The Thurston County Board of Commissioners is hosting one of its weekly board meetings at Yelm Middle School “in an effort to enhance transparency and take government out into the community,” according to a press release.
The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in the commons at YMS. Citizens can also watch the board meetings on Youtube at www.youtube.com/c/thurstoncountywashington.
The board’s agenda-setting meeting for the Yelm gathering will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, in Building One, Room 280 of the Thurston County Courthouse Complex, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia.
Later this year, the board will hold one additional evening meeting in district one at a location and date yet to be determined. Board agendas are available on the Board of County Commissioners website at www.thurstoncountywa.gov/bocc/Pages/agendas.aspx.
The Board of County Commissioners includes John Hutchings, Gary Edwards and Tye Menser from commissioner districts one, two and three, respectively.