Lacey Mayor A.G. Homann
Swearing In Ceremony, 1966
Courtesy of Lacey Museum
Voters approved incorporation of the City of Lacey as a City of the Third Class, having a Council-Mayor form of government, on November 8, 1966. The election was certified on December 5, 1966. The population of Lacey was determined to be 8,860. A mayor, city clerk, treasurer, city attorney, and seven councilmembers were elected on the same ballot. Mayor A.G. Homann served as Lacey's first Mayor.|
Less than a decade after incorporation, rapid growth in Lacey revealed a need for a full-time paid administrator to manage daily operations for the city. In an election held November 6, 1973, Lacey voters approved a Council-Manager form of government and elected seven new Councilmembers on the same ballot. The new council, following an official swearing in ceremony on December 13, 1973, passed Resolution 243 , changing to the city manager structure. William Bush was selected by the Council to serve as the first Mayor under the revised city government structure.
Lacey is classified as a non-charter code city pursuant to Title 35A.13 RCW.
A Chronology of Elected Officials from 1966 to present, is available on the city website. To learn more about Lacey history, visit the