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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Brad Murphy, Senior Planner—Resource Stewardship Dept. at  (360) 754-3355 x4465 or murphyb@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County to Update Shoreline Master Program
County officials invite the community to weigh in throughout the process

OLYMPIA –Thurston County is inviting the community to participate in the process of updating the County’s Shoreline Master Program.  

County officials are hosting a series of community stakeholder meetings to take comments on the proposed updates as well as educate residents on the Shoreline Master Program. 

The next meeting is on November 30, 2017 in Building 1, Room 152 of the Thurston County Courthouse Complex, at 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW in Olympia. 

What: Community Stakeholder Meeting – Proposed update to the Shoreline Master Plan
When: Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, Room 152, 2000 Lakeridge Drive, SW, Olympia

The Shoreline Master Program currently being used by the County has been in place since 1990. New rules from Washington’s shoreline regulatory body, Department of Ecology (DOE), have led to updates to shoreline programs in counties throughout the state. 

To learn more about the Shoreline Master Program, please visit our website at www.thurstonplanning.org and select ‘Shoreline Master Plan’ under ‘Planning Links’ on the left. Future meeting dates will be announced at the November 30 meeting and posted online.

If you have questions, you may contact Brad Murphy, Senior Planner in Thurston County’s Resource Stewardship Department at (360) 754-3355 x4465 or murphyb@co.thurston.wa.us.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3