Thurston County Continues Flood Mitigation Work

Annual status report issued for National Flood Insurance Community Rating System.  Thurston County has issued its annual report on the progress toward implementing the 32 Mitigation Initiatives in the county’s 2012 Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The progress report is required as part of the Thurston County’s recertification under the National Flood Insurance Community Rating System. Because the county has completed several flood mitigation and preparedness actions and received a Community Rating System score of four, residents of unincorporated Thurston County can get as much as a 30 percent discount for flood insurance. That’s up from 25 percent for flood insurance rate discounts in 2012.


Arts Commission Meeting Oct. 10

The Olympia Arts Commission will meet at 6pm on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at City Hall (Room 112), 601 4th Ave E Olympia, WA 98501. The Commission will meet to review items on their Work Plan.

MCFD9 Meeting Oct. 1

Mason County Fire District #9, Board of Fire Commissioners will be holding a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 7:00 PM, at their Station 9-1 location at 2320 W Skokomish Valley Rd, Shelton WA 98584. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss plans of their Station 9-2 Sub-Station development at 50 E Roadrunner Rd, Shelton, WA 98584.

XLVII Olympia Arts Walk

Friday October 4 and Saturday October 5. More than ninety locations of artists and events taking place in Downtown Olympia. Artists, music, street entertainers and more. Olympia Arts Walk is a celebration of the local arts community by artists & businesses, coordinated by Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation.  As part of Olympia’s Arts Walk celebration, community fiber artists will be adorning the light poles bases along the Olympia-Yashiro Friendship Bridge with knitted and crocheted “cozies.” Installation of the yarn art will begin on October 3, 2013 and the exhibition will extend for one week past Arts Walk. The installation is #26 on the Arts Walk.

More information HERE.