MESSAGE FROM THE LACEY CITY MANAGER
Welcome to the City of Lacey. I trust you will find Lacey to be a safe, inviting, and secure community.
Lacey is an award winning city recognized for its low crime rate, business-friendly attitude, environment stewardship, outstanding parks, excellent customer service, fiscal prudence, and community leadership.
Lacey lives within its means, balances its budget, and ensures your tax dollars are wisely invested. We pride ourselves in proactive problem-solving, unique community partnerships, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our neighborhoods are safe. Crimes are low. Our police department is accredited and recognized as one of the most progressive in the state. Fire and emergency medical services are excellent. City streets and utility infrastructure are well-maintained. Our drinking water quality consistently meets or exceeds all state and federal requirements. Wastewater is treated to Class A standards at a state-of-the-art treatment facility. Our lakes and streams benefit from a comprehensive storm water management program. Parks are strategically located and designed for family use. The city’s award winning Regional Athletic Complex is a benefit to the entire county. Lacey’s library, senior center, community center, playgrounds, trails, and other civic facilities are well kept and maintained in excellent condition. Recreational programs, events, and services are exceptional. Local schools are top notch and continually strive to enhance the quality of education our children deserve. Customer service in Lacey is second to none.
Lacey is a community with vision, vitality, and values. Our numerous comprehensive plans provide clear direction for the future and we continue to focus first on the fundamentals of local government. Lacey encourages business growth, entrepreneurship, and job development. We have a "can do" approach to our job and strive to continuously improve the quality of life for our residents. Most importantly, our actions are grounded in long-established and sound principles and values. We value honesty, integrity, hard work, stewardship, personal responsibility, fiscal discipline, diversity, and leadership and innovation in local government. Exceptional public service is a hallmark of our success.
Please visit our parks, walk our trails, and enjoy our community events and amenities. If you want to get to know us better or get involved in your local government, attend a Council meeting, browse our web site, inquire about volunteer opportunities, consider serving on a board or commission, or just drop by for a visit. I think you’ll be pleased with our warm, friendly customer service and our approach to quality local government. You should expect no less.
Lacey City Manager