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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 6, 2022
Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner/Biologist, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 867-2104 or email at marisa.whisman@co.thur

Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on George Open Space Tax Program Application
Public invited to comment on proposed amendments

OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. to accept public comment on the George Open Space Tax Program application. The applicants at 12221 Case Rd. SW in Olympia submitted an Open Space Tax Program application for enrollment under the Significant Wildlife Habitat Area and Resource Enhancement categories. You can view more detailed information about the proposals and the full text of the staff report on the Planning Commission webpage

A video conference option will be available in addition to in-person attendance to ensure those wishing to provide testimony have every option available.

What: Public Hearing on George Open Space Tax Program Application
When: Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. or soon thereafter
Where: Building 1, Room 280 of the Thurston County Courthouse (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia) 
Attend Virtually: Meeting information will be posted on the board’s Public Hearings Page at, https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/planning/Pages/pc-meetings.aspx     

Written Comments: If you are unable to attend, written comments may be submitted to Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner, at marisa.whisman@co.thurston.wa.us. Comments must be received no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. You can also mail comments to: 
Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
Attention: Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner
Thurston County Courthouse, Building One
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502

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