommodate their schedules better."

Effective May 16, 2011 the Treasurer's Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and will remain open during the lunch hour.

The Assessor and Treasurer Offices where previously open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3