Thurston County staffers will be working this weekend on maintenance of the county's computer data network from 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. The maintenance work will require some of the county systems to be turned off, including the e-mail system, some phones, and some web site links and features, though the bulk of the county web pages will still be available. -30-
Some of the systems that will be impacted by the maintenance work include:
>The county's web site, www.co.thurston.wa.us, will be available, but any features or pages that access internally stored data will be unavailable.
>The Permit Assistance Center's telephone system will be unavailable.
>County e-mail will not be functional.
The Thurston County Sheriff's department communications systems and 9-1-1 services will not be affected by the network maintenance work, and county residents should not experience any problems with calling 9-1-1 in an emergency.