Offices and Departments

Below is a list of the departments that make up Kittitas County's government. As our departments come online with a web site, you can click on the department name link to visit their site.

Assessor
The County Assessor determines the value of all real and personal property in Kittitas County. The County Assessor is Marsha Weyand.
Auditor
The County Auditor provides accounting, vehicle licensing, elections/voter registration and recording services. The County Auditor is Jerry V. Pettit.
Board of County Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners is the county's elected legislative authority.
Clerk
The County Clerk is the administrative and financial officer of the Superior Court and is an acceptance agent for U. S. passports. The clerk is Joyce L. Julsrud.
Community Development Services
Community Development Services provides assistance to the public regarding land use and development activities. We serve all of Kittitas County excluding the city of Ellensburg.
District Court
Extension
The Extension office helps people develop leadership skills and use research-based knowledge to improve their economic status and quality of life.
Fire Marshal
The Kittitas County Fire Marshal's Office provides inspection, enforcement, regulation, investigation, and public education services. All the efforts of this office are designed to reduce the deaths, injuries, and property losses of Kittitas County residents.
Human Resource
The Human Resource Department handles issues related to employment with Kittitas County.
Information Technology
Information Technology manages the county network, web sites, computer systems, and software.
Kittitas County Event Center (fairgrounds)
The Kittitas County Fair is Washington's classic county fair. Facilities are available for use throughout the year.
Maintenance
Kittitas County Maintenance maintains the physical structures of the county and supports staff with all facility based issues.
Noxious Weed Control Board
The Noxious Weed Control Board protects Kittitas County's natural resources from the degrading impact of exotic, invasive noxious weeds.
Probation Services
Probation Services provides recommendations and enforces court orders for all of the courts in Kittitas County.
Prosecutor
The Prosecutor's Office has major responsibilities as a legal adviser, a prosecutor of criminal matters, a representative of the county in civil cases, and as ex-officio coroner.
Public Health
The Kittitas County Public Health Department provides community health, environmental health, and assessment services including but not limited to, immunizations, food safety, drinking water, on-site septic, communicable diseases, and birth/death certificates.
Public Works
The Kittitas County Public Works department is responsible for the engineering, construction, maintenance, and administration of the Kittitas County road system as defined in RCW 36.75 - 36.88
Sheriff
The Sheriff's Office is responsible for the safety of the citizens of Kittitas County.
Solid Waste
The Solid Waste Department is legislated to function as the clearing house for all solid issues within the County, including but not limited to, liquid waste, hazardous waste, moderate risk waste, recycling, waste reduction, putrescible and garbage wastes.
Superior Court
Treasurer
The County Treasurer handles the collection and disbursement of county taxes as well as investment county funds. The County Treasurer is Deanna Panattoni.