Boards & Committees

  1. Aging & Long Term Care

    The Aging and Long Term Care Board provides the director of aging with feedback on local concerns, serve as a liaison between the director and their local governing boards.

  2. Alcohol & Substance Abuse Advisory Committee

    The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity by conducting public meetings and public hearings for the purpose of gathering information to determine the needs and priorities of county citizens regarding alcohol and drug treatment and prevention.

  3. Benton County Mosquito Control District Board

    The Benton County Mosquito Control District manages and directs the operations of the district whose mission is the control of mosquitoes within the Benton County Mosquito Control District.

  4. Board of Equalization

    The Board of Equalization is an independent Board created to hear property tax appeals on Assessor's determination of assessed valuations and to equalize property.

  5. Boundary Review Board

    Boundary Review Boards are mandated by state legislation; optional in Growth Management Counties.

  6. Civil Service Commission

    The purpose of the Civic Service Commission is to make suitable rules and regulations which shall provide in detail the manner in which examinations may be held.

  7. Emergency Medical Services Board

    The Emergency Medical Services Board's sole purpose is to advise the commissioners on DEMS operations.

  8. Health District Board

    In partnership with the community, the Yakima Health District protects and promotes the health and quality of life for residents and visitors of Yakima County.

  9. Horticultural Pest & Disease Board

    The Horticultural Pest and Disease Board works to sustain our economy by alleviating pest and disease problem that impact the quality of tree fruit grown here in Yakima County.

  10. Personnel Committee

    Find the current members of the Personnel Committee.

  11. Planning Commission

    The Yakima County Planning Commission recommends long range planning policies and development standards for unincorporated areas of Yakima County.

  12. Selah Parks & Recreation Service Area Board

    The Selah Parks and Recreation Service Area Board offers a variety of recreation programs for youth and adults in the Selah community.

  13. SIED Board

    Supporting Investments in Economic Development (SIED) Board program was created 12 years ago and has since invested over $21 million dollars to support business and economic development projects throughout Yakima County.

  14. South Central Workforce Development Council

    Help job seekers and employers with career assessment, job matching, skill building and job placements at 6 convenient locations in our 4-county region.

  15. Water Conservancy Board

    The Yakima County Water Conservancy Board rules on applications for volunteer water rights transfers.

  16. Yakima County Clean Air Authority

    The Yakima County Clean Air Authority's vision is to ensure the residents of Yakima County to enjoy continuously improved air quality.

  17. Yakima County Mosquito Control District Board

    The Yakima County Mosquito Control District Board holds regular business meetings, takes all necessary steps for the abatement of mosquitoes, annually determine the amount of money necessary for operation of the district and set the assessment rate required.

  18. Yakima County Noxious Weed Board

    The Yakima County Noxious Weed Board is authorized to hire employees, assign duties, offer suggestions, and develop a program to comply with county policy and state weed laws.

  19. Yakima County Veterans Advisory Committee

    The Yakima County Veterans Advisory Committee provides guidance on programs to ensure all Veterans and their families have the information and access they need to Federal, State, and Local services offered to them.

  20. Yakima Valley Regional Library Board

    The Yakima Valley Regional Library Board adopts bylaws, rules, regulations and annual budget, supervises care and custody of library, employs Librarian, purchases books and materials, leases building and acts as necessary for the orderly and efficient management and control of the library.