From June 1 through June 10, the Dryden Transfer Station will be closed to all customers so a contractor can make needed repairs. The facility will re-open on June 11.
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Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on Friday, May 15th, 2020 the body of Jed Thorp was located in the Wenatchee River near milepost 7 on Chiwawa Loop Road.
Commissioners on April 28 approved a call for bids on a brush grinding contract for the brush sites at the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations as well as at the Leavenworth site.
Fees are typically based on cubic yards at the site, which serves only those people living in the Apple Maggot Quarantine area of Chelan County. However, a flat fee system was put in place in response to COVID-19 precautions.
POSTED APRIL 24, 2020: With the governor’s recent announcement that low-risk private construction will be allowed to re-start, Chelan County Public Works will re-open its office to the general public by appointment only.
The Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project will begin Aug. 10, 2020, and take about 60 working days.
COVID-19 and the safeguards we are implementing have brought several changes to our solid waste facilities. Read our update for news on these changes in hours and usage at the county's transfer stations and drop-off brush sites.
The West Cashmere Bridge will be closed beginning May 4, 2020. The bridge will not be re-opened until fall 2021 when a new bridge is in place.
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We’ve made several changes to our solid waste programs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you to everyone who has weathered these temporary changes with us. We look forward to the time in the near future when we can return to our normal hours. We do not have a date established for that time.
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The Chelan-Douglas Health District, Chelan County and Douglas County have formed a unified Emergency Operations Center. The goal of the unified response is to provide the most efficient regional response to the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19...
Formation of Unified Command for COVID-19 Response & supporting webpage.
A Master Planned Resort and Development Agreement was received by Chelan County on April 23, 2018 and deemed complete on June 29, 2018. Chelan County issued a notice of application for the project on September 19, 2018. After a 30-day comment period, comments were collected and forwarded to the applicant. Subsequently, the applicant submitted a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) on March 1, 2019.
Drop-off brush yards at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations are now closed to the general public in response to social distancing policies that have been mandated by the governor.
Community Development Office Closure Update
UPDATE (5/14/2020): Motorists should plan for delays of up to 30 minutes in the project area on May 18-19.
Community Development Office Closure Update 3/25/2020
There's no need to visit the office if you need to submit an application to Chelan County Public Works. All applications are available online and can be submitted via email.
This morning the Chelan County Board of Commissioners have taken the step of signing an Emergency Declaration Resolution in regards to the COVID 19 virus. Chelan County now has two confirmed cases of the COVID 19 virus in our County, and the precautionary measures put in place by the Governor and the Federal Government have impacted our community. By signing this resolution local businesses and non-profits will now have access to potential State and Federal assistance. The Chelan County Commissioners are encouraging residents to remain cautious and aware and to do everything possible to help one another during this difficult time.
UPDATED 3/26/20: Out of an abundance of caution over COVID-19, hours and services at both the Dryden and Chelan transfer stations have been reduced for the general public. Brush yards are closed to the general public at the two facilities.
Read the 2019 FCZD Annual Progress Report to learn what the district has accomplished this past year and what projects are underway.
The Chelan-Douglas Horticultural Pest and Disease Department will be kicking off our free Backyard Fruit Tree Removal Program on March 9th, 2020. The program runs from March through October each year in both Chelan and Douglas Counties.
UPDATED: The bid opening date for the Wenatchee Heights Road Improvement Project has been moved back to April 14. Construction is expected to start in August and take 60 working days.