Animal Services is jointly operated by the cities of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and unincorporated Thurston County. This arrangement allows the jurisdictions to share resources and provide the highest quality of service to the community and its pets.
Vision: Our vision is to build a safe and humane community for humans and animals
Mission: To foster an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all
animals through learning, legislation and leadership.
Goals: Ensure and advocate for animal welfare, Promote public safety, Support responsible Animal Ownership
City of Tumwater, 555 Israel Rd SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
Email: email@example.com Phone (360) 754-4120
City of Olympia, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (360) 810-0011
Thurston County, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Rm 269, Olympia, WA 98501
Email: email@example.com Phone: (360) 357-2470
City of Lacey, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503
Richard Blinn, Thurston County Humane Society
JASCOM (Joint Animal Services Commission) meets each month to establish goals, discuss various animal-related issues and act on matters as necessary. If you would like to attend a meeting, please call or EMAIL Animal Services’ Executive Director, Sarah Hock, to verify that the meeting date, time and location are correct. Her phone number is (360) 352-2510, ext. 1006.
Meetings will be held on the First Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Lacey City Hall, Council Chambers, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA, unless otherwise posted.
Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency and to adhere to the Governor’s Proclamation 20-28, JASCOM meetings will be conducted remotely, not in person.
The next JASCOM meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 1, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is set to be 1 of 2 budget hearings for the 2022 JAS Budget.
The meeting will be held remotely. The public may attend the JASCOM meetings via Zoom. A unique link will be provided in the Public Notice and the JASCOM agenda. Both are posted on our website the Friday before the meeting. The public may also listen to the meetings via telephone using the number provided with each meeting agenda. This will be provided on the Friday before the JASCOM meeting.
Although in-person attendance is currently not available, you can still provide verbal or written public comment on items not on the agenda.
Verbal Public Comment (via Zoom):
Written Public Comment (via Email):
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