MACECOM Legislative/Governance Boards

MACECOM Governance and Legislative Boards,Tuesday (October 1) at 2pm. The meeting will be held in the civic center

Southbound Lane Of Capitol Boulevard Closed

The right-hand southbound lane of Capitol Boulevard, between Dennis Street SW and Israel Road SW in Tumwater, will be closed on Saturday, September 28, 2013. A private contractor, Potelco, will complete utility work which requires temporary lane closure, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday only.

September 26, 2013/City of Tumwater Press Release

Special Presentation – “Small Infill Housing”

The Olympia Planning Commission invites the public to attend a special presentation about “Small Infill Housing” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 7 at Olympia City Hall.

As Olympia’s population grows, infill development will be key to creating a less consumptive, more compact and walkable city. Infill development is the process of developing vacant or under-used parcels within existing, built-out neighborhoods. Olympia’s vision for the future, as expressed by the community and captured in the City’s Comprehensive Plan, includes the following goals: provide mixed and affordable housing types, create a less auto-dependent urban form, maximize public investments, and support vibrant, well-functioning neighborhoods. Infill housing can move us closer to achieving these goals. At the same time, it is important for infill to fit within the existing neighborhood context.

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Historical Commission For City of Lacey

The Lacey City Council is currently recruiting for one vacancy on the Historical Commission. The Lacey Historical Commission provides leadership in historic preservation and developing information concerning the historical significance of the local Lacey area. The Historical Commission meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Historical Commission members serve three-year terms with a two-term limit. Applicants must be residents of Lacey or live in the urban growth area (UGA) of the city.

If you are interested in serving on the Historical Commission and would like to receive an application, please contact Jenny Bauersfeld at (360) 413-4387, or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also download an application from the city’s website at www.ci.lacey.wa.us. Please submit a letter of interest and resume along with your application.

September 26, 2013/City Of Lacey Press Release