Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model. This is in effect
until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2SldUPq)
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit: https://bit.ly/3ext6BG)
(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

 

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360-867-2097

Bryan Dominique
360-867-2091

 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Contact:
Bryan Dominique, Public Information Officer, (360) 867-2091, or by email at bryan.dominique@co.thurston.wa.us 

Thurston County Offices Closed January 20 in Observance of MLK Holiday
Offices open for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 21

​OLYMPIA – Thurston County government offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. All offices will re-open for regular business on Tuesday, January 21.

The county's Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) in Lacey will be open on Monday, January 20. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 4:45 p.m. Check with your waste disposal company for curbside garbage and recycling collection schedule.

Other county service information for the holiday:

  • Fire and Police Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 for emergency police, fire and medic services. Residents are urged to use 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies only. 
  • Thurston County Sheriff Non-emergency Services: Residents of unincorporated Thurston County are urged to call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at (360) 704-2740 for non-emergency issues like noise complaints.
  • County Parks Open: Burfoot Park, Frye Cove Park, Kenneydell Park, Deschutes Falls Park, and the Off-Leash Dog Park at the WARC will be open during regular park hours.
  • Intercity Transit: I.T. provides full-service operations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but neighboring transit agencies may have a different holiday schedule. Check with them before making a connecting trip on the holiday. For more information, please visit www.intercitytransit.com or call (360) 786-1881

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County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3