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Thurston County Planning Commission Work Session: Comprehensive Plan Update – Chapter 8, Economic Development

January 9, 2019 - 6:30 PM
Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, Room 152
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia

Staff presentation on draft changes to Chapter 8. Policies include supporting “environmentally sound and economically viable” development. Public comment prior to presentation.

Staff will give a presentation on the Comprehensive Plan Update, including the draft changes to Chapter 8 – Economic Development.  The Comprehensive Plan is the long-term guiding document that outlines Thurston County’s goals and policies to guide growth over the next 20 years. Communities planning under the Growth Management Act are required to periodically update their comprehensive plans to account for changes over time. Proposed changes to the Economic Development Chapter include updated background information employment and workforce patterns in the county, labor sectors, wages, sales revenue, and sets policies to address county goals for economic development.

There will be additional presentations on other elements of the Comprehensive Plan Update at future Planning Commission meetings. More information on the Comprehensive Plan Update, including draft materials and past presentations, are available at: www.thurston2040.com


To view the documents for this agenda, please click here.

If you have questions regarding the Comprehensive Plan Update, please contact the County’s Senior Planner, Allison Osterberg.  Email allison.osterberg@co.thurston.wa.us or call 360-867-2102.


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