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What's Happening in Olympia

  • Statement from the City

    Read the City's statement on the George Floyd murder trial verdict here.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    The community is encouraged to share their perspectives as we create a new Commission to advise Council and staff on diversity, equity and inclusion. You can give us your ideas on Engage Olympia, join a City-wide community conversation and sign up for email updates. Read the announcement...

  • Police Chief search postponed until end of 2021

    The search for a new Police Chief is postponed until the completion of the City’s Reimagining Public Safety process. More...

  • 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.

  • 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.