Changes to Salary Commission Board enacted
December 21, 2023
COLFAX — During a Monday, Dec. 18, meeting, the Whitman County Commissioners moved to approve Whitman County code Chapter 2.02, Salary Commission amendments, changing appointment to the Salary Commission Board through selection of the county auditor.
According to the Final Bill Report for Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5267, salaries of county commissioners and council members may be set by salary commissions established by ordinance or by resolution of the county legislative authority.
Commissioner Michael Largent said that the ordinance was rewritten by Commissioner Art Swannack with chan...