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Lecture Hall Renovation Public Notice 

Please find our Notice of Action and final Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) in accordance with RCW 43.21C.030 here: (PDF)

Proposal: Renovation of the Lecture Hall built in 1971.  This project includes demolition of one lecture classroom, an addition of approximately 7,500 square feet, and renovation of the existing 20,000 square feet.  The use of the Lecture Hall will continue as an educational facility.

Proponent/Lead Agency: The Evergreen State College

Location: Lecture Hall Building
                 2725 McCann Plaza NW
                 The Evergreen State College
                 Olympia, WA 98505

The Evergreen State College, acting as lead agency and proponent, has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An Environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c).  This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with The Evergreen State College. 

The threshold DNS was filed with the Department of Ecology on February 6, 2015 and published in the Olympian on February 8,2015, and opened for review and public comment; the comment period closed at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The DNS became final on February 26, 2015.

Responsible Official:    Jeanne Rynne, Director of Facilities
Lead Agency:               The Evergreen State
                                     2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
                                     Olympia, WA 98505
                                      phone: (360) 867-6700
                                      fax: (360) 867-6791

This Final DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); The DNS will be final after the expiration of the appeal deadline (March 27, 2015). A Notice of Action is issued commencing the appeal period in accordance with RCW 43.21C.080 (2)(a).

Pursuant to RCW 43.21C.075, the final determination of the Responsible Official may be appealed. Any action to set aside, enjoin, review or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of noncompliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced in Thurston County Superior Court.

NOTE:  The issuance of this DNS does not constitute project approval.  The proposal must comply with applicable requirements of Thurston County prior to receiving construction permits.