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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 3, 2020
Maya Teeple, Associate Planner, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 786-5578 or email at

January 7 Public Hearing on Plat Extensions Cancelled

​OLYMPIA – The public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, January 7, has been cancelled due to an error with public noticing. The public hearing was to receive testimony on proposed amendments to Chapters 18.08 and 18.12 of the Thurston County Code that would change the structure and length of preliminary plat extensions. Detailed information about the proposal is available on the county website at:

The Board of County Commissioners will consider rescheduling the public hearing at the next Board meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, January 7, at 2 p.m. at the County Courthouse, Building 1, Room 280, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, 98502. The hearing will be properly noticed once the date for the public hearing has been set.

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:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3