Investment Policy

It is the policy of the Whitman County Treasurer to invest public funds in accordance with all federal, state, and local governing statutes. The Whitman County Treasurer will invest public funds in a manner which will provide maximum safety of principal, ensure that daily cash flow demands are met, and achieve the highest investment return within these parameters.

The investment policy applies to all financial assets of Whitman County. These funds are accounted for in Whitman County’s Annual Financial Report. In addition, the Whitman County Treasurer provides investment services for all County governmental agencies excluding cities but including school, fire, port, cemetery, library, park and recreation, hospital, and sewer districts as well as any new fund created by County ordinance or otherwise established by State Legislation.

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All investment decisions are governed by the Whitman County Investment Policy (PDF) and must meet requirements of legality as defined by Washington State Law.