Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel: July 30, Tacoma

The Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, in the Commencement Bay conference room at the Center for Urban Waters, 326 East D Street, Tacoma. The Science Panel includes some of the top scientists in the Northwest and advises the Partnership’s efforts to develop a science-based comprehensive plan to restore Puget Sound.

Agenda highlights include:

  • Results of an independent review of the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program (PSEMP) by the Ruckelshaus Center and an update on the PSEMP monitoring gap summary.
  • Adoption of the 2014-16 Biennial Science Work Plan (BSWP) and discussion on a strategy for developing the 2016-18 BSWP.
  • Discussion on how to best integrate science into the development of implementation strategies.

These meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to address questions or provide comment about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are available HERE.


Special School Board Meetings - NMSD

Community Members and Families of North Mason School District, In response to community interests, NMSD has scheduled an upcoming public forum to discuss Theler Center on August 14th at 6PM.  In addition, they have scheduled a special board meeting for this evening, Wednesday July 23rd at 6PM.  During this meeting, they will discuss issues related to Theler and their plans for the community forum. Click here for the July 23, 2014 Special Board Meeting Agenda. NMSD Public Notice - July 23, 2014

LEOFF 1 Disability Board Public-At-Large Member Vacancy

Applications Accepted Until 5:00 p.m., August 22. The City of Olympia LEOFF 1 Disability Board is recruiting for a member from the Public-at-Large, who resides within the City of Olympia, to volunteer to serve a two year term.
The LEOFF 1 Disability Board is responsible for administration of disability retirement and medical benefit matters for uniformed police officers and fire fighters covered under the Washington State Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighter’s Retirement System. LEOFF 1 Board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Interested volunteers may submit a resume and letter of interest outlining general qualifications to: City of Olympia, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507. Recruitment deadline: Friday, August 22, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. City of Olympia Public Notice – July 23, 2014

Legion Way Road Closures – Olympia

Beginning Tuesday, July 29th, and continuing through Friday, August 8th, portions of Legion Way SE between Plum and Central will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic to facilitate the pruning and dead wood removal on some of the street trees. Sidewalks and roads will be intermittently closed during some of the work. On-street parking may be unavailable during portions of the scheduled work. Motorists visiting the area are encouraged to take alternative routes. City of Olympia Public Notice - July 23, 2014