This is a list of the December 31, 2002 Grant County PUD employees and their job title and salaries.(pop 74,698) (520 employees)

Grant County Public Utility District No. 2 was established in 1938 and began operations in 1942. The District generates power at Wanapum Dam and Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. In addition, the District has two smaller plants on local irrigation canals (Quincy Chute and Potholes East). Electricity is sold on a nonprofit, retail basis to Grant County residents and wholesale to utilities throughout the Northwest. The District customer base consists of approximately 31,700 residential, 5,530 commercial, 4,400 irrigation, 15 industrial and 120 other customers. An elected, five-member Board of Commissioners administers the District. The Board is the Districtís oversight body and is responsible for setting and approving all District policies. The Board appoints a General Manager to oversee the Districtís approximate 575 full-time employees and manage the Districtís $259.2 million annual operating revenues.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage

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December 31, 2002 Grant County PUD List of Employees, Job Title and Salary

The Grant County PUD has 520 employees, with gross salaries of $37,658,132 and benefits of $13,660,444 (see bottom of page 3 employees)
It works out to an average salary of $72,429 per person and an average salary and benefits of $98,689 for the 520 Grant County PUD employees.

Here's a link to the Grant County PUD webpage. http://www.gcpud.org

9/30/03 note: Grant County PUD said that they do not have a document with the names, job titles and salaries of Grant County PUD employees. I believe them. I could probably just request separately the names, or job titles, or salaries, and maybe I'd get some of those. Unless I get e-mail requests from people to pursue this, I'm going to leave it be and go on to other things.

11/30/03 note: some Grant County people e-mailed me and requested that I pursue getting information about the Grant County PUD. I sent the PUD another request letter in November 2003, where I just asked for the names and total salaries and benefits of the latest year they had records. The Grant County PUD sent me that information, see below.

Cliff Sears called me on November 26, 2003 about my request and tried to talk me into getting a different form of the information. I told him I wanted the names and salaries and benefits. He also reminded me of the open records request law that:
RCW 42.17.260(9) "prohibits the use of lists of individuals for commercial purposes." and that "it is my affirmative duty to prevent others from using said records for commercial purposes."
I've had to fill out and/or notorize papers to some agencies saying "I do hereby swear and affirm on oath and under penalty of law that I will not use said records for commercial purposes and that further, it is my affirmative duty to prevent others from using said records for commercial purposes." example: http://www.lbloom.net/xsnoh03.html

There have been so many lawsuits about government employee names, job titles, and salaries, over the years, that I find it hard to believe that these issues, (about commercial use), haven't been mentioned and ruled on by the courts. Here's the court case about the Wa St Court of Appeals ruling in Nov 2002, that government employees names cannot be kept secret.

The Wa St Office of Financial Management has 2003 Washington State employee name, job title, and salary information online (in pdf format) at
http://www.ofm.wa.gov/persdetail/\pdcontents.htm

The Grant County PUD has 520 employees, with gross salaries of $37,658,132 and benefits of $13,660,444
It works out to an average salary of $72,429 per person and an average salary and benefits of $98,689 for the 520 Grant County PUD employees.

Below is page 1 of the Grant County PUD employees.

page 2

page 3

Here's the freedom of information request letter I sent to the Grant County PUD.

Here's the first response letter the Grant County PUD sent me.

Here's the second response letter the Grant County PUD sent me.

Here's the another part of the second response letter the Grant County PUD sent me.

Here's the freedom of information 2nd request letter I sent to the Grant County PUD on November 16, 2003.

From: Cliff Sears
To: manaco@whidbey.net
Cc: Anthony Webb ; Debra Nixon
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 4:16 PM
Subject: Public Disclosure Request
On November 20, 2003, we received your letter requesting a copy of the employee names and the total salary benefits paid during 2002. This request has been forwarded to the Human Resources Department. We will get a response to you within 5 business days.
Cliff Sears

From: Cliff Sears
To: manaco@whidbey.net
Cc: Anthony Webb
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 5:20 PM
Subject: Response to your public disclosure request received November 20, 2003
GCPUD Employee List.pdf (153 KB)
Dear Mr. Bloom:
Thank you for the assurances that the attached employee list would not be used for commercial purposes. As you know, public agencies are prohibited from disclosing lists of individuals for commercial purposes under RCW 42.17.260(9). However, since companies have access to your website for commercial use, I can not authorize public dissemination of this list via your website.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Cliff Sears
Public Records Officer
Grant PUD
(509) 754-6612


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.
e-mail--- welcome