City Council Member Vacancy

The City of Selah is accepting applications for City Council Position #1. The principal job of a city or town council is to make policy. A policy is a course of action for a community. Policy-making often takes the form of passing ordinances or resolutions. After policy decisions are made by the legislative body, others perform the administrative task of implementing the policies. The distinction between formulation and implementation may not always be clear, necessitating open communication between legislators and administrators.

This … Read More

Spring Party Benefiting Volunteer Park

Contact: Barb Petrea

Phone Number: 509-930-0432

Date of PSA: Start March 24th through: End Date April 1st 2015

Event Name: Spring Party

Describe Event:  This event is being held by the Selah Parks Foundation to help bring awareness and funds to build the first Central Washington All Inclusive Park. This Carnival atmosphere will feature 20 plus inflatable toys supplied by All About Fun, food vendors and games. Open to the public, 1-4 for a $5 minimum donation. Want more play time? Purchase an engraved brick … Read More

Free Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday April 4th at Wixon Park there will be an Easter Egg hunt for the kids.

There are four age categories:

Walking – 2

3 – 5

6 – 8

9 – 12


This is a free Event sponsored by Bill Harris Used Cars and KXDD, there will be $600 in prizes up for grabs between the age groups.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will also be happening that day from 8am – 10am at the Selah Civic Center, hosted by the Selah Kiwanis Club


New City Administrator Selected

The City has been without a permanent City Administrator since the former City Administrator left late last year. Public Works Director Joe Henne was appointed as the interim City Administrator until a permanent one could be selected.

After a review of the sixteen applicants for the position Mayor Gawlik and Mayor Pro Tem Brooke Finch selected five for the first round of interviews. The eight member panel reduced those five applicants to three, bringing each in for a second interview on Friday, … Read More

Study Session for Welcome to Selah sign proposals

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 5:00 pm, the Selah City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled study session in Council Chambers, Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Avenue, to review proposals for a ‘Welcome to Selah’ sign. All members of the community are invited to attend and hear the proposals presented. This is a Council study session, not an open forum. Audience comments will be permitted solely at the discretion of the Mayor and the Council.

This meeting is open … Read More

Community Meeting for Volunteer Park

You’re invited to a community meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, February 17th, at the Civic Center to find out how you can support Volunteer Park.

The City of Selah is pursuing the development of Volunteer Park, an all-inclusive five acre park, which will be located on Merinda Drive, just off of 1st Street. At the most recent Chamber of Commerce meeting Charlie Brown, the Recreation Manager, presented details about the park including the unique amenities it will offer, its development timeline, … Read More

Public Hearing – Selah Transit Development Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Council Chambers of Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Avenue, Selah, Washington.

The purpose of the hearing is to consider comments regarding the Selah Transit Development Plan.

Citizens attending the hearing will have the right to provide written and oral comments concerning the plan. Written comments may be sent … Read More