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. Animal Services serves…
The City Attorney’s Office provides legal counsel and related services to the City. These services include legal advice to the City Council, City Manager, and City Departments, as well as various advisory boards, commissions, and committees, to ensure the development…
The City Clerk’s Office is dedicated to serving the needs of the public, while maintaining all official City records in accordance with State, Federal, and Local regulations. The City Clerk’s Office oversees the City Council’s agendas and meetings, while also…
The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and responsible for day-to-day city operations and administration of Council policy. All other city departments are responsible for service provision and report to the City Manager.
Community & Economic Development
Staff in the Community and Economic Development Department help the community create a vision for Lacey’s future and work towards achieving that vision by evenhandedly balancing land use and construction permitting processes.
The Finance Department provides timely and accurate information, excellent customer service, and professional management of the City’s financial and technology resources in an efficient, cost-effective manner. ANNOUNCEMENT: As of November 2023, the City of Lacey is now using the online…
Human Resources Department assists other departments with recruitment, development, and management of our first-class municipal workforce. They also assist employees with professional development, including training, wellness initiatives, and organizing a comprehensive employee benefits program.
Parks, Culture & Recreation
Parks, Culture, and Recreation acquires, develops, manages, and operates Lacey’s parks and City facilities. Parks & Recreation also provides community recreation programs and activities covering a wide range of interests, ages, and skill levels.
The Lacey Police Department provides a wide range of public safety services on behalf of the Lacey community including community outreach, collaboration with schools, managing crime prevention programs, and investigating major felony crimes.
The Public Affairs Department provides timely and responsive information on the City, promotes City projects, programs, and initiatives, fosters relationships with media and community stakeholders, and responds to community members’ questions and concerns. The Department also creates opportunities for the…
Welcome to the Lacey Public Works Department. From designing, operating, and maintaining the City’s transportation, water, sewer, stormwater systems, parks, and facilities, to protecting critical water resources. Public Works is committed to providing superior customer service while improving the quality…