Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County was created in 1936 and is located in Longview.
The District is a customer-owned utility providing electrical service to nearly 47,000 customers
and water to nearly 3,800 customers. A three-member Board of Commissioners governs the
District. Combined operating revenues in 2005 totaled approximately $184.9 million. The District
had 147 employees at the end of 2005.
Management of the District is appointed by and accountable to the Board of Commissioners.
The Board has responsibility for budget authority, the power to set rates, levy taxes and issuing
debt consistent with provisions of state law.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
Back to the 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 Cowlitz County Public Utilities webpage. http://www.cowlitzpud.org
Below is the 2007 Cowlitz County PUD employees list. I would have rather gotten the information in an emailed excel form, but I'm happy to get the information. On the year to date gross wages line, some peoples lines have ########. I found that it's an excel error, where the cell isn't wide enough to fit in all the numbers. In this case, the ###### would mean that, that person makes more than $100,000 a year.
Here's the freedom of information request letter I sent to Cowlitz
County Public Utilities.
Here's the Cowlitz County PUD response letter from 2/1/08.
Here's the Cowlitz County PUD response letter from 3/3/08.
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.