Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Lights, Camera, Action! Olympia City Council Meets In New City Hall

by Janine Gates

Above: Olympia City Councilmember Jeannine Roe is happy with the adjustment of her new chair just prior to the beginning of the first council meeting in Olympia's new city hall at 601 Fourth Avenue East.

Standing: Cathie Butler, city communications director. Left to right: Councilmembers Stephen Buxbaum, Jeannine Roe, Rhenda Strub, Mayor Doug Mah, Craig Ottavelli, Karen Rogers, and Steve Langer. KOMO TV covered the first meeting in the new city hall and nine citizens addressed councilmembers on a variety of issues. For more information about city business, go to www.olympiawa.gov/councilagenda or call (360) 753-8447.

Above: Daniel Furrer was the first person to address Olympia city councilmembers at the new city hall Tuesday night. He reported that 267 volunteers will be participating in Saturday's downtown clean up, efforts sponsored by the Olympia Downtown Association.