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Thurston County and Port of Oly set hearings on new boundaries –
Voters approved increasing size of both commissions to 5 members.

“County Manager Ramiro Chavez said election data as of press time shows that 55.1% voted to increase elected county commissioners from three to five, while 44.9% voted against the proposition.”
Credit: JOLT staff photo via YouTube

+ Nov. 29th in The Olympian: Thurston sets public hearing on new district map as measure to expand commission passes

County and Port set public hearings on new district boundaries

Voters approved increasing size of both commissions to 5 members

The Election Certification date is Nov. 29th

From The JOLT News:

The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) set a public hearing for the proposed five County Commissioners District boundary lines on Wednesday, December 7, waiving the 20-day public hearing notice requirement.

County Manager Ramiro Chavez said election data as of press time shows that 55.1% voted to increase elected county commissioners from three to five, while 44.9% voted against the proposition.

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Community members may share their insights on district boundaries during the hearing at the Thurston County Courthouse Thursday, December 8, in person at  Building 1, Room 280, at 3:30 p.m. or participate online.

Meanwhile, the Port of Olympia will have its public hearing on Monday, November 28, at Percival Plaza – Olympics Room, 626 Columbia Street NW. Attendance and public comments can also be done online.

Formal action on approving the district boundaries would be on December 13, said Chavez.

Posted by Steve on November 28, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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