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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.
Kittitas County's Adopt-A-Road Litter Control Program is a countywide litter control program whereby
volunteer organizations ( i.e. organizations which volunteer) may contribute to a cleaner environment
and a more attractive state by adopting sections of a county road and removing litter along those sections.
To provide guidance for administration of the Adopt-A-Road Litter Control
Program on County Road rights-of-way.
Washington Highway Laws, RCW 47.42.020 and 47.42.040 "Highway Advertising
Control Act-Scenic Vistas Act" and RCW 47.40, "Roadside Improvement and
Beautification". Proposed Chapter 468-72 WAC "Adopt-A-Highway Litter Control Program"
Adopt-A-Litter Control Program: A Countywide litter control program whereby
volunteer organizations (i.e., organizations which volunteer) may contribute
to a cleaner environment and a more attractive state by adopting sections of
a County road and removing litter along those sections.
Adopt-A-Road Sign: A sign on the County road right-of-way referring to the
Department's Adopt-A-Road Litter Control Program and identifying the
organization responsible for litter removal.
Adopt-A-Road Agreement: A contractual agreement between Kittitas County and
a volunteer organization participating in the Adopt-A-Road Litter Control
Program that delineates the responsibilities of both parties.
Volunteer Organization: Any organization empowered by law to enter into
contractual agreements which volunteers to participate in the Adopt-A-Road
Litter Control Program.
The Department of Public Works shall work in partnership with citizen
volunteers to reduce roadside litter and to build civic pride in a
litter-free county road system in Kittitas County.
Any organization which volunteers may be authorized to participate in the
Adopt-A-Road Litter Control Program by removing litter within an assigned
section of county road in accordance with the terms prescribed on an
Adopt-A-Road Agreement, subject to the following rules:
For more information, contact Kittitas County
Department of Public Works.
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.