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What's Happening in Olympia

  • Police Chief search paused

    City Manager Jay Burney has chosen to pause the search for the City of Olympia’s next Police Chief. More...

  • Statement from the City Council condemning anti-Asian hate

    Read it here

  • City Hall hours

    The City Hall lobby is now open for customer service from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. COVID-19 safety procedures are in place. Residents can still take care of most common needs online on our Online Services page.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    The City of Olympia is committed to making our community a safe and equitable place for all community members, regardless of race, sexual identity, religious beliefs, or disability. Visit our new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion web page to learn more about what we are doing.

  • Council Meetings during COVID-19

    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.