Natural Resources

Water Conservancy Board

In 1997 the Legislature authorized creation of water conservancy boards under Chapter 90.80 RCW (Water Conservancy Boards) to enable the processing of water-right transfer and change applications at the local level. This legislation allows counties to establish water conservancy boards as independent units of local government through resolution of the county or counties that it serves and approval by the Department of Ecology. All water conservancy board decisions are ultimately reviewed and affirmed, reversed, or modified by Ecology.

The Chelan County Water Conservancy Board consists of three commissioners. All board commissioners must receive training from the Department of Ecology before participating in any decision on a water-right transfer application. A water conservancy board can serve a single watershed, multiple watersheds, a county, or multiple counties. There are currently 20 water conservancy boards operating in Washington.

Chelan County Water Conservancy Board Members:

Herb Gardner, Chair

Karin Whitehall

Taylor Dayton, P.E, Member

Alternate Board Members:

John Yale, P.E.

Tim Larson 

To receive an Application for Change of Water Right, please contact Lisa de Vera at ldevera@nwi.net or via cell phone at 509-860-7466

Meetings, Minutes and Agendas

The Chelan County Water Conservancy Board meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 3:00pm (unless otherwise posted). All meetings are currently being held via ZOOM. To access a meeting via ZOOM please contact Lisa DeVera at: ldevera@nwi.net 

 

Meeting Date Agendas Metting Time
January 13th, 2022   3:00 PM
February 10th, 2022   3:00 PM
March 10th, 2022   3:00 PM
April 14th, 2022   3:00 PM
May 12th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
June 9th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
July 14th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
August 11th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
September 8th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
October 13th, 2022 - 3:00 PM
November 10th, 2022 Agenda 3:00 PM
December 8th, 2022   3:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

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Posted: 02/19/2015 10:22 AM
Last Updated: 11/09/2022 10:58 AM

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    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

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    Chelan County Auditor’s Office