Mar. 23 - Oak Preserve Housing Development Hearing -Thurston County

Public comment period begins at 1 p.m. on Mar. 24.  The Thurston County Hearing Examiner will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 23 regarding the proposed Oak Preserve housing development that would be built just outside of Lacey. The hearing will begin with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) appeals, with the hearing regarding the PLAT beginning immediately after the SEPA section has concluded.  The issues of the SEPA appeal are traffic impacts and requirements for cleanup of potential soil contamination.

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Community Emergency Response Team Volunteers Wanted

Applications are now being accepted for volunteers who want to enroll in the 20 hour Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class being conducted in April 2015. Click Here for dates and location. For more information contact the county DEM at 360-427-7535.

The Mason County CERT program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness and howto respond to emergency situations in their community. When emergencies happen, CERTmembers can give critical support to first responders and provide immediate assistance tovictims at a disaster site.

Mar. 26 - State Parks Commission Meeting

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission next week will consider approving guidelines for some business and enterprise land management activities within its real estate management policy.

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Mar. 18 - Scheduled Power Outage For PUD 1 Customers In Union

Mason County PUD No. 1 will be switching power over to our new transmission line, which will result in a scheduled outage for the Union area beginning at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18th and continue until 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 19th. There is a possibility that the power could be restored sooner than 5:00 a.m. but the contractor has scheduled 5 ½ hours in case any issues arise during the transfer. We will have our outage call center open during the outage too.

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