Transportation Commission Revises Agenda And Start Time For Nov. 19 Meeting

LAKEWOOD – The Washington State Transportation Commission will meet with local and state officials in Lakewood to learn about the region’s transportation issues and challenges. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Council Chambers at Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main Street.

The commission has revised its meeting agenda to delay until early 2015 a proposal for toll rates and exemptions on Interstate 405 express toll lanes, currently under construction between Bellevue and Lynnwood. When the commission finalizes its proposal on the I-405 express toll lanes, it also will establish times and places for public input on the proposal.


Special Meeting Of The Olympia Heritage Review Committee Nov. 17

The Heritage Review Committee, a sub-committee of the Olympia Heritage Commission, will meet on Monday, November 17, 2014 to provide presubmission advice on potential alterations to a building located in the South Capitol Historic District. This meeting will be held at 12:00 (noon) at 311 16th Avenue SW.

Two Budget Related Public Hearings On November 18

The Tumwater City Council will hold two separate budget related public hearings on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Hearings will take place during the City Council meeting in the Council Chambers, Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater, WA. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. Any taxpayer may appear and be heard for or against any part of the following:

  • An amendment to the City of Tumwater's 2013-2014 Biennial Budget; or
  • City of Tumwater's Preliminary 2015-2016 Biennial Budget.

For additional information, please contact Interim Finance Director Kristy Wolf at (360) 754-4130. Copies of the budget amendment and the preliminary budget are available for review in the Finance Department at Tumwater City Hall during regular business hours.

Olympia City Council to hold Public Hearing on Amendment to the 2014 - 2019 Capital Facilities Plan, November 18

The Tumwater City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, to hear testimony on Resolution No. R2014-023, Tumwater's draft 2015 Amendment to the 2014 - 2019 Capital Facilities Plan. The hearing will take place in the Council Chambers at Tumwater City Hall during the Council meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to offer comment.
The Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) lays out construction projects and programs in five categories: 1) General Governmental; 2) Transportation; 3) Water; 4) Sanitary Sewer; and 5) Storm Sewer. The City's CFP incorporates both Tumwater School District CFP and Olympia School District CFP. This 2015 Amendment addresses only new projects proposed to be added to the General Governmental element of the plan.
Copies of the plan are available for review in the Public Works Department at Tumwater City Hall during regular business hours. Written comments may be mailed to the Public Works Department, City of Tumwater, 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater, WA 98501, or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please contact Public Works Director Jay Eaton at (360) 754-4140 for more information.