2018 News Releases
01/09/18  Benton County Receives GFOA Excellence in Finance Award

01/29/18 Richland Auditor's Office Closed Due to Fred Meyer Fire Over Weekend

01/29/18 Road Closure for Asphalt Repair

01/30/18 Benton County Historic Preservation Grant Funds Awarded to Seven Local Organizations

02/02/18 Richland Auditor's Office to Reopen Monday, February 5

02/07/18 192 Benton County Voters Affected by State Voter Registration Error

02/16/18 Scam: Fraudulent Calls About Jury Duty

03/06/18 A Fresh New Look for Benton County

03/12/18 Historic Preservation Grant Update: County Disburses $51,310

03/13/18 County to Hold Press Conference to Discuss Public Safety Sales Tax

03/13/18 Benton County Public Safety Sales Tax: Clarification of Background, Current Funding, and Future Usage

04/05/18 Updates to the Benton County Fairgrounds

04/17/18 County Seeking Input on Fairgrounds Improvements

04/19/18 Clarification of Eligibility and Guidelines for May 3 Public Safety Sales Tax Special Board Meeting

05/08/18 You're Invited to the Lower Yakima River Symposium

05/10/18 Two Rivers Park Boat Launch Docks Closed for Replacement

05/17/18 Two Rivers Park Boat Launch Docks Re-Opened

05/18/18 Public Works Slurry Seal Project to Close Justice Center Main Driveway & Sections of Parking Lot Monday, May 21

05/18/18 CORRECTION: Driveway to remain open, Justice Center parking lot north section closed Monday, May 21

05/29/18 Benton County Clerk's Office to Switch Computer System (Odyssey)

07/13/18 County & City of Richland Partner for Swift Corridor Revitalization Project

08/14/18 Benton County Prosser Auditor's Office Closed

08/24/18 Environmental scoping begins for 44,000 acre-feet Switzler Canyon Reservoir Project

08/28/18 Notice of Closure for Department of Licensing System Upgrades (Auditor's Office)

09/06/18 Kennewick Annex Parking Lot Closed Starting September 10

10/16/18 Commissioners Approve Funding for Public Safety Sales Tax Programs ($3.15 million) - Boys & Girls Club, Emergency Communications Tower

10/23/18 Commissioners Approve Funding for Public Safety Sales Tax Programs ($370k) - Partners for Early Learning, Communities in Schools of Benton Franklin

10/30/18 Commissioners Approve $79,340 for Public Safety Sales Tax Program - Chaplaincy Health Care Step Up

11/06/18 Commissioners Approve $218,888 for Public Safety Sales Tax Programs - Kiona-Benton Crime Prevention Program, Mirror Ministries

11/08/18 Benton and Franklin Counties Department of Human Services Requesting Proposals for Affordable Housing Capital Projects

11/20/18 Commissioners Approve $90,000 for Public Safety Sales Tax Program - FORGE Youth Mentoring

11/27/18 County, Health District, Conservation District to Address Groundwater Nitrate Issues

11/28/18 Benton County Proposes New Benton Franklin Fair Association Lease


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