Posts Categorized: General

Tree Removal Work on Legion Way March 19 & 20

News Release – Legion Way street closure for tree removal Five trees will be removed on Legion Way this coming Monday and Tuesday, March 19-20. According to the City’s urban forester Kevin McFarland, even before the recent storm, these five trees were identified for removal this year due to their potential hazard condition. The original… Read more »

Tree Debris Removal & Street Tree Assessment

Free Tree Storm Debris Drop Off Sites for City of Olympia Residents. Two free drop-off sites for tree storm debris will open the next three weekends for use by Olympia residents: · City of Olympia Maintenance Center, 1401 Eastside Street · Yauger Park Parking Lot by Dirt Works (entrance off Alta Street) The sites will… Read more »

Report Aggressive Solicitation

Amy Stull, Police Community Programs Olympia Police Department On Sept. 13th at about 4 PM Officer Hurd contacted a subject aggressively marketing magazines and harassing residents in the 2200 block of Vista St SE. A solicitor’s license is required in Olympia for this sort of activity. The subject was advised he could not conduct… Read more »

Updates on city projects

Some of you asked at the picnic about these two projects, so we checked with city staff and got updates: Central Street calming – four speed bumps will be installed on Central between 8th & 11th. This project is currently out for bid. The city anticipates that the work will be done in September. Lions… Read more »

Notes from the city

We get periodic updates by email about things going on with the city. Here’s a few recent items: Roadway striping August 6 & 7, August 13 & 14. Streets to get new paint include Boulevard, State, and Fourth, as well as the downtown core. Read more about striping and a complete list of locations. Storm… Read more »