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Whatcom County
Salary Commission

Meeting Information:

The last meeting of the Salary Commission was held on April 18, 2013.
A Public Hearing was held to receive comments on the Preliminary Salary Placements, and the document was discussed and finalized at the meeting. The final document with salary placements will be presented to the Whatcom County Council by May 1st, 2013.

If you have any questions or comments, please address them to

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The purpose of the commission is to establish the salaries of the county council, executive, assessor, auditor, prosecuting attorney, sheriff, and treasurer in accordance with the county code, county charter and state law. The first schedule of salaries is due to the County Council by May 1, 2013 and then by May 1 every two years thereafter.


The Salary Commission has concluded its work for this year. It will meet once again, as required by Ordinance, in another two years (in early 2015).


AGENDA AND MINUTES - Click on date to view
01/23/13 01/23/13 Minutes

02/27/13 / Packet

02/27/13 Minutes
03/13/13 / Packet 03/13/13 Minutes
03/25/13 / Packet / $Comparison 03/25/13 Minutes
04/10/13 04/10/13 Minutes
04/18/13 / Public Comments Email 04/18/13 Minutes