Enterprise Services seeks input on what to study in Environmental Impact Statement for the waterbody
OLYMPIA – The first of two meetings where the Department of Enterprise Services will ask people what should be studied in an environmental review for estuary, managed lake and hybrid options for the waterbody on the Capitol Campus will be held Oct. 10.
The purpose of scoping is to determine the range, or “scope” of issues to study, and it is the first step in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process.
Enterprise Services seeks input on what to study in Environmental Impact Statement related to long-term management of the waterbody
OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services invites the public to comment on the scope of an environmental review for Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed. The 260-acre waterbody is located on the Washington State Capitol Campus.
OLYMPIA — Tree pruning work will be done near the Winged Victory monument on the Capitol Campus from Sept. 6 through 8.
The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services has contracted with Cascade Tree Experts for the pruning effort, which aims to improve tree health and ensure public safety. The contractor will be working on the Blue Atlas cedar near the northwest corner of the Insurance Building.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit to The Olympian for its annual Pet Parade. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon on August 18. It includes a parade that will begin at 10 a.m. at Heritage Park, wind through downtown Olympia and end at Sylvester Park.
Organizers estimate that 1,000 people will attend the event, which could affect traffic and parking in the area.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services (CSVS) has issued a permit for the Olympia Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Concert at the Capitol.
The event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, on the north lawn near Tivoli Fountain.
Organizers estimate that 2,000 people will attend the free concert, which could affect traffic and parking on the west Capitol Campus. A large tent for the event will be installed on Saturday, July 28, and removed on Monday, July 30.
The Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit for Lakefair Hoopfest, a three-on-three basketball tournament, July 14-15.
The event will affect parking on west campus beginning on Friday, July 13. The north diagonal parking area and the flag circle will close at 5:30 p.m. Both areas will be closed to vehicle traffic the entire weekend.
OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services hired Floyd|Snider to perform a project-specific environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed. The Seattle-based firm was selected after a competitive process.