Skamania County Board of Commissioners
The Board holds its business meeting every Tuesday beginning at 9:30am in the Board Room on the main floor of the Courthouse. On weeks where Monday is a holiday the business meeting occurs on Wednesday. Workshops, special meetings and public hearings are scheduled as necessary and listed on the weekly agenda.
The Board of County Commissioners is the legislative body for the County, responsible for developing Policies and Ordinances (laws) effecting and regulating all facets of local government as it relates to the citizens. The Board creates, approves and oversees the annual budget. Other Elected Officials are responsible for the management of their offices. The Board, via appointed department heads, manage all other services; General Services (facilities, parks, recreation, human resources, risk management, information technology, and public information), Community Development, Public Works, Road Department, Community Health, and Senior Services (meals, information and transportation.) Commissioners also serve by assignment on a variety of external commissions and board as required by law or in furtherance of county goals for the benefit of our citizens.