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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 7, 2018
Christina Chaput, Associate Planner, (360)786-5486, or email at

Public Hearing Set on Proposed Updates to the Capital Facilities Plan
Hearing set for September 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

​OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on September 19, 2018 to take comments on proposed updates to the County's Comprehensive Plan Chapter 6 update - Capital Facilities Plan. The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. or soon thereafter at the Thurston County Courthouse.

What: Public Hearing – Proposed update to Comprehensive Plan Chapter 6
When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. or soon thereafter
Where: Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, Room 152, 2000 Lakeridge Drive, SW, Olympia

Chapter 6 of the Comprehensive Plan is the County's Capital Facilities Plan, which describes the County's expenditures and revenues for capital facilities during the coming six-year period; it is updated annually. Copies of the proposed amendments and supporting documents are available at the Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development Department, Building Development Center, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, Washington 98502, or online at:

The public may provide comments in person during the hearing or submit them, in writing, to: Christina Chaput, Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development Department, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502. Written comments must be received by 4 p.m. on September 19, 2018.

To learn more about the Chapter 6 updates, please visit our website at and select 'Comprehensive Plan' under 'Popular Topics.' You may also contact Christina Chaput, Associate Planner for Thurston County's Community Planning at (360) 786-5486 or

Disability Accommodations:  Room 152 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:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3