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Commissioners to Hold Evening Board Meeting in Yelm
Meeting to take place at Yelm Middle School on Tuesday, August 27, at 5:30 p.m.

OLYMPIA – In an effort to enhance transparency and take government out into the community, the Thurston County Board of Commissioners are hosting one of their weekly Board meetings at the Yelm Middle School Commons on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

What: Board of County Commissioners Meeting
When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Yelm Middle School Commons, 402 W Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597

The Board's agenda setting meeting for the August 27 agenda will be held on Monday, August 26, at 9:00 a.m. in Building One, Room 280 of the Thurston County Courthouse Complex, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW Olympia, WA 98502. Citizens can also watch agenda setting meetings live on the county's YouTube channel at

Later this year, the Board will hold one additional evening meeting in district one at a location and date yet to be determined. Board agendas are available on the Board of County Commissioners website at:

Disability Accommodations
To request disability accommodations, contact Whitney Pearsall at 360-786-5440 or email at at least five days prior to the meeting. 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