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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Jeremy Davis, Senior Planner-Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 867-2103 or email at jeremy.davis@co.thurston.wa.us

Public Hearing Scheduled for Spooner Land Use Plan Map Amendment
Public are invited to comment a proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan

​OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. to accept public testimony on the Spooner Land Use Plan Map amendment and redesignation. The applicant is requesting a site-specific Comprehensive Plan Land Use Plan Map amendment to change the land use designation of 3.8 acres of a five acre property, located at 8025 Yelm Highway SE on the corner of Yelm Highway SE and Spurgeon Creek Road.

What: Public Hearing on Spooner Land Use Plan Amendment
When: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m., or soon thereafter
Where: County Courthouse, Building One, Room 280 at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia, 98502

 The land use designation is proposed to change from McAllister Springs Geologically Sensitive Area to Neighborhood Convenience.  The remaining 1.2 acres is already designated as Neighborhood Convenience.  The 'Official Zoning Map for Thurston County would also be amended to be consistent with the proposed amendment.

You can view more detailed information about the proposal and the full text of the proposed ordinance on the Thurston Community Planning and Economic Development, Development Services website.

The public may submit written comments in lieu of testimony at the hearing. Written comments can be emailed to Jeremy Davis, Senior Planner, at jeremy.davis@co.thurston.wa.us, hand delivered, or mailed to:

Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
ATTN: Jeremy Davis
Thurston County Courthouse, Building One
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502

The deadline for written comments is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. County Commissioners will not be making a decision at the hearing.  The final decision will be made with the Comprehensive Plan update later this year.

Disability Accommodations:  Room 280 is equipped with an assistive listening system and is wheelchair accessible. To request disability accommodations call the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at least three days prior to the meeting at 360-786-5440. Persons with speech or hearing disabilities may call via Washington Relay: 711 or 800-833-6388.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3