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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Contact:
Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner/Biologist Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 867-2104 or email at marisa.whisman@co.thurs

Board of County Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing on  George Open Space Tax Program Application
Public invited to comment on proposed amendments

​OLYMPIA – The Thurston Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday, August 30, at 3:30 p.m. or soon thereafter to accept public comment on the George Open Space Tax Program application. You can view more detailed information about the proposal, how to comment, and the full text of the staff report on the Board of County Commissioners webpage.

What: Public Hearing on George Open Space Tax Program Application
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. or soon thereafter
Where: Room 280, Building 1 of the Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502 or online at https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/tchome/Pages/publicmeetings.aspx

How to Submit Comments
In-Person/Virtual: Verbal testimony may be provided in person or via Zoom. To attend via Zoom, please visit the Board of County Commissioners public meetings webpage to register.

If you are unable to attend, you can also submit written comments to Marisa Whisman, Associate Planner, at marisa.whisman@co.thurston.wa.us. Comments must be received no later than 1 p.m. August 30, 2022.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

Background:
The applicants at 12221 Case Rd. SW, Olympia, WA 98512 have submitted an Open Space Tax Program application for enrollment under the Significant Wildlife Habitat Area and Resource Enhancement categories.

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.

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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3