Opinion

September 4, 2013 12:00 AM

Flawed Olympia shoreline plan process nearing an end

It’s seems almost unbelievable, but the Olympia City Council appears poised to bring its Shoreline Management Program process to close, possibly by October. It took a six-hour council meeting last week to set this stage, but what else could the public expect from a planning process that has now stretched over five years?

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