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WA State DOH: COVID-19 Statistics
County Offices and Community Updates

Skamania County COVID-19 cases as of 6/30/2020:
Confirmed cases: 6
Deaths: 0

 

commissionersThe 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; Community Events and Recreation (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.

Meet the Commissioners


Richard MahrRichard Mahar

District 1
mahar@co.skamania.wa.us

2020 Assignments

Internal:

  • Budget/Vouchers
  • Skamania County Public Health
  • Skamania County EMS District #1
  • Senior Advisory
  • Human Services Advisory

County:

Washington:

National:

  • National Association of Counties
  • One Gorge Alliance

Bob HamlinBob Hamlin

District 3
Chair
hamlin@co.skamania.wa.us

2020 Assignments

Internal:

  • Budget/Vouchers
  • Skamania County Public Health
  • Skamania County EMS District #1
  • Commissioner Office Supervision, General Services Supervision, Human Resources, and Union
  • WRBP Oversight
  • Human Services Advisory (Alt)

County:

  • Community Action team
  • Skamania County Economic Development Council/Red Carpet (Alt)
  • Skamania County Chamber of Commerce (Alt)
  • Stabler Community Council
  • Skamania County Affordable Housing Group
  • Law and Justice (Alt)
  • Surplus Property (Alt)
  • Underwood Community Council
  • South Workforce Development Consortium Board (Alt)
  • Homeless Housing

Washington State:


Tom LannenTom Lannen

District 2
Vice Chair
lannen@co.skamania.wa.us

2020 Assignments

Internal:

  • Budget/Vouchers
  • Skamania County Public Health
  • Skamania County EMS District #1
  • EOC Liason
  • Forest Issues

County:

Washington State:

  • Washington Counties Risk Pool Board
  • Southwest WA Regional Transportation Commission
  • WSAC Natural Resources/Timber Co.
  • Saving Skamania County
  • Washington Association of Counties

National: