Whitman County
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(509) 397-4622


400 N. Main Street

Colfax, 99111

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District 1: Art Swannack District 2:  Dean Kinzer District 3: Michael Largent
District 1: Art Swannack District 2: Dean Kinzer District 3: Michael Largent

400 N. Main Street
Colfax WA 99111
Phone: (509) 397-6200
Fax: (509) 397-6355

Art Swannack, District 1 Commissioner
Dean Kinzer, District 2 Commissioner
Michael Largent, District 3 Commissioner
Maribeth Becker, Clerk of the Board

Commissioners serve as the chief administrators for many important county operations and have some quasi-judicial responsibilities. The County Commissioners’ primary duties are to levy taxes to operate the county and adopt a balanced budget for each calendar year. The Commissioners are responsible for adopting, amending and repealing all county ordinances including zoning, traffic, planning and public safety ordinances and any other ordinance concerning the general welfare of the county. The Commissioners are responsible for the appointment of citizen advisory committees and boards, and appoint non-elected department heads.

Departmental Responsibilities
● Public Roads And Public Works Programs
● Public Health Services
● Park and Recreation Systems
● Planning and Zoning in Unincorporated Areas
● Emergency Services/Civil Defense Programs
● Other services and programs clearly not the responsibility of another Elected County Official

Commissioner's Agenda
BOCC Meeting Remote Access Links
Commissioner's Minutes
Board/Committee Application
Board/Committee Description
LEOFF I Board Policy and Forms

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