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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 30, 2020
Jennifer Davis, Community Planning Manager, Community Planning and Economic Development, (360) 786-5475 or email Jennifer.Davis@co.thurston.wa.us 

Board of County Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing on Capital Improvement Program
Public invited to comment on proposed updates Tuesday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m.

OLYMPIA –The Thurston County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., or soon thereafter, to receive public testimony on the annual update of the county’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP), which is Appendix G of the Thurston County Comprehensive Plan. The CIP is updated annually to provide information on planned capital facilities projects for the coming six years. 

The CIP annual update is item four on the 2020/2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this public hearing will be held virtually.

What: Public Hearing for Capital Improvement Program annual update
When: Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 6:00 p.m. or soon thereafter
Where:  Room 280, Building 1, Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502

Attend Virtually: The public may testify in-person, or virtually. Please go to the Board of County Commissioners Public Meetings Hearings page to find out how to join virtually. The public hearing will also be live streamed on the Thurston County YouTube channel.

Written Comments: If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you can submit written comments to Jennifer Davis, Community Planning Manager, at Jennifer.Davis@co.thurston.wa.us no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. You can also mail or hand deliver comments to: 

Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
Attn: Jennifer Davis, Community Planning Manager
Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1
2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW
Olympia WA, 98502 

Where to find more information: Review the proposal online at: https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/planning/Pages/capital-improvements.aspx.
Disability Accommodations: 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