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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 2, 2022
Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner, Community Planning and Economic Development Department, (360) 786-5505 or email at Andrew.Boughan@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County Board of Commissioners to Hold Public Hearing on Boundary Line Adjustment Code Amendment
Public invited to comment on proposed amendments

​OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 3:30 p.m. to receive public testimony on the Boundary Line Adjustment (BLA) Code Amendment. You can view more detailed information about the proposal on the Boundary Line Adjustment webpage.

What: Public Hearing on the Boundary Line Adjustment (BLA) Code Amendment
When: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m., or soon thereafter
Where: Building 1, Room 280 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 Public Comments

Those wishing to testify should appear in person or virtually at the Tuesday, Dec. 13, public hearing. You can also submit written or emailed comments. Please submit your comments no later than 12 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Email to: Andrew Boughan at Andrew.Boughan@co.thurston.wa.us

            Mail to:

               Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development

               Attention: Andrew Boughan, Associate Planner

               Thurston County Courthouse, Building One

               2000 Lakeridge Drive SW

               Olympia, WA 98502

Background: The code amendment will address the compliance issues with state law and related case law. In addition to the compliance issues, Thurston County staff identified additional changes throughout the code to improve its organization and identified additional text to clearly outline the expectations for an applicant.

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 contact via Washington Relay:  711 or 800-833-6388.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3