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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Authority: RCW 41.14.030
Human Resource, 962-7082
The Civil Service Commission was established by the State of Washington under Title 41 of the RCW. The Commission is to carry out as delegated the provisions of this chapter and to make rules and regulations that are in compliance with its implied interpretation. These rules and regulations govern examinations, records, maintenance, promotions, appointments, reallocations, demotions, transfers, reinstatements, suspensions and discharges of personnel under its auspices. Also investigations related to the enforcement of the affected provisions are authorized, including such means as the use of hearings, oaths, subpoenas and production of evidence. Members must be USA citizens and reside in the county for at least two years prior to appointment. Meetings are once a month in the Commissioners Conference Room, Courthouse.
Ordinance 2009-18 increasing Civil Service Commission for the Sheriff's Office from 3 to 5 members
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.