Columbia County serves approximately 4,100 citizens along the Columbia River in southern
Washington. A three-member Board of Commissioners governs the County with each
Commissioner serving staggered, four-year terms. The County operates on an $11 million
annual budget. It has approximately 85 full- and part-time employees who provide law
enforcement, emergency services, road and bridge services, health and human services, culture
and recreations, judicial administration and the County Fair.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
Back to the 2011 or 2009 or 2007 or 2005 or 2003 or 2001 or 1999 or 1997 or 1995 or lbloom.net State of Washington Employees Salaries List
Here's a link to the Columbia County webpage. http://www.wacounties.org/waco/county/columbia.html
Here's page 1 of the Columbia County employees and salaries list I received on 6/28/2002
Here's the freedom of information request letter I sent to Columbia County.
By clicking on the rainbow colored square icon, you can see information about the people who look at these webpages. These statistics report meters are free to anybody.
Clicking on the above picture will take you to a page about the webmaster.
A freedom of information letter template is at http://www.splc.org/foiletter.asp
Washington State newspapers have detailed information about access to public records at http://www.openwashington.com/
Here's information on Washington State websites about counties, ports, school districts, cities, ect...
In Nov 2002, the Wa St Court of Appeals, ruled that government employees names cannot be kept secret.