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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 23, 2010
Jeremy Davis, Associate Planner, 360-754-3355 x 6372

Meeting on Amendments to the Thurston County Critical Areas Ordinance.

OLYMPIA --The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on August 25th 2010. The primary purpose of the special meeting is to review and amend draft language which will be used to update the Thurston County Critical Areas Ordinance in Chapter 17.15 of the Thurston County Code. No final action is expected at the meeting. The proposed changes are part of the 2009-10 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Official Docket.

For an agenda of the meeting, please go to:


For more information on the update to the County’s Critical Areas Ordinance, please go to:


The special meeting will begin at 6:30 pm August 25th at the Thurston County Courthouse Complex, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98502 in Room 280. The room for the meeting has changed from Room 152, which is the regular meeting room. There will be an opportunity for public comment at the beginning of the meeting, and throughout the review process. More information is available in hard copy in the Thurston County Permit Assistance Center.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3