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The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council plans to meet once per month, on the third Wednesday of each month (room availability can necessitate some date variations).

Meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are usually held in the Utility and Transportation building in Lacey, WA, however please check our Calendar, the Agenda for the meeting or subscribe to our Email list for the final location. Meeting agendas are usually posted to the website and a notice is sent to our email list about 1 week prior to the meeting.

Meeting minutes are usually approved at the following month's meeting and posted approximately 5 days after the meeting.

Please Note: This schedule is in accordance with WAC 463-18-050. All EFSEC meetings are Special Meetings under Chapter 42.30 RCW. The meetings listed below are subject to change or cancellation.

If needed, EFSEC may hold additional Special Meetings in accordance with the rule and law cited above. For additional or updated scheduling information contact EFSEC at (360) 664-1345.

Attending a Council meeting:

Due to public health and safety concerns regarding Covid-19 EFSEC is holding all future Council meetings virtually until further notice. Our meetings are typically held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1:30 PM. Check our Calendar for more information.

Attend meeting via Microsoft Teams

or use the dial-in number: +1 253-372-2181 Phone Conference ID: 56502492#

Horse Heaven, High Top & Ostrea, and Wautoma Solar Site Tours:

Members of the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will tour the proposed Horse Heaven, High Top and Ostrea, and Wautoma Solar sites on Tuesday November 1st, 2022 and Wednesday November 2nd 2022.

Those choosing to participate in the Wautoma Solar tour will need to sign a liability waiver (see below) before they can be permitted to enter the private land.

Upcoming action items:

Public comments on EFSEC Final Actions must be submitted in-writing to EFSEC at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled public meeting for which the proposed FINAL ACTION Agenda item is planned. Written public comments must be submitted to EFSEC via

If you see a document in the list below the subject matter is open for public comment. If no document appears no action items are available at this time, please check back later.

Council meeting documents

Some video files may be large and take a long time to download.

Note: November 25, 2019 Special Meeting video did not record due to technical difficulties.

Looking for 2018 and older Council documents? See our Archived Council Documents webpage.


To receive notifications when new documents are added and other relevant announcements please subscribe to our Minutes and Agenda emailing list.