Public Notice & Meetings

  • BOE Alternative Hearing Examiner

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Douglas County Commissioners are seeking to find an alternate Hearing Examiner for the Board of Equalization (“BOE”). The BOE Hearing Examiner hears appeals brought by taxpayers on matters of valuation and exemption status for properties in Douglas County. Compensation will be negotiated at an hourly rate plus mileage for attending hearings. Any person who is a registered voter in Douglas County, who does not hold any elective office, may apply. Applicant must attend mandatory two day training session with the Department of Revenue in 2021. Submit an application to apply for consideration.  Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, August 10th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

    Last Updated on July 06, 2020
  • Modified Phase I Reopening
    Secretary Wiesman of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) approved Chelan-Douglas Health District’s (CDHD) variance application to move to a Modified Phase I of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Plan.

    Full Text . . . Last Updated on June 11, 2020
  • Notary Services Suspended

    Please be advised that the Douglas County Public Services Building staff will no longer be able to provide notary services for the remainder of the Emergency. We anticipate that we will be able to resume this service once the Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order is lifted and social distancing protocols are relaxed. Thank you for your understanding.

    Last Updated on April 16, 2020
  • Treasurer’s Tax Relief Plan in Response to COVID-19

    In the interest of public safety, the Douglas County Treasurer has opted to maintain the April 30 deadline for property taxes and assessments.  In our largely rural county, many of our small hospital and fire districts, as well as other valuable districts that provide services to the public are often supported by property taxes alone.

    More Information . . . Last Updated on April 09, 2020
  • Proclamation of Pre-existing Home Sales Agreements

    On April 8, 2020 the Douglas County Board of Commissioners passed Resolution CE No. 20-26B & TLS 20-22B, Proclamation of Pre-existing Home Sales Agreements Proceed During the COVID-19 Stay Home Stay Healthy Governor Proclamation. 

    This proclamation allows pre-existing home sales that also have building permits in place to proceed to build completion as an essential activity under the Governor of the State of Washington’s guidance, subject to restrictions.  Both the purchase and sale agreement and the building permit must have issue dates on or before March 27, 2020.

    More Information . . . Last Updated on April 09, 2020
  • Unified Emergency Operations Center

    Douglas County officially combined with the Chelan-Douglas Health District, Chelan County, City of Wenatchee, and City of East Wenatchee to form a Unified Emergency Operations Center in response to the COVID-19 Virus. Unification of response efforts will result in increased efficiency and resource availability during this situation. All official emergency response information regarding COVID-19 will be coming from this newly formed group. More information and all future communication can be found at www.cdeoc.org.

    Last Updated on March 31, 2020
  • County Services

    Did you know that many County transactions and services can be completed from the convenience of your own home? In effort to protect the public and Douglas County employees by minimizing physical interactions, we are encouraging customers to utilize the online and pay-by-mail options for services such as vehicle licensing, tab renewal, and tax payments.  For more information about licensing online or by mail please visit our Auditor’s website and for additional information about paying your taxes online or by mail, please see our Treasurer’s website.

    Last Updated on March 12, 2020
MyAlerts Mobile Application

MyAlerts, powered by AlertSense, is the county’s new emergency alerting service.   Our residents and visitors can now receive life-saving emergency alerts and advanced warning of severe weather directly on their Android or Apple iOS phone or tablet.  You can download the free MyAlerts app today from Google Play or the App Store.

You can also sign up to receive alerts and notifications.

More information . . .