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The Board of Benton County Commissioners has cancelled the regular Board meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Posted: 1/15/2019
 
 
 
 
 
This document is a weekly review of the Board of Commissioners regular meeting, Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Posted: 1/15/2019
 
 
 
 
 
The Nirvana Cannabis Company, located on Arena Road in West Richland, has not yet received final building approval and therefore cannot yet open their doors.
Posted: 1/4/2019
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Commissioners approved funding in the amount of $856,458.10 from the Public Safety Sales Tax for the SARC Engagement Specialist and the Benton-Franklin Health District Nurse Family Partnership Program.
Posted: 12/18/2018
 
 
 
 
 
This document is a weekly review of the Board of Commissioners meeting, held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
Posted: 12/18/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Benton Franklin Fair Association has signed a lease agreement with Benton County to put on the annual Benton-Franklin Fair & Rodeo in 2019 and 2020.
Posted: 12/13/2018
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Commissioners approved funding in the amount of $400,000 from the Public Safety Sales Tax for the My Friends Place Homeless Teen Shelter.
Posted: 12/4/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Benton County Commissioners are proposing an increase to the 2019-2020 Benton Franklin Fair Association’s lease for use of the Benton County Fairgrounds.
Posted: 11/28/2018
 
 
 
 
 
On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in partnership with the Benton Franklin Health District and the Benton Conservation District, the Benton County Board of Commissioners adopted the Benton County Groundwater Nitrate Community Action plan as the official mechanism to address groundwater nitrate issues in Benton County.
Posted: 11/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Commissioners approved funding in the amount of $90,000 from the Public Safety Sales Tax for the FORGE Youth Mentoring Program.
Posted: 11/20/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Today, November 6, 2018, the Benton County Board of Commissioners approved funding for additional projects from the Public Safety Sales Tax, for an additional amount of $218,888.
Posted: 11/6/2018
 
 
 
 
 
On October 30, 2018, the Benton County Board of Commissioners approved funding for additional projects from the Public Safety Sales Tax, for an additional amount of $79,340.
Posted: 10/30/2018
 
 
 
 
 
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Board of Benton County Commissioners has completed and placed on file a 2019 / 2020 biennial preliminary budget for all Benton County budgets.
Posted: 10/30/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Pat Austin was selected as Court Manager of the Year
Posted: 10/24/2018
 
 
 
 
 
On October 23, 2018, the Benton County Board of Commissioners approved funding for additional projects from the Public Safety Sales Tax, for an additional amount of nearly $370,000.
Posted: 10/23/2018
 
 
 
 
 
On October 16, 2018, the Benton County Board of Commissioners approved funding for multiple projects from the Public Safety Sales Tax, for a total amount of over $3.15 million.
Posted: 10/16/2018
 
 
 
 
 
The Southeast Communications Center (SECOMM) emergency dispatch center in Richland, WA, managed by Benton County Emergency Services (BCES), will begin fielding all Mid-Columbia 911 calls effective 3:00 a.m., on Monday, August 6, 2018.
Posted: 8/6/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Status update on the Benton County Public Safety Sales Tax
Posted: 7/24/2018
 
 
 
 
 
City of Richland will use $500,000 of Rural County Capital Fund (RCCF) monies to renovate and revitalize the Swift Boulevard corridor between Jadwin Avenue and Stevens Drive in Richland.
Posted: 7/13/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Nine Canyon Rd Phase III detour map and project photos.
Posted: 6/11/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Sellards Rd project update, photos.
Posted: 6/11/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Tyrell Rd project update, photos.
Posted: 6/11/2018
 
 
 
 
 
The Benton County Clerk’s Office will be implementing a new computer system, Odyssey, on Sunday, June 3rd. It is possible that some Clerk’s Office functions will be impacted during this transition.
Posted: 5/29/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Clarification and additional information regarding the County’s use of its Public Safety Sales Tax (PSST) funds.
Posted: 3/13/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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