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October 11th, 2016 by Ken

The City of Lacey has hired a new Parks and Recreation Director.  Her name is Jennifer Burbidge.  She will start on October 17.  Burbridge will replace former director Lori Flemm who retired from that job in July.   Most recently, Burbidge was the Southwest Quadrant Supervisor for Metro Parks in Tacoma.  In her new job, she will manage a department of 1,200 acres of park land, with a budget of $2.6 million dollars.  She will also be responsible for the Lacey Community Center, the Lacey Historical Museum and the Regional Athletic Complex (RAC).

The Thurston County Auditors Office has mailed out Voter Pamphlets to 117,000 households in Thurston County.  Partnering with the Washington Secretary of States Office, the pamphlet will cover federal and state as well as local offices.  Ballots will follow on October 19.   If you don’t receive a Voters Pamphlet or a ballot contact the auditor’s office.   Voters in Olympia will receive information on the city income tax measure with their ballots.

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