Updated Shoreline Master Program to take effect on June 6, 2019
Chelan County News Archive
The Chelan County Flood Control Zone District recently released its first newsletter. The goal of the annual newsletter is to not only update you on the FCZD and its projects but also pass along important safety reminders, information about ongoing projects and local resources.
Skip Moore, Chelan County Auditor, announces several offices had a void in candidacy. The offices listed below had no candidate file. A Special 3 Day Filing period will begin at 9:00 AM the 29th of May and will end at 5:00 PM May 31st, in the office of the County Auditor, located in the County Courthouse, 350 Orondo Ave. Suite 306 Level 3, Wenatchee WA. Only filings for offices with a void in candidacy will be accepted.
Please welcome David Spencer to Chelan County as our new Building Official
The Chelan County 2019 Road Preservation Program is underway. Read which county roads are scheduled for chip sealing this summer.
Beginning June 1, a variety of rates are increasing at the Chelan and Dryden transfer stations to cover increasing operating and disposal costs.
Chelan County emergency management officials remind mushroom hunters headed into areas burned by the Cougar Creek Fire to be vigilant about keeping up-to-date on weather forecasts and having a pre-planned escape route in the event of seasonal rain showers.
UPDATE: Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a permitted burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn will happen on Tuesday, April 16.
Request for Proposals for the Assistance in the Management of Vacation/Short Term Rentals
The Chelan County commissioners passed a resolution allowing for the extension of seasonal road closures on Burch Mountain and Horselake roads in Wenatchee, Oklahoma Gulch Road in Entiat and Mountain Home Road in Leavenworth.
Chelan County Community Development is seeking Statements of Qualifications for On-call Commercial and Residential Building Plan Review
Road crews across the county have been working to keep up on the snow systems that have been hitting our area for the past several days. Take a look at the Leavenworth Crew at work on Feb. 12, 2019.
Professional Planning and Environmental Services are desired in the areas of Current and Long Range Planning with the expertise and experience necessary to provide review and recommendations for routine County Planning related items and to provide guidance and strategy in assisting the County in planning for future growth and development.
Read the 2018 FCZD Annual Progress Report to learn what the district has accomplished this past year and what projects are underway.
Chelan County has funding available to assist in the promotion of tourism activities. We are committed to supporting existing projects and events and developing new initiatives that make an economic difference.
Chelan County commissioners in January awarded construction contracts for both the High Street Drainage and the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement projects, which will be completed this year.
Chelan County Public Works began brooming this week on Mission Ridge Road after receiving reports from drivers who have found a tar-like substance on their vehicles after traveling on the road. The reports come a year after the county received similar reports from the public. However, investigations this past week show the issue is less severe than last year’s event. (Posted Jan. 24, 2019)
Beginning Jan. 15, the Dryden Transfer Station switches to its winter hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Boy Scout Troop 7 of Wenatchee will be recycling Christmas trees on Jan. 5 at the Stemilt Organic Recycling Center in Wenatchee.
Local agencies are hosting a community meeting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, for property owners in the Mad River watershed area and other interested parties impacted by this summer’s Cougar Creek Fire. The meeting is at the Entiat Fire Hall, 2200 Entiat Way.
Chelan County Public Works will be conducting a burn at its county-owned property at the intersection of East Leavenworth and Icicle roads. The burn is highly weather dependent.
Chelan County commissioners have awarded a $1.1 million contract to a Moses Lake company for the construction of a facility that will allow residents to safely dispose of common household chemicals on a year-round basis. The facility should be completed in summer 2019.