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DES receives more than 800 comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project

The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) received more than 800 comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project. The comment period closed Aug. 29.

DEI speaker series: Umoji: Sustaining African Cultural Arts

The Department of Enterprise Services, in partnership with Humanities Washington, will present the next event in the DEI speaker series. The lunch and learn session, "Umoji: Sustaining African Cultural Arts," will take place Thursday, Aug. 26, from noon to 1 p.m.

Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary comment period extended

OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is extending the public comment period for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project through Aug. 29.

DES to take comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project during July 27 public hearing

OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is inviting people to comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake - D

Weigh in on the future of Capitol Lake – Deschutes Estuary

DES seeks comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project

 

OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is seeking comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake - Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project through Aug. 13.  

Third Installment of DEI Speaker Series

Through a partnership with Humanities Washington, the Department of Enterprise Services DEI Council will present the third in their lunch and learn series, " Drag Culture: Beyond Entertainment," July 29 from noon to 1 p.m.

The virtual event is open to the public.

Join drag king performer Ceasar Hart and explore the history of drag culture and why it is so important for many in the LGBTQ+ community.

Update on Capitol Campus buildings and services upon state reopening

Several DES services on the Capitol Campus will re-start on July 1 following the statewide reopening.

Permits

DES has started considering permits for outdoor events that will occur after June 30 as well as banners on the Capitol Way pedestrian bridge. The agency began issuing permits for all other types of displays on the campus in the spring.

Legislative Building reopens to public July 1

After more than a year, the Legislative Building, commonly referred to as the Capitol Building, is scheduled to reopen to the public July 1. It has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic.

One-time drone use authorized on Capitol Campus June 9

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) has approved use of a drone on Wednesday, June 9, to perform 3-D mapping of Capitol Campus buildings and to help assess ongoing construction work and building facility conditions.

DEI Speaker Series Continues

Through a partnership with Humanities Washington, the Department of Enterprise Services DEI Council will present the second in their lunch and learn series, "Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society," June 22 from noon to 1 p.m.

Join Professor Anu Taranath to untangle the meaning of hair and better understand the stories we tell about beauty, bias and belonging.

Register for the event.

 

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