The Council is comprised of seven at-large members. Council Members are part-time, nonpartisan elected officials who are elected to four-year terms. Like other legislative bodies, the City Council's main tasks are the adoption and oversight of the City's annual budget. Other responsibilities include introducing legislation, setting city policy, and giving advice and consent on appointments made by the mayor to city boards and commissions. The City Council adopted their Rules of Procedure and Conduct in 2012 and updated the agenda proceedings in 2021. If you are interested in learning more, please read Resolution 18-21 (PDF).
Council Members currently serving are listed on this page. To contact a Council Member, use their email link provided or call City Clerk Stephanie Haug at 509-967-3431 to leave a message. To have an email forwarded to all Council Members, use the City Hall email. The address for written correspondence is: 3100 Belmont Boulevard West Richland, WA 99353.
Any correspondence sent to the City or to a Council Member becomes a public record.
For more information on the Public Records Act, please check the official West Richland Municipal Code Chapter 1.30 or contact the City Clerk at 509-967-3431.