Notices,
reports and 
news releases

IMPORTANT NEWS, REPORTS AND NEWS RELEASES FOR
WALLA WALLA COUNTY


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Air Quality Awareness Advisory in effect
Walla Walla County and surrounding areas are under an Air Quality Awareness Advisory starting Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  The most up-to-date information is posted on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WWCDCH

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TEMPORARY BURN BAN PARTIALLY MODIFIED

FOR WALLA WALLA COUNTY

Walla Walla County imposed a temporary burn ban on July 12, 2018 due to weather conditions and high fire danger and has continued the ban during duration of a “Red Flag Warning”.  The “Red Flag Warning” has now been removed; however, extreme caution is still essential.  Certain agricultural producers in the southwest area of the county covered by Fire Protection District 6 have a need to burn some fields to prepare for the immediate planting of certain crops, and after receiving requests from farmers and reviewing information with the State Department of Ecology and Fire Chief Otis Garbe, County Commission Chair Jim Johnson has approved a partial modification of the burn ban to allow agricultural burning under very narrow constraints and only in that specific area.  This decision is consistent with the conditional burn ban recently imposed in Umatilla County, which allows agricultural burning on days deemed to be appropriate for such.  Stringent conditions and limitations will be imposed as part of the County’s modification, with one permitholder only per day allowed to burn and a limit of 100 acres per day will be considered for approval for any agricultural burning in the fire district boundaries, per Chief Garbe.  
Other than the conditional approvals for ag burning, the temporary burn ban shall remain in place until further notice

More information:

News Release 7-20-18          News release 7-12-18


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State of the County
Presentation
by
Walla Walla County Commissioner
James L. Duncan, District #3


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EHB 2242 Funding Basic Education
Changes to state and local school levies
presentation by
County Assessor Debra Antes

Presentation


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BUDGET INFORMATION

Approved 2018 Budget
2018 Budget

To view previous budgets please
follow this link:

Walla Walla County Auditor - Accounting

2015 Budget Presentation

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NOTICE OF 2018 HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Walla Walla County offices are closed for business on the following dates unless notified otherwise.
January 2, 2018
January 15, 2018
February 19, 2018
May 28, 2018
July 4, 2018
September 3, 2018
November 11, 2018 (observed
Monday, November 12, 2018)
November 22-23, 2018
December 24, 2018 (except Courts)
December 25, 2018