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What's Happening in Olympia

  • 2021 City budget - Tell us what you think!

    City Council has started the 2021 budget process and wants to know your thoughts. Learn how to comment on our Budget & Financials page.

  • Message from the Olympia City Council: All Black Lives Matter

    The City of Olympia stands in solidarity with the Black community. Read the Council's message


    The City is looking for people interested in serving on the Police Use of Force Events Board. Community representatives will monitor and lend transparency to the investigative process of a police use-of-deadly-force incident. Learn more and apply

  • Town Halls on Racial Justice

    The Olympia City Council recently hosted a series of Town Halls on racial justice.

    Racial Justice and the Justice System
    View recording

    Racial Justice and Economic Opportunity
    View recording

    Racial Justice and the Healthcare System
    View recording

    Racial Justice and the Education System
    View recording

  • City buildings now open!

    City buildings are now open to the public. Special hours and restrictions are in place. Visit our COVID-19 page for details.

    Customers are reminded that they can still take care of most City business from home on our Online Services page.

  • Council Meetings during COVID-19 Emergency

    City Council will continue to hold its regular meeting schedule during the coronavirus emergency, but the Council Chamber will be closed to the public. You can register to watch the meetings live via Zoom (links on our City Council page). Meeting recordings are available the following day on the City's online meeting management system.

    How to comment

    Links to Council (and Council committee) meeting packets will be posted on the City Council page when available (typically 5 days prior to meeting). Once posted, the public can sign up to speak during the public comment period of the meeting when they register to attend or submit comments on agenda items until 4 p.m. the day of the meeting. Comments can also be emailed to citycouncil@ci.olympia.wa.us.

  • Meetings

    Agendas and Minutes for City Council and most advisory committees.