Mayor & Town Council
The Town of Naches operates under the Mayor/Council form of government. The Mayor and Town Council are elected to four year terms. The Town Council adopts ordinances, sets the annual budget and the Mayor directs the Town through the Town Administrator.
The Mayor and Town Council positions are non-partisan and Council members
are elected their respective positions by all the voters within the Town
at the General Election. The Mayor and the Town Council serve part-time
and do not maintain office hours at Town Hall.
Further information on the Town Council
a) All general meetings of the town council of the town of Naches shall
be held in the Town Hall in Naches, Washington. Special meetings of the
town council may be held where designated by appropriate notice. Copies of the agendas, minutes, ordinances and resolutions can be found on this website.
a) The mayor of the town shall receive the sum set by the town council for compensation. Each councilperson of the town council of Naches shall receive the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each council meeting attended with the maximum monthly compensation established at fifty dollars ($50.00). These compensation sums are effective beginning January, 2004 for those council members elected in the general election held on November 2003. These compensation sums are effective January, 2006 for the remaining council members whose positions are up for election in November 2005.
Town Planning Commission
There is created for the town, a town planning commission to consist of five members who will be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the council. The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of every month at 6:00 pm at the Naches Town Hall, 29 E. Second Street, Naches.
The commission shall make all necessary studies of the physical development of the town, lay plans and make recommendations to the council for such development to accomplish planned growth. The commission shall make its recommendations to the council on proposed plats.
The Town is looking for Planning Commission members; the requirement is that they do need to live within the city limits or Urban Growth Area.
Planning Commission Bylaws [ 41 KB]
If you would like to put something before the Town Planning Commission, please contact the Town Administrator to get information on the procedure for submitting a land use concern for consideration/discussion.
Town Administrator - Jeff Ranger
The town administrator shall be the administrative and liaison officer for the town, under the direction and authority of the mayor. The town administrator shall have the following specific duties, powers and responsibilities, in addition to others provided by this chapter or otherwise:
A. Under the direction and authority of the mayor, supervise, administer and coordinate the activities of the various town offices, departments, commissions and boards in carrying out the ordinances and policies of the counsel; and administer and supervise the carrying out of the decisions, regulations and policies of the various town departments, commissions and boards;
B. Report to the mayor and council concerning the status of all assignments, duties and functions of the various town offices, departments, commissions and boards;
C. In cooperation with the town clerk-treasurer, keep the mayor and council advised of the financial condition of the town and its future needs, and assist in the preparation and submission of a preliminary budget to the mayor and council;
D. Serve as personnel officer for the town, including, without necessary limitation, the hiring and discharging, subject to the approval of the mayor, of all town employees, except those employees and officers required by law to be appointed by the mayor;
E. Supervise all purchasing by the various town offices, departments, commissions and boards;
F. Supervise all expenditures by the various town offices, departments, commissions and boards, for the purpose of keeping the same within the limitations of the annual budget of the town;
G. Assist the mayor and council in conducting the town's business in all matters and perform other duties as the mayor and council may direct;
H. Attend all meetings of the town council and such other meetings as may be suggested by the mayor;
I. Recommend the adoption by the mayor and council measures the town administrator may believe necessary.
Town Clerk/Treasurer - Elvira Birrueta
A. The office of treasurer of the town is combined with the office of clerk of the town, and the clerk shall exercise the powers vested in and perform all the duties required to be performed by both the treasurer and the clerk under the laws of the state of Washington and the ordinances of the town.
B. The mayor shall appoint the town clerk, and the clerk shall hold office until the next general election after his or her appointment and until his or her successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. In addition to the duties prescribed by town ordinance and state law, the clerk shall perform such additional duties and be in attendance on those duties as directed by the town council by resolution.
Town of Naches Budget
2020 - Ordinance 749 - Adopting Budget for Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2020
2019 - Ordinance 741 - Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2019
2018 - Ordinance No. 730 - Adopting the Budget of the Town of Naches, Washington for Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2018
2017 - Ordinance No. 719 - Adopting the Budget of the Town of Naches for Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2017
Ordinance 641 - Adopting the 2009 Budget for the Town of Naches
Forms & Additional Documents
Small Works Roster Application - January 2022 update - Word or PDF
Business License Application - through the Washington State Department of Revenue - announcement
Conditional Use Permit Application
2021 Consumer Confidence Report
2020 Consumer Confidence Report
2019 Consumer Confidence Report
2018 Consumer Confidence Report
2017 Consumer Confidence Report
Water Use Efficience Annual Performance Report
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