FRANKLIN COUNTY, WASHINGTON
*PUBLIC NOTICE*08/27/2020 - Palouse Fall Road Closure, starting September 15, 2020
08/26/2020 - Joint Benton-Franklin Media Release - Modified Phase 1.5
07/02/2020 - Joint Benton-Franklin Media Release - Phase 1.5
06/26/2020 - Drive Thru Mask Pickup
06/19/2020 - BFHD Modified Reopening
06/12/2020 - COVID-19 Phase-2 Application Update
Benton-Franklin Health District Link
06/10/2020 - Special Meeting Documents, Phase 2 Application
06/10/2020 - Resolution 2020-132, Phase 2 Application
Help for Small Businesses - $5M Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant
Updated 4/01 - Renewal and Extension of the Provisions of Res. 2020- 074 through April 21, 2020
Updated 3/24 - Franklin County COVID-19 Press Release - County operations during pandemic
Supreme Court Emergency Order re COVID-19 Press Release
Due to the Governors restrictions, in-person public attendance to Commissioner's Meetings are prohibited. However, we encourage members of the public to join us electronically.
Franklin County, has made available through an Interlocal Agreement, funds to be utilized by Certified Non-Profits, Agencies/Providers of Affordable Housing, Cities, Towns, the County, and for-profit developers in accordance with 2060 Affordable Housing Program. The intent of the 2060 Fund is to provide affordable housing for very low income persons with incomes at or below fifty percent (50%) of the area median income. Eligible Activities for the SHB 2060 funds are Capital Projects and Acquisition and Rehab of property for affordable housing. The award amount is up to $190,000.00. Applications must be submitted by June 27, 2020. To receive an application, please contact Mari Clark with Benton County Department of Human Services at; Mari.email@example.com or 7102 W. Okanogan Pl., Suite 201, Kennewick, WA 99336, (509) 737-3902.
Franklin County was formed in 1883, and is named after Benjamin Franklin. It is located in beautiful Eastern Washington. It consists of 1,242 square miles, or 795,000 acres. In 2014, the population of Franklin County was 87,809 - a 78% increase since 2000, making us one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.
The largest city in Franklin County is Pasco (2014 population: 68,648), which is also where its historical courthouse and seat of the county government is located.
The Tri-City Regional Chamber is leading MyTri2030, a community-driven visioning project, and they are looking for your input on what you think the future could and should be like in the Tri-City Region.
You are invited to take a few minutes to participate in the MyTri2030 Community Questionnaire that is available until May 15th at www.mytri2030.com
The goal is to create a shared vision for the region through a process of identifying big vision opportunities that will transform the Tri-Cities. MyTri2030 celebrates the Tri-Cities as the sum of multiple, distinct and independent parts, that collectively, can have greater impact. For more information visit www.mytri2030.com