Commissioners

Commissioner

Position  

Term Expiration

District

John N. Marshall

Chairman

December 2016

1

Roger L. Hartwig

Commissioner

December 2016

2

Jeffrey W. Stevens

Vice-Chairman

December 2018

3

As in 34 of Washington States' 39 counties, the Adams County Board of County Commissioners is the county's legislative authority. The Commissioners serve as the chief administrators for many important county operations. Each of the three commissioners is elected to a four year term.

The Board levies all County taxes and appropriates all funds for expenditure through the budget process. It sets land use policy in the unincorporated areas and hears appeals to land use decisions. It enacts ordinances which has the force of law in the County. It appoints members of citizen advisory panels, hearing examiners, and members of the Board of Equalization. It approves all contract and grant agreements. Elections are staggered so that no more than two commissioners stand for election in any single year.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Board of Adams County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the following rate increase request proposed by the Adams County Noxious Weed Control Board.

 NOXIOUS WEED ASSESSMENT INCREASE PROPOSAL

                                                                         Current Rate                  Proposed Rate

            Irrigated Farmground                            $ .30                              $ .38
            Dryland Farmground                             $ .12                              $ .17
            Range/Scabland, Undeveloped            $ .03                              $ .08
                           Rights of Way/etc.
            Site Acres                                              $ .12                               $ .17

  Public Hearing dates/locations:

  Monday, July 10, 2017
  Adams County Courthouse, Room 202
  210 W. Broadway, Ritzville, Washington
  11:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter

  Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  Adams County Public Services Building District Courtroom
  425 E. Main, Othello, Washington
  11:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter

 All persons may appear and be heard at the hearing.  Contact Clerk of the Board at (509) 659-3236 or e-mail – patriciap@co.adams.wa.us for special accommodations.  This hearing will be recorded.

 DATED this 26th day of June, 2017.