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  • COVID-19 Information

    For information about impacts to City operations, business resources, and more visit our COVID-19 Information page.

  • City buildings closed - Use online services

    All City buildings are closed to the public through at least May 31. You can take care of many of your most common needs on our Online Services page.

  • A Statement from the Olympia City Manager

    Read City Manager Jay Burney's statement on what is happening nationally and in our community.

  • Reopening Framework

    The City has established a five-phase plan for the reopening of City buildings and services. The City Manager and EOC Executive Management Policy Team will decide when to change stages (forward or backward) based on the data and science. View the Reopening Framework.

  • Virtual Town Halls

    During the month of April, the City Council held a limited series of weekly virtual town hall meetings focused on the resources available during the coronavirus pandemic. Topics included: Financial Resources for Individuals and Families, Financial Resources for Local Businesses, COVID-19 and Housing/Homeless Services, and Rental/Housing/Mortgage Relief and Resources. View the recordings

  • Utilities Relief Program

    City of Olympia utility customers affected by the COVID-19 emergency can fill out a simple self-certification form to have their utility payments deferred for 60 days without interest or penalties. Complete the form...

  • 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 submit comments on agenda items until 4:30 p.m. the day of the meeting. Comments should be emailed to citycouncil@ci.olympia.wa.us.

  • Meetings

    Agendas and Minutes for City Council and most advisory committees.