Long Lake and Lake Lawrence LMD's

Public Access is Closed to Most County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

  In response to  Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model.This is in effect until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit:https://bit.ly/3ext6BG)   (For information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8 )
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Public Works offices are closed to the public. We continue to provide essential services. However, we are working on a modified operations schedule. For a list of operational changes click here.
For current Thurston County response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Thurston County Health Dept COVID-19 info page.

Contact Information

NEW! 9605 Tilley Rd. S. Bldg B
Olympia, WA 98512


(360) 786-5576



Public Works

Jennifer Walker, Department Director and liaison to the Board of County Commissioners

Noxious Weed & Lake Management Staff

Tim Wilson, Manager

Mary Jo Seery, Noxious Weed Specialist II
Mike Murphy,
Noxious Weed Specialist II

Paula Cracknell, Aquatic Resource Specialist

Angela Celestine, Senior Office Assistant


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Thurston County water specialists work with local communities to protect the quality of water in Long Lake and Lake Lawrence. The activities are funded and managed through Lake Management Districts(LMD) a form of special-service district that receives revenues through charges on lake-area properties.


Lake Information

Contact Us

Staff contact: Tim Wilson (360)786-5831. E-mail: twilson@co.thurston.wa.us

Paula Cracknell (360)786-5830
E-mail: paula.cracknell@co.thurston.wa.us

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